5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
At the Fair
*Children 5 and under are free
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Accessibility Features: For those with accessibility requirements, there are people-movers available for transportation on the grounds and personal assistance from one of our volunteers is available upon request.
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 18 & Friday, August 19. 2022 at 7:00pm
Hanover Ag’s Bull Riders Canada Invitational Presented by Steinbach Feeds
Manitoba’s largest bullriding event of the year!
Trouw Nutrition 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. Two Consecutive 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.
Lions Den Beer Gardens
Thursday: 6:00pm – 12:00am, Party in the Dirt: 9:00pm
Friday: 6:00pm – 12:00am, Party in the Dirt: 9:00pm
Saturday: 1:00pm – 12:00am
Sunday: 1:00pm-4:00 pm
Food Truck Night- Thursday, August 18 from 5:00pm- 9:00pm
Sweet, savoury, mouth-watering, delicious and tasty, best describe Food Truck Night! Get your supper before heading to the south end of the Exhibition Park for an action-packed evening of bull riding.
Party In the Dirt – Thursday: 9:00pm
Byron Falk & The Half-Time Cowboys energize the Party In The Dirt! Dance along while sipping drinks on our patio.
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.
Sausage Fest- Friday, August 19 at 5:00pm
Local Butchers compete with their winning wieners. Sample their best brats and watch as one frank rises among the rest to be named the champion!
Outdoor Movie- Friday, August 19
Kids movie: Encanto by Disney- 8:30pm
Teen movie: The Lost City by Paramount Pictures- 10:30pm
Party in the Dirt- Friday, August 19 at 9:00pm
Alberta-based, award winning country recording entertainer Trevor Panczak kicks up dust while we Party In The Dirt! Dance along while sipping drinks with your favourite people.
Parade- Saturday, August 20, 2022 at 10:00am
Presented by Valley Fiber
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 20 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- Cancelled
We are very saddened to announce the cancellation of the Kevin Toews Memorial Arm Wrestling Competition this year. Our thoughts are with the family, and we look forward to proceeding with the event at next years fair.
The Road Hammers with Trevor Panczak and Quinton Blair- Saturday, August 20 at 7:00pm
Presented by Country 107.7 FM
See an undeniable staple in Canadian country music, with over 25 million streams, five CCMA awards and a Juno award win; The Road Hammers take on the Fairway Ford Mainstage. Joined by 17 time CMAB-nominated country music entertainer, Trevor Panczak and 4-timeManitoba Country Music Association award winner, Quinton Blair, we are in for a great night!
Fireworks- Saturday, August 20 at 10:00pm
Brought to you by CanFire
Keep your eyes on the sky for this amazing display of pyrotechnic wonders!
Hylife Family Fun Zone- Saturday, August 20 & Sunday, August 21 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 21 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 21, 2022 at 10:30am
Faspa- Sunday, August 21 at 11:30am
Come get your $5 faspa under the big white tent.
Manitoba’s Strongest Man Competition- Sunday, August 21nd, 2022 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.