Grasslands National Park

  • Available from: View on map28 Jul 2017 - 30 Jul 2017
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Kick off the weekend Friday in Val Marie by welcoming hometown NHL hockey legend Bryan Trottier, followed by an evening of dinner and entertainment. Enjoy a pancake breakfast, parade and local marketplace in Val Marie Saturday morning before heading to the Frenchman Valley Campground for kayaking, wagon rides, a kids activity pavilion, bison facility tours, archery and more! Pre-register a team for the ball hockey tournament and battle it out for the title.  Dance the afternoon away and into the evening at the outdoor concert with Guy and the Fellas, local band Navajo, and Buckshot. A Canada 150 celebration like no other! 

Proudly presented by the Village of Val Marie and Grasslands National Park 

Friday July 28th – Val Marie 
2:00 p.m. Book Launch "The Grasslanders" Ranch stories from Grasslands National Park by local Author Thelma Poirier 
3:00 p.m. Val Marie Historical Walking Tour 
6:00 p.m. Dinner, Entertainment, Fundraiser Auction with Guest speaker Bryan Trottier

Come see a collection of Bryan's trophies including the Calder, Hart, Art Ross, King Clancy, Conn Smythe. 
Kids activities, fun for the whole family!

Cost Dinner: $25.00/Adult, $10.00/Child 10 & Under

Saturday July 29th - Val Marie 
8:00 a.m – 10:00 a.m. Pancake Breakfast 
9:00 a.m – 1:00 p.m. Mainstreet Outdoor Market 
10:30 a.m. Parade 
Cost Pancake breakfast:$5.00/person
Grasslands National Park Activities at the Frenchman Valley Campground 
Starting at 2:00 p.m. Ball Hockey Tournament, Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame Travelling Exhibit, Kayaking, Bison Facility Tours, Wagon Rides, Archery, Kids Activity Pavilion, Outdoor Concerts featuring Guy and the Fellas, Navajo, Buckshot and more! 
Cost: $10.80/Adult, $4.90/child,  5 & under Free
*Food concession and beer gardens available 
Sunday July 30th – Val Marie 
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Farewell reception with Bryan Trottier, get your autograph and picture with the legend! 
Cost Farewell: By Donation
For advance tickets: or contact the Visitor Centre 1-877-345-2257. 

Package Includes

  • PROMO CODE – Participate in this event and then stop by either of the Grasslands National Park Visitor Centres (East Block McGowan Visitor Centre or West Block Visitor Centre in Val Marie) and quote the PROMO CODE: GrasslandsNP15%2017 to receive 15% off the purchase of Parks Canada Merchandise. (Expires October 9, 2017. Only valid towards the purchase of Parks Canada Merchandise at Grasslands National Park).


To reserve a campsite in the Frenchman Valley Campground call 1-877-737-3783 or visit Please note event ticket fees do not include camping fees. 
In the event that the campground is fully reserved, all people wishing to camp will be accommodated in the overflow areas. You can self-register for overflow camping upon arrival, reservations are not necessary.