Coe Hill Fair Aug. 25 & 26, 2017: here’s what you need to know

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Ferris Wheel at the Coe Hill Fair .

The 135th Coe Hill Fair is ready to go, Aug. 25 and 26, 2017.

Volunteers are busy preparing for the event, at the fairgrounds at 5681 Wollaston Township Road 620.

The fair was founded in 1882 at Salem, two miles north of Coe Hill. The next year it moved to Coe Hill around the township hall. It moved the the current fairground in the early 1900s.

General admission is $6 both days for adults.  For ages three to 12 years, admission is $3.

Ride bracelets cost $37.50 or $27.50 in advance.

Parking costs $2.

Pay $6 to become a fair member and receive a guide book for your entries.

Contact information:

coehillfair@gmail.com

613-473-4724 (day)   613-473-5596 (evening)

 Here’s what’s planned for 2017

Fri., Aug. 25, 2017

8 a.m. — Agricultural Hall opens to accept exhibits (exhibitor access only)

Noon — Judging starts.

3 p.m. — Gates open and midway opens.

4 p.m. – Eastern Ontario Pony Pulls

7 p.m. — Opening ceremonies

7:30 p.m. — Demolition Derby begins, by Xtreme Productions

7:30 p.m. — Agricultural Hall opens to public; doors close at 10 p.m.

Sat., Aug. 26, 2017

7 a.m. — gates open

All day — antique tractor show.

9 a.m. — Horse judging starts (Halter programs consist of light, ponies, hackney and draft)

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10 a.m. — Midway opens.

10:30 a.m. — music by The Road Jammers.

Noon — Talent show, followed by nail driving conest.

Noon — Western Games: Pole bending, flag racing, rescue race, barrel rade. (Membership required to enter).

Noon — Strut your mutt or pup show.

2 p.m. — Children’s games.

3 p.m. — Music by 62 North Band.

6 p.m. — Agricultural hall closes to public.  Exhibits removed.

6 p.m. — Light and Heavy Horse Draw.

Midway and concessions stay open as long as there is demand. 

 

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