Harvest Festival 2016
September 3 and 4, 2016
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Harvest Festival Map and Schedule
Harvest Festival is proudly sponsored by Martin Deerline.
The smells are sweet, the noise is big, the machines are giants and the fun is huge - it's Harvest
Festival at the Reynolds-Alberta Museum in Wetaskiwin on September 3 and 4, 2016.
Watch the sights and sounds of the Harvest Festival
Before attending this year's Harvest Festival, there are a few things to know:
When you visit
- There are two admission windows at the museum's drive-through admission booth. To keep lines moving, one side will accept cash and site passes; the other will accept credit.
- Come early to avoid lineups
- Parking is free
- RV and motorcycle parking is available
- Handicapped parking is limited
- The Harvest Festival will take place rain or shine - check the forecast before you head out!
- Special event pricing is in effect for the weekend. Admission is $15 for adults, $35 for a family (two adults and their children under the ages of 18), $12 for seniors and $7.50 for youth (age 7-17). Children six and under are admitted free.
- There will be an ATM onsite located outside the Museum Store.
What's happening inside the museum?
- Bread-baking demonstrations and tasting
- Music by the Foggy Minded Mountain Boys
- Children's crafts
- Grain elevator demonstrations
- Stan Reynolds: The Original Canadian Picker exhibition
- Farm house play zone
- Starlight Drive-in Movie Theatre
What's happening on the museum grounds?
- Threshing, ploughing, binding, stoking and field work demonstrations
- Stationary engine display
- Free tractor rides
- Martin Deerline showcases modern-day John Deere harvest equipment and lawn and garden equipment
- Wetaskiwin Farmers Market
- Friends of the Reynolds-Alberta Museum Society 50-50 draw
- Last weekend for Open Cockpit Bi-plane rides
- Food vendors
- Family Fun Zone
- Pie Auction
- Musical performances on entertainment stage in plaza. Special guests are these up-and-coming music artists:
- Saturday: Cassidy Zahar (1 p.m.), Sydney Mae (2 p.m.)
- Sunday: The Orchard (1 p.m.), Cole Malone (2 p.m.)
How will I get around?
- Tractor-pulled people movers for transportation on site
- No vintage vehicle tours this weekend
- Limited number of scooters, wheelchairs and wagons available - first come, first served
Can I bring my pets?
- Pets are allowed on the grounds as long as they are on a leash
- No pets are allowed in either of the museum buildings
For information, call toll-free 1-800-661-4726.
Last reviewed/revised: May 9, 2016