Drayton Valley & District Agricultural Society is committed to preserving the rural lifestyle by supporting agricultural events, 4-H, Evergreen Farmers' Market, Youth leadership and community educational initiatives with an agriculture focus. Our main financial sponsors are Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development and Brazeau County.
What's Happening around town this year for our Ag Society?
- Weekly Wednesday Farmers Markets 10:30-1:30 @ the Omniplex until Sept 21-Moved to Wellhouse for Fall until December 21, 2016.
- 4-H Achievement Show & Sale May 30, 2016 at the Omniplex
- Big West Cruisers Horse Show June 11, 2016 at the Omniplex
- Horsemanship Clinic with Jesse Thomson at Bent River Ranch June 25 & 26, 2016(Moved location and date due to Rain out)
- July 1, 2016 Ag Float in the Lions Parade & Special Farmers' Market at the Omniplex. FREE Family activities 11am-3pm, Enter the Servus Credit Union Sponsored watermelon Eating Contest and pick up a tree from the Kids Club Table (200 to give away) Thanks to our Kids Club Sponsor (Weyerhaeuser)
- September 11th, 2016 Two Rivers Ranch Rodeo at the Bent River Ranch. Cancelled-Rain Moved to October 15th in Rimbey.
- September 23 & 24, 2016-Christmas in September Market 5-9 Friday Night, & 10-4 Saturday at the Wellhouse Building on Industrial Rd.
- Alberta Culture Days Fair & Bench Show October 1, 2016 at the D.V. Legion 8 am-5 pm
- Antique Tractor Pull October 1 & 2, 2016 at the Lions Grounds (Rained Out)
- November 5th, 2016 Guitars & Denim Steak supper & Awards Night at the Drayton Valley Legion
The Farm Family of the year for 2016 is Bart Guyon & Family
The Pioneer Families for 2016 are: Awold Richert Family, John & Mary Berezowski Family, Edward Wood Family
Scholarship recipients 2016 are Morgan Guyon, Delaney Hines, Brody Hines, Amariah Kathol & Lisa Reich.
Kelli-Lynn Robertson Memorial Scholarship recipients for 2016 are Lisa Reich & Brody Hines.