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Celebrate Canada 150 at Whoop-Up Days

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​​​The City of Lethbridge, in partnership with Exhibition Park, is pleased to host the Canada 150 Pavilion at this year's Whoop-Up Days, August 22-26. This unique attraction will be open from 4-9 p.m. daily in the West Pavilion at Exhibition Park.

Visitors can experience SESQUI, a revolutionary 360 degree cinematic journey marking the 150th anniversary of Confederation. This free virtual reality booth (Meridian VR) is traveling across the country and lets participants visualize and interact with different Canadian stories.

A variety of local groups are also part of the Canada 150 Pavilion. Learn more about these organizations and fill out a "Canadian Passport" to win great prizes. Participants include:

  • Allied Arts Council
  • Canadian Red Cross
  • Galt Museum & Archives
  • Helen Schuler Nature Centre
  • HIBIKIYA (Japanese Drumming)
  • Holy Spirit Catholic School Division
  • Southern Accord Chorus
  • Lethbridge & District Horticultural Society
  • Lethbridge Public Library
  • Lethbridge Victim Services
  • Performing Arts Centre
  • Rotary
  • Southern Alberta Individualized Planning Association
  • Southern Alberta Firearms Education (SAFE) Society
  • University of Lethbridge
  • Playgoers of Lethbridge
  • Galt #8 Mine Historic Site Society
  • Lethbridge School District No. 51
  • Volunteer Lethbridge

The Canada 150 Pavilion daily entertainment line-up includes:

Tuesday, August 22
5:30-6 p.m. Lethbridge Playgoers
6-6:30 p.m. Shaela Miller
6:45-7 p.m. Playgoers Game Show activity

Wednesday, August 23
5:30-6 p.m. Lethbridge Playgoers
6-6:30 p.m. HIBIKIYA
6:30-7 p.m. Southern Accord Chorus
7:15-7:30 p.m. Playgoers Game Show activity

Thursday, August 24
5:30-6 p.m. Lethbridge Playgoers
6-6:30 p.m. Diversified
6:45-7 p.m. Playgoers Game Show activity

Friday, August 25
5:30-6 p.m. Lethbridge Playgoers
6-6:30 p.m. Alyssa McQuaid
6:45-7 p.m. Playgoers Game Show activity

The Canada 150 Pavilion is made possible by the Community Fund for Canada's 150th, a collaboration between Community Foundation of Lethbridge and Southern Alberta and the Government of Canada.

Media Contact:
Lori Harasem
Phone: 403-360-1720
Email: lori.harasem@lethbridge.ca