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May 19, 2017 | Red Deer, AB – Westerner Days Fair & Exposition connects families, bringing them together in celebration, creating memories that will last a life time.

 At the 2017 Westerner Days let’s “come together in celebration” and enjoy five full days of world-class, family-friendly, action-packed, all Canadian entertainment lineup at Central Alberta’s largest summer celebration running from July 19 to July 23.

We have two discount days, both perfect for families looking to enjoy the Fair. On Thursday, July 20 is McDonald’s Kid’s Day, presented by BIG 105 FM. Kids 12 and under get gate admission for free until 6:00 pm. On Sunday, July 23 is Servus Credit Union Family Day, presented by Sunny 94 FM. A carload of up to six people get parking plus gate admission for only $32! Kids aged 10 and under can ride all day for $12.00. Do not wait until being onsite to buy your passes, new this year we are offering advance discounted prices online for RAD and MEGA passes at Buy your pass in advance or for a family member and send them an electronic copy of their tickets. Save up to $23 on the RAD and MEGA passes by buying online, after June 15 at 11:59 pm, early bird saving will expire.

Use your RAD passes as thrill seekers adventure together at the North American Midway. We have 40 rides in total with 18 thrill rides, 13 family rides and 9 kiddie rides. New this year is the Berry Go Round and the Bubble Bees. We are also very excited to announce we are bringing back the Zipper!

The fun does not stop there, come to our Sunny Family Fun Zone, supported by ENMAX Energy that has several family focused areas from the Central Alberta Co-op Family Stage to the Saputo Kids Corral and the Calm Room.

Performances on the Central Alberta Co-op Family Stage include Cutest Show on Earth, Doo Doo the Clown and TEAM T&J. All creating an environment where kids can explore their imagination and experience the engaging interactions.

The Saputo Kids Corral features tons of daily games, entertainment and prizes tailored towards younger audiences. After taking in the thrill rides, shows and activities, take a moment to regroup as a family in the Calm Room, supported by On the Mark Productions and Mac’s Convenience Stores. The Calm Room is a special initiative to include an area on the fairgrounds for families to have a quiet and relaxing place to settle down and recharge.

When you feel recharged after visiting the Calm Room, head on down to the Midway Boulevard, presented by Black Knight Inn, where it is jam-packed of entertainment, featuring The Magic of Aaron Matthews, RoboCars and Bandaloni. Near the racetrack is the Red Deer Advocate Midway Stage, presented by 100.7 CRUZ FM and KRAZE 101.3 FM that features a variety of acts including Ivan Pecel a comedy juggler, Farrell Dillon the magician and Sean Watson the illusionist.

Do not stop the fun there! Visit the Real Country Adventure Alley where it is packed full of excitement with interactive displays by Magic Bean Magic Show, Safari Jeff – Great Green Adventure and the Canine Stars Stunt Dog Show

Continue on your family’s journey to the Amphitheatre to enjoy the West Coast LumberJills show, presented by 106.7 The Drive. The show features all Canadian Champions and various lumberjack events, such as log rolling and more. These talented ladies tour the country and are stopping here in Red Deer at Westerner Days.

Nerveless Nocks Thrill Show, presented by 100.7 CRUZ FM and KRAZE 101.3 FM, have been thrilling audiences world-wide with their daring and exhilarating motorcycle stunt act. This show is sure to impress and excite the audience.

Do you want to come with your family to Westerner Days for free? Yes that is right. Westerner Days if offering you a chance to win gate admission and parking for a car load up to six people any one day of the Fair! Starting on May 26 until July 7 submit your colouring of our Westerner Days poster by email, fax, dropping it off in person or mailing it to us. The selected submission will win a family entertainment package. We will be featuring people’s artwork in the Saputo Kids Corral area for all families to enjoy and see their submissions. Details will be posted on the Westerner Days website with artwork and instructions.

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Shannon Penny,
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