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Events Happening in Olds This Summer

Summer has arrived in Olds, Alberta – where the prairies and the charm of small-town living awaits. Home to the Olds College of Agriculture & Technology, this Alberta gem hosts tons of country happenings – rodeos, agricultural events, and other aptly rural festivities throughout the year. Here are some of the exciting events in Olds this summer:

Olds Beer Fest

Schedule: 

June 24

Location:

Olds Regional Exhibition

Cost: 

$22+ 

Get ready to raise your glasses and savour the rich flavours of craft brews at the Olds Beer Fest. Intended for passionate beer connoisseurs, wine enthusiasts, and spirit lovers, this festival promises an authentically rural experience. Offered by the Olds Regional Exhibition, this festival will also have music, entertainment, and food.

Spitfires Summer Classic

Schedule: 

June 29 – July 2

Location: 

Rotary Athletic Park

Cost: 

$350+ (per team)

It’s time to play ball! Olds Minor Baseball is hosting its second annual Spitfires Summer Classic and gearing up for another full weekend of baseball for our U9 through U18 participants. Get ready for a grand slam of fun and competition as teams from the region come together to showcase their skills on the diamond at Rotary Athletic Park! 

4-H Alberta Provincial Beef Show

Schedule: 

July 10-14

Location: 

Olds Regional Exhibition

Cost: 

Free!

The 4-H Alberta Beef Provincial Beef Show brings together members of 4-H from across Alberta to take part in competitions including showmanship, commercial and purebred conformation, team grooming, judging, and show team judging. Additionally, members can utilize an additional opportunity to showcase their female specimens during the 4-H Alberta Beef Heifer Show.

O-NET’s Rock the Block

Schedule: 

June 22, July 13, Aug 12

Location: 

See Event Page

Cost: 

Free! 

Hosted by O-Net to show their community appreciation, multiple “Rock the Block” events are taking place this summer. These events are completely free, and will be a family-friendly event with classic activities including face painting, a cotton candy machine, and games! Stop by to grab a free hotdog and stick around for the fun. 

Olds is teeming with exciting things to do this summer, so get out there and have some fun! At Discover West Tourism, we’re dedicated to supporting local events that drive tourism to Western Canada – contact us to learn more about receiving funding for events in Olds.