Willow Creek Cowboy Gathering This Weekend

Posted on: June 15th, 2017

If you’d enjoy a great weekend Western entertainment, then you won’t want to miss the Willow Creek Cowboy Gathering. It takes place this weekend, from Friday, June 16 through Sunday, June 18. All day live Western Entertainment will be available Friday and Saturday from 10 AM to 9 PM, followed by campfire jam sessions. On Sunday you can get breakfast between 8 and 10 am for $8 per person. Cowboy Church (which is free of charge) starts at 10 am on Sunday. Bring the whole family! Activities for the kids are available, and kids 16 and under are free.

The Cowboy Gathering Committee is bringing this well-loved annual event back for the 16th time. This Western Festival takes place in the Arena of Stavely, AB, and celebrates music, art, crafts, tall tales, and poetry. Tickets are available at the door, and cost as follows:

  • $60 for weekend pass
  • $35 for 1 full day pass
  • $25 for 1 evening pass

Participants are welcome to take advantage of free, onsite dry camping in the Arena.

The musical selections will range from fiddlers to bluegrass, and classic cowboy to new country songs. In addition to a full lineup of musicians, there will also be humorous stories, poetry, and tall tales that honour Canada’s rich Western heritage. Vendors will offeri beautiful objects like jewelry and pottery, and a Silent Auction table will also be part of the festivities.

If you’re looking for a fun and unique Father’s Day outing this weekend, this might just be the perfect way to spend a memorable time with your dad!

 

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