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Sam Steele Days

The third weekend in June, this annual festival is a fun-filled all ages event that pays homage to Sam Steele, an important figure in our local history. Sam Steele Days kicks off on Thursday with pancake breakfasts and BBQs. On Saturday there is a parade through downtown followed by many different events and activities in the Central Fairgrounds (Rotary Park). Highlights include the Sam Steele Market, Taste of Cranbrook, Community Talent Showcase, Strongman competition, wiener dog races, lumberjack demonstrations, face painting, bouncy castles, and other family-friendly eventsSlo-Pitch, bocce, soccer, beach volleyball and disc-golf tournaments are also on-going throughout the weekend. On Sunday there are more events in the park for kids, including many fun games and activities. This is the number one festival in the Kootenay’s — you won’t want to miss it!