NEW: COVID-19 Pandemic Protocol for Facility Users

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General Information Anyone entering the Beaumont & District Agricultural Society (BADAS) Fairground MUST HAVE permission to do so. For gardeners, this means having registered and paid the fees to rent a plot(s) for the season. For equine users, this means having booked a time slot to use either the Cross-Country Course and/or sand-ring arenas. Comply with Alberta Health Services public …

The BADAS Fairgrounds Mortgage-Burning Party is over!

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BADAS Directors and Members have worked very hard towards securing ownership of the 70 acre Fairgrounds parcel immediately west of the Town of Beaumont in Leduc County, Alberta for over a decade. Have a look at the site plan for our 25 year vision for the Fairgrounds – it’s ambitious! With our last official payment on the mortgage for the …

Equine Cross Country Course – Bookings were 8% lower in 2019

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During the 2013 riding season, BADAS introduced a new tracking system to monitor the level of use of the Cross Country Course and other facilities at the Fairground. Thanks to the excellent cooperation of user groups, we were able to determine the following summary for the 2018 season. Equine use of the Fairground generates the most bookings, user numbers and …

30th Anniversary Gala – Saturday January 11, 2020

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BADAS Celebrates our Volunteers in an Extra-special Way this year – It’s our 30th Anniversary Gala on Saturday, January 11, 2020! Each year, volunteers with BADAS and groups that use the Fairground donate THOUSANDS of hours to help deliver quality agricultural, recreational and cultural events. BADAS thanks these Members and Friends with a catered supper at our Annual General Meeting. …

COMPLETED – BADAS & Friends presented the 4th Annual Rural Roots Fair

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Saturday, August 24 and Sunday, August 25, 2019 – Read all about the successes of RRF 2019! Designed with families in mind, the Rural Roots Fair is a FREE, fun event for every age group! Here is the link to more information: https://beaumontagsociety.wixsite.com/ruralroot. Located at the Beaumont Ag Society Fairgrounds, this event is only 10 minutes south of Edmonton, and 2 …

COMPLETED – ACTIVE VOLUNTEER REQUEST

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Beaumont Town & Country Daze Parade on Saturday, June 15, 2019! NOTE: Parade Entry Form posted under Additional Information We are a not-for-profit society that operates the Fairground and our programs through fund-raising events and fees for service. The more successful the former, the lower the latter! Each year, we hold three fund-raising events and a community service event (the …

The Gobeil Heritage Barn (GHB) Project

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The Gobeil Heritage Barn is an architecturally and historically significant heritage resource located approximately 3.5 km (2 miles) northwest of the Town of Beaumont. The project is a 3-way joint project between the Gobeil Family (current owner of the barn Mrs. Regina Gobeil and her four adult children, all reside in or near Beaumont); the Beaumont and District Agricultural Society; …

Agricultural Societies secure long-term funding beginning in 2018!

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As noted on our About Us page, ‘What is an Agricultural Society’ tab, we are a not-for-profit society registered under provincial legislation. Until this year, the annual operating grant from the Provincal Government was subject to uncertainty as to amount and timing. Cut and paste the following link to read more about this important new development announced by the Alberta …

What events were held at the Fairground in 2019?

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What events were held at the Fairground in 2019? Want to host your event there in 2020? Major events held at the Fairground in 2019 were: Beaumont Derby (May 19) preceded by cross-country and stadium-jumping clinics (May 18); Francophone Seniors Walk BBQ Supper (May 25); Beaumont Horse Trials (June 1-2); AHTA 101 Clinic (June 9); Strathcona Pony Club Clinic (June …