It’s about to be another bustling weekend in central Alberta. There are only a couple more weekends before kids go back to school and here are some events that may be worth checking out:  

Lacombe Pride Weekend 

The Lacombe Pride Society will be hosting their first pride events in the City of Lacombe this Friday, August 25 and Saturday, August 26th.  

For more information on all their events, click here.  


Lacombe Dome: Anarchy Splatfest 

A video game tournament will be happening at the Lacombe Memorial Centre. People of all ages and skill levels are welcome to take part. Participants will be playing Super Mario Smash Brother Ultimate and Splatoon 3.  

The event will be happening on Friday, August 25 and Saturday, August 26.  

For more information, click here.  


Hammer-In Festival  

A blacksmithing festival will be happening in Lacombe this Saturday, August 26th on 49th Street in Lacombe. That’s happening from 10AM-4PM.  

For more details, click here.  


Blackfalds First Annual Jump Jam  

People of all ages will be competing in mountain bike, and freestyle BMX events. There are no pre-qualification requirements, and anyone is welcome to participate.  

That’s happening on Saturday, August 26 from 10:00AM to 4:00PM.  

For more details, click here.  


Ellis Bird Farm Warbler Walk  

The Ellis Bird Farm will be hosting a warmer walk on Sunday, August 27.  

The walk starts at 8AM.  


Bower Community Old Fashioned Picnic 

The Bower Community will be hosting an old-fashioned picnic at 85 Boyce Street to celebrate the new Community Playground. There will be live music, horse and carriage rides, and refreshments.  

Those attending are encouraged to bring a blanket or a lawn chair.  

That’s happening 1:30PM to 4:30PM on Sunday, August 27. 


2023 Men’s National Baseball Championships  

The City of Red Deer is getting set to host a huge tournament this weekend. The 2023 Men's National Baseball Championships is happening until Sunday.  

You can head over to Great Chief Park to catch a game.  

For more details, click here.  


Innisfail Car Show

Downtown Innisfail will be filled with some of the coolest and most unique vehicles. That's happening Sunday, August 27th from 9:00AM-1:00PM. 


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