Tags : Summer

Summer season kicks off at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden

The gates have officially opened at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden for its summer season. This is the first season with the garden’s new Bunka Centre open to the public. The centre is a space that offers lots of exhibits, daily programming and much more. Officials with the gardens say they can even host things like […]Read More

Whoop-Up Days set to return September 2 to 5

Southern Albertans received some exciting news on Friday – Whoop-Up Days is set to return this summer. The celebrations and festivities are set to kick off Sept. 2 to 5.    With the announcement of Whoop-Up Days returning to Lethbridge this summer, there are some changes to make note of. With the short notice schedule, […]Read More

Wedding venues in Lethbridge preparing for busy summer season

With restrictions being dropped across Alberta, outdoor and indoor gatherings are now an option with no set capacity. Which is resulting in quick turn-around changes for the wedding industry.     Alberta entered Stage 3 of the Open for Summer Plan last week, meaning all COVID-19 restrictions are now dropped. For couples looking to tie the […]Read More

Downtown Farmers’ Market opens for the summer

Another summer staple event has reopened in downtown Lethbridge. The downtown Farmers’ Market welcomed shoppers on Wednesday. The market has 26 vendors offering everything from fresh vegetables and produce, baked goods, and homemade crafts.    Marketing Coordinator with the Downtown BRZ, Emily Chong, says the farmers market is a great way to get people to […]Read More

Lethbridge summer camps set to go ahead this year

As we approach the last week of June, kids are finishing up the school year and will begin summer holidays shortly. Different organizations around Lethbridge are planning to offer summer camps this year to keep kids busy and engaged.   After 16 months of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, Albertans are looking forward to what […]Read More

Arts in the Parks to showcase local artists

Entertainment lovers will be heading back to enjoy live performances this summer in Alberta. New West Theatre is hosting a number of music, dance, and comedy acts. Arts in the Parks will feature performances throughout parks in our city. There will be one event each weekend with a multitude of local artists performing. The Artistic […]Read More

Staying safe while floating down the Oldman River

With the above seasonal temperatures southern Alberta seen last week, the snow in the Rocky Mountains has begun to melt. The increased water is causing the Oldman River to flow at a faster rate than normal, and this could be dangerous for people floating, swimming and kayaking. The Lethbridge Fire Department is reminding residents to plan […]Read More

Lethbridge Bulls set to hit the diamond June 18, with

Baseball fans in Lethbridge can expect to see a live game in just over a week. The Lethbridge Bulls have announced their home opener is set to be on June 18, with one third of capacity being open to fans allowing for social distancing. Current COVID-19 protocols will still be in place. The Bulls are […]Read More

Rattlesnake safety while exploring the coulees this summer

When getting outside to enjoy the fresh air, be aware of rattlesnakes that call the coulees home. Rattlesnakes are commonly spotted along the west side of the Oldman River. An Ecological Consultant with the City of Lethbridge, says there are three peak times when snakes are most likely to be encountered, with the first peak […]Read More

Nikka Yuko opens for summer season, family activities planned

A Lethbridge Tourist Attraction is now open for the summer months. The Nikka Yuko Japanese Gardens has opened their doors to the public after postponing the opening for a month due to COVID-19 restrictions.  With summer shortly around the corner in southern Alberta, more and more people are looking to get outside and explore the […]Read More