COVID-19 Guidelines

Lethbridge & District Exhibition is committed to delivering a safe, responsible and healthy event environment to our community with the necessary health and safety protocols in place.


Lethbridge & District Exhibition (LDE) will participate in the Government of Alberta Restrictions Exemption Program (REP) effective September 20, 2021.

  • Effective September 20, 2021, Lethbridge & District Exhibition will require all staff, volunteers, partners and guests aged 12 and over who enter the facility to adhere to the following protocols for all events:
  • Effective November 15, 2021, valid Government of Alberta vaccine record with QR code will be the only valid proof of vaccination.
  • Effective September 20, 2021, Lethbridge & District Exhibition will require all staff, volunteers, partners and guests aged 12 and over who enter the facility to adhere to the following protocols for all events:
  • Proof of full vaccination-electronic or paper documentation will be accepted until November 15, 2021
  • A privately-paid, negative rapid screen test result completed within 72 hours of event
  • Documentation of a medical exemption
  • Mandatory masks will be required for all events
  • Mandatory physical distancing will be in place for all events
  • October 25 and later: two doses of a two-dose series are required, with the second at least 14 days prior.
  • Vaccine eligible individuals can access their COVID-19 immunization records through the Government of Alberta’s website or MyHealth Records.

The well-being of our community is of the utmost importance. Lethbridge and District Exhibition requires all employees, volunteers and contractors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Lethbridge & District Exhibition is committed to providing a safe working environment for our employees, as well as a safe environment the community with whom we interact with regularly. We will continue to monitor the ongoing situation and updates will be posted on our website and social media channels.

  • Capacity will be controlled at the entrances based on the number of guests in the show. Staff will be stationed at the exits so they can count the number of guests leaving. Exit staff will radio entrance staff to allow for more guests to enter from the queue area.
  • Perform frequent hand hygiene. This could include both hand sanitizer and/ or hand washing.
  • Vendors may only serve one customer or cohort group at one time per 10’ section of booth.
  • Minimize the handling of money whenever possible.
  • Sanitize electronic keypads after every use.
  • Ask customers to refrain from touching and encourage them to point to items.
  • All exhibitors, staff and visitors are required to wear a mask or face shield for the duration of time inside Exhibition Park.
  • Exhibitors may set up a permanent barrier as an alternative to wearing a mask, however they will need to wear a mask if not behind it.
  • If are unable to wear a mask for any reason we ask that you inform our event staff.
  • Masks are required to be worn properly which means that it must fully cover the nose, mouth, and chin. There are no required materials that they are required to be made of. An acceptable alternative to wearing a mask is face shields and barriers erected by exhibitors.
  • Disposable masks will be for sale at the entrance in case a guest forgets to bring one. There are also many exhibitors in the show selling reusable masks.
  • Children under the age of 2 are exempt.
  • Food is permitted in prepackaged closed containers only.
  • There is no dine-in or seating permitted at the event.
  • Please follow all concession signage and regulations.
  • Exhibition Park has a team of janitorial staff that will be cleaning bathrooms every two hours throughout the show. They will be checking/replacing hand sanitizer at all the stations throughout the show. All touchpoints will be sanitized throughout the show.
  • The event map is designed to promote physical distancing for all exhibitors and guests. All Exhibitor booths are separated from nearby booths by an 8 ft drape wall behind and beside. The only exception to this is exhibitors in cohort groups that request to work together throughout the show.
  • Exhibitors are encouraged to design their booths in a way that promotes physical distancing and minimizes the amount of product handling by customers. They may also erect a barrier between themselves and customers to promote physical distancing.