saskatoon exhibition

The Saskatoon Exhibition 2010 will kick off Tuesday, Aug. 10, at Prairieland Park. Click here for full admission information. Here are just a few of saskmom.com's picks for kids:
  • The Exhibition Parade will wind its way through downtown beginning at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 10.  With horses, clowns, floats and bands, there will plenty to keep the kiddies entertained. The parade will also be broadcast on Shaw TV Channel 10 live at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday and repeated later at 6 p.m. as well as at noon and 5 p.m. on Wednesday. Click here for the parade route.
  • Kidsville is located on the east side of the Grandstand south of the walkway. This area, which opens  at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 10, and each day thereafter at noon, includes midway rides, games and food that are kid-appropriate. A petting zoo and pony rides will aso be available.
  • On Wednesday, Aug. 11, there is a one-credit discount on Kidsville midway rides for children 10 and under all day. On the final day of the Ex -- Sunday, Aug. 15 -- purchase a $20 wristband and children 10 and under ride all the rides all day.
  • Fifi, Barney and Olivia with Treehouse LIVE will be attending the Saskatoon Ex! Fifi will take the stage in Hall C on Wednesday and Friday at 1:30 and 6:30 p.m.  Barney will perform Thursday and Saturday at 1:30 and 6:30 p.m.  Both shows are free with your general admission tickets.
  • Olivia will be available for a meet & greet with the kids at 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.
  • The SuperDogs show runs at 4:00, 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. daily.
  • It's a Candy Nation: A Celebration of the Sweet Life is a sweet display of candy-making over the years that is sure to be a colourful exhibit to check out in Hall E.
  • Ag EXperience is another cool hands-on educational exhibit designed for older children.
  • Fireworks will be displayed nightly at 11 p.m.
Note that children can be registered and obtain an "IF I'M LOST" sticker at all information kiosks and at the police station adjacent to the Ruth Street bus loop across from Log Cabin. 

Stroller rentals are also available outside the main entrance: $4 per hour for a double stroller and $3 per hour for a single stroller. For reservations call Carl 229-3370.

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