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Cochrane Bearfest 2024 
Full Schedule

*Subject to change

BEARFEST LOCATIONS

COCHRANE POLAR BEAR HABITAT

1 Drury Park Rd, Cochrane

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COCHRANE PAVILION & BEACH HOUSE

266 5th Street, Cochrane
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TIM HORTON EVENT CENTRE

7 Tim Horton Drive

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Saturday June 29

9am - 5pm

Polar Bear Habitat

Polar Bear Habitat Open Day

*Free entry

*Free guided tours. Please see website for details.

10am - 11:30am

Tim Horton Event Centre

Family swim  - FREE

Open swim - FREE

12pm - 1:30pm

Tim Horton Event Centre

Sunday June 30

10:30am - 12pm

Pavilion

Church without walls - Free

*All faiths welcome

Monday July 1 - Canada Day

10am - 12pm

Beach House

Round the Lake Swim - FREE

*Register at the Beach House on the day

12pm - 7pm

Beach House

Beach Volleyball Tournament

*Register at the Beach House on the day - $20 per team

Prizes 100% pay back

12pm - 5pm

Beach House

Beach Family Games - FREE

12pm - 5pm

Pavilion

Bouncy family fun - FREE

12pm - 5pm

Beach House

Watercraft Rentals - FREE

6pm - 10pm

Pavilion

Live Musical Entertainment - FREE

*Bar open, food available

9:30pm - 10:30pm

Pavilion

Fireworks - FREE

Tuesday July 2 - Outdoor Sports Day

9am - 12pm

Pavilion

3-on-3 Soccer Tournament - FREE

*Prepare your teams per age group. 

*Click HERE for rules

12pm - 1pm

Pavilion

Hotdogs and Juice for all sport participants - FREE

10am - 2pm

Pavilion

Pickleball Tournament - FREE

*All ages

1pm - 3pm

Tim Horton Event Centre

Baseball Tournament - FREE

*Prepare your teams per age group. 

3pm - 5pm

Pavilion

3-on-3 Hockey Tournament - FREE

*Prepare your teams per age group.

7pm - 8pm

Pavilion

Soap Box Derby - FREE

*Winning prize - 1 free pool rental!

Wednesday July 3 - Indigenous Day

11am - 3pm

Pavilion

Indigenous Experiences

*Community fire with Bannock making

*Drum circle 1pm - the community is encouraged to participate! 

* Indigenous artist vendors

Thursday July 4 - The Great Outdoors Day

11am - 5pm

Beach House

Outdoor Treasure Hunt - FREE

6pm - 8pm

Pavilion

5K Colour Run - Walk, run or dance!

*Registration at Tim Horton Event Centre before June 28th. T-shirt included

7pm - 8pm

Beach House

Foam Fest - FREE

9:30pm - 11pm

Pavilion

Beach Family Movie Night - FREE

*Pavilion open for food and drinks

Friday July 5 - La Foire Gourmande

2pm - 9pm

Pavilion

Farmers Market - FREE 

2pm - 9pm

Pavilion

La Foire Gourmande Food Fest 

*Variety of food vendors offering unique culinary experiences 

5pm - 9pm

Pavilion

Horseshoe Tournament

*Register on the day $10 per person. Prizes 100% pay back

8pm 

Pavilion

Live Musical Entertainment by Mitch Jean Band - FREE, sponsored by Club Amical

* Bar open, food available

Saturday July 6 - Benefit Concert Day

9am - 4pm

Polar Bear Habitat

Cochrane Polar Horse Riders Show

*Special daily admission rate - $10 per person

beach party-benefit concert logo

7pm - 9pm

Beach House

Beach Party with Rosewood Ave

Must be 19 years or older to attend

9pm - 11pm*

Pavilion

Elyse Saunders

*Gates close at 10pm. No late entry.

11:30pm - 1am

Pavilion

Tim & The Glory Boys

Sunday July 7 - Mud Bog Day

11am - 5pm

North Adventure Inn

Mud Bog

*Register on the day at the North Adventure Inn

*$5 per person for spectators, kids 12 and under free. $20 for competitors. Prizes are 100% cash back. 

*Bar open, food available.

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