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Spectrum Festival 2013 Events

Hours of Operation:
Friday, May 31st 4PM-10PM
Saturday, June 1st 11AM-10PM
Sunday, June 2nd 11AM-4PM

Davis Pontiac

Join us for the kick off of Spectrum with a BBQ lunch provided by Davis GMC.
The BBQ will be held in Batus Park, across from the Bank of Montreal on 2nd Street.
Friday, May 31st from 11:30-1:30 p.m.

ATB Family Fun Zone
With many great activities for kids young and old!
(Located throughout downtown Medicine Hat)

  • Jump for Fun - Hamster Balls
  • Bounce for Fun
  • Face Painting
  • Pedal tractor Farm
  • Water Ball Kiosk
  • Scavenger hunt

Sunshine Market

  • Medicine Hat Gas City rollers – Adult/youth Sports information, Glitter tattoos and GCRDA merchandise
  • Colleen Garland – Henna Artistry and Honey Hats
  • Handcrafts Unlimited - Jewelry
  • Dennise Watson – Children cardigans, women clothing, finger puppets, hats
  • Chrissie Mather – Glitter tattoos, hair feathers, Hair Crystals, Glitter Tattoo Kits, Magic Beans
  • Artistic Airbrushing by Shauna Meek – Airbrush toes/tattoos, glitter tattoos, hair extensions
  • Tommy Guns - Product/service colored hair gel/coupons
  • Dee-Dee’s face Painting - face painting

Glanville Food Corner

  • Parker Family Concessions
  • Earls
  • All Nations Optimist
  • Viking Ship
  • il Forno Vagabondo
  • Community View Lions Club
  • Baja Fiesta
  • Lil' Bites Mini Donuts

Kids Cool Down Zone

Saturday, June 1st from 1-4 p.m. Volunteers from the Medicine Hat Fire Department will be outside the Royal Bank on 3rd Street with a fire truck, waterslide and a fire hose target practise! What a fun way to cool off!

Street Performers - (Throughout Downtown Medicine Hat)

  • The Line-up Maintenance Crew
  • Lolly the Clown
  • The Magic & Comedy of Trevor Moore
  • The South Alberta Pipe and Drums Band

Medicine Hat Soap Box Derby

June 1st, 2013 Downtown at 5th and 5th during Spectrum Festival. Racing is open to kids age 7-17.
Plus a Celebrity Media Class.  Join us for a day of racing fun and prizes.
Full details available at or call Trevor at 403.548.9833

At the Esplande

Kaleidoscope is booked into the Esplanade, (as it has been for the last 5 years), for both Friday, May the 31st and Saturday, June 1st. Kaleidoscope was formed five years ago to encourage participation in the arts in Prairie Rose Schools. It is a combined effort of all teachers and students in the system.

The Hive Artists’ Hub is a cooperative educational environment for visual artists and the entire community. Our 2nd street location houses artists studios, art gallery, and classroom. We host art classes, workshops, exhibitions, receptions and more. 

The Hive Artists’ Hub welcomes everyone to visit us at 569 2nd Street SE for activities throughout Spectrum weekend.

Everyone is invited to participate; visit our photo booth, face painting table, and art stations with a variety of creative activities. Along with a special exhibition in our gallery and tours through our artists’ studios, we will be collaborating with all of you to create some large and interactive public art. We are the Art Hub for Spectrum 2013!

Join us for all this and much more.

Mario’s Restaurant and Bar – 439 5th Avenue S.E. ( or corner 5th and 5th downtown).  403 529 2600.

Beer garden Saturday  noon - 8 p.m. (Taking  August  playing 1:30 – 4:30)

Saturday Night 9:30  in the Bar Infinite Sounds and Mario’s Bar presents Defunk

Family fun zone noon to 8 p.m. upper parking lot.  Will be selling refreshments.   You can draw and color your own box car picture and take it home!!!

Earl Jam Beer Garden

May 31st and June 1st from 5pm until 2am.

Live local talent featuring The Robertson Privilege and The Straight Jackets. Sponsored by Labatt, Jagermeister, Skyy Vodka, Red Bull, earls, and Rock 105 with a portion of the proceeds going to The United Way... so far we have raised over $10,000 to help support this local charity organization.

Now in our 4th year, earl Jam has grown to a successful outdoor jam session that runs in conjunction with the downtown Spectrum Festival. $5 cover to see great local bands showcase their rock solid talent. $5 per token to get a cold beer. Cold beer and live music...what a great way to spend the day.

Must be of legal drinking age to enter the beer garden

Bears & Wishes - will be "on location" with Bear Creation Station.
The Bear Creation Station offers 2 sizes of bears (animals of all kinds) and outfits.
Chose your perfect pal from our huge selection then "fill it with fluff and stuff it with love!"


Come Join Farren for a gentle yoga practice to enlighten your day!
She will be teaching a gentle hatha flow class focusing on breath and gentle movements to energize and let go of stress. Saturday and Sunday at 11am.
Please bring water and a yoga mat or blanket.

Sports for all ages!!!
May 31 and June 1 - Join us for an action packed weekend of 3 on 3 co-ed basketball at Spectrum.
Entry fee:  $75 per team. Please contact Brendan at or 403.548.7286
Please Click here to register online.

Beach Volleyball Tournament
Get down and dirty in downtown Medicine Hat! It’ll be a hit!
The South East Alberta Volleyball Club (SEAVC) is hosting the Spectrum Beach Volleyball Tournament in downtown June 1st & 2nd - Registration deadline is May 25th.
For more information call: 403-528-7423

Spectrum Hotline 403-977-1363