Olds is a busy community. Events happening year-round. New initiatives in business and social programs unfold regularly. The Community News blog will give you the scoop on what’s going on in Olds.

2020 Entrepreneur Events

The new year is starting strong with several webinars, tutorials, hands-on workshops and the Power UP! conference coming in March! Here’s a review of what’s scheduled so far. Everything Olds Entrepreneurship Centre Power UP! Alberta Entrepreneurs Conference: March 25, 2020 If you take 30 linear steps, each one a metre long, you will travel 30 […]

Fair Trade Olds makes a splash in its 10th Year

10TH ANNIVERSARY CONTINUES AT NATIONAL CONFERENCE IN 2020 (OLDS, Alberta – December 20, 2019) When Olds Institute formed the Fair Trade Olds committee, it likely didn’t imagine the visibility it would have gained for the community a decade later.

Where should we eat?

We have such a great selection of restaurants, markets and cafés in Olds, and when we have people from near and far stop in to ask about the community, they will often ask, “Where’s a good place to eat?” So we decided to capture the Best Eats in Olds into a small booklet – complete […]

Olds Fashioned Christmas & Kiwanis Village

With Olds Fashioned Christmas and the Kiwanis Village Olds creates a wonderful Christmas season with so much to do.

Art Waves West

ArtWaves West is a creative haven on the prairies! The ArtWaves workshops are held annually in London, Ontario and Olds, Alberta.

Oldstoberfest returns to Olds this weekend!

The third weekend of September in Olds has the community putting on their Bavarian Best with the annual Oldstoberfest Rodeo & Biergarten!

Community Showcase is Ready to Roll!

On Thursday September 5 the Olds Sportsplex will be a-buzz with activity as Olds Institute once again hosts the annual Community Showcase! With some requests that came in, we decided to set up a small demonstration area on the floor, as well as making a space available in “The Fishbowl” overlooking the Auxiliary Ice surface.  […]


Oldstoberfest Rodeo and Concerts are occurring on September 13th and 14th! With Rodeo action both days and headliners April Wine, Dan Davidson and Eric Ethridge.

Food Truck Wednesday

Come to The Brick parking lot on July 28th from 11:30 am-6:30 pm for the Food Truck Wednesday!!

National Indigenous Peoples Day Celebrations

Come celebrate National indigenous Day at Centennial Park Olds! June 18, 2019, will be packed full of learning, celebration, performances, food, culture and more! Schedule for the day 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM – Children’s Crafts – Open Forum with Craft Sessions every 30 minutes (schedule will be emailed to Eventbrite registrants) 9:00 AM – […]