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Pion-Era 2014 - Something for everyone!

 July 11-12, 2015

Experience Saskatchewan pioneer life at Pion-Era 2015

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.

Don't miss these exciting attractions:

WDM Calliope

Display of tractors & stationary engines

Vintage Fashion Show

Clay oven baking


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.

Vintage Fashion Show

The Story of Threshing

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

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 ’15. 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