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Celebrate 145 years with the Portage Ex this weekend! This year's fair features a heritage theme. The first fair was held October 16, 1867. The population was a mere 300 with stage coach service to Winnipeg. This year, the midway opens at noon on Friday and features 3 new rides! There is a petting zoo, cattle and horse shows and 3 stages of entertainment to keep you and your family busy all weekend. 

 

 

Friday, July 7th 

  • MNP Exhibition Building open Noon to 10 PM featuring a Heritage Display

  • Children's Activities from 12 Noon—4 PM in the tent area

  • Portage Beef Club achievement at 2 PM in the Cattle Ring

  • Lucien Spence at the tent stage at 2 PM

  • Wool Spinning demo at 4 PM near Oakville Food Booth

  • 4-H Interclub Rally Activities– Gold watch presentations, Biffy Races, Tug of War west of the Office Bldg. at 5 PM

  • Kelly Langner at the tent stage at 6 PM ( Elton John Tribute)

  • 3D Barrel Racing Jackpot at 7 PM in the Horse Ring

  • Old Time Dance– Northern Reflections at 7 PM in the MNP building

  • Main Street Exiles at the main stage at 8 PM ( Rolling Stones Tribute)

  • Whole Lotta Angus at the main stage at 10:15 PM ( AC/DC Tribute)

 

Saturday, July 8th

  • MNP Exhibition Building open Noon to 10 PM featuring a Heritage Display 

  • Spectrum Sound and Light featuring magic acts and Lollopop the Clown in the tent area

  • Light Horse Show in the Horse Ring at 9 AM

  • Prairie Wildfire Line Dancers at the main stage at 11 AM

  • Waci-oyate Powwow at the tent stage at 12 PM

  • Wool Spinning Demo at 12:30 & 4:30 PM near the Oakville Food Booth

  • Edgar Desjarlais in the MNP building at 1 PM

  • Chris Meseyton at the tent stage at 3 PM

  • Children's Activities from 12 Noon—4 PM in the tent area

  • Gymkhana Events at 4 PM in the Horse Ring

  • 4-H Inter-Club Beef Classes start at 9 AM with the Grand & Reserve Grand Champion Steer Competition at 3:30 PM 4-H Market Steer Sale to follow at 5 PM

  • Kelly Langner in the MNP building at 5 PM

  • Golden Road at the main stage at 8 PM ( Keith Urban Tribute)

  • The Travellin’ Band at the main stage at 10:15 PM

 

Sunday, July 9th

  • MNP Exhibition Building open Noon to 8 PM. Featuring a Heritage Display

  • Spectrum Sound and Light featuring magic acts and Lollopop the Clown in the tent area

  • 4-H Interclub Heifer Show & Cow-Calf Continuation Competition, in the Cattle Ring, starting at 9 AM

  • Jump into the Sun Event in the Horse Ring starting at 9 AM

  • Love To Dance Prairie Cloggers at the main stage at 12 PM

  • Children's Activities from Noon—4 PM

  • Wool Spinning Demo at 12:30 & 4 PM near the Oakville Food Booth

  • Christina The Crazy Hooper at the tent stage at 1 PM & 4:30 PM

  • Old Time Dance– Gary Lepine & Company in the MNP building at 1 PM

  • Ukrainian Dancers at the main stage at 1:30 PM

  • Jake Chenier at the tent stage at 2 PM

  • Open Breed Cattle Show at 2 PM in the Cattle Ring

  • Hobby Horse Class at 3 PM followed by the Afternoon Horse Show

  • Jackpot Heifer Show at 4:30 PM

  • Jackpot Steer Show at 5 PM in the Cattle Ring

  • The Sharpe Family with their Brothers Johnny Dietrich & Jim Unrau at the main stage at 4 PM

  • Chris Meseyton /Edgar Desjarlais/Lucien Spence at the tent stage at 6 PM 

 

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