2019 | Spring Rodeo: May 25 | Hanover Ag Fair: August 15-18 | Heartland Finals: September 14 & 15

Bring your friends and have some fun at this year’s Hanover Ag Fair, August 15-18, 2019
at the Hanover Ag grounds in Grunthal, MB. 

The board of directors, sponsors, organizing committees and all of the volunteers, wish to extend this official invitation to you and your family to come and make some memories.

Hanover Ag Fair Collage

You and your family will have a great time checking out all of the activities we have to offer - crashing cars, bucking bulls, cuddly critters, rodeo ropers, a musical mainstage, family fun and so much more!


2019 Hanover Ag Fair

Check back for a detailed schedule of this year’s events and activities


Hanover Ag Fair, August 15-18, 2019


Thursday & Friday
General Seating $15
Dirt Level Seating $20
VIP $50

Price is for Adult & Youth
8 & under are free but still require a ticket for admission

 Saturday Sunday
Adult $15 $15
Youth $10 $10

LI3_0701_AdmissionAdult: ages 17 & over — Youth: ages 9-16 — Age 8 & under FREE.
The Hanover Ag Fair is an outdoor event, and that’s what makes it special. Come prepared for the weather. No refunds will be given in the event that it is too rainy, too windy, too hot, too cold, too sunny, or too dark, or anything else outside of our control. Schedule subject to change without notice.Proof of a valid negative Coggins test is  recommended but not mandatory for 2019 for equine entering the Hanover Ag Exhibition Park or affiliated with the Hanover Ag Fair. Click here to learn how you can ‘Earn Your Way To The Fair’!


Food Truck Night – NEW!!

Hungry for some good ole’ Fair food?! Get it at Thursday evening’s Food Truck Night!

Calling all food trucks! Register here.


Saturday, August 17th, 2019 10:30pm


DSC_0032ParadeSaturday, August 17, 2019 at 10am
Register here: Send completed forms to parade@hanoverag.com
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Bring a Tin for the Bin! Support Grunthal Caring Hands Food Bank
Volunteers will be collecting items during the ParadeParade entries gather at the Green Valley School grounds. Parade marshal will provide further direction.Questions/ Concerns? Contact Sheryle at parade@hanoverag.com or 204-371-0946.Parade Route-resized for website


Outdoor Movie – Friday, August 17th at 10:0pm
Performance license 153525

Hanover Ag’s Bull Riders Canada Invitational
Presented by Steinbach Hatchery and Feed

Black Bull Canada’s largest bullriding event of the year!
Thursday, August 15th & Friday, August 16th, 7:00 pm
Steve’s Livestock Transport Rodeo Arena

Witness the heart thumping, up close action as the toughest riders take on even tougher bulls for the most exhilarating eight seconds in sport. The best riders from across Canada are coming to put on a great show, trying to go home with the biggest pot of prize money BRC offers.
The fans tell us they love the excitement! Riders tell us they love the feeling of the screaming crowds! You’ve got to check this out!
Sanctioned by Bull Riders Canada (BRC) in association with Crossfire Bullriding Promotions.

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CWHA Horse Show

LI3_0443_Light HorseSaturday, August 17, 2019 at 8:00AM
At Steve’s Livestock Transport Rodeo Arena on the Hanover Ag Grounds

Hosted by the Canadian Western Horse Association
Riders of all ages and experience levels come to compete in a variety of classes and disciplines. Judges score animal and rider for their appearance, control, movement and many other subtleties. It turns out there is more to riding a horse than just jumping on its back! It’s a really great event for horse enthusiasts.For more information check the CWHA website 


Go Play Corral

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Friday 12:00 pm-5:00 pm
Saturday 1:00pm-6:00pm
Sunday 12:00pm-4:00pm
Games, bouncers, face painting, and more – it’s a kids’ delight!  


Dunk Tank1045 Family Fun Zone

Find the Dunk Tank & Test your Aim
Soak your friends, PARENTS or your
favourite community members!



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AG on the Moove in the Agucation Centre
An interactive educational exhibit that brings the Farm to the Fair!Friday & Saturday 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
In the Red Barn1 




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Saturday, August 17, 2019 @ 6:00pm, Registration onsite prior to the event
Steve’s Livestock Transport Rodeo Arena

Calling all ATV enthusiasts! Looking for an afternoon of excitement?! Bring out your quads, mini-bikes, three wheelers, and side-by-sides for some fun competition! Numerous gymkhana type events will test your skill and speed
Cost is $5 per person and there will be prizes!


DSC_4251Demo DerbyDemolition Derby
Sunday, August 18, 2019 @ 3:00pm
Southwood Speedway on the Hanover Ag grounds

Get your vehicles ready!
General Derby Rules
Small Car Rules
Big Car Rules
Save $25, register before August 14th!
Pre-registration $50, after Aug. 14 $75
Registration opening soon!                                i                    


Petting Zoo & Pony Rides

Friday 12:00pm-5:00pm, Saturday 12:00pm-6:00pm, Sunday 12:00pm-4:00pm

Horse Drawn Wagon Rides & Heritage Tours

Friday (Wagon rides only) 2:30pm-4:30pm
Saturday & Sunday 2:30pm-4:30pm

Amateur Strongman Competition

Saturday, 12:30pm
This will be a 4 event competition – Log press, truck harness pull, car dead lift, medley of farmer walks, sand bag and a keg.
We will be working with a local competitor and trainer.
Event will be capped at 20 competitors – 15 guys, 5 gals.
The events will be run in a head to head format. Entry fee is $40 per person. There will be prizes.
Register HERE

Paint the Day Away with Colleen Watchorn

Saturday, 2:30pm & 4:00pm in the RM of Hanover Food Tent
There will be two one hour sessions. Only $20 per person!Discover the artist in you! In this mini session you will receive step by step instruction to create a one of a kind painting!  The bonus is you get to take it home.
Registration opening soon!

Arm Wrestling Competition

Registration on Sunday 12:30pm in front of the Fairway Ford Mainstage
Event takes place on Sunday 2:00pm

Manitoba Cutting Horse Association Horse Show

Sunday, August 18th, 8:00am – 12:00pm
To register, visit the Manitoba Cutting Horse Association website



DSC_2204-1 fairThe Hanover Ag Fair is the largest community event held each summer. The Hanover Ag Society realizes its need for volunteers and values your service and support. It takes over 100 volunteers to put on an event such as the Fair. There are lots of opportunities to help with set-up and prep before the fair, clean up after the fair and many, many positions during the fair such as selling wristbands at the front and back gates, guest info, canteens, ground maintenance and helping with specific events.

Earn Your Way to the Fair!  Earn credit towards your admission by volunteeringIf you want to meet lots of people and help out and play a part in making this fantastic event come together, contact us at volunteer@hanoverag.com and let us know what job you would love to help with.

Click here to register as a volunteer.

Exclusive Volunteer Sponsor
MB LiquorLotteries logo website


8,000 – 10,000 people attend the Hanover Ag Fair each year.
Reserve your vendor space now to secure your spot!

DSC_3889VendorOnline application form
Mailing Address:
Hanover Ag Society
Box 441
Grunthal, MB
R0A 0R0Questions? Email: vendor@hanoverag.com

Hanover Ag Fair Hours
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Thursday  3 pm-6 pm
Friday       9 am -Noon
Saturday   8 am-Noon

*Vendors need to have their booths ready and service vehicles cleared when the gates open each day. Vehicle access to your booth will be restricted until the end of each day. All vendors should have their own liability insurance. The Hanover Ag Fair is covered and protected by its insurance in the event of an incident on the grounds. You will not be protected by our insurance. You should have your own.