Mark your calendars for Fête au Village

by Morinville News Staff

Fête au Village will be in the red and white this year when the annual festival kicks off in Legal July 21. The three-day event, now in its 54th year of operation will carry a Canada 150 theme as well as a big calendar of activities for visitors to take part in.

The festival kicks off July 21 with a tour of the community’s murals starting in Citadel Park at 5:30 p.m.

One of the highlights of the festival is the mini parade put on by the community’s children, starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Church.

An Iron Chef contest will take place at 7 p.m. Those interested in taking part can do so by emailing

The evening also features a Family Ball Tournament at 7 p.m. Those interested in registering can do so at

A Candy Booth and Beer Garden will run from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Saturday will start with a Pancake Breakfast from 7-9:30 a.m., the Ball Tournament starting at 8 a.m., and the popular Legal Parade at
10:30 a.m.

Throughout Saturday, there are a wide variety of activities, including helicopter and hot air balloon rides, children’s game,s food trucks, animal attractions and pony rides, and a beer garden.

At 4:30 p.m. children will take part in the soap box derby, followed by a street hockey tournament at 5 p.m. Pre-registration is required for both events.

Other entertainment includes a bluegrass band, open mic, and Oilcity Sound Machine.

Sunday features the community’s legendary Demolition Derby at 11 a.m. Admission is $10 per person – children under 6 admitted free.

For more information, see the poster below or visit

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