This event is “spud-inspired”, hyper-local, virtual and potato pun friendly!

If you need an excuse to be a “couch potato” for a day, come (virtually) celebrate National Potato Day with Exhibition Park on August 19!  Potatoes have been a staple food for centuries and southern Alberta is THE hub to several varieties of this starchy goodness.  Prepare to be “Tater Tutored” as we put this spud on its rightful pedestal, partnering with Julie Van Rosendaal to share numerous ways devour this spud-tacular carbohydrate!

Tune in to Julie Van Rosendaal's LIVE Instagram TV at 2pm! - @dinnerwithjulie


Enter to win a $750 prize package - 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!




Potato Chuckwagon

Build-your-own gourmet potato $4
50% of proceeds to FCC Drive Away Hunger

On Wednesday, August 19 celebrate National Potato Day with Exhibition Park at the “Potato Chuckwagon” concession, featuring a build-your-own gourmet potato. 

Price: $4.00
*includes toppings - 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.*