The Red River Ex turns 65 this year and promises to go big with the most rides, concerts and attractions ever.
From June 17-26, visitors to Red River Exhibition Park will be treated to six new additions, including the Never Forget mobile exhibit reflecting on 9/11.
“We’re very proud to welcome this important exhibit in advance of the upcoming 15th anniversary of the September 11 attacks. This is sure to make you stop and appreciate the great men and women of our emergency services,” organizers said.
Entertainment includes Autumn Hill with guests Small Town Pistols, Ria Mae, Harlequin, Steven Page, The Sadies with guest Terra Lightfoot, Chilliwack, Jess Moskaluke with guest Kendra Kay, Pop Evil, Coleman Hell, and Treehouse’s Splash ‘N Boots.
What else is new?
Xpogo, an act from “America’s Got Talent,” are extreme pogo athletics. iFlip is another family show utilizing trampolines and aerial antics.
The Young Artists’ Gallery will feature artwork from talented students all across the province as part of the Red River Ex Living attraction inside Exhibition Place.
4-H FunFest will highlight young people and their animals during the final weekend of the Ex, while the midway has added The Himalaya and Chopper Charlie for the kids to its ride fleet.
Advance gate tickets are $10 at Giant Tiger, Safeway, Sobeys, Mac’s Convenience Stores and online.
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