Proudly serving the community for over 43 years!
The Spruce Grove & District Agricultural Society is a non-profit organization which was formed in 1972 to support agriculture, horticulture, home making, and quality of life in the community.The Ag Society's goal is to ensure that they keep the history of the community alive for both the present and future generations. When the 1958 Grain Elevator was marked for demolition after the last manager left in 1995, the SG Ag Society stepped-in to preserve the Elevator as a working museum. Since then, several thousand visitors have toured the elevator and museum. 
 
The Ag Society, a group of dedicated volunteer members, has been instrumental in contributing to the community, beginning with the construction of the Spruce Grove "Agrena" (now a hockey and curling rink) and hosting their annual AgraFair. This event grew to become Western Canada’s largest Agricultural Fair. The Agricultural Fair was discontinued in the 1990s.

Since then, the Grain Elevator site has become a very busy venue with different old fashion carnivals and fairs, specifically tailored towards kids and families. Each year t
housands of visitors from Canada and around the world visit the Grain Elevator Museum, Archives, and Farmers' Market. The SG Ag Society also hosts educational programs for schools, known as "Origins of our Community". The Agricultural Society also sponsors the Spruce Grove Archives, and sponsors two students to attend the annual ACCA educational Youth Program.

Several annual summer fund-raising events such as
Flap Jacks at the Tracksthe Farm & Heritage Carnival and the Harvest Fair are hosted by the Ag Society and are popular among community members and visitors. Events hosted at the Elevator Museum site are for the purpose of raising funds to support ongoing maintenance of the Grain Elevator and restored Water Tower, education programs, and promotions for the Agricultural Society. 
 
To learn more about the community of Spruce Grove - the home of the Spruce Grove & District Agricultural Society, and the Spruce Grove Grain Elevator Museum - please follow this link!
 
The Spruce Grove & District Agricultural Society's recent significant projects:
  • The Spruce Grove & District Agricultural Society's long-term goal is to build an Elevator Emporium - a building which will serve as a major tourist and heritage facility for the City of Spruce Grove. The building will be constructed on the elevator site and will resemble a period train station. It will house the Spruce Grove Archives, the Museum collection, Tea House, Gift Shop, and a conference room. This dynamic centre will serve visitors and tourists, but could also be used as a facility for community events and groups.

 
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Scott Woods Concert - Fiddling in the key of... eh?

Stony Plain Community Centre, 5008 - 51 Avenue, Stony Plain, Alberta

 

Multiple winner of the Canadian Open and Grand Masters Fiddle Contests, Scott Woods and his band bring alive the music of the 30s, 40s and 50s in this two hour uplifting old time show. Swingin' Fiddles features three fiddlers playing together in harmony. Western swing, big band, pop standards, country, gospel and plenty of old time fiddling pack the program. Sensational step dancing, home spun family humour, and Scott's famous trick fiddling make this a show you don't want to miss! A portion of the proceeds from this concert go to support Spruce Grove & District Agricultural Society. Some videos on the Scott Woods Band found on youtube. Looks like it will be an entertaining show! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNCEbs-9LF8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FvToZmav0d8

Please call 780 962-6319, or 780 968-2030. Advance tickets can also be purchased at: Southwind Software - #107, 4707 - 49 Street, Stony Plain.

Adults: $25 Children: $10 Age limit: All ages

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Car Boot Sale/Tailgate Community Event

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SG Grain Elevator Museum Site, 120 Railway Avenue, Spruce Grove, Alberta, CA

 

We are having another car-boot sale again this year due to last year's sale being such a success. Come join the fun! Held Friday evening - 4pm - 8pm, and Saturday 8am - 3 pm. To Pre-register to sell your goods, please contact Carole at (780) 962-6539, or Moira (780)968-0523. At the SG Grain Elevator site - 120 Railway Avenue - you can also register and drop off your fee. Cost: $25 one-time fee for both days - includes vehicle & 1 table. Extra tables are available at $25 per table. Cash & Cheques accepted only.

Age limit: All ages

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Car Boot Sale/Tailgate Community Event

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SG Grain Elevator Museum Site, 120 Railway Avenue, Spruce Grove, Alberta, CA

 

We are having another car-boot sale again this year due to last year's sale being such a success. Come join the fun! Held Friday evening - 4pm - 8pm, and Saturday 8am - 3pm. To Pre-register to sell your goods, please contact Carole at (780) 962-6539, or Moira (780)968-0523. At the SG Grain Elevator site - 120 Railway Avenue - you can also register and drop off your fee. Cost: $25 one-time fee for both days - includes vehicle & 1 table. Extra tables are available at $25 per table. Cash & Cheques accepted only.

Age limit: All ages

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Jul18

Flapjacks at the Tracks Pancake Breakfast

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SG Grain Elevator Museum Site, 120 Railway Avenue, Spruce Grove, Alberta, CA

 

Come join the Ag Society volunteers, invited guests, and dignitaries, for a Community Pancake Breakfast! Held at the historic Grain Elevator site, this event is fun for the whole family. Enjoy live music and entertainment. On the menu - pancakes, sausages, farmer's scrambled eggs, watermelon, & juice.

Age limit: All ages

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Aug15

Farm & Heritage Carnival

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SG Grain Elevator Museum Site, 120 Railway Avenue, Spruce Grove, Alberta, CA

 

This family oriented farm-themed event is fun for children of all ages. Held at the historic Grain Elevator Museum site, you can have a tour of the Elevator, and see how it functioned. Relax and enjoy entertainment from local musicians. On the must-do list for summer fun: pony rides for the kids, see adorable mini farm animals, face painting, balloon artist, win prizes by competing in the egg whipping or cow milking contests... and so much more! Carnival tickets range from $1 - $5. The SG Ag Society's licensed concession will be serving-up fresh corn on the cob, hamburgers, sausage, and potato salad. If you have kids - don't miss this fun-filled afternoon.

Age limit: All ages

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Phone 780-960-4600
Email: elevator@sprucegroveagsociety.com