The Estevan Exhibition Association is looking back on 2017 as one wild ride for them.

A couple of very successful events in 2017 have led the Exhibition Association to make some big plans for next year.

“We had a very successful fair, rodeo, and most of the events that went off on the exhibition grounds were profitable, and there’s some big changes going there with renovations and a few other discussions at board level that are coming for the first part of next year,” stated Exhibition Association President Byron Stepp.

With the fair this year, they managed to entertain the over 8700 people that made their way through the exhibition grounds in only three days, with one of the biggest draws being the Calamity Cowgirls. As for next year, the fair may have a different look.

“I just recently signed a contract with the fair provider, there is some changes to the fair, but we’re optimistic that we’ll be able to bring and exciting show again next year.”

All of the events received a ton of local support, including over 30 entries in the cities parade before the rodeo and another 69 entries in this year’s Dirty Dozen Mud Run, both of which are up from the year before.

“We want to thank the local business community and our sponsors as well as the local citizens of Estevan for providing another great year.”

Events won’t start on the exhibition grounds again until the snow melts in the summer when the Estevan Fair will return for antoher great year.

More Local News

Two Companies Fined After 2017 Workplace Injury

A workplace incident on March 19, 2017, resulted in fines for two separate out-of-province companies. The two companies pled guilty to Occupational Health and Safety violations in Weyburn Provincial…

Saskatchewan Resident Bags Provincial, World Record Mule Deer

The Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation announced Monday that a new provincial and world record was set for a non-typical mule deer last hunting season in Saskatchewan. Dennis Bennett was bow hunting in…

Feeling Blue? SAD Impacts People in Different Ways

The third Monday in January, better known as Blue Monday, is said to be one of the saddest and most depressing days of the year. There are many factors that make January depressing, including paying…

Police Variety Show Returns

The Estevan Police Association is holding their Police Variety Show on January 31 at the Estevan Comprehensive School at 6:30 pm. The show will feature performances by Marty Putz, Richy Roy, and…

Equipment At Arena Suspected Source of Carbon Monoxide

More information is coming out about the carbon monoxide poisoning incident in Montmartre Saturday. SaskEnergy suspects the source of the carbon monoxide, which sent upwards of fifteen players aged…

Snow Covered Licence Plate Could Result in Fine

With the recent dusting of snow we've received in the Friendly City, it's usual for drivers to clean off their windshield and lights before hitting the road. However, make sure not to forget to wipe…

Princesses And Superheroes Came Together To Fight for A Cure

There were many superheroes and princesses at the Super Magical Princess and Superhero Ball Saturday afternoon and everyone had a great time. "It's very good, everyone showed up and their having a…

EPS Kept Impaired Driver Off The Road

Early into Saturday evening, the Estevan Police Service were called to a two-vehicle collision on King Street and Souris Avenue. A westbound vehicle attempted to make a left turn from King Street and…

Accident On Friday Night

An accident on Friday evening kept Emergency crews busy. "At approximately 11 pm on January 18th, Estevan Police and Estevan Fire were called to the scene of a single vehicle collision," explains…

New Look for Canadian Dollar in 2019: Will Honour Gay Rights

Joe Wickenhauser is the Executive Director of Moose Jaw PRIDE and the Saskatchewan PRIDE Network. 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the decriminalization of homosexuality in Canada. To commemorate…

DiscoverEstevan.com is Estevan's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

Search the Biz Guide

Login