2014

July 16 - 20

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Westerner Days Events

Westerner Days Fair & Exposition Parade

The Westerner Days Fair & Exposition Parade is the traditional kick-off to central Alberta's largest summer celebration. Over 30,000 people will line the streets of downtown Red Deer on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at 9:30 am to enjoy the decorated floats and vehicles, collector vehicles, local celebrities, marching bands and livestock entries.



2013 was a blast!

Thanks to the 95,000 people who attended Westerner Days in 2013! Maybe you laughed until you cried at the Brent Butt show, screamed at the top of your lungs on one of the midway rides, indulged in some deep fried oreos or…rode a camel! However you decided to ‘discover’ Westerner Days, we know you created memories you will remember for years to come.

Our staff and volunteers are busy planning next year’s addition of Westerner Days, central Alberta’s largest summer celebration! See you then!

Volunteer

Westerner Days Fair & Exposition is orchestrated through the efforts of many dedicated volunteers, working in conjunction with staff throughout the year. Westerner Park staff and volunteers are the backbone of our organization and they bring to this event a deep sense of pride and spirit of accomplishment.

Westerner Days Fair & Exposition is orchestrated through the efforts of many dedicated volunteers, working in conjunction with staff throughout the year. In addition to our committee and event volunteers, we also have several local charities on-site volunteering at the Saputo Kids' Corral including:

United Way

United Way is helping residents of central Alberta reach more people in our community and change lives for the better. This important work is continuous and well-demonstrated in many of United Way's activities – building partnerships, engaging volunteers, creating new opportunities, leveraging and investing resources, and collaborating with others to build community solutions. The result is positive and lasting impact for thousands of individuals and families and a healthier and stronger community for everyone.

Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada

Central Alberta Chapter - The Multiple Sclerosis Society, Central Alberta Chapter serves central Albertans out of their Red Deer office with a mission to be a leader in finding a cure for multiple sclerosis and enabling people affected by MS to enhance their quality of life.

Canadian Cancer Society

The Canadian Cancer Society is a national, community-based organization of volunteers, whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer. The Canadian Cancer Society achieves its mission through research, education, patient services and advocacy for healthy public policy. These efforts are supported by volunteers and staff and funds raised in communities across Canada.

Canadian Red Cross

Canadian Red Cross - Volunteering with the Canadian Red Cross offers opportunities for people of all ages to get involved and make a difference right here at home. Red Cross volunteers receive in depth training and are part of an amazing team. Join the Canadian Red Cross team in Red Deer today! For any and all media inquiries please contact the Alberta Media Line at (403)541-4431. To learn more about local volunteer opportunities please contact the Red Deer branch office at (403)346-1241.

The Central Alberta Women's Shelter

The Central Alberta Women’s Emergency Shelter volunteers are committed to supporting us in our vision of a community free from family violence. The sense of having done a good thing and contributing to such a worthwhile “CAWES” is what volunteering is all about. Volunteer work builds on our sense of community and gives us valuable experience.

We welcome everyone to be a part of the movement in ending the cycle of family abuse. Please contact Tina at [email protected] or 403.318.2321 to make a difference today.

Sponsors

Thank you to the continued support of our many sponsors who help to make Westerner Days Fair & Exposition possible. Knowing that Westerner Days Fair & Exposition will drive approximately $5 million in spending by non-locals, local business recognize the importance of being part of this great event. For that reason, we have great participation by businesses in sponsoring and operating the event.

As sponsorships are undertaken to fulfill a marketing or business objective, it is our desire at Westerner Park to create a sponsorship program and/or partnership that does just that. We have numerous sponsorship opportunities available and would be glad to discuss them with you.
Joining the Westerner Park community as a sponsor is a great way to maximize your organization's visibility and ensure your message is getting to the right people.

Media Sponsors
  • 100.7FM The River
  • 106.7 The Drive
  • 96.5 CKFM
  • BIG 105.5 FM
  • KG Country 95.5
  • Kraze 101.3
  • Red Deer Advocate
  • Shaw TV
  • Sunny 94
  • ZED 98.9
  • 90.5 Shine FM
Partner
  • Saputo Foods
  • Days Inn Red Deer
  • ENMAX Corporation
  • Goodkey Show Services
  • Mark Anthony Brands Inc.
  • Molson Canada
  • Motel 6 Red Deer
  • Red Deer Bottling
  • Servus Credit Union
  • Sysco Food Services
  • Travel Alberta
  • Vold Audio
Gold
  • Alberta Motor Association
  • Alberta Chrysler Dealers
  • Blue Grass Sod Farms Ltd
  • Brandt Tractor
  • Deermart Equipment Sales Ltd
  • Young & Free Alberta Powered by Servus Credit Union
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Red Deer
  • Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites and Holiday Inn Express
  • Paradise RV
  • Red Deer Motors
Silver
  • Black Knight Inn
  • BFI Canada
  • Speed Pro Signs
  • Penn West Exploration
Red
  • City of Red Deer
  • Conoco Phillips
  • Future Ag Inc.
  • Hertz Rental Equipment
  • Key Ag Ventures
  • Peak Energy Services
  • Peavey Industries Limited
  • High Artic Energy Services
  • Red Deer Catering
  • Red Deer Collision & Repair Ltd.
  • Red Deer County
  • Sheraton Red Deer: Billy Bob's Night Club and Bellinis Sonic Lounge
Blue
  • Agriculture Financial Services Corporation
  • Alberta Beverage Container Recycling Corporation
  • Calgary Flames
  • Global Pet Foods
  • KFC/Peacock Inn Ltd
  • McDonald's Restaurants
  • Central Alberta Co-op
  • Smith International Canada Ltd.
White
  • Alberta Sports Hall of Fame & Museum
  • Allan Dale Industries
  • Central Alberta Hay Center
  • Communications Group
  • Launch Marketing
  • Free For All Marketing
  • Fun & Friends Playschool
  • Celsius Marketing
  • B Street Marketing
  • Grower Direct North & South
  • Little Jons' Portable Toilet Rentals
  • Precision Cycle Works
  • TrojanOne
  • Prismatic Group
  • Red Deer Lodge Hotel & Conference Centre
  • Jones Boys Saddlery & Western Wear
Friend of the Fair
  • Burnt lake Livestock Mart
  • Copper Kettle Fudge Co (Frontier Fun Foods)
  • CosmoGroup of Companies
  • Doctor's Eye Care Ltd.
  • Earls
  • Glenn's Family Restaurant
  • Heywood Holmes & Partners LLP
  • Prairie Office Plus
  • R.C.M.P.
  • Raven Printing
  • Red Deer Chamber of Commerce
  • Red Deer Overdoor
  • Scotiabank
  • Shunda Construction
  • Southside Dodge Chrysler Jeep & RV
  • Tangles Hair Studio
  • TBS The Team & Corporate Store
  • TD Canada Trust
  • The Cooperators
  • The Water Shop
  • Totem Building Centre
  • Tourism Red Deer
  • Triple A Electric
  • Walmart South
  • Westerner Campground

For more information on how to become a sponsor of Westerner Days Fair & Exposition, contact:
Blake Jackson, Business Development Manager
403.309.0241 | [email protected]

We'd love to hear from you!

Media Contacts

Erin Gobolos, Marketing Manager
403.309.0207 | [email protected]

John Harms, Chief Executive Officer & General Manager
403.309.0200 | [email protected]

Entertainment & Attractions

Erin Gobolos, Marketing Manager
403.309.0207 | [email protected]

Livestock

Kaley Segboer, Agricultural Events Assistant Manager
403.309.0209 | [email protected]

Off-Site Events

Tara Priddle, Marketing & Communications Coordinator
403.309.0205 | [email protected]

Parade

Peggy Jackson, Executive Assistant
403.309.0225 | [email protected]

Minette Salvador, Receptionist
403.309.0206 | [email protected]

Outdoor Concessions

Nancy Paish, Event Sales & Production Assistant Manager
403.309.0206 | [email protected]

19th Street Market

Crystal Prudhomme, Event Sales & Parking Coordinator
403.309.0242 | [email protected]

Sponsorship

Blake Jackson, Business Development Manager
403.309.0241 | [email protected]

Red Deer Motors North American Pony Chuckwagon Championships

Peggy Jackson, Executive Assistant
403.309.0225 | [email protected]