July 28 - July 30
July 28-30, 2017
Kick off the weekend Friday in Val Marie by welcoming hometown NHL hockey legend Bryan Trottier, followed by an evening of dinner and entertainment. Enjoy a pancake breakfast, parade and local marketplace in Val Marie Saturday morning before heading to the Frenchman Valley Campground for kayaking, wagon rides, a kids activity pavilion, bison facility tours, archery and more! Pre-register a team for the ball hockey tournament and battle it out for the title. Dance the afternoon away and into the evening at the outdoor concert with Guy and the Fellas, local band Navajo, and Buckshot. A Canada 150 celebration like no other!
Friday July 28th – Val Marie
2:00 p.m. Book Launch “The Grasslanders” Ranch stories from Grasslands National Park by local Author Thelma Poirier
3:00 p.m. Val Marie Historical Walking Tour
6:00 p.m. Dinner and Entertainment with Guest speaker Bryan Trottier
Come see a collection of Bryan’s trophies including the Calder, Hart, Art Ross, King Clancy, Conn Smythe.
Kids activities, fun for the whole family!
Cost Dinner: $25/Adult, $10/Child 10 and under
Saturday July 29th-Val Marie
8:00 a.m – 10:00 a.m. Pancake Breakfast
Cost Pancake Breakfast: $5/person
9:00 a.m – 1:00 p.m. Mainstreet Outdoor Market
Book a table to show off your wares or come and support the local Artisans and Entrepreneurs!
10:30 a.m. Parade
Enter a float as a business or individual entry. Prizes will be awarded based on creativity, effort and originality!
For more information on booking a market place table or to enter a float, please call 306-298-2257 or email email@example.com
Grasslands National Park Activities at the Frenchman Valley Campground
Starting at 2:00 p.m. Ball hockey tournament, Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame Travelling Exhibit, kayaking, bison facility tours, wagon rides, archery, kids activity pavilion, outdoor concerts featuring Buy and Fellas, Navajo, Buckshot and more!
Register your team for the ball hockey tournament today!
Cost: $10.80/Adult, $4.90/child, 5 & under Free. Ticket price does not include camping. For advance tickets: visitcypresshills.ca or contact the Visitor Centre 1-877-345-2257.
*Food concession and beer gardens available
Sunday July 30th – Val Marie
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Farewell reception with Bryan Trottier, get your autograph and picture with the legend!
Cost Farewell: By Donation
This event weekend is raising funds for improvements to the Val Marie Hall and Recreation Complex which are important pillars of activity in our community.
To reserve a campsite in the Frenchman Valley Campground call 1-877-737-3783 or visit www.reservation.parkscanada.gc.ca. Please note event ticket fees do not include camping fees. In the event that the campground is fully reserved, all people wishing to camp will be accommodated in the overflow areas. You can self-register for overflow camping upon arrival, reservations are not necessary.