Among the list of upcoming events first is Almonte Truck and Tractor Pull competion on Saturday May 23rd, 2015. The event is scheduled to start at 11 am. The truck pull competition is divided in five categories – Stock Gas Truck under 6,500 lb., Stock Gas Truck under 7,500 lb., Stock Gas Truck under 8,500 lb., Stock Diesel Truck under 8,500 lb. and Pro Street Diesel Truck under 8,500 lb. The tractor pull competition is mainly divided into antique tractors (made before 1960) and farm tractor. The antique category is sub-divided into Antique Tractor under 3,500 lb., Antique Tractor under 4,500 lb., Antique Tractor under 5,500 lb., Antique Tractor under 6,500 lb., Altered Farm Tractor under 6,500 lb., Antique Tractor under 7,500 lb., Antique Tractor under 8,500 lb. and Altered Farm Tractor under 8,500 lb. While the farm tractor category is divided into Farm Tractor under 10,500 lb., Farm Tractor under 12,500 lb. as well as Farm Tractor under 110 hp, Farm Tractor under 150 hp, Farm Tractor under 200 hp and 4X4 Farm Tractor Open (No Articulated Tractors in this class) categories. The entry fees are $5/Tractor and Trucks $10/Truck. Prize money will be $75, $30, $20 for first, second and third position respectively. For the event, new sleds and a clay track has been arranged.
Next event is Impact Motosports as a part of the Almonte Fair to be held from July 17 to July 19 this year. On July 17, the Demolition Derby is scheduled to begin at 7:30 pm. The event will have three categories – Mini Smash with $60 entry fee, FSSS with $60 Entry fee and Pro Mod trucks with $60 entry fee.
On August 22, 2015 The 32nd North Lanark Highland Games will be held on the NLAS’s Almonte fair ground to celebrate the Scottish culture and heritage of the Ottawa Valley. Besides athletes, presentation by twenty pipe bands and a hundred dancers are another amazing sight of this event. The visitors will have the chance to collect traditional Scottish clothing, Scottish food, refreshments, crafts, souvenir items as well as genealogical information. The games will start at 9:00am with opening ceremonies at 1 O’clock and final massed bands at 5:30pm. A ceilidh (Scottish party) will also be held in the evening at the beer garden site. Entry fee for adult is $17 and for children between the ages of 6-13 is $6.