TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW FOR MIDNIGHT MADNESS!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 10th, 2019

Midnight Madness Tickets are Available Now!

June 10th 2019, Fort McMurray, AB – The Fort McMurray Food Festival Committee is pleased to announce the program for Midnight Madness presented by Flett, Manning and Moore, in partnership with Keyano Theatre and Arts Centre and Mix 103.7 FM. Tickets are available now!

A new event in 2019 at the ALCOR Fort McMurray Food Festival! Harkening back to the old days of interPLAY, this variety showcase night will feature lobby entertainment, Improv comedy, local performances, great food and more to delight the senses. A special showing of “The Wrestling Play” presented by Theatre; Just Because will also be on stage. This event will take place at the Keyano Recital Theatre, Saturday July 20th, starting at 8:00 p.m.

Show Line-up: 8:00 p.m. - Lobby reception with entertainment from Éva La Prairie, silent auction and bar service 8:30 p.m. - Doors open to Recital Theatre 9:00 p.m. - Local performances 10:00 p.m. - Mingling break with bar service 10:30 p.m. - "The Wrestling Play" presented by Theatre; Just Because 11:15 p.m. - Mingling break with bar service 12:00 p.m. - Grindstone Theatre’s 11 O’Clock Number – An improvised Musical 1:30 a.m. - Event concludes

Tickets are $25 per person with general seating. Get your tickets at the Keyano Theatre Box Office or at fortmcmurrayfoodfestival.com

Tickets include show admission, silent auction, lobby reception snacks and great fun!

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Media Contact
Natalie Wardrope
780-750-8562
natalie.wardrope@waypointswb.ca


BOOTS ‘N’ BREWS ENTERTAINMENT LINEUP REVEALED

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 3rd, 2019

Boots ‘N’ Brews Entertainment Lineup Revealed

June 3rd 2019, Fort McMurray, AB – The Fort McMurray Food Festival Committee is pleased to announce the full entertainment lineup for Boots ‘n’ Brews Presented by Service Master Restore in partnership with Prime Social Group and Country 93.3!

The evening will be opened by Fort McMurray’s own Mychela, followed by SirusXM Top of the Country finalist Kelsi Mayne. Drink Flamingo Project takes the stage third during this night of festivities, with their summertime mix of feel good, tropical music with a country-rock edge. Headlining the evening is one of Canada’s most electrifying entertainers and Canadian Country Music Association Award winner, Aaron Pritchett.

In addition to the exceptional entertainment lineup, the event will be filled with all kinds of delicious BBQ eats by Prime on Franklin and great patio entertainment – including the return of the mechanical bull.

Tickets are on sale now for $45 per person. Visit fortmcmurrayfoodfestival.ca to purchase and learn about all our events, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @YMMFoodFestival.

The official after-party will be hosted at Prime on Franklin.

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Links to artist: Mychela: mychelasmusic.com Kelsi Mayne: kelsimayne.com Drink Flamingo Project: drinkflamingoproject.com Aaron Pritchett: aaron-pritchett.com

Media Contact Natalie Wardrope 780-750-8562 natalie.wardrope@waypointswb.ca


2019 Alcor Fort McMurray Food Festival Event Lineup Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 1st, 2019

2019 Alcor Fort McMurray Food Festival is returning with 12 events spaced out over 10 days including a selection of week-long events. The festival will take place from July 19th -  28th, and all proceeds from the events will go towards supporting Waypoints, a local charity organization that works to support and assist individuals and families of domestic violence, abuse, sexual assault and homelessness through prevention, treatment, intervention and referrals.

Event Line-Up:

July 19th - 28th

YMM Eats in Support of Waypoints

Friday, July 19th

Best Pub Food Club in Partnership with Country 93.3 and 97.9 ROCK (TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW)

Saturday, July 20th

Anzac Beach Party Presented by Anzac Grocery Store, 91.1 The Bridge and The District Recording Studio

Saturday, July 20th

Midnight Madness in Partnership with Keyano Theatre & Arts Centre and Mix 103.7 FM

Monday, July 22nd

The Food Festival Classic Presented by APE Maintenance in Partnership with Fort McMurray Golf Club and 100.5 Cruz FM

Tuesday, July 23rd

YYMLaughs Presented by Bailey’s Pub and Erica Moeskau Comedy in Partnership with Country 93.3 and 97.9 ROCK

Wednesday, July 24th

Fort McMurray Urban Market supports Fort McMurray Food Festival

Thursday, July 25th

The Annual Summer BBQ Presented by ATCO in Partnership with Fort McMurray Tourism, YMM Magazine, Mix 103.7 FM, and 100.5 Cruz FM

Thursday, July 25th

Name That Tune at Tavern on Main in Partnership with Country 93.3 and 97.9 ROCK

Friday, July 26th

#WeLoveYMM Largest Ever Patio Party Presented by Coldwell Banker in Partnership with Mix 103.7 FM (TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE)

Saturday, July 27th

Taste of Fort McMurray Presented by Suncor in Partnership with Country 93.3 and 97.9 ROCK (TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE)

Saturday, July 27th

Boots ‘n’ Brews in partnership with Country 93.3 (TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE)

Sunday, July 28th

The Community Breakfast Presented by MacDonald Island Park in Partnership with Mix 103.7 FM and YMM Parent

Volunteer opportunities are now open on our website. The 2019 Volunteer program is fuelled by partner Summit GM. Additional sponsorship opportunities are available to support the events and Waypoints. For more information, please contact the committee or email jason.beck@waypointswb.ca.

For more information, or to purchase your tickets for the most anticipated festival of the year, visit www.fortmcmurrayfoodfestival.ca.


Media Contact

Natalie Wardrope
780-750-8562
natalie.wardrope@waypointswb.ca


Virginia to Vegas to Headline ATCO Fort McMurray Food Festival Food Truck Showcase Event Sponsored by Finning

(Fort McMurray, AB - July 4, 2018) – The 2018 ATCO Fort McMurray Food Festival Committee is pleased to announce that Virginia to Vegas will headline the Food Truck Showcase sponsored by Finning in support of the United Way of Fort McMurray and Wood Buffalo. The event, also in partnership with Urban Market and Mix 103.7 and 100.5 Cruz FM, will take place Wednesday, July 25th, from 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM on Franklin Avenue from Hardin Street to Main Street, and in Jubilee Plaza.

Virginia to Vegas is a singer, songwriter and platinum recording artist who released his debut full-length album “Utopian” in 2016, featuring his biggest pop radio smash to date, “Lights Out” as well as the platinum-selling hit, “We Are Stars” featuring Alyssa Reid. Virginia to Vegas has continued his success into 2018, having been nominated for Breakout Artist of the Year at the 2018 JUNO Awards for his platinum-selling hit, “Selfish”. The past couple of years have seen Virginia to Vegas traveling the continent, filming music videos in Las Vegas and New York, sharing arena stages, and performing on the Much Music Video Awards (MMVAs).

Musical Entertainment Lineup:

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Abby G

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Dan Gillies

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM - Eva La Prairie

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM - Don Grose

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Daisy Pia Marie

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Matty Parlee

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM- Kristen Duhamel

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM- Kashmir Outside (Led Zeppelin Tribute)

8:30 PM - 10:00 PM - Virginia to Vegas

Family Fun:

The Balloon Moose
Face Painting
Wise Old Owl - Busker
Family Activities presented by The Hub
Finning Heavy Hauler Showcase

The best food trucks in Fort McMurray and some visiting trucks from around Alberta will join with the Urban Market to create the perfect outdoor street festival experience with Wood Buffalo Brewing Co. hosting the Beer Garden from 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. This event will kick off the 2018 ATCO Fort McMurray Food Festival with family-friendly fun, and tickets are free! A percentage of all the profits of the food trucks sales will go to support the United Way of Fort McMurray and Wood Buffalo.

For more information, please visit www.fortmcmurrayfoodfestival.ca.

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Media Contact

Krista Balsom
Co-Chair
Fort McMurray Food Festival Committee
krista.balsom@gmail.com