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159th Fall Fair Schedule


AUGUST 25-27, 2017

King Edward Park/Centre Grey Recreation Complex, 72 Walker Street, Markdale, ON


We'll have events all weekend including exhibits, vendors, LIVE MUSIC, children's area and much more.

Thursday, August 24th, 2017


7 to 9 pm: Arena open to receive Homecraft exhibits


Friday, August 25th, 2017

9 am to 11:30 am: Receive exhibits in arena lobby

1 to 4:30 pm: Exhibit judging (arena floor - no admittance)

4 pm:  Vendor spaces available for set up in arena

No entry fee for Friday night events at the Grand Opening - by donation only

5:30 pm to 9:00 pm: Classic Car Gathering (on grass by the horse ring)

6:30 pm to 10 pm: Exhibit Hall & Silent Auction opens (arena floor)

7 pm - 10 pm: 159th Fall Fair Opening - Ambassador Competition and Variety Show

Help Celebrate Canada 150 with the launch of the Walking Tour of Markdale at the Opening Ceremonies!

Saturday, August 26th, 2017


Ongoing Exhibit hall open for viewing and silent auction

7am - 11 am:  Breakfast available by 1st Flesherton Scouts

10 am: Queen's Bush Quilters Guild and Grey Highlands Rug Hooking & Craft Guild - Display, demonstrations and workshops (Upper hall)

10 am - 4pm:  Kids Activity Area open

10 am:  Centre Grey 4H Achievement Calf show (calf show ring)

11 am:  Markdale Agricultural Society Heavy Horse Show (main ring)

12 noon:  Markdale 4H Invitational Showcase (calf show ring)

1:00 pm: Baby Show - Stage on arena floor 

1:30 pm:  Entertainment throughout the afternoon

4 pm to 7 pm: ATV Pull at the horse pull lane - CANCELLED

4 PM: Catch the Ace final draws


Sunday, August 27th, 2017


9 am to noon: Breakfast available by 1st Flesherton Scouts

9:30 am: Non-Denominational Church Service (upper hall)

11 am - 3:30 pm:  Kids Activity area open

11:30 am: Light & Pleasure Horse Show (main show ring)

1 pm: Entertainment throughout the afternoon

1 pm: Pet Show (arena lobby)

2 pm Junior CASH AWARDS distributed (fair office in arena)

2 pm: Heavy Horse Pull (outdoor bleachers)

3 pm: Silent Auction closes

3:30 pm:  Silent Auction items available for pick up

4 pm: Children's Bicycle draws (arena stage)

4 pm: Fair officially closes

4:30 pm: Exhibits may be removed from arena floor. NOT BEFORE (see rule 9 in the Fair book)



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