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Medicine Hat Southern Alberta

Medicine Hat is the sunniest city in Canada, and that applies to its small-town heart, too. Truly. Its summer festivals and urban parks make it a place to stay or to plan your adventures around southeastern Alberta. ● So Coulee: The bizarre sandstone formations of nearby Red Rock Coulee Natural Area will make you feel like you’re on a Star Wars set. ● Did you know? The Medalta pottery made in the Historic Clay District was once shipped around the world.
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Police Point Park Nature Centre

Medicine Hat, Alberta
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Located in beautiful Police Point Park, Medicine Hat, Alberta, the Interpretive Program offers Nature programming and activities to the public all year long. School programs available - adapted for different grade levels. Community programs available or book a birthday party. We have fun, free activities each week.

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MEDICINE HAT EXHIBITION AND STAMPEDE

Medicine Hat, Alberta
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The Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede is steeped in tradition and remains true to its roots of western heritage while embracing excitement here in the city.Mark your calendar for the annual Exhibition and Stampede held July 25-28. Our fabulous festival celebrates Western Heritage and Values and has been celebrated in Medicine Hat since 1887, making it one of Alberta’s oldest events!The Stampede kicks off with a Western Dance on July 14 complete with live entertainment plus the crowning of the Stampede Queen and Princess. Mark your calendars for July 23 when the Stampede Summer Jam takes the stage! Local musicians will put on a show like no other, right here on the Stampede grounds!July 26 is the annual parade! Watch the brightly animated floats, colorful costumes, horses of all breeds, and marching bands from near and far as they travel through Medicine Hat.Don’t miss the exciting atmosphere of West Coast Amusements on the Stampede grounds, an old family tradition enjoyed by the whole family from six to sixty! There are carnival games, the Stampede Tradeshow, the Cactus Saloon, Beer Gardens, Petting Zoo, Agricultural displays, Photography, Arts & Crafts displays, Free Entertainment on three stages and so much more! Visit Country in the City, which offers demonstrations daily. Little wranglers will love getting up close and personal at the petting zoo. Take a stroll through beautiful Pioneer Village and engage in some great conversation with interpreters about days gone by!The Ranch Horse competition and sale is Friday July 27, showcasing ranch etiquette of our equine friends.Methanex Kiddies Day happens Friday July 27, children 12 & under get in free from noon until 3pm. Featuring face painting, scavenger hunts, bouncy castles and fun activities for children. There will be so many shining smiles and laughter in Pioneer Village.Our annual livestock show is December 14 and 15 – the Beef Pen Show & Cowboy Christmas Tradeshow is growing! You’ll get a chance to come out and see Commercial and Purebred breeders show off their best!

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Champions Golf Package- Medicine Hat Lodge

This package includes two 18-hole rounds of golf and a power cart at your choice of four area golf courses, an overnight stay and deluxe hot breakfast buffet for two.

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Medicine Hat Golf Package 2018

Don't miss out on this golf deal in southern Alberta! The Medicine Hat golf package includes two 18-hole rounds, one night stay and breakfast for two, starting at $179. Choose your favorite golf courses and hotel in Medicine Hat for your golf vacation. Save $100 with the package. Book today!

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Bar Diamond Guest Ranch Transfer Via Dinosaur Provincial Park

Book your stay at Bar Diamond Guest Ranch, then relax and let Prairie Sprinter take you there and back from Calgary. Enjoy a stop at UNESCO World Heritage Site on your journey to the ranch. Transfer available for groups from June to Sept. Accommodation at Bar Diamond not included.

Expires: 2018-09-11
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Prairie Sprinter Tours

Medicine Hat, Alberta
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Explore the Canadian Badlands with Prairie Sprinter. Scheduled travel opportunities from Calgary are available throughout the summer months. Choose from a day tour to Dinosaur Provincial Park, a multi-day tour through the region, or create a custom tour itinerary for your private group. Prairie Sprinter specializes in small group travel accommodating 10 to 24 passengers. Tours depart from the centrally located Calgary Tower and include round-trip transportation and a driver guide.

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Alberta Sturgeon Fishing Adventures

Medicine Hat, Alberta

Experience a river run adventure on the South Saskatchewan River in the footsteps of Alberta's Indigenous people and prehistoric creatures who once called the Canadian Badlands their home. Join us for a day on the river where you will experience the true power of a sturgeon, Alberta's largest game fish.

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Events

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Enerplus Olde Tyme Christmas Fair & Christmas Farmers' Market

Medicine Hat, Alberta
2018-12-06 to 2018-12-06 MST

The Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede's Enerplus Olde Tyme Christmas Fair & Christmas Farmers' Market will be on Dec. 6 from 5-8 p.m. at Pioneer Village. Free for the entire family. The day will feature photos with Santa, hot chocolate, hot dogs, s'mores over an open fire, hay rides through the grounds. Visit the historic Pioneer Village buildings, including a blacksmith shop, McKay Creek school, fire hall, 1913 Webb ladder truck, St. James church, Austin's general store, the Garage and a replica RCMP detachment. Next door, at the Cypress Centre Auditorium, The Olde Tyme Christmas Farmers' Market takes place from 4-9 p.m. Do some Christmas shopping, take a break from the cold, and get a chance to catch up with your favourite Farmers' Market vendors.

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Print on Clay with Cathy Terepocki

Medicine Hat, Alberta
2018-08-13 to 2018-08-17 MST

In this workshop the participants will explore different methods of surface decoration with a focus on print on clay. The workshop will cover a variety of techniques using slips and underglazes (ranging from low tech mono-printing including tissue transfer and relief printing to screen-printing) as well as inglaze and overglaze decals. The applications of these techniques are suitable for wheel-thrown and slab-built forms fired at a variety of temperatures.The workshop is best suited to intermediate/ advanced levels, however no previous experience with print-making is necessary. August 13-17. $695 + GST.

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Guided Family Fun Tour

Medicine Hat, Alberta
2018-08-17 to 2018-08-17 MST

Join us for Wade Carrier's final super fun family tour! Wade claims to have been found under a pile of bricks when the kilns were excavated and has stayed here ever since. He’s been spending his summers working in our education program, moulding the minds of our youth in clay. We’re so sad to say goodbye, this is his last summer with us as this is his last year in the bachelor of education program. Walk the same floors as the early workers in this historic factory – a time capsule to the beginning of Western Canada’s industrial revolution. Enter Medalta’s iconic beehive kilns, explore our nationally-recognized archaeological excavations, and probably have a few laughs with Wade on this tour! Tour starts at 1pm, please arrive early.

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