2018 Schedule

Thursday, July 26

Friday, July 27

Saturday, July 28

Sunday, July 29

Thursday, July 26th

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

Located in the Altona Park

Friday, July 27th

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

Located in the Altona Park

11:30am–1:30pm: Official Festival BBQ Kickoff Lunch

Located in the Park, Shelter #1

Lunch, $5.00 includes Hot Dog/Smokie, Chips, Drink

& Tropi Gelato

Free live music

Free inflatables for kids

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

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

Visit during the 10th Anniversary. Featuring A special collection of works on loan from the Winnipeg Art Gallery, Collaboration between Margruite Krahn, Elizabeth Falk and Friesens. Second story features works from Buffalo Creek Artists

2:00pm: Queen Contestant Speeches

Indoors at the Millennium Exhibition Centre

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: *NEW* Stuffy Riders

Located in the Altona Park

5:00pm–8:00pm: *NEW* MPI Car Town

For Kids Ages 4-7 old.

5:00pm–8:00pm: *NEW* Manitoba Youth Job Centre Kids “Penny Carnival”

Located in the Altona Park

5:00pm-10:00pm: Food Truck War Voting

5:30pm–8:30pm: Mixed 4’s Beach Volleyball Tourney

Located at Parkside Jr. High School – South of Park

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

Located at Parkside Jr. High School – South of Park 

8:00pm: Crowning of Miss Congeniality and Miss People’s Choice. Opening Ceremonies

Located at Altona Park Stage

8:30pm Friday Night Stage Show

Entertainment by “The Incredibly Hip" a tribute to The Tragically Hip 

Located at Park Stage

Saturday, July 28th

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

10:00am–4:00pm: Art in the Gardens

An exhibit featuring art by tenants and kitchen staff at The Garden’s on 10th 

Located on 10th Ave NE

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

Have you opened a new location, redesigned your shop, or added a new product or service? Don't keep it to yourself, let folks know.

11:00am–7:00pm: Mennonite Foods

Located at the Rhineland Pioneer Centre

11:00am–3:00pm: Farmers’ Market

Located on 10th Ave at the Park

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: *NEW* Stuffy Riders

Located in the Altona Park

11:00am–5:00pm: Tours of the Friesen Housebarn Interpretative Centre

Located in the Neubergthal Commons

$5.00 per person

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

12:00pm–5:00pm: Fitness Fun in the Park by Crossfit Outland

Located SouthWest of the the Aquatic Centre

12:00pm-7:00pm: Food Truck War Voting

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

Visit during the 10th Anniversary. Featuring A special collection of works on loan from the Winnipeg Art Gallery, Collaboration between Margruite Krahn, Elizabeth Falk and Friesens. Second story features works from Buffalo Creek Artists 

1:00pm-5:00pm: The Manitoba Youth Job Centre Kids “Penny Carnival”

Located in the Altona Park

1:00pm-5:00pm: *NEW* Fit Kids/Healthy Kids Motion Zone

A free play session designed for children 2-12 years old
Located in the Altona Park, South of the Aquatic Centre
Sponsored by the Altona & Area Family Resource Centre 

1:30pm: Gymkhana Horse Show

Located at North side of Pioneer Centre. 

2:00pm: Queen Pageant Fashion Show

Located at the Park Stage 

2:00pm–4:00pm: FREE Face Painting

Located by the Bouncers 

2:00pm–8:00pm: Mixed 4’s Beach Volleyball Tourney

Come watch some exciting outdoor volleyball
Located beside the Tennis Courts

3:00pm: Kids Entertainment – Sleepy the Clown

Located in the Millennium Exhibition Centre lobby – Across from the Park 

3:30pm–4:30pm: *NEW* Amateur/Youth Stage – Live music from local area youth

Located at the Park Stage

7:00pm: Announcing the winner of the Food Truck Wars

Located at Park Stage

7:30pm-10:00pm: Saturday Night Stage Show in the Park

Entertainment by “A.R Cash” a Johnny & June Carter Cash Tribute & 2018 Manitoba Sunflower Festival Queen contestant pageant  

Located at the Park Stage

10:00pm: Crowning of the 2018 Manitoba Sunflower Festival Queen

Located at the Park Stage

9:00pm-1am: Elk’s Dance

Located at the Rhineland Pioneer Centre 

Sunday, July 29th

10:00am: Community Worship Service

Located at the Park Stage

10:00am–4:00pm: Art in the Gardens

An exhibit featuring art by tenants and kitchen staff at The Garden’s on 10th 

Located on 10th Ave NE

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

12:00pm: Ricklyn Farm’s Petting Zoo

Located in the Altona Park

12:00pm: Bounce-a-rama Inflatable’s

Located in the Altona Park 

12:00pm: *NEW* Stuffy Riders

Located in the Altona Park  

12:00pm-4:30pm: Legend's Car Club 40th Annual Show in the Park

 Located in the Altona Park 

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

Visit during the 10th Anniversary. Featuring A special collection of works on loan from the Winnipeg Art Gallery, Collaboration between Margruite Krahn, Elizabeth Falk and Friesens. Second story features works from Buffalo Creek Artists  

1:00pm, 3:00pm, & 5:00pm: Extreme Motocross

Global FMX - starring Josh Penner 

Locate at 10th Ave, West end near Park entrance  

1:00pm–3:00pm: *NEW* Altona Elks – Kids Activities

Located at the Play structure area in the Altona Park

1:00pm-6:00pm: Sunday Afternoon Music in the Park

All entertainment located at the Park Stage

   1:00pm: Lakes and Pines

   2:00pm: Annika Marie

   3:00pm The Janzen Boys

   4:00pm: Nathan Nasby

   5:00pm Jayme Giesbrecht and Jonathan Alexiuk

1:00pm-4:00pm: Backyard Garden Tours

Maps available at Info Booth, Park entrance

Cost is $5.00

1:00pm-4:00pm: Tours of the Friesen Housebarn Interpretative Centre

Located in the  Neubergthal Commons
$5.00 per person

1:00pm-4:00pm: Tour of the newly restored Klippenstein Housebarn

Located in the Neubergthal Commons

FREE

1:30pm-9:00pm: Free Swimming

Located at the Altona Aquatic Centre 

2:00pm: MBRA 3D Barrel Racing

Contact Chris & Teri Wieler @ teriwieler@gmail.com

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

Located in the Altona Park

6:00pm-10:00pm: Old Tyme Dance

Featuring live entertainment and late lunch

Located at the Rhineland Pioneer Centre

Entertainment Schedule and Information