Come to the fair and experience Raising the Steaks!

So many options and possibilities that you can be here the entire weekend!

Remember – Admission to the Fair is FREE!

Raising the Steaks – August 26th to 28th, 2022

Saturday August 20

Half Price Movie Night at the Norgan!

Bring your friends and family and enjoy the show at a bargain admission, compliments of the Palmerston Agricultural Society.

The movie starts at 8:00 pm

Wednesday, August 24th

7:30 pm • Official Fair Opening and
Ambassador Competition

Details about Ambassador

Thursday, August 25th

7:00 – 9:00 pm

  • Arena open for placing exhibits

Friday August 26th

8:30 – 11:00 am – Arena open for placing exhibits

Afternoon – Judging takes place

5:45 pm – Parade Assembles on Norman Street

6:30 pm – Parade

6:30 – 9:00 pm

  • Children’s Village: Inflatables and FREE Pony Rides
  • Alpacas
  • Old MacDonald’s Farm

7:00 pm

  • Arena open after Parade — displays, exhibits, food  booths
  • A Taste of Minto

Saturday, August 27th

8:00 – 10:00 am – Kinettes Breakfast – Community Centre

8:00 – 11:00 am – Tailgate Garage Sale – At the Arena and Town Wide

9:00 am – Arena Opens

  • displays,exhibits, food booths
  • Cake Decorating Challenge

9:00 am – Noon – Farmers’ Market at Heritage Railway Museum

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

  • Tractor Show
  • Antique Machinery Show

10:00 am – Pet Show

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

  • Children’s Village: Inflatables, FREE Pony Rides, Maze, Games & Crafts
  • Alpacas
  • Old MacDonald’s Farm

11:00 am – Noon

  • Baby Show
  • Library Crafts and Story Time

11:00 am – 2:00 pm – Chuckles Balloon Twisting

11:00 am – 3:00 pm – Makin’ Faces Face Painting

1:00 – 4:00 pm – Midwestern Equipment Demo

1:30 pm – Ben Cullen – Year of the Garden Presentation

2:00 pm – Kids’ Pedal Tractor Pull (registration at 1:45)

3:00 pm – Auction of Champions

3:00 – 9:00 pm – KW Food Trucks

4:00 – 9:00 pm – Live Music – The Landlines

6:30 pm – Minto Farmers’ Market Corn Eating Competition

Sunday, August 28th

10:00 am – Church Service – refreshments after

10:00 am – 3:00 pm

  • Alpacas
  • Old MacDonald’s Farm

11:00 am – 3:00 pm – Children’s Village: Inflatables, FREE Pony Rides

11:45 am – 12:30 pm – Family Music Show with Paul Behnke

12:30 pm – Diamonds in the Ruff Dog Agility Show

12:30 – 2:30 pm – Chuckles Balloon Twisting

1:00 pm – Equine Showcase

2:00 pm – Zucchini Races

3:00 pm – Removal of Exhibits andDisplays

4:30 – 6:30 pmFamous Roast Beef Supper Hosted by Palmerston Marlins (Community Centre)

Annual Roast Beef Supper

Palmerston Agricultural Fair

** Revised ** Map of Fair Grounds

Check out where all of the activities are located

2022 Fair Book

Copies of the Fair Book are available throughout the Town of Minto soon or please enjoy reading our digital copy!

Advanced Prize List

There are plenty of competitions to enter every year at the fair.  Take a look at the fun you and your family can have with entries here.

Food at the Fair

The fair weekend is full of activities to keep everyone busy.  But, we all have to eat, right!  Check out the savoury options to eat on fair weekend.

Events Calendar

This printable events calendar has every event for the entire year listed!  Print out a copy and take it with you, or use this link on your phone!

Exhibitor Entry Form

You can now fill out the exhibitor entry form before you arrive at the competition.  Just remember to bring the form with you!