Important 2017 Community Events Dates

Valley Ridge Community Events


Valley Ridge is a vibrant community with many community events throughout the year






Sat, June 24th: Annual Community BBQ and Bottle Drive from 10am-2pm.  Bring the family and friends to this fun-filled event!  Approximately 600 people attend for the climbing wall, bounce house, cotton candy machine, races, music, tattoos, the fish pond and of course, the FOOD.  The cost is $5/family or $3/person.    There is a raffle and a 50/50 draw as well!   Bring your bottles!  Donations go towards community programming.


Sunday evenings, July and August: Yoga in the Garden from 5:45pm-6:45pm.  This year, we are pleased to offer Yoga immediately before Music in the Garden.  Bring your yoga mat and water.  Donations are accepted to help offset the cost of the program, but not required.


Sunday evenings, July and August: Music in the Garden from 7-8pm.  Come listen to a variety of musicians play every Sunday night at the Community Garden.  Bring your lawn chairs or blankets! 


Sat, July 15th:  Celebrate Valley Ridge's 25th Birthday!  Join us for a FREE Stampede Breakfast at the Ice Rink from 9am-11am 


July 25- August 8: Skate Board Park.  Our skateboard park is manned by City staff and is up for 2 weeks in the summer.  

Lessons are offered at the park 


August: Park n’ Play and Stay n’ Play program.  This year, Valley Ridge does NOT qualify for this program.  We have been put on a wait list and will update if there are any changes.




Mon, October 30th: Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest.  Place your carved pumpkins outside on Sunday morning, and our Community Events team will be around to take pictures.  Winners will be posted in the Valley Breeze.


Between the 16th-23rd of December: Annual Christmas Lights and Display Contest.  Turn on your lights, and our Community Events team will come by to judge.  The top two winners receive a gift certificate to Van Gogh’s and a mention in the Valley Breeze.




Sat, January  2018:  Annual Community Skate Day and Bottle Drive from 1-3pm at the Skating Rink.  Enjoy refreshments and music while you skate with family and friends.


Wed, April :  VRCA AGM 6:30pm wine and cheese, and 7pm meeting start time. Come see what your community association has been busy with!  Free refreshments and one drink ticket per person.  Location is The Lodge at Valley Ridge, 11479 Valley Ridge Dr NW,.


Sat, May: Annual Pathway Clean Up from 9am-12noon.    Come join your neighbours in this well-attended event.  Bring gardening gloves and closed-toed shoes and dress for the weather.  Garbage bags and latex gloves are provided.   


Sat, May:  Community Clean up and Bottle Drive from 9am-12noon.   The City will be bringing in several trucks to the fields for household removal.  Dump trucks, electronic recycyling, and furniture recycling are some of the options available to residents.  More information coming soon!


The Valley Ridge Bottle Drive will be held in conjuction with the Skate Day, the community clean up, and also the BBQ.  Please bring your recyclable bottles with you to the gravel parking lot during each and/or every event and support your community's soccer program and other scheduled programming. 



Sat, May: Annual Community Garage Sale from 8:30am-3:30pm.  Add your address and items to our Garage Sale map and list, which is printed and dropped off to Plazebo businesses.  The garage sale is advertised in the Breeze, the Herald and Kijii.  You must be a current  VRCA member to be on the list, so be sure to get your membership!  Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  to register for the garage sale.