5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
At the Fair
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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, too dark, or anything else outside of our control. Schedule subject to change without notice.
Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries –
The Exclusive Volunteer Sponsor for the Hanover Ag Fair
Thursday, August 17 & Friday, August 18. 2023 at 7:00pm
Hanover Ag’s Bull Riders Canada Invitational
Manitoba’s largest bullriding event of the year!
Hanover Ag Livestock 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. 2019 & 2021 Event of the Year Award winning Bull Riders Canada Invitational presented by Steinbach Feeds brings the best riders from across Canada. These bull riders 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.
Movie Night- Thursday, August 17 from 8:00pm & 10:00pm
Grab some snacks and some lawn chairs and come on down! A kids movie will play at 8:00 pm followed by a teen one at 10:00 pm.
Party In the Dirt – Thursday, August 17 at 10:00pm and Friday, August 18 at 10:00pm
Free Pancake Breakfast- Friday, August 19 from 7:00am- 9:00am
Sponsored by the RM of Hanover
Bring a toonie or a tin for the bin in support of the Grunthal & Area Caring Hands Food Bank.
Battle of the Bands- Friday, August 19 at 6:00pm
Local bands compete against eachother to see which set rises among the rest to be named the champion!
Parade- Saturday, August 19 at 10:00am
Register here: Online
MAIN STREET CLOSED – SATURDAY at 9:45am
Bring a Tin for the Bin! Support Grunthal Caring Hands Food Bank
Volunteers will be collecting items during the Parade. Parade entries gather at the Green Valley School grounds. Parade marshal will provide further direction. Questions/ Concerns? Contact Sheryle at firstname.lastname@example.org or 204-371-0946.
Mud Bog- Saturday, August 19 at 1:00pm
Roaring engines, flying mud! Watch these drivers test their best through the depths – see how far they get in our mucky pit. Have a tough truck or capable car? Register online at www.mbmudracers.com.
Kevin Toews Memorial Arm Wrestling Competition- Saturday, August 19 at 5:00pm – 7:00 pm
Come be a part of the action and test your strength against other fair-goers!
Drew Gregory with Jason Kirkness and Emma Peterson- Saturday, August 19 at 7:00pm
Just a farm kid from Alberta… who also happens to be a 3 time Country Music Alberta Male Artist of The Year award winner. Drew Gregory, a Canadian country music sensation who has played on some of the biggest stages across Canada, will be taking to the Fairway Ford Mainstage to headline the 77th annual Hanover Ag Fair.
Drew will be joined by the Kleefeld kid who made it big, undoubtedly one of the most well known names in Canadian Country music – Jason Kirkness, as well as 2022 Manitoba Country Music Association Awards Album of the Year winner Emma Peterson.
Fireworks- Saturday, August 19 at 10:00pm
Brought to you by CanFire
Keep your eyes on the sky for this amazing display of pyrotechnic wonders!
Family Fun Zone- Saturday, August 19 & Sunday, August 20 from 12:00pm- 5:00pm
Inflatables, bouncers, face painting and more! Entering the Hylife Family Fun Zone is a child’s delight. Including: Petting Zoo and Pony Rides, Ag on the Moove
Petting Zoo and Pony Rides
Come on in! You are welcome to go right into the pens to pet the ordinary and extraordinary animals.
Ag on the Moove
Visit this interactive educational exhibit that bring the Farm to the Fair! Kids learn where our food comes from and what it’s like to be a farmer.
Heritage Tours- Saturday, August 20 & Sunday, August 21 from 2:30pm- 4:30pm
Explore the village of Grunthal and learn about the local history aboard a horse-drawn wagon.
CWHA Horse Show- Sunday, August 20 from 9:00am- 4:00pm
Canadian Western Horse Association is an open club – open to all horses, to all ages of people and to all riding abilities. The club promotes good horsemanship skills, proper show etiquette, and good sportsmanship. Whether you are an experienced barrel racer, an adult walk/jogger or a youth starting in leadline, classes are just $4 each and prize money with ribbons are paid out. See www.cwha.ca for more information.
Community Worship at Fairway Ford Mainstage- Sunday, August 20, 2022 at 10:00am
Faspa- Sunday, August 20 at 11:30am
Come get your faspa under the big white tent.
Manitoba’s Strongest Man Competition- Sunday, August 20 at 12:30pm
Sponsored by Training Grounds Gym
This 4-event competition is going to amaze you! Watch as competitors take on the log press, truck harness pull, a medley and car dead lift. The events are run in a head to head format with prizes for the winners. Entry fee is $40 per person. Registration forms can be found on our website, HanoverAg.com.