2019 Schedule

Thursday, July 25

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Sunday, July 28

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Thursday, July 25th

9:00am: 55+ Slo-Pitch Softball Tournament

Located in the Altona Park

7:00pm: Free Family Movie & Popcorn!

Charlotte’s Web at the Neubergthal Commons Barn 

Located in the historic village of Neubergthal

Friday, July 26th

9:00am: 55+ Men’s Slo-Pitch Softball Tournament

Located in the Altona Park

11:30am – 1:30pm: BBQ Kickoff Lunch and Entertainment by Local Artists $5 for lunch

Sponsored by Coop, proceeds to YFC/The Station. Located at the Park, Shelter #1

11:30am – 5:00pm: Quilt Show

Presented by the Heirloom Quilters/ Tea & Sales Room. 

Located at Millennium Exhibition Centre - 227-10th Ave. NW, Across from Park

12:00noon – 8:00pm: Gallery in the Park features artwork throughout the weekend

Featuring works on loan from Miriam Rudolph, Terry Hildebrand, Barbara Stafford McCluskey & Kae Sasaki

2:00pm: Queen Contestant Speeches

Located Indoors at the Millennium Exhibition Center

3:00pm – 9:00pm: Greenvalley Equipment Sunflower Selfie Plot

Located NW of the Festival Info Booth

4:00pm – 8:00pm: Mennonite Foods

Located at the Rhineland Pioneer Centre

5:00pm – 8:00pm: Bounce-a-rama Inflatable’s

Located in the Altona Park

5:00pm – 8:00pm: Stuffy Riders

Located in the Altona Park

5:00pm - 10:00pm: Manitoba Food History Truck & Food Trucks Open

6:00pm – 7:00pm: Altona Fire Department – Family fun!

Located at Parkside Jr. High School – South of Park

6:00pm – 9:00pm: The Manitoba Youth Job Centre presents the Annual Sunflower Festival Dunk Tank

This is your chance to dunk local celebrities and dignitaries while supporting the youth of this community!

8:00pm: Introduction of the 2019 Manitoba Sunflower Festival Queen contestants & Opening Ceremonies

Located at the Park Stage

8:30pm: Altona Farm Service - Friday Entertainment by “Bed of Roses" a Tribute to Bon Jovi

Located at the Park Stage

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Saturday, July 27th

7:30am – 9:30am: Free Pancake Breakfast

Located at the Access Credit Union Parking Lot

9:00am – 4:00pm: 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

Registration and more information available at www.altonabasketball.com

Located on the Gallery Parking lot

10:00am: Gigantic Commercial Parade

Located Downtown Altona

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10:00am – 6:00pm: Altona Co-Ed Slo-Pitch Tournament

Located in the Altona Park

11:00am – 7:00pm: Mennonite Foods

Located at the Rhineland Pioneer Centre

11:00am – 3:00pm: Altona Farmers’ Market

Located on 10th Ave at the Park

11:00am – 5:00pm: Tours of the Friesen Housebarn Interpretive Centre & Neubergthal Commons

Located in the historic village of Neubergthal

11:00am – 8:00pm: Bounce-a-rama Inflatable’s

Located in the Altona Park

11:00am – 8:00pm: Ricklyn Farm’s Petting Zoo

Located in the Altona Park

11:00am – 8:00pm: Stuffy Riders

 Located in the Altona Park 

11:30am – 12:30pm: Free Yoga

Located outdoors at The Gallery in the Park (bring a mat)

11:30am – 5:00pm: Quilt Show

 Presented by the Heirloom Quilters/ Tea & Sales Room. 

Located at Millennium Exhibition Centre - 227-10th Ave. NW, Across from Park

12:00noon – Dusk: Manitoba Food History Truck & Food Trucks Open

12:00noon – Dusk: Greenvalley Equipment Sunflower Selfie Plot

Located NW of the Festival Info Booth

12:00noon – 8:00pm: Gallery in the Park features artwork throughout the weekend

Featuring works on loan from Miriam Rudolph, Terry Hildebrand, Barbara Stafford McCluskey & Kae Sasaki 

12:00-3:00pm: The Manitoba Youth Job Centre presents the Annual Sunflower Festival Dunk Tank

This is your chance to dunk local celebrities and dignitaries while supporting the youth of this community!

1:30pm: Gymkhana Horse Show

Located at North side of Pioneer Centre

2:00pm: Queen Pageant Fashion Show

Located at the Altona Park Stage

2:00pm – 4:00pm: FREE Face Painting

Located by the Bouncers in the Altona Park

3:00pm: Kids Entertainment – Eric The Juggler

Located in theMillennium Exhibition Centre lobby – Across from the Park

3:30pm – 4:30pm: Amateur/Youth Stage – Music from local area youth

Located at the Park Stage

7:30pm: Stage Show in the Park

Entertainment by “Turn Back Time” a Cher Tribute 

2019 Manitoba Sunflower Festival Queen contestant pageant

10:00pm: Crowning of the 2019 Manitoba Sunflower Festival Queen

Located at the Altona Park Stage

9:00pm - 1am: Elk’s Dance

Located at the Rhineland Pioneer Centre

Sunday, July 28th

10:00am: Community Worship Service

Located at the Altona Park Stage

11:00am – 5:00pm: Greenvalley Equipment Sunflower Selfie Plot

Located NW of the Festival Info Booth

12:00noon: Various Activities in the Park

Legend's Car Club's 40th Annual Show in the Park

Bounce-a-rama Inflatable’s 

Stuffy Riders 

Ricklyn Farm’s Petting Zoo 

11:30am – 5:00pm: Quilt Show

 Presented by the Heirloom Quilters/ Tea & Sales Room. 

Located at Millennium Exhibition Centre - 227-10th Ave. NW, Across from Park

12:00noon – 8:00pm: Gallery in the Park features artwork throughout the weekend

Featuring works on loan from Miriam Rudolph, Terry Hildebrand, Barbara Stafford McCluskey & Kae Sasaki

12:00noon – Dusk: Manitoba Food History Truck & Food Trucks Open

1:00, 3:00, & 5:00pm: Dr. Von Houligans Family Extravaganza

Tickets available at the Town of Altona Recreation office – 204-324-9005. 

Located in the Park, South of the Aquatic Centre

2:00pm: MBRA 3D Barrel Racing

Contact Chris & Teri Wieler @ teriwieler@gmail.com

2:00pm – 4:00pm: Backyard Garden Tours

Maps available at Info Booth, Park entrance

2:00pm – 5:00pm: Tours of the Friesen Housebarn Interpretive Centre & Neubergthal Commons

Located in Neubergthal

1:30pm – 9:00pm: Free Swimming

Located at the Altona Aquatic Centre

1:00pm – 6:00pm: Sunday afternoon Music in the Park on Park Stage

- 1:00 pm Ariel Posen

- 2:00 pm Two Crows for Comfort

- 3:00 pm An Unexpected End

- 4:00 pm Tim Friesen

- 5:00 pm Kendra Kay

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3:00pm: Free Faspa

Watermelon and Rollkuchen served to you - Sponsored by Town of Altona & Municipality of Rhineland - Located in the Altona Park

4:30pm: Legends Car Show Awards Ceremony in the Park

6:00pm – 10:00pm: Old Time Dance

Live band “Northern Reflections”

Located in the Pioneer Centre

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