Wycliffe Exhibition Grounds is currently closed until further notice due to the Covid-19 situation.
We will continue to monitor the COVID situation and model our opening of the grounds around Provincial directives.
Across the entire region, signage is being posted at all of our parks and trails regarding facilities/amenities being closed (such as picnic tables, picnic shelters, washrooms and playground structures which vary depending on the specific park or trail). If individuals choose to visit a green space for walking, we are urging them to abide by all physical distancing guidelines, and there should be no group gatherings of any size.
Wycliffe Exhibition Grounds is 23 hectares and has been operated and maintained by the RDEK since 2010. Events held at the grounds include various riding clubs' practices and events, 4H Show and Sale, annual Cranbrook Pro Rodeo and weddings. Wycliffe Exhinbition Grounds is located on Wycliffe Park Road, between Cranbrook and Kimberley.
AMENITIES INCLUDE: an outdoor riding arena, announcer's booth, spectator stands, multiple pens and stalls for livestock, a washhouse (wheelchair accessible washroom facilities and a shower), the Artha Rose Centre (meeting rooms, washroom facilities, full kitchen with grill, walk-in freezer and fridge), dressage ring, mountain and cross country trails, the Henderson Building (large enclosed pavillion with side building), mulitple outhouse facilities, and lots of parking.
If you would like to book the facilities, please check the calendar below for availability, and complete the Day Use Horse Rider application for horse riding or the Facility Use Permit application for all other uses including all day or multiple day events. Here is a link for an insurance option https://miabc.eventpolicy.ca/.
We are currently unable to accept any further Wedding Bookings for 2020.
Please contact Rachel Head (Environmental Services Secretary) at 250-489-6900 if you have any questions.
Last edited: Fri, April 24, 2020 - 10:58:28