There are events all year round in Olds.

Check out all the great events that run throughout the year in Olds. Summer, spring, winter and summer there’s always an event. Come for the event stay for the town!

Community Showcase – Happens in September. It’s the go-to event to register in programs, discover clubs and recreational activities, and find volunteer opportunities. With TONS of information is available, it’s worth a couple hours to see all the offerings our community has for you to enjoy! INTERESTED IN A TABLE? REGISTER HERE.

Art Shows, Sales & Markets, Concerts & Performances – Far too many to list, so your best bet is to watch for announcements and postings throughout the year on the Community Events Calendar on this website.

Sports, Sports, Sports – Olds College Broncos, Olds Jr. A Grizzlys hockey, Olds Jr. B Mavericks Lacrosse, Olds High School Spartans, all the minor sports in the community… there are ample opportunity to come cheer on our local teams throughout the year.

Farmers Markets – From May through October visit the Olds Regional Exhibition grounds Thursdays from 3:30 – 6:30 pm to shop from local producers.

Second Saturday – Visit Uptowne Olds every second Saturday of the month for seasonally-themed events. Watch the core of our community come alive with activities, sales and more throughout the year.

Summer Oldstice – An open street market that happens mid-June every year, hosted in Uptowne Olds. Featuring pop-up vendors, buskers, sidewalk sales and of course, a pancake breakfast to start your day. STREET MARKET VENDORS CAN REGISTER HERE.

National Indigenous Peoples Day – An experiential and informative day that celebrates the culture and history of the First Nations and Métis people of Canada.

Fibre Week – Take some classes or visit the public market; this is a popular and busy week at Olds College.

Canada Day – Parade and Family Fun at Centennial Park with fireworks to close out the day at the Community Learning Campus.

Hort Week – For those who enjoy landscaping, floral design or larger production, there is a full itinerary at www.oldscollege.ca/about/events-dates/hort-week-2019/index.html

Summer Synergy – Olds Regional Exhibition welcomes hundreds of young agricultural exhibitors and learners for this week-long event in July. Stop by and see what’s happening!

ArtWaves West – This show only appears in Olds, Kelowna and Toronto every year, so if you want to try new things or shop the market, put this on your calendar.

Oldstoberfest – The world’s only Bavarian rodeo! Come enjoy rodeo action, concerts and craft beer for a fun and memorable weekend!

Halloween Howl – See Uptowne Olds transform into Diagon Alley during their Harry Potter inspired festivities the last Saturday in October!

Midnight Madness – Throughout the community, the holiday shopping season kicks off mid-November every year. Don’t miss the deals and shop local!

Olds Fashioned Christmas – Celebrating 25 years in 2018, Olds Fashioned Christmas is a full two-months of Christmas-related markets, services, events and celebrations! The pinnacle event is the Santa Claus Parade and Light-up Event in late November. Watch the Community Calendar and Channel 2 on O-NET for all the events and details!