Smoky Lake Pumpkin Festival

SMOKY LAKE PUMPKIN FESTIVAL (70 KM)

Date: Saturday, October 5, 2019

Time: Meet at 9:45 am. Ride Starts at 10:00 a.m.

START LOCATION: Village Office, 5021 – 50 Street, Andrew, Alberta

Cost: Entry fee of $15.00 to see the giant pumpkins/squash/watermelons and watch the judging/weighing

The Festival has lots of food stands, or bring your own lunch

Distance: 70.6 km

Rating: Easy (some rolling hills)

It is a bit of a hike to get there, but the Smoky Lake Giant Pumpkin Festival is not to be missed!! Giant pumpkins and other gigantic root vegetables are brought from all over North America for display and judging – some weighing up to 1,000 lbs!! There is also a fun country festival on the Agricultural Grounds.

More info at: http://www.smokylake.ca/smoky-lake-pumpkin-fair/

Meet at the Andrew Village Office [easiest route is East on Highway 16 past Elk Lake Park to Mundare (don’t forget to stop for famous Mundare Sausage on the way…!), and north on Hwy 855 to Andrew]. Drinks, Snacks and washrooms available at Alta Gas in Andrew before the ride. We will cycle north and west on paved country roads to the Smoky Lake Agricultural Centre 4612 – 54 Avenue.

If weather is not conducive for riding – no problem! We will still meet at Andrew Village Office and carpool to the Festival – or you can meet us there. Call Maureen for details, if this is your option.

Coordinator: Maureen Lanuke at 780-690-7068 or at mlanuke@shaw.ca

Ride with GPS Route

Date

Oct 05 2019

Time

09:45 - 15:00

Location

Andrew Village Office

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