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Harriston-Minto Fall Fair

September 16, 2016 @ 8:00 am - September 18, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

For more information contact Belinda Wick-Graham, belinda_wick@yahoo.ca

Harriston-Minto Agricultural Society Presents Harriston-Minto Fall Fair

As we, ‘Keep Calm & Plow On’, the Harriston-Minto Agricultural Society has organized a packed line-up of unique entertainment  for Fall Fair weekend September 16 – 18.  New on Friday night of the Fair is Main Event Gaming Night for the young and young at heart, featuring video games for the young and a variety of board games for the young at heart.  This will be held in the auditorium from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm.  The Opening of the Fair will happen in the Main Arena followed by the popular and lively Pie and Pork Auctions.  Lawn Mower Races, the Midway, a Silent Auction and many Fair Exhibits will also be available for viewing Friday evening

Saturday is a busy day filled with new attractions along with the old favourites like the Ag. Awareness Barn and Let’s Talk Science.  The Parade, Light Horse Show, Baby Show, Heavy Horse Pull and the Midway Toonie Night will be back again.  New this year, you can test your reflexes driving Remote Control Cars and Trucks in the main arena.   Zoo To You will be showing their collection of exotic animals and R&R Pet Paradise Power Paws will be performing in the ball diamond following the Mutt Show.  You can talk to the Stilt Walkers and enjoy their  fun, family show called Spin Cycle in the main arena at 3pm.  Another new venue this year is Family Movie Night in the pavilion from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.   Wings will be served in the auditorium during musical  performances by the popular young local group, Biggy and the Hostiles.

Sunday is another day packed with things to see and do.  After a hearty Farmer’s Breakfast you can attend the Interdenominational Church Service then stroll through the Antique Car Show in the Ball Diamond.  This year, the Jr. Calf Show , in memory of Jim Burgess for pre-4H children will be held within the Beef Show.  Favourites like the Big Bale Rollout, Pedal Tractor Pull, Free Scooter Draw, and Demo Derby are scheduled again this year.  The weekend will end with a delicious Pork & Beef BBQ in the auditorium from 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm. during which Field Crop Awards will be presented.

Doors to the exhibit halls will be closed from 2:45 to 3:30 on Sunday and reopened at 3:30 pm.  All exhibits can then be picked up starting at 3:30 pm., not before that time.

For more information or a full list of events, times and locations, go to www.harristonmintofair.ca or find us on face book.  If exhibiting, the complete fair book can be accessed on our webpage or picked up at local businesses.


September 16, 2016 @ 8:00 am
September 18, 2016 @ 5:00 pm