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23rd Annual Breyer Fun Day

23rd Annual Breyer Fun Day

23rd Annual Breyer Fun Day

Hello Breyer Fans,

We are excited to announce that Castle Toys is having their 23rd Annual Breyer Fun Day! It will be held here in-store on Saturday, October 3rd, 2020 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

This amazing event has horse lovers compete in a diorama-creating contest and a mini-model horse show using their favourite Breyer horses! Besides the friendly competition, we also have a craft table setup for miniature horse painting.

There will be prizes, stablemate painting, and giveaways!

Click here, if you'd like to see pictures of last year's Breyer Fun Day.

Please register as soon as possible as space is limited and will fill up very soon!
To view the registration form, please click here.

For a printable PDF of our Breyer Fun Day registration form, please click here

Diorama and Mini Model FAQ

  1. How big can I make my Diorama?
    There is generally no size restrictions, but please do not make it too large. Also, your diorama must fit on the table you bring. We request you bring a table roughly the size of a folding TV tray.

  2. Am I making my diorama at the shop and will Castle Toys provide the material?
    No. You will be making the diorama at home; therefore, you will be using your own materials. However, you may add any finishing touches at the shop before the judging commences. Don't forget to give your amazing diorama a name.

  3. What scale or breed should I use?
    There is no specific scale or horse breed - this is personal preference and as long as the diorama fits your table. It is recommended to have some knowledge about the horse(s) used such as breed, type of blood (hot, warm, cod), etc. (this usually impresses the judges).

  4. What is the Mini Model Horse Show?
    There are three categories: Mare, Stallion, and Best Dressed. You can enter any or all of the categories. Showcase your favourite horse. You can paint your horse to make it look more realistic, or dress it up with clothes and accessories.

There is no time like the present to start preparing!
We hope to see you soon!

P.S. Don't forget to bring a small table to put your diorama on and a chair(s) to sit next to.

23rd Annual Breyer Fun Day

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2019 Breyer Fun Day Winners

2019 Breyer Fun Day Winners

2019 Breyer Fun Day Winners

Hey Breyer Fans,
We are happy to announce our 22nd Breyer Fun Day winners!

Diorama Winners:

In our Novice Class:
1st Place: Holden V. D. with "Star Wars Birthday Party".
2nd Place: Alice G. with "Marest Mustangs Midnight Movie Night".
3rd Place: Ahren V. D. with "Day at the Beach".

In our Junior Class:
1st Place: Kristina N. with "Sunshine Kindergarten".
2nd Place: Elora V. D. with "Breyeropoly".
3rd Place: Emma W. with "The Wild Horses of Alberta".

In our Adult Class:
1st Place: Georgia B.
2nd Place: Lydia M. with "Breyerfest 2018 Experience".

 

Mini Model Horse Show:

Our winners for the Stallion category are:
1st Place: Georgia B. with "Mirror Master".
2nd Place: Mia H. with "Snoopy".
3rd Place: Lydia M. with "Mr. Bud".

In our Mare category:
1st Place: Georgia B. with "Lucky Penny".
2nd Place: Mia H. with "Oreo Twist".
3rd Place: Isabela Y. with "Sparkey".

In our Best Dressed category:
1st Place: Snoopy
2nd Place: Thunder
3rd Place: Daffodil
4th Place: Vevin

Thank you to everyone who participated or came to show support. We hope you had a blast because we certainly did!

Here are pictures we took:

                   

And more amazing photos of the event and products you might be interested in!

                

 We hope to see everyone next year!

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22nd Annual Breyer Fun Day

22nd Annual Breyer Fun Day

Hello Breyer Fans,

We are excited to announce that Castle Toys is having their 22nd Annual Breyer Fun Day! It will be held here in-store on Saturday, May 4th, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

There will by lots of prizes, stablemate painting, and giveaways!

Click here, if you'd like to see pictures of last year's Breyer Fun Day.

Please register as soon as possible as space is limited and will fill up very soon!
To view the registration form, please click here.

There is no time like the present to start preparing!
We hope to see you soon!

P.S. - Don't forget to bring a small table to put your diorama on and a chair(s) to sit next to.

For a printable PDF of our Breyer Fun Day registration form, please click here

 

Breyer Fun Day 2018 Winners

Breyer Fun Day 2018 Winners

Hey Adventurers,

We are excited to announce our winners for our 21st Annual Breyer Fun Day!
First, we'd like to thank all those who participated - everyone had such spectacular dioramas - we can't wait to see what in store for next year's Fun Day!

We gave away over $750 in prizes - talk about going a little horse crazy!

Now, without further ado, here are the winners of this year's Breyer Fun Day:

Novice

  1. 2 Miniature Horse Powder by Elora V.
  2. The Horse in the Hills by Sophie G.
  3. Secret Peeks by Alice G.

Junior

  1. Snack Time by Payton W.
  2. Carousal Centre by Serena M.
  3. Candy Land by Claire M.

Adult

  1. The Horse and the Sculpture by Siena M.
  2. Art of the Sunset by Lydia M. 
  3. Rainbow Unicorn by Laura M.

Stallion

  1. Mr. Bud
  2. Matrix
  3. Bob the Sport Horse

Mare

  1. Bandit
  2. Razzy
  3. Stargazer

Best Dressed 

  1. Flexable
  2. Cheesepuff
  3. Dust Storm
                                     
21st Annual Breyer Fun Day

21st Annual Breyer Fun Day

Hey Adventurers,

We are excited to announce that Castle Toys is having their 21st Annual Breyer Fun Day!
It will be held here in store on Sunday, April 8th, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

There will by lots of prizes, stablemate painting, and giveaways!

Don't forget to bring a small table to put your diorama on and a chair(s) to sit next to.

Click here, if you'd like to see pictures of last year's Breyer Fun Day.

Please register as soon as possible as space is limited and will fill up very soon!
To view the registration form, please click here.

There is no time like the present to start preparing!
We hope to see you soon.

P.S. - Don't forget your table and chair! 

Schleich Play Day Event!

Schleich Play Day Event!

Hello to all fellow adventurers!

On Saturday, September 30, 2017, we will be hosting a play day event right here at our store.
The event will begin at 11:00 AM and will end at 3:00 PM.
Come stop by and bring your little ones to join in on the fun!

Let's make some animal masks, and colour the wild life in the animal kingdom - don't worry about staying within the lines. It's your imagination, your world, let your creativeness run free!

Also, please feel free to peruse the store. 
There will be a "Buy 2 and Get 1 Free" deal on any Schleich product.
This offer is only valid on a Schleich item of equal or lesser value.

Last, but certainty not least: we are announcing our Schleich Photo Contest Winners during the Play Day Event. There is still time to submit your adventures!
Click here to view more details. 

We are located here: 101 - 5718 1A Street SW Calgary, AB.
If you have anymore questions, please feel free to contact us at (403) 258-1100 or email us at Toys@CastleToys.ca

 

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