Events Calendar

Upcoming Events

Monday, May 22, 2017
BYC Grades 4 - 6
Time: 3:45 pm - 5:45 pm
Location: 2nd floor Multiplex Arena - 5302 Broadway Ave

If you are in grade 4, 5 or 6, join Blackfalds Youth Crew for free and fun activities every Monday afternoon!

Follow our BYC Facebook page for a detailed calendar of activities.

Please note there are no programs on October 10, December 26, January 2, February 20, March 27, April 17, and May 22.

For more info contact the FCSS Youth Programmer at youth@blackfalds.com or 403.885.6253.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
BYC Grades 7-12
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: 2nd floor Multiplex Arena - 5302 Broadway Ave

If you are in grade 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, or 12, join Blackfalds Youth Crew for free and fun activities every Tuesday evening!

Follow our BYC Facebook page for a detailed calendar of activities.

Please note there are no programs on December 26, January 3, February 21, and March 28.

For more info contact the FCSS Youth Programmer at youth@blackfalds.com or 403.885.6253.

Regular Council Meeting
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Council Chambers, Civic Centre - 5018 Waghorn St

The public is welcome to attend. See the upcoming meeting agenda

Saturday, May 27, 2017
Community Garage Sale
Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Time to start your spring cleaning – our 17th annual Community Garage Sale will be on Saturday, May 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This is followed by the Curbside Give Away (no registration required) on Sunday, May 28 – just clearly mark your items as FREE and put them on the edge of your property.

Items not taken will have to be removed by the end of the day. A complete list of addresses will be available the week before the sale at the Town Office, Abbey Centre and at blackfalds.com.

You can register your address by contacting the Town Office at 403.885.4677 or by emailing events@blackfalds.com.

Sunday, May 28, 2017
Curbside Give Away
Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Place items on the edge of your property clearly marked as FREE.
Please remove any items left at the end of the day.

Monday, May 29, 2017
Youth Bike Rodeo
Time: 9:45 am - 12:45 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena - 5302 Broadway Ave

For kids ages 5 - 10, the Bike Rodeo is a unique, hands-on, educational event in which participants learn about cycling techniques, obeying traffic signals, and the laws of road use. It is a great way for kids to learn how to ride safely and improve cycling skills. It also helps caregivers to feel confident with their child’s bicycle use.

Age categories and times are:

Ages 5-6    9:45 am
Ages 7-8   10:45am
Ages 9-10    11:45am


FREE Activities include:

  • Bicycle Safety Training
  • Helmet & Bicycle Inspection by Blackfalds Fire Dept.
  • Safety Practice
  • BBQ
  • Prizes and more!

To volunteer or for more info contact cpo@blackfalds.com

Register at the Abbey Centre or online by May 26, 2017.
Download registration form.

View promotional poster

BYC Grades 4 - 6
Time: 3:45 pm - 5:45 pm
Location: 2nd floor Multiplex Arena - 5302 Broadway Ave

If you are in grade 4, 5 or 6, join Blackfalds Youth Crew for free and fun activities every Monday afternoon!

Follow our BYC Facebook page for a detailed calendar of activities.

Please note there are no programs on October 10, December 26, January 2, February 20, March 27, April 17, and May 22.

For more info contact the FCSS Youth Programmer at youth@blackfalds.com or 403.885.6253.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017
BYC Grades 7-12
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: 2nd floor Multiplex Arena - 5302 Broadway Ave

If you are in grade 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, or 12, join Blackfalds Youth Crew for free and fun activities every Tuesday evening!

Follow our BYC Facebook page for a detailed calendar of activities.

Please note there are no programs on December 26, January 3, February 21, and March 28.

For more info contact the FCSS Youth Programmer at youth@blackfalds.com or 403.885.6253.

Thursday, June 1, 2017
“Create an Experience” Customer Service Workshop for FRONT LINE STAFF
Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Abbey Centre

Participants will learn how to enhance the customer service experienced by local and visiting consumers. Front line staff will learn new ways to excel in customer service situations, working through scenarios to help them better understand the customer’s point of view and further develop the skills to provide excellent customer service.

Thu, June 1, 2017, 10 AM – 3 PM

Abbey Centre, Servus Program Room, 4500 Womacks Rd, Blackfalds, AB

Cost: $25 per participant (includes lunch)

Workshop Description & Online Registration at http://bit.ly/2oYSRAp 

Saturday, June 3, 2017
Blackfalds Tim Hortons Fun Run & Walk
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Town of Blackfalds and the Abbey Centre are proud to host the 8th annual Tim Hortons Fun Run & Walk.
Join us for a great day of family, fitness & fun! Run, walk or both for 3, 5 or 10 km...the choice is yours!
The race starts 10 a.m. at the Abbey Centre.

Registration is now open! Visit the Abbey Centre or register online.

REGISTRATION FEES
Child < 17 $15
Adult (18-54) $25
Family (2 adults, 2 children) $65
Additional children $10 each
Senior (55+) $20
No refunds or transfers due to inclement weather.

See Promotional Poster

See 2017 Brochure & Entry Form

Monday, June 5, 2017
BYC Grades 4 - 6
Time: 3:45 pm - 5:45 pm
Location: 2nd floor Multiplex Arena - 5302 Broadway Ave

If you are in grade 4, 5 or 6, join Blackfalds Youth Crew for free and fun activities every Monday afternoon!

Follow our BYC Facebook page for a detailed calendar of activities.

Please note there are no programs on October 10, December 26, January 2, February 20, March 27, April 17, and May 22.

For more info contact the FCSS Youth Programmer at youth@blackfalds.com or 403.885.6253.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Seniors Wadey Centre Sneak Peak
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Wadey Visitor Information Centre | 4400 South St

In celebration of Seniors Week June 5 - 11, seniors get an exclusive ‘sneak peek’ of the historic Wadey Centre, the Town's new Visitor Information Centre and offices for the Blackfalds Chamber of Commerce and Historical Society.

Call 403.600.9066 to pre-register

BYC Grades 7-12
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: 2nd floor Multiplex Arena - 5302 Broadway Ave

If you are in grade 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, or 12, join Blackfalds Youth Crew for free and fun activities every Tuesday evening!

Follow our BYC Facebook page for a detailed calendar of activities.

Please note there are no programs on December 26, January 3, February 21, and March 28.

For more info contact the FCSS Youth Programmer at youth@blackfalds.com or 403.885.6253.

Friday, June 9, 2017
JRPM Bumper Ball Competition
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Field House 3 | Abbey Centre | 4500 Womacks Rd

June is Recreation and Parks Month (JRPM) is our opportunity to celebrate beautiful Alberta and all the activities we love to do with our families, friends and neighbours!  Come celebrate with us at the Abbey Centre and sign up for the bumper ball competition for ages 8 & under from 10 am to 12 pm, ages 9+ from 1 to 4 pm.
Free for all!

Please note: All participants must have a waiver form signed by parent/guardian.

Monday, June 12, 2017
BYC Grades 4 - 6
Time: 3:45 pm - 5:45 pm
Location: 2nd floor Multiplex Arena - 5302 Broadway Ave

If you are in grade 4, 5 or 6, join Blackfalds Youth Crew for free and fun activities every Monday afternoon!

Follow our BYC Facebook page for a detailed calendar of activities.

Please note there are no programs on October 10, December 26, January 2, February 20, March 27, April 17, and May 22.

For more info contact the FCSS Youth Programmer at youth@blackfalds.com or 403.885.6253.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
BYC Grades 7-12
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: 2nd floor Multiplex Arena - 5302 Broadway Ave

If you are in grade 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, or 12, join Blackfalds Youth Crew for free and fun activities every Tuesday evening!

Follow our BYC Facebook page for a detailed calendar of activities.

Please note there are no programs on December 26, January 3, February 21, and March 28.

For more info contact the FCSS Youth Programmer at youth@blackfalds.com or 403.885.6253.

Regular Council Meeting
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Council Chambers, Civic Centre - 5018 Waghorn St

The public is welcome to attend. See the upcoming meeting agenda

Friday, June 16, 2017
Blackfalds Days
Time: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Various Locations

Come & enjoy the many activities planned for the Town's annual family & community party!

We kick off the weekend with:

  • Minor Ball Tournament at All Star Park
  • Youth Night Out at the Community Hall
  • The Grand Opening of the Optimist Club All Wheels Park
  • The Amazing Race Family Edition.

Full schedule of activities will be available soon. Follow us on Facebook to stay up to date!

Youth Night Out
Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Community Hall | 4810 Womacks Rd

Youth in grades 4 - 12 can join us for a night of epic games, fun challenges and exciting activities - for FREE!
Registration form waivers must be completed before the event and can be downloaded here.

For any inquiries, please contact the Youth Coordinator at 403.885.6253 or stop by the FCSS office at 5016 Waghorn St.

Saturday, June 17, 2017
Blackfalds Days
Time: 7:30 am - 11:30 pm

Saturday's schedule of events includes:

  • Town Councillor's Pancake Breakfast
  • Minor Soccer Exhibition Games
  • 13th Annual Oldies Show & Shine
  • Minor Ball Tournament
  • Celebrate Canada 150 Parade
  • Cheemo Club $1 Strawberries & Ice Cream
  • Community Market
  • Various BBQ's
  • Kidz Zone
  • Canada 150 Family Photo Booth
  • Jam-a-Van
  • Family Dance
  • Blackfalds Pyrocrew Fireworks show

Full schedule of activities will be available soon. Follow us on Facebook to stay up to date!

Blackfalds Days Parade
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Fun for the whole family, the annual Blackfalds Days Parade's theme Celebrate Canada 150 will celebrate, along with all Canadians, to mark the 150th anniversary of this great nation.

INTERESTED IN ENTERING THE PARADE?

Help celebrate this special day by entering your float or exhibit for judging at 9:00 a.m.
Winners will be announced on Facebook and Twitter!

For more details or to enter the parade download the Blackfalds Days Parade entry package (incl. entry form and parade route map). Deadline to enter is 4:30 p.m. on May 26th, 2017.

Itinerary of events coming soon!

Sunday, June 18, 2017
Blackfalds Days
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sunday's line up of events includes:

  • Community Church Service
  • Minor Ball Tournament
  • Jam-A-Van
  • Abbey Centre Toonie Admission
  • Block Party In The Park
  • Taste Of Blackfalds International Food Festival

Full schedule of activities will be available soon. Follow us on Facebook to stay up to date!

Monday, June 19, 2017
Standing Committee Meeting
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Council Chambers, Civic Centre - 5018 Waghorn St

The public is welcome to attend. See the upcoming meeting agenda

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Regular Council Meeting
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Council Chambers, Civic Centre - 5018 Waghorn St

The public is welcome to attend. See the upcoming meeting agenda

Saturday, July 1, 2017
Celebrate Canada Day 150
Time: All Day
Location: Various locations

Town of Blackfalds, Lacombe County, and various community organizations are teaming up to host the party of the year to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday.

Activities include:

  • DIDS Fundraiser Adult Ball Hockey Tournament, beer gardens & free youth activities
  • Free BOLT transit service
  • Scooter competition
  • Wadey Centre Grand Opening
  • Bark Park Grand Opening
  • Optimist Club Fundraiser BBQ
  • Community Market
  • Abbey Centre $1.50 admission
  • Friends of Iron Ridge Elementary School playground fundraiser
  • Free family party with cupcakes & prizes for best costume
  • DJ pool party with games & prizes
  • Free family concert with Cole Malone & The Frank
  • Fireworks show by the Blackfalds Pyrocrew

A complete itinerary of the daily activities will become available soon or see daily updates on Facebook.

Thursday, July 6, 2017
Blackfalds Community Market
Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena Parking Lot - 5302 Broadway Ave

Vendors and the public are welcome at the Blackfalds Community Summer Market that is held on Thursdays in the parking lot at the Multi-Plex. 

For more information contact the Market Organizers at blackfaldscommunitymarket@gmail.com

Saturday, July 8, 2017
Abbey Centre Super Kids Triathlon
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

We are very excited to host the brand new Super Kids triathlon.

Does your child like to run, swim or bike? Sign your kids up for the kids event of the year! Train as a family and reap the many health benefits-both mentally and physically-while motivating your children and building their self-confidence. Sanctioned by the Alberta Triathlon Association, the age groups will be:

Avengers: 5 - 7 years | 25 m swim - 1 km bike - 500 m run

Justice League: 8 - 12 years | 50 m swim - 2 km bike - 1 km run

Register online today or download registration form and drop off at the Abbey Centre.  

Please note that in order to register you will require an active ATA membership number.

Super Kids Promotional Poster

Interested in sponsoring the event? Please contact Carol Simpson at 403.885.0122. See sponsorship opportunities.

Please stay tuned for more details in the upcoming Spring/Summer Community Guide and the Abbey Facebook page.

There won't be a better way to introduce your kids to the multi-sport of triathlon!

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Regular Council Meeting
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Council Chambers, Civic Centre - 5018 Waghorn St

The public is welcome to attend. See the upcoming meeting agenda

Thursday, July 13, 2017
Blackfalds Community Market
Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena Parking Lot - 5302 Broadway Ave

Vendors and the public are welcome at the Blackfalds Community Summer Market that is held on Thursdays in the parking lot at the Multi-Plex. 

For more information contact the Market Organizers at blackfaldscommunitymarket@gmail.com

Monday, July 17, 2017
Standing Committee Meeting
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Council Chambers, Civic Centre - 5018 Waghorn St

The public is welcome to attend. See the upcoming meeting agenda

Thursday, July 20, 2017
Blackfalds Community Market
Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena Parking Lot - 5302 Broadway Ave

Vendors and the public are welcome at the Blackfalds Community Summer Market that is held on Thursdays in the parking lot at the Multi-Plex. 

For more information contact the Market Organizers at blackfaldscommunitymarket@gmail.com

Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Regular Council Meeting
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Council Chambers, Civic Centre - 5018 Waghorn St

The public is welcome to attend. See the upcoming meeting agenda

Thursday, July 27, 2017
Blackfalds Community Market
Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena Parking Lot - 5302 Broadway Ave

Vendors and the public are welcome at the Blackfalds Community Summer Market that is held on Thursdays in the parking lot at the Multi-Plex. 

For more information contact the Market Organizers at blackfaldscommunitymarket@gmail.com

Thursday, August 3, 2017
Blackfalds Community Market
Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena Parking Lot - 5302 Broadway Ave

Vendors and the public are welcome at the Blackfalds Community Summer Market that is held on Thursdays in the parking lot at the Multi-Plex. 

For more information contact the Market Organizers at blackfaldscommunitymarket@gmail.com

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Regular Council Meeting
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Council Chambers, Civic Centre - 5018 Waghorn St

The public is welcome to attend. See the upcoming meeting agenda

Thursday, August 10, 2017
Blackfalds Community Market
Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena Parking Lot - 5302 Broadway Ave

Vendors and the public are welcome at the Blackfalds Community Summer Market that is held on Thursdays in the parking lot at the Multi-Plex. 

For more information contact the Market Organizers at blackfaldscommunitymarket@gmail.com

Thursday, August 17, 2017
Blackfalds Community Market
Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena Parking Lot - 5302 Broadway Ave

Vendors and the public are welcome at the Blackfalds Community Summer Market that is held on Thursdays in the parking lot at the Multi-Plex. 

For more information contact the Market Organizers at blackfaldscommunitymarket@gmail.com

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Regular Council Meeting
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Council Chambers, Civic Centre - 5018 Waghorn St

The public is welcome to attend. See the upcoming meeting agenda

Thursday, August 24, 2017
Blackfalds Community Market
Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena Parking Lot - 5302 Broadway Ave

Vendors and the public are welcome at the Blackfalds Community Summer Market that is held on Thursdays in the parking lot at the Multi-Plex. 

For more information contact the Market Organizers at blackfaldscommunitymarket@gmail.com

Saturday, August 26, 2017
Family Fun Fest
Time: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Regular Council Meeting
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Council Chambers, Civic Centre - 5018 Waghorn St

The public is welcome to attend. See the upcoming meeting agenda

Thursday, September 14, 2017
Community Information Night
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday, September 18, 2017
Standing Committee Meeting
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Council Chambers, Civic Centre - 5018 Waghorn St

The public is welcome to attend. See the upcoming meeting agenda

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Regular Council Meeting
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Council Chambers, Civic Centre - 5018 Waghorn St

The public is welcome to attend. See the upcoming meeting agenda

Saturday, September 30, 2017
Children's County Fair
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lacombe Memorial Centre - Centennial Hall

Parent Link Centre & Early Years Matter present the annual Children's County Fair

This event is ideal for Families with young children. There will be games, activities, snacks and prizes.

Special appearance by Magician Kyle Key at 3:00 p.m.

For more information contact Early Years Matter at 403.318.7690.

See Children's County Fair Promotion

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Regular Council Meeting
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Council Chambers, Civic Centre - 5018 Waghorn St

The public is welcome to attend. See the upcoming meeting agenda

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Annual Organizational Meeting
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Council Chambers, Civic Centre - 5018 Waghorn St

The public is welcome to attend. See the upcoming meeting agenda

Regular Council Meeting
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Council Chambers, Civic Centre - 5018 Waghorn St

The public is welcome to attend. See the upcoming meeting agenda

Saturday, October 28, 2017
Monster Bash
Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm