Join us for Oktoberfest 2022!

We are excited to announce Oktoberfest in the Cypress Centre October 22! Pre-sale gate admission tickets $12 or $15 at the door (food and beverages extra). Come and enjoy some Bavarian style beer 🍻 while listening to the music stylings of Alpen Schatz.  Bavarian inspired food options range from pretzels and Bavarian desserts by Baking with Candice, bratz & perogies from The Sausage Shack and let’s not forget the beer cheese sauce! Tickets on sale now here.

Canada Day Celebration

Canada Day

Schedule of Events

Non – Profit Organizations are welcome to have a community booth at our Canada Day Celebration at no cost. Contact the Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede Office for more information.

9:00-11:00 AM – Lion’s Club Pancake Breakfast in Co-op Pioneer Village

9:00-1:00 PM – Farmer’s Market in the Fieldhouse 

12:00-12:45 PM – Opening Ceremonies in Co-op Pioneer Village 

12:00-5:30 PM – Co-op Pioneer Village and Safety City Open 

4:00-11:00 pm – Food Trucks 

1:00-2:15 PM – Hotdog Lunch * Children 12 & under free, Adults $2.00* 

1:00-2:15 PM – Cake Decorating Challenge, Awards, & Cake Serving 

1:00-5:30 PM – Standalone Community Booths 

1:00-5:00 PM – Faithful Beads Workshop 

Make a Canada Day Keychain

 * $10 to make 2 keychains if you Register Ahead @ faithfulbeadsworkshops@gmail.com

$15 to make 2 keychains at the Workshop

1:00-5:30 PM Police Services, Fire Services, Halo, & Stock Car Association 

Display Higdon Hall 

2:00-6:00 PM – Free Stage Entertainment 

4:00-11:00 PM – Infield Band Performances * Glen Morin & Friends, Shig Bits, & Flaysher 

11:00 PM – Fireworks Display





Farmers’ Market

Make It, Bake It, Grow It, Sell It


Fresh produce, homemade baking, fruits, meats, crafts, jewellery, wines, fresh roasted coffee and many more items to choose from. 

Will be held every Saturday until October 2023!

Good reasons to shop at the Farmers’ Market: Fresh produce, quality products, price savings, specialty items, unique products, personalized service, social atmosphere, supporting our community.

Come and join us for our neighbourly social atmosphere at the Farmers’ Market and enjoy a completely unique shopping experience!

2023 Medicine Hat Farmers’ Market dates have been announced!  The Farmers’ Market continues to be a staple at the Stampede Grounds, thanks to the many vendors who participate and the public who generously supports them. 

We are excited to see all the familiar vendors as well as many new ones, as the popularity of the market grows. 

WPCA Chuckwagon Races

World Professional Chuckwagon Races

June 22, 23, 24, and 25, 2023

Chuckwagon History:

The most popular thought is that at the 1919 Victory Stampede in Calgary, cooks from 2 chuckwagons – who upon completion of serving a barbecue in front of the grandstand – loaded up their chuckwagons and raced down the track to see who could get to the exit gates first much to the pleasure of the grandstand crowd

The most exhilarating, action-packed sport to come to Medicine Hat in June! With the sound of the Klaxton bell, the outrider tosses a “stove” into the back of the wagon “and they’re off”! 3 drivers race head-to-head around a half mile of hell. The chuckwagon is pulled by 4 thoroughbred horses and controlled by a chuckwagon driver, with 2 outriders. When crossing the finish line, the crowd cheers and eggs on the team, making the horses more excited and BAM! They cross the finish line.

Here in Medicine Hat, we have 36 drivers for a total of 12 heats, over 4 days, with the final “dash for cash”

Christmas Farmers’ Market

Christmas Farmers’ Market 2023

November 3: 12pm–8pm
November 4: 9am–5pm
Cypress Centre – Fieldhouse & Pavilion
  • General Admission $2
  • Children under 12 are free

The recipe for our Christmas Market is a twist of something homemade or made for a home, this market offers something for both. We’ve combined a healthy batch of home made treats, stirred in some crafty vendors and added a pinch of your favourite bath and body products created our Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede Christmas Market.

Indoor Garage Sale

Another Man's Treasure

Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede’s 2023 Indoor Garage Sale will be held on Saturday, April 22nd.

One man’s junk is another man’s treasure.

We are now accepting applications for our annual Indoor Garage Sale.

Rain or shine, come on by! The Indoor Garage Sale offers clothing, books, toys, household decorations, lawn + garden tools, board games + SO MUCH MORE!!!

2023 Application

Rules Regs ’23


Olde Tyme Christmas Fair & Christmas Farmers’ Market

Holiday Spirit

Thursday, December 7th, 2023

Enjoy a festive evening of free hay rides, hot dogs & hot chocolate, making s’mores by the campfire, and photos with the big man himself, Santa Claus! Don’t forget to go inside the Cypress Center Auditorium to warm up and find some unique gifts at our Farmers’ Market!

Please email mhstampede@mhstampede.com if you have any questions.

Beef Pen Show

Show & Tradeshow

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 December 16th & 17th, 2022

The Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede along with the Beef Pen Show Committee look forward to welcoming you back for our 23rd Annual Beef Pen Show and Cowboy Christmas Tradeshow, presented by Zoetis, on December 16 and 17, 2022 in the Cypress Centre.

More Beef Pen Show information will be posted as it becomes available! 

Beef Pen Show Rules

Cowboy Christmas Trade Show

2022 Sponsors

Our annual Beef Pen Show could not be made possible without the support of sponsors. Thank you for investing in our community!

Broncs & Honky Tonks Rodeo

Professional Rodeo

 Broncs & Honky Tonks Rodeo

April 14-16, 2023

Featuring Canadian Professional Rodeo and Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association contestants! It is the kick-off to the Rodeo season right here in Medicine Hat.