#COUCHPOTATOFOODFEST
Holy STARCH! We need your potato ideas!

We are in search of the BEST potato dishes! Stuffed, fried or on a stick, potatoes can be consumed in infinite ways - cocktails, appetizer, sides, mains and even dessert! Simple or artisan, these starchy spuds are a great way to get your iron, potassium, vitamin c and fiber!   So please share us your family favorites or ideas. The entry DOES NOT have to be a photo of a spud to be entered. Simply tell us your favorite in the comments!


Contest Rules

The RULE of SPUD CLUB is there are NO rules in SPUD CLUB! Well, there are a few but they are so simple, and it allows us to find your post so we can validate your entry!

  1. Make of post:
    1. A photo of your favorite homemade or locally supported restaurant/vendor/food truck or your interpretation of a “couch potato.”
  2. If you want to share a recipe, we’ll add it to our community recipe book that will be available for free download!
  3. Use hashtag #CouchPotatoFoodFest
  4. Tag @Exhibition_Park_Lethbridge & @dinnerwithjulie
  5. Tag FIVE friends!

Where To Post:

Facebook

Instagram:
  • NOTE: For Instagram, you NEED to have your profile “Public” or we cannot see your entry! Alternatively, submit your entry as a comment on Facebook (see link: Event Link)
Facebook
 

Contest Winners

EARLY BIRD DRAW-August 19! - 'All that and Bag of Chips’ Prize

Three contest winners will be selected Friday, August 28 and will receive the following:

  • “Explore Lethbridge” hotel package with complimentary attraction passes
  • A ticket for you and a guest to a live socially distant entertainment dinner featuring Julie Van Rosendaal.
    • NOTE: To ensure additional health & safety precautions, this private event will only host 12 persons.  However, all those that purchase a box can join through Facebook Live!
      • Dates TBD- We would set a date that accommodates all parties schedule!
      • Curbside pickup or delivery of ingredients from local grocery store in your location!

Couch Potato Food Fest contest extended until Aug. 28

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!


National Potato Day Drive-Thru

Gourmet style (twice baked) stuffed potatoes with a variety of toppings will be available for $4 each at the Potato Chuckwagon at Exhibition Park on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 4-7p.m. Half of all net proceeds from potato and all Whoop-Up Days event sales will be donated to the Farm Credit Canada (FCC) Drive Away Hunger campaign supporting food banks throughout southern Alberta.