Agricultural summer fairs in Ontario resort destinations offer family fun. Fresh produce and foods offer family summer outdoors experiences in a carnival setting. Entertainment and amusement park fun are for families during the vacations and holiday season.
Agricultural Fairs, Farmers’ Markets and Rural Hospitality
The greatest opportunity to enjoy rural hospitality and heritage in Ontario is at a country fair, a local farmers’ market or at a special food related culinary event. Each year the first Saturday in August celebrates the agriculture, restaurant and local food industries in Canada.
Many of the resort chefs in cottage country will enter ‘best of food contests’ as well as host special harvest events. Many destinations will hold a celebrate food or food heritage event during the harvest season. See our featured culinary events, or visit a resort dining room on a culinary getaway and experience unique Ontario menus.
Haliburton County Fair, June 9-10, 2017
The Maxville Fair established 1889 , June 23-25, 2017
Tweed Fair, July 7-9, 2017
Lansdowne Fair, July 21-23, 2017
Almonte Fair, July 14-6, 2017
Avonmore Fair, July 21-23, 2017
Beachburg Fair, July 28-30, 2017
Peterborough Exhibition, August 10-13, 2017
Fenelon Fair, August 11-13, 2017
Wilberforce Agricultural Fair, August 11-12, 2017
Carrot Fest, August 18-19, 2017
Barrie Fair, August 24-27, 2017
Chesterville Fair, August 25-27, 2017
Cookstown Fair, August 25, 2017
Trout Creek Fair, August 25-26, 2017
Rosseau Fair, August 26, 2017