Step back in time for an authentic fall harvest at the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village on Sunday, September 7. Visit this open-air museum one last time this summer season and witness traditional harvest activities from the period of 1892-1930, as well as sample the delicious Harvest Food Festival
Celebrate Alberta’s agricultural roots!
The village comes alive with an old-fashioned threshing bee complete with vintage farm equipment and grain deliveries to a historic elevator. Harvest activities take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. throughout the historical village. Take in a free horse-drawn wagon ride to see more than 30 historic buildings.
Harvest Food Festival!
Gates open at 9:00 a.m. with a breakfast hosted by the Friends of the Ukrainian Village Society. Delicious food awaits you at the Harvest Food Festival starting at 11:30 a.m. along with traditional Ukrainian food such as pyrohy (perogies), holubtsi (cabbage rolls), kovbasa (garlic sausage) and much more!
New! Village Cook Off
The Village Cook Off offers visitors a chance to watch local chefs compete to make the best pyrohy (perogies) using a kitchen pantry and a list of secret ingredients. This event is co-hosted by the Alberta Culinary Tourism Alliance and supported by the Eat East of Edmonton Culinary Events and Trails Project.
About the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village
Operated by Alberta Culture, the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village is an open-air museum where costumed interpreters recreate the life of early Ukrainian pioneers that settled in east central Alberta from 1892-1930. The village is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through to September 1.
When: Sunday, September 7 from 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, located 25 minutes east of Edmonton along Hwy 16.
Admission: fees will increase on September 2, 2014. The new fees in effect for this event are $10 for adults, $25 for a family (two adults and their children ages 7 to 17), $8 for seniors and $5 for youth (ages 7 to 17). Children six and under are admitted free. Admission is also free for those with a current Experience Alberta’s History Pass or Friends of the Ukrainian Village Society membership card.
Need more info? Visit the website or call 780-662-3640 (dial 310-0000 for toll-free access in Alberta)