Wednesday, August 19

National Potato Day Drive-Thru in Partnership with Potato Growers of Alberta, Diamond Sun Farms and Gas King

Time:   Wednesday August 19, 2020 - 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.           

Where: Exhibition Park, South Parking Lot

Cost: $4.00

*Gourmet style signature stuffed potato (or twice baked) with a variety of topping add-ons.  The base potato is topped with sweet peas, pinto beans and lentils, neapolitan style. Toppings will be added at drive thru window upon request – similar to a hot dog stand.*

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COUCH POTATO FOOD FEST

Post a photo online of your favorite homemade or locally supported restaurant/vendor/food truck potato dish or your interpretation of a “couch potato.”

Three contest winners will each receive an “Explore Lethbridge” hotel package with complimentary attraction passes plus a private 'couch potato' zoom party with Julie Van Rosendaal (recipe ingredients delivered to your door); a total prize value $750 each!


EARLY BIRD CONTEST DRAW ON AUG. 19

Two Winners will receive $100 in ExPark Bucks to be used at the Whoop-Up Days drive through “Drive-Thru Food Truck Festival.”


PROCEEDS FROM EVENTS:

In order to support the local communities that have been negatively impacted, 50% of net proceeds for the event will be donated to the Farm Credit Canada (FCC) Drive Away Hunger campaign that supports multiple food banks throughout Southern Alberta.

Specifically, all funds raised will be equally distributed between the following Southern Alberta food banks: Interfaith Food BankLethbridge Food Bank, Bow Island, Pincher Creek, Taber, Coaldale, Picture Butte, Claresholm and Standoff.