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Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Happy New Year! What better way to kick off 2020 than by counting down the days & ways to celebrate at London’s 15th Annual Wine & Food Show? We’ve put together a list of our top 15 reasons to attend. We hope you’ll join us for another year of sipping, savouring and seeing all that the London Wine & Food Show has to offer!  Cheers to 15 years! We are celebrating our 15th year of the London Wine & Food Show - you wouldn't want to miss out on London's long-standing tradition!   First 250 people...

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

Tickets to the 2020 London Wine and Food Show are now on sale and for those shoppers looking for last minute holiday gift ideas, they make the perfect stocking stuffer. The 15th  anniversary of Southwestern Ontario’s premier wine and food show will take place on January 16-18th  at the Western Fair District Agriplex.  Bring your ‘Taste Buds’ and enjoy fabulous wine, beers, spirits, food and entertainment over the three days of the show. This year’s show will feature more cooking and more tasting room experiences than ever along with an expanded...

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Monday, December 9, 2019

IT'S BACK! We're bringing you 12 Days Of District Giveaways, starting this MONDAY! Win London Wine & Food Show Tickets, the NEW Holiday Special Package, Yuk Yuks Tickets, Dinner at Top of the Fair, Market Bucks & MORE! Be sure to check our Western Fair District Facebook Page Monday morning at 8AM for the first prize!  Rules & Regulations Launch of Contest: December 9, 2019 Timeline: December 9- 20 (Posts will be made at 8AM, winners will be drawn/announced at 4PM) Like/Tag a Friend or Comment/Share: Beginning December 9, a 12 Days...

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Monday, November 25, 2019

Enjoy a special experience NEW for the 2020 London Wine and Food Show with tour guide Jamie West! Jamie West is a locally grown wine, beer and spirits aficionado. A certified Sommelier and Beer Specialist, Jamie teaches in the School of Culinary Arts, Tourism and Hospitality at Fanshawe College and worked in private members’ country clubs across Ontario. For the past 5 years, Jamie has been training the next generation in hospitality at the London Training Centre. Jamie is passionate about sharing her wine knowledge and ready to elevate your tasting experience! You and five...

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Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Will you spy the pie before the Western Fair?! Finders keepers! Celebrate the yesteryear favourites returning to the Western Fair menu by keeping your eyes on the prize - prized pie that is - with the I Spy Pie contest! 1st place cardboard cut-out pies (above) are hidden at various locations and businesses throughout London. Successful seekers will win themselves a sweet treat. Find clues on the Western Fair Facebook & Instagram Pages - @WesternFairDistrict. Happy hunting! Start the countdown, only one week left until the 144th Western Fair and “Your Favourites...

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Monday, August 26, 2019

Keep Your Eyes on the Pies Starting Monday, August 26th we'll be hiding these pies throughout London, posting clues to their locations along the way! If you spy a pie, take a photo & send it our way to claim your prize of 2 SuperPasses to Western Fair 2019.  RULES 1. You must physically find the pie to win! Once found, please remove it from it's location and send us a picture with the pie in your hand.  2. You can only win once. If a previous I Spy Pie winner finds a second pie, it must be returned to us and will be hidden again for someone new to find...

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Local beats meet tasty eats at the I Love Local tent at the 144th Western Fair! Music has been a fundamental part of the fair for generations, adding ambience while bringing people together. Back by popular demand, I Love Local, presented by OLG and Gateway Casinos London will be returning with a FREE lineup of daily music performances and delicious tastes and sips crafted with locally sourced ingredients for fairgoers to enjoy, September 6 - 15! I Love Local gets rockin at 5PM weekdays, 11:30AM weekends. This year, the big, white, I Love Local tent can be found in its NEW location...

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Enjoy Lumberjack Shows, Fresh Pie by the Slice, BINGO! and More at The 2019 Western Fair Entering its 144th year, the Western Fair has seen decades of excitement including carnival rides, concerts, rodeos, competitions, and a wide variety of fair foods. This year, experience the annual event with fresh eyes. Your Faves Are Back! Feel the giddy, nostalgic fall fair feeling with the reintroduction of yesteryear classics and create memories by visiting one of many new attractions. Here are a few of the exciting highlights that you can look forward to. The tastes: Fair food galore -...

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

It’s time to open the time capsule - ‘Your Favourites Are Back!’ The annual Western Fair is quickly approaching, reintroducing 144 years of well-loved fair attractions throughout the years while welcoming new favourites. Generations of fairgoers will enjoy the best of agriculture, sports, food, art, music and more. The planning for the September 6-15 event is well underway and The Western Fair District is pleased to kick off the countdown to the fair with the announcement of the 2019 concert lineup, including a variety of Canadian Rock music. Embark on a trip down...

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

BUY TICKETS Which came first, the chicken or the keg? Luckily, you don’t have to choose between sampling delicious food, brews and more at this year’s Beer & BBQ Show at the Agriplex at Western Fair District. Rediscover your summer state of mind on June 14-15 and enjoy lip-smacking old favourites and exciting new features. Quench your thirst by sampling the best Canadian breweries, representing over fifty Ontario craft beers, and non-beer options including wine, coolers, hard juice and featured liquor brands. Whether a BBQ connoisseur or a non-meat eater, with options for...

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