Diamond Valley Parade and Turner Valley’s Discovery Days – June 2, 2018

Family-friendly fun!
Millennium Park, Turner Valley Saturday, June 2 ~ 11am – 3pm
~ artisan market ~ bounce houses ~ face painters ~ ~ petting zoo ~ Zorb ball collision course ~
~ climbing wall ~ food vendors ~ entertainment ~

The communities of Black Diamond and Turner Valley invite you to join them for the annual Diamond Valley Parade and Discovery Day being held Saturday, June 2, 2018.

Kick off the celebration bright and early with a pancake breakfast hosted by Oilfields High School at the Oilfields Regional Arena. Then, march on over to the annual Diamond Valley Parade at 10:00am celebrating its 50th amazing year of entertaining generations of locals and visitors. A full day of family fun follows in both towns. Live music and a pop-up market will fill the downtown immediately after the parade.

Turner Valley Discovery Day event start in Millennium Park at 11 am until 3pm and feature bounce houses, a petting zoo, face painting, a local artisan market, fire department demonstrations and food vendors offering a variety of delicious treats. Returning favourites are the expanded classic and antique car show, the ever-popular climbing wall and crazy zorb ball collision course. Complementing the event is the Rhubarb Festival and Quilt Show being held at the Sheep Creek Arts Council and the Valley Neighbours Garden Club plant sale. This year’s Foothills Lions’ Duck Derby will be held in the former RBC parking lot.

The Foothills Boys and Girls Club will operate a free shuttle bus service between both towns. Take time to visit the many great stores and restaurants offering outstanding shopping and dining experiences in our Cool Little Towns. And to cap off the day, head to Maplewood Park in Black Diamond with your lawn chairs, sit under the stars and watch the family-friendly movie Coco.

Diamond Valley Parade and Turner Valley Discovery Day Schedule of Events

Saturday, June 2
Subject to change

Black Diamond

8:00 am – 3:30 pm – Boys and Girls Club of the Foothills – Shuttle Bus , Country Food Mart (402 Centre Avenue W)
8:00 am – 10:00 am – OHS Pancake Breakfast, Oilfields High School parking lot (511 – 3 Street SW)
10:00 am – 11:00 am – Diamond Valley Parade,Theme: 50 Years in the Making, Route along 1st St SW, Government Road, Centre Avenue
11:00 am – Live Music, Pop Up Market, Hard Knox Brewery, Historic Downtown District (Centre Avenue and Government Road)
Dusk – Movie in the Park: COCO (Disney Pixar), Maplewood Park (Water Tower – 4th Ave & 1st St SE)

Turner Valley

8:00 am – 3:30 pm – Boys and Girls Club of the Foothills – Shuttle Bus, Mapplebeck Park (207 Main Street NE) and Turner Valley Legion (121 Sunset Boulevard SE)
10:00 am – 5:00 pm – Historic Turner Valley Gas Plant Tours, 425 Sunset Boulevard SE
11:00 am – 3:00 pm – Discovery Day, Presented by Crescent Point Energy Corp.,  Artisan Market, Petting Zoo, Face Painting, Bounce Houses, Zorb Ball Collision Course, Climbing Wall, Buskers, Kid Fit Challenge – Emergency Services, Food Vendors and Exhibits at Millennium Park 131 Main Street NE
11:00 am – 3:00 pm – Classic and Vintage Car Show, Dr. Lander Memorial Swimming Pool – Parking Lot
11:00 am – 4:00 pm – Book Sale, Sheep River Library (129 Main Street NW)
Sheep Creek Arts Council’s Rhubarb Tea at Valley Neighbours Club 133 Sunset Boulevard SW: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm – Quilt Show and Bake Sale and 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Tea with Rhubarb Dessert
11:00 am – 4:00 pm – Plant Sale – Valley Neighbours Garden Club, Valley Neighbours Club – Courtyard
12:00 pm – Foothills Lions Club Duck Derby, 104 Main Street NW
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm – Vehicle Extrication Exercise – Emergency Services, Dr. Lander Memorial Swimming Pool – Parking Lot
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Live Music, Country Store Diner (146 Main Street NW)
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Calgary Aquabelles Synchronized Swimming Performance, Dr. Lander Memorial Swimming Pool (207 Main St.)


A complete list of times and events is available at www.turnervalley.ca and www.town.blackdiamond.ab.ca.

This annual event is presented by the towns of Black Diamond and Turner Valley.

For more information:

Hazel Martin
Community Events Coordinator
Town of Turner Valley
Phone: 403.933.4944

Kelly Tuck Special Events Coordinator
Town of Black Diamond
Phone 403.933.4348


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