Northlands hosted the 41st annual Canadian Finals Rodeo from November 5-9 at Rexall Place and Farmfair International at the Edmonton EXPO Centre from November 4-9. Two of Edmonton’s largest annual events spurred western excitement throughout the Northlands grounds and entire city of Edmonton, with a combined attendance of 181,565.
“Our guests showed us once again this year how important the Canadian Finals Rodeo and Farmfair International is to them,” said Tim Reid, President & CEO, Northlands. “Guests came from all over the world to celebrate and embrace our western way of life and Northlands was proud to host events that have become a staple in our great city.”
“Edmonton Tourism was pleased to partner with so many great organizations to help make visitors and Edmontonians alike feel like they were part of the excitement the CFR brings to the city,” said Joseph Pedrola, Tourism Development Manager, Edmonton Tourism. “Being Rodeo Week’s first year, we will continue to work with our partners to build on this year’s successes.”
The 41st annual Canadian Finals Rodeo exploded out of the chutes from November 5-9! This year, 108 of the best cowboys and cowgirls in the country competed for their share of more than 1.5 million dollars in prize money. A total of 90,049 guests came to see six adrenaline packed performances over the course of five days at Rexall Place. Next year’s Canadian Finals Rodeo runs from November 11-15, 2015.
Farmfair International kicked off on Tuesday, November 4 at Farmfair International – Canada’s premier agriculture showcase. The 41st annual Farmfair International brought national and international sellers and buyers together to conduct business, trade industry knowledge and support Alberta’s thriving agriculture industry. A total of 91,516 guests came through the Edmonton EXPO Centre to see cattle shows and sales, equine events, the Heritage Ranch Rodeo, RAM Country Marketplace and more. Next year’s Farmfair International runs from November 10-15, 2015.