Come to the Fair

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

Remember – Admission to the Fair is FREE!

Plains, Trains and Grains – August 25th, 26th, 27th, 2017

Saturday, August 12th

Palmerston Fair Western Horse Show

Hosted at Maple Rock Stables, 5791 89th Line Gowanstown
7:30 am – Registration
7:30 – 8:30 am – Warm Up
9:00 am – Show Starts

8:00 pm – 1/2 price Movie Night at the Norgan Theater

Wednesday, August 23rd

7:30 pm – Official Opening of the Fair
7:30 pm – Ambassador of the Fair Competition

Both at Community Centre

Details about Ambassador

Friday August 25th

8:30-11:00am – Arena open for placing exhibits
Judging takes place in afternoon

5:45pm – Parade assembles at Lawrence Park

6:30pm – Parade – Arena opens to the public after parade

 6:30-9:00pm –
Bouncy Castle
Maze at Arena
Displays
Exhibits and food at Arena
Taste of Minto at Community Centre – “A great selection of local food!”
Kids Zone

Saturday

9:00 – 4:00 pm – Children’s Village
8:00 – 10:00 am – Farmers Breakfast (Community Centre)
8:00 – 11:00 am – Tailgate Garage Sale – Arena Parking Lot
9:00 am – Arena Opens – displays, exhibits, food booth
9:00 – noon – Farmer’s Market – Heritage Railway Museum
10:00 am – Pet Show (Barn)

10:00 – 4:00 – Monster Machines, Inflatables, Birds of Prey Show
10:00 – 4:00 – Big Pony Rides

11:00 am – 3:00 pm – Val-E-Clown – Ballooning & clowning & Face Painting
11:00 am – noon – Baby Show (Community Centre)
11:00 am – Dinkelmann Grappling Arts demonstration
11:00 am – 1:00 pm – Reptile Show at Children’s Village

11:30 am – Tiny Tyke Dairy Show
Noon – 4:00 pm – 4-H Open Dairy Show

2:00 – Yoga by Studio Kerry Outside
2:00 – Learn about Grains and Breadmaking demonstration
2:00 – Kid’s Pedal Tractor Pull (Outside)
3:00 – Auction of Champions (Community Centre)
3:00 – Buttermaking Demonstration by Wellington County Museum
6:00 – Corn Roast Dinner hosted by Palmerston Farmers Market (Community Centre)
FEATURING THE CORN EATING CONTEST – CHEW YOUR WAY TO THE CHAMPIONSHIP!

7:15 pm – Box Car Movie Night (Grant’s Service Centre Parking Lot)

Sunday

10:00 am – Church Service with refreshments to follow (Community centre)

11:00 am – 3:00 pm – Children’s Village, Val-E-Clown music/singing/guitar

11:30 am – 3:00 pm – Inflatables
11:30 am – Teddy Bear PicnicNoon –
1:00 pm – Diamonds in the Ruff Dog Agility Show

2:00 pm – Pig Races – Check out the fun!

2:00 – 3:00 pm – Dabber BINGO
3:00 pm – Removal of Displays and Exhibits

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

New Activities

There are so many new things to do at the fair this year.  Below are just a few of them.  Be sure to Visit and check out all the fun

Pony Rides
Bouncy Inflatable Land – Children’s Village
Reptile Show
Kids Box Car Drive In Movie Saturday Evening
Pumpkin Prince and Princess
Advanced Prize List
4-H Dairy Show