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Tuesday, October 4, 2016

There is a buzz in the air with live racing set to return this Friday at The Raceway at Western Fair District and it is going to be a busy October at the London oval.  Friday, October 7th will usher in the start of live racing and coincides with the second annual Oktoberfest celebration at the Western Fair District. To complement the Oktoberfest celebrations the wiener dogs will be back competing in the second annual Dachshund Dash. Additionally, the Raceway will offer Scratch ‘N’ Win program prizes, the Oktoberfest Pace and the Oktoberfest Stacked Deal which will include...

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Saturday, September 17, 2016

 The Western Fair has opened its gates for the final weekend of the annual event. Despite the rain there is plenty to do and see around the Fair.  Most attractions, entertainment, rides, games and competitions will continue with minor schedule and location adjustments. Down on the Farm in the Metroland Media Agriplex is still in full swing with the Western Horse Show and the Clydesdale Hitch and parade later this afternoon as well as animal displays, milking demonstrations, our agricultural timeline and more!  In the Progress Building guests can be awed by Terrance B...

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Saturday, September 17, 2016

 The Western Fair has opened its gates for the final weekend of the annual event. Despite the rain there is plenty to do and see around the Fair.  Most attractions, entertainment, rides, games and competitions will continue with minor schedule and location adjustments. Down on the Farm in the Metroland Media Agriplex is still in full swing with the Western Horse Show and the Clydesdale Hitch and parade later this afternoon as well as animal displays, milking demonstrations, our agricultural timeline and more!  In the Progress Building guests can be awed by Terrance B...

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Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Western Fair opened its gates early today for children with special-needs, and their families, to experience the fair in an environment tailored just for them. Day of Dreams is a new, unique opportunity for youngsters, designed to extend the fun of the annual Fair to those who may not otherwise experience it. With Western Fair District staff volunteering their time, and the support of partner North American Midway Entertainment, Spectra Venue Management and Food Services & Hospitality and our sponsors the event was a huge success. “It’s the perfect way to help...

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Western Fair District is delighted to announce their new partnership with Growing Chefs! Ontario. By means of a $30,000.00 investment, Growing Chefs! Ontario’s school-based programming will be delivered as Western Fair District Presents: The School Food Education Project. This project will serve over 3,000 students at select schools across London and area. Western Fair District is one of the first major London-based organizations to support Growing Chefs! Ontario to this level. The opportunity for the partnership was clear to both organizations, as the recently released...

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Friday, September 9, 2016

London, Ontario Gates open this afternoon for the 141st edition of the annual Western Fair. Opening weekend, presented by Nestlé, offers patrons three days of entertainment, rides, games, Fair food and fun. Guests will experience adventure and thrill with a stop at Adrenaline Alley, presented by OLG. Watch as the Nerveless Nocks perform their spectacular aerial stunts. This daredevil act will feature The Nocks’ Globe of Fear, Spectacular Sway Poles and more. Friday shows will be at 4:00, 6:00 and 8:00pm and Saturday and Sunday at 11:30am, 3:00pm and 8:30pm....

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Warriors’ Day will be held on Saturday, September 10, to celebrate and commemorate the long and strong connection between the Western Fair, our serving military and the many sacrifices and contributions of war veterans. This year’s Warriors’ Day theme is “Celebrating our Military Families”.  This day will recognize the sacrifices that families make when their loved ones serve our country. As a token of the Western Fair’s appreciation, all retired or serving personnel will be given free admission at the gates on September 10th with proof of...

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

London will once again welcome all the Bavarian traditions, with Oktoberfest returning for a second year to the Western Fair District’s Metroland Media Agriplex. The extremely popular event will take place in partnership with the world famous Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest, and will run October 7th and 8th plus October 13th through the 15th. Once again the highlight of festivities will be Rock the Festhalle, presented by Classic Rock FREE 98.1. This year Juno award winning, Canadian singer, songwriter and guitarist Tom Cochrane, along with his long time band, Red Rider, will...

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Monday, August 15, 2016

Located just off the King Street entrance the I Love Local Beer Garden is a destination for the local beer and music lover at the Western Fair.   The garden is open on weekdays at 3PM and weekends at 10AM. See the Daily Schedule for a complete list of scheduled music and performances on the Jack Richardson London Music Awards Stage, in the garden.   one Local Beer Get away from the hustle and bustle of the mid way and enjoy a locally crafted brewski from on of these fine brewers: Forked River, Strathroy Brewing Company, Railway City,...

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Wednesday, August 3, 2016

The Western Fair District is excited to announce “The Mane Event” will be added to our 2017 show season line-up in place of the All Equine Show. The Mane Event will take place May 12th – 14th at the Western Fair District’s Metroland Media Agriplex. The expo which also takes place in Red Deer, Alberta; Chilliwack, B.C. and Scottsdale, Arizona will bring a variety of clinicians in English and Western disciplines, a Trainer’s Challenge, an Equine experience show and a the Youth Pro Am Competition.   Stay tuned for more information regarding The Mane...

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