Alberta's Provincial Historic Sites, Interpretive Centres and Museums
Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village

Events and Exhibits

We host a variety of special events, workshops and feature days to share the story of east central Alberta's Ukrainian pioneers. If you have never been to the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, our special events and workshops are a perfect way to learn about Ukrainian culture and history in Alberta.

Feature Exhibit: Peter Shostak Exhibit

Feature Exhibit
Runs May 19, 2018 through September 3, 2018 and May 18, 2019 through September 2, 2019

Throughout his career Peter Shostak has painted to remember the stories and experiences of the early Ukrainian settlers to Alberta. Containing a unique collection of his artwork, including two pieces being exhibited for the first time, you will be introduced to the art of Peter Shostak as you explore the stories and memories captured by the paintings.


2018 Special Events

Celebration of Spring

Monday, May 21

Take in one of Alberta’s largest Ukrainian dance extravaganzas featuring numerous dance groups of all ages from across Alberta. Meanwhile, in the historical village, families can visit with costumed role players and celebrate spring on the farm with a full day of authentic activities.

Vintage Day and the Friends Ukrainian Music Fest

Sunday, June 24

Step on the gas, drive back in time and enjoy a spectacular display of vintage cars, tractors and motorcycles at the Ukrainian Village. New this year, Vintage Day will also feature the Friends Ukrainian Music Fest! Experience a live concert blending traditional and contemporary Ukrainian-Canadian music at the 33rd annual Music Fest presented by the Friends of the Ukrainian Village Society. Bring a lawn chair and spend the afternoon with Steven Chwok of CFCW’s Zabava Program and Alberta’s most popular bands and musicians.

To register your club or vintage vehicle, please call 780-662-3640 or email Karen.Johnsrud@gov.ab.ca

Ukrainian Day

Sunday, August 19 (new date!)

Witness history come alive as Alberta’s Ukrainian community celebrates its pioneer roots as well as all things Ukrainian in the province today. An afternoon concert featuring the best in Ukrainian dance and music takes place at this annual event co-hosted with the Ukrainian Canadian Congress – Alberta Provincial Council.

Harvest of the Past

Sunday, September 9

Celebrate Alberta’s agricultural roots with a traditional harvest at the Ukrainian Village. See the Village as we close for the fall and witness an old-fashioned threshing bee complete with vintage farm equipment and grain deliveries to the historic elevator. Other historical activities include flower and herb drying, feather stripping, making kapusta (sour cabbage), grinding wheat, quilting, and canning of produce from the museum’s gardens.


To learn more about special events at the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, please contact:
Karen Johnsrud
Head, Special Events & Volunteer Resources
Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village
c/o 8820 - 112 St. NW
Edmonton, AB T6G 2P8
Ph: direct (780) 662-3855 ext. 1112
Email: Karen.Johnsrud@gov.ab.ca

Last reviewed/revised: January 23, 2018