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Pion-Era 2014 - Something for everyone!

 July 12th - 13th, 2014

Experience Saskatchewan pioneer life at Pion-Era 2014

Steam vapours, gasoline fumes, chaff flying, horses whinnying ... all mingle to create an experience of pioneer prairie harvest each year at Pion-Era. Since 1954 the Saskatoon WDM has paid tribute to prairie roots with a host of lively activities at the annual Pion-Era show.

Old fashioned threshing demo
Horse & Wagon Rides
Food Booths
Children's Activities / Kids' Tent
Petting Zoo & Pony Rides
Old-time Music
Saturday Pancake Breakfast
Sunday Brunch & MUCH MORE!


Adults: $12.00
Students (13+) / Seniors: $11.00
Children (12 and under with adult): FREE

Family: $25.00

Special 2-day weekend admission available.

Don't miss these exciting attractions

WDM Calliope

Display of tractors & stationary engines

Vintage Fashion Show

Clay oven baking

Blacksmithing and horse shoeing (farrier)

Model railroading display

Food booths & Grandma's Kitchen

Old-time telegraph station

Flour grinding

Quilting & rug hooking

Old-time sing-alongs

Children's tent

Rope making

Dog wheel

Children's Tent
Fun for the entire family!

There's lots of fun under the big top, with games and activities that grandma and grandpa (and their parents) played when they were young.

Harvest Pancake Breakfast

Saturday, July 12
9 am  - 11:30 am

$5.00 plus gate admission

Interdenominational Church Service & Hymn Sing

Sunday, July 13

Sunday Brunch & Show

Sunday, July 13

Cash Back performing the music of the legendary Johnny Cash!
Doors open immediately following the Church Service.

Tickets $25.00 per person and includes Pion-Era July 13 admission

Vintage Fashion Show

Sunday, July 13

The Story of Threshing

Saturday, July 12 - two shows
Sunday July 13 - one show

The WDM’s world famous steam and gas engines huff and puff at the Story of Threshing which showcases the march of farm power from human to horse, from steam to gas-powered machines, as golden sheaves are threshed into grain.

Parade of Power

July 12 and 13

Witness the awesome power of operating steam and gas engines and early agricultural equipment.

Visiting Tractor Operator Information

The Saskatoon WDM invites those with antique tractors or stationery engines to display them during Pion-Era ’14. This is an opportunity for you to showcase your classic tractors and stationery engines.

More information

For more information, please contact Brenda Mundell, Pion-Era Coordinator at or (306) 931-1910

Horse and barn at the Saskatoon WDM