Alberta's Provincial Historic Sites, Interpretive Centres and Museums
Reynolds-Alberta Museum

Reynolds-Alberta Museum
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!
  • 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
  • Ropemaking
  • 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: July 4, 2016
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