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Tour of Alberta

On September 3

Lethbridge will be home to

  
 
Click on map for printable version
 
For route profile click here

 
 
ROAD CLOSURES WILL TAKE EFFECT 2 PM-7 PM
 
Wondering where you will be able to cross the route? Click on any of the maps below to view points where you can cross (when the rider aren't around):
Please plan ahead and expect delays if you will be driving near the race that afternoon/evening.
 
Parents, please expect possible delays with school buses after school on September 3rd.
 
A parking ban will be in place for the entire route from Tuesday, September 2nd at 7 p.m. until the end of the race on Wednesday, September 3rd, approximately 7 p.m.
 
 
Still have questions? Contact 403-320-3020 for help.


Working, have an appointment, shopping, or attending the festival downtown on race day...
...take a free shuttle from Exhibition Park!

Leaving Exhibition Park for downtown - 7 a.m. and every half hour thereafter, with the last bus leaving Exhibition Park at 8 p.m.

Leaving downtown* for Exhibition Park - 7:30 a.m. and every half hour thereafter, with the last bus leaving downtown at 8:15 p.m.

*The Lethbridge Transit hub will relocate to in front of City Hall from 12:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

  

Community Festival

 
Galt Gardens - 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Tour of Alberta Festival at Galt Gardens Schedule
• Riders arrive at ~ 1:00pm
• Autograph Alley
• Race starts at ~ 3:00pm
         6 Laps (approx. 30-35 minutes per lap)
 • Jersey presentation between 6:00pm and 7:00pm

Galt Gardens Main Stage Entertainment
11:30am - Kavanagh & Hepher
12:15am - Tangible Radiance
1:00pm - Steve Foord
1:45pm - Young Medicine
2:30pm - Lethbridge Community Taiko Association (LCTA)
3:15pm - Urban Beat Dance Studio
3:45pm - Johnny G and the Spots
4:30pm - Coal Creek Boys
5:15pm - New Weather Machine
6:00pm - Hippodrome

Candie Co Jump Show – Bike Demo
2:15pm
3:15pm
4:15pm

Downtown Festival Activities (11am-7pm)
• SAAG Galleries open
• CASA Galleries open
• Family Activities
  • Art-in-a-Bucket @ SAAG
  • Air Jump Bouncy Castle
  • Crafts
  • Face Painting
  • Spray Park
  • T-Shirt Printing (while supplies last)
• Community Painting
• Tour of the Arts (self-guided art walk of Downtown)
• Buskers
  • One Minute Sketch Artist
  • Tenor
  • Banjo
  • Digeridoo P
  • Puppet Dancing
  • Hawaiian Guitar, the Dobro
  • Accordion player
  • Trumpet player with Keyboard
• Food & retail pavilion
• Big screen Sportsnet coverage of the race (3-7 pm)
• Telegraph Taphouse Beer Garden (12pm-7pm)
 

Food vendors
  • Fresh Squeezed Lemonade
  • Legendary Wing King
  • Antojitos Latin Cravings
  • Screamin Brothers
  • Sparkies Diner Food Truck
  • Fiery Greek BBQ Grill
  • Polar Bear Ice Cream Truck
  • Flyin Hawaiian Food Truck
  • ENMAX Centre Lounge and Catering
  • Fries and Dolls Food Truck
  • SweetGrass Bison
  • Telegraph Taphouse
 Retail Vendors and Organizations
  • BikeBridge Valet Bike Parking
  • Lethbridge BMX Association
  • ATCO Energy Mobile
  • Bert and Mac's Source for Sports
  • Alpenland
  • Runner's Soul
  • Lethbridge Curling Club
  • Downtown Lethbridge BRZ
  • MS Enterprise - Jewelry and Novelties
  • Chinook Country Tourist Association
  • All About Bling - jewlery, accessories, clothes
  • Canadian Blood Services
  • Two Wheel View
  • Whoosh Air Brush Tattoo and Facepainting
  • Fraser Massage Therapy
  • Helen Schuler Nature Centre
  • The 2morrow Project
  • Air Jump
  • Candie Co Bike Jump Show
  • Family Fun Zone
An ATM and Valet Bike Parking will be on site

Food, entertainment and race viewing will also be at the turn-around at the ENMAX Centre from
2 pm - 7 pm and includes baby back ribs, pulled pork sandwiches, a beer garden, and Johnny Korthius doing bike stunts to the music of Gray Matter. 
 
Live telecast from Sportsnet will also be available at the ENMAX Centre.
  

YOU can be part of this event that was viewed by
41 million people in 162 countries in 2013 and has rights to screening to
156 million households in 71 territories and countries, in 20 languages in 2014 !


To volunteer on September 3, sign up at www.tourofalberta.ca
or email tourofabvolunteerla@gmail.com

 

START THE STAGE PHOTO CONTEST WINNER ANNOUNCED


On September 3rd, Patty Dykslag will be the person starting the Lethbridge stage of the Tour of Alberta in a very unique, Lethbridge way.  The starting apparatus is a secret until 3:00 on September 3rd so make sure to be at the start line to watch Patty start 120 of the world's best cyclists - you won't want to miss it!



Patty and her bike - the winning photo

 

 

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