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The Chestermere Country Fair is the oldest ongoing annual event in Chestermere, held every year in September.

Featuring a parade, pancake breakfast, bull riding, harvest market, kids zone, mutton busting, and more. 

34th Annual Chestermere Country Fair

September 9, 2023

Chestermere Recreation Centre

201 West Chestermere Drive


Sponsor Opportunities are available, please email us for details. 

Volunteer Opportunities are available, please click here

2023 Activities include:

Kids Zone

Features games, activities, Butterfield Acres petting zoo, Junior's Firefighter's Challenge, Sheep herding demos, ninja obstacle courses and more. 

Bull Riders Canada Bull Riding

Tickets TBA

Charity Bull Riding

Extraordinary local people laid it all on the line for their favourite charity 

Sheep Scramble

Catch a sheep, win a prize. Children ages 7 - 11 are welcome to pre-register for this event. Space is limited. Registration coming this summer.

Harvest Market

We have close to 50 vendors and food trucks with a wide variety of products to delight everyone young and old. Vendor applications are now being accepted. 


Register for the 2023 parade here. The parade begins at 9:30 am at the Chestermere Lake Middle School and proceeds north on West Chestermere Drive to the Chestermere Recreation Centre. There is plenty of viewing along West Chestermere Drive. Park at the recreation centre and bring your lawn chairs.

Red Ribbon (Bench) Competition

The Red Ribbon booklet is NOW AVAILABLE!

What is a Bench Show or Competition? A bench show is a term used to describe classes in sewing, handicrafts, cooking, artwork and photography that usually take place during a fair or another community event, often alongside a horticultural show or seed show. First, second and third-place ribbons are awarded in each class, and trophies are also awarded based on points accumulated. 

Bike Decorating Contest

Calling all children 12 years old and under! Decorate your bike and enter it in the Chestermere Country Fair Bike Decorating Contest on September 9th, 2023! Please remember, safety first. You must be able to safely operate your bike, and wear a helmet. For more information, please click here. 

Mutton Bustin'

Mutton bustin' has become a crowd favourite over the last few years. Registration will open this summer. 

Zucchini Car Races

Bring along your best and fastest zucchini!  Wheels and axels provided -- Registration and wheel pick-up TBA. There are four classes: Under 10, Over 10,  Senior (65+), and ‘Bring Your Own Wheels’. Click here for more details. 

Beer Garden

Wet your whistle with a cold one in our beer garden. Children are allowed but must be accompanied by parents/guardians. 

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