What Type of Events Come to Fort McMurray in the Summer Season?
With summer right around the corner, it's a good idea to start planning for the best events for your needs. There will be plenty to choose from and some of the biggest events of the year come to Fort McMurray during the summer. Here's what you can expect this summer.
Metis Festival 2014 - May 23rd from 9am to 6pm
This annual festival will happen on Friday, May 23rd from 9am to 6pm. It will provide plenty of artists including:
- Sagkeeng's Finest
- Jerry Sereda
- Asham Stompers
- Inez Jasper
- Boverly Lambert
- And More!
This festival will include plenty of cultural activities, food and fun.
Fort McMurray Air Show - May 31st to June 1st, Starting at 10am
The Fort McMurray Airport will hold the Fort McMurray International Air Show this year. This event will celebrate the opening of the new airport terminal and will include plenty of air fun. Enjoy watching the Royal Canadian Air Force Snowbirds, performances form the CF-18 Hornet and the SkyHawks parachute team. This is an event for all ages.
Syncrude Boreal Open - June 16th to June 22nd
If you enjoy golf, this is the chance for you to enjoy some of the best golfers in the world coming to the Fort McMurray area. Over 150 of the best golfers will compete for $150,000 in prize money. The event will be held at the Fort McMurray Golf Club.
Diamond Rio - July 16th at 8pm
Diamond Rio will play at the Casman Centre this summer and bring one of the best musical acts to the area once again. This six-time Vocal Group of the Year will rock the Casman Centre and provide plenty of entertainment.
These are just a few of the many events on the calendar for the summer in Fort McMurray. Many other events are in the planning stages and will be added to the calendar soon.