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More Than A Century Of World-Class Experiences

Claresholm has produced more than a century of world-class people and experiences. This rich heritage stems from agricultural roots that continue to shape the Town today. Claresholm has played a role in supporting the war effort of both World Wars and other conflicts, championing human rights, and much more. To learn more about the people and events that have shaped our community, visit the Claresholm & District Museum or the Claresholm Public Library.

Claresholm Fair Days

Claresholm Fair Days takes place the second weekend in August every summer. Fair Days celebrates what small town living truly means with a parade and much more! We hope you will stop by for a visit!

Claresholm Fair Days 2022 is August 12 - 14.

Fair Days 2022

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2022 Parade Route

11:30am-1:30pm, Connect First Credit Union BBQ, 50th Avenue West, downtown

8:30-11:00am - Cottonwood Village Pancake Breakfast, 4224 - 8 Street West
5:00-8:00pm - Young Entrepreneurs Market, Museum Exhibit Hall, 5115 - 2nd Street East
6:00-9:00pm - Hot food & kids games, Museum Exhibit Hall
8:00-9:45pm - Arts Society Popcorn & Candy Concession Stand, Museum Exhibit Hall
9:00-11:00pm - Outdoor movie on the big screen, Museum Exhibit Hall

8:00am-10:00am - Royal Canadian Legion Pancake Breakfast, 414 - 53 Avenue East
9:00-10:30am - Parade Staging & Judging, Highway 520 & Westlynn Drive
11:00am-12:00pm - Claresholm Parade, 2nd street West downtown
11:00am-4:00pm - Street Market Festival, shopping, food, and entertainment, on 49th Avenue West downtown
12:00-4:00pm - Skate Park Association Beer Gardens, 49th Avenue West, downtown
12:00-3:00pm - Lions Beef on a Bun Lunch, Community Centre
1:00-2:00pm - Claresholm Museum Exhibit Grand Opening - "Transportation"
2:00-4:00pm - Claresholm Museum Lemonade on the Lawn, 5126 - 1st Street West
4:00-6:00pm - Rocky Mountain Drift Club Demonstration, 2nd Street East, between UFA & 47 Avenue East
6:00-7:00pm - Wild West Rodeo pre-show & hot food, Claresholm Agriplex
7:00-10:30pm - Wild West Rodeo and beer garden, Claresholm Agriplex

10:00-11:00am - Interdenominational Church Service, downtown
10am-4:00pm - Porcupine Hills Classic Cruisers Show 'n' Shine, Centennial Park

2022 Bench Show 


Due to a lack of preparation time and shortage of volunteers, the 2022 Claresholm & District Fair Days Bench Show is cancelled. 

Thank you for your involvement over the years.  Without the participation of so many volunteers the Claresholm & District Fair Days Bench Show would have been extinct before now........It has not reached the point of extinction....just a hiatus!
Your comments regarding this decision and future plans for the Bench Show are appreciated.
Stay safe and healthy,
Claresholm & District Bench Show Board

Tags - Children: $1:00 each, Adults: $2.00 each

5 and under: Free
Ages 6 - 17: $2.00
Adults: $5.00
Family: $10.00


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DownloadBench Show Catalogue 2020


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Fair Board meetings - fourth Tuesday of the month at 7:00pm in the Bill Simpson room of the Claresholm Public Library.