Hundreds of shows, events, attractions, rides and concerts round out the 2017 Red River Ex: June 16-25. As always, all concerts and attractions are FREE with gate admission. Here is a sample of the NEW things happening this year. More favourite attractions are listed at redriverex.com.
(NEW) Moto Maniacs: See these motorcycle daredevils up-close!
(NEW) Butterflies: A chance to feed and learn a bit more about these pretty creatures.
(NEW) Inflatables: Kids can drive their own kid-size car through our new inflatable city. Bigger folks can challenge a friend in our inflatable obstacle course.
(NEW) Firefit Challenge: June 17-18 ONLY, cheer on firefighters from our community in a great competition.
(NEW) Rides: A top-secret new ride will be featured on the world’s largest traveling midway.
(NEW) For Families: Our new Big Red Barn provides lots of family-fun activities. In Prairie Town Adventures, Team T&J will sing and dance on the stage and the new Animal Encounters area will give kids a chance to meet their new BFF – their Best Furry Friend.
(NEW) Fireworks: Celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday with two, Saturday night fireworks shows: June 17 & 24.
Community: Come see your talented friends and neighbours showcase their skills in our photo, art and quilt competitions, in our hobby area or on our Community Stage.
(NEW) Main Stage Concert Lineup:
Friday, June 16- The Glorious Sons
Saturday, June 17 at 8 p.m.- New band announced soon!
Sunday, June 18 at 8 p.m- April Wine
Monday, June 19 at 8 p.m.- Don’t Look Back, Boston Tribute Band
Tuesday, June 20 at 8 p.m.- The Treble and Panicland
Wednesday, June 21 at 8 p.m.- Hotel California, Eagles Tribute Band
Thursday, June 22 at 8 p.m.- River Town Saints with special guest David James
Friday, June 23 at 8 p.m.- Chad Brownlee
Saturday, June 24 at 8 p.m.- A.R. Cash, Johnny Cash Tribute
Sunday, June 25 at 2 & 4 p.m.- A Family Jamboree
VALUE!! Advance gate tickets are still just $10. That ticket gets you in to see all of the concerts, animals, attractions and activities. This saves $5 over regular gate admission. Pay-one-Price wristbands (purchased in advance) are just $38.85 and provide you with all the midway rides you can ride PLUS gate admission. Buy it in advance and save lots of money. Kids six and under are always FREE.