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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

The gates are just over a month away from opening and you can almost see the sights, hear the sounds, taste the food and feel the thrill as tickets go on sale and all the 2016 Fair fun is announced. Parents, tots, families and friends will make lasting memories at the Fair as the new and long-time favourites arrive this September. From Acts in Adrenaline Alley to story time in Imagination Park and the Rawhide Rodeo at Down on the Farm all the Western Fair entertainment is FREE with admission! Here’s what awaits:   Thrill Zone and Lil’ Thrill Zone Last year...

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Tuesday, June 14, 2016

London’s kick-off to summer is here with the Beer and BBQ Show presented by Clubhouse LaGrille. The show runs June 17th – 19th at the Western Fair District’s Metroland Media Agriplex. To quench your thirst we have brought together all of Canada’s top breweries and over fifty beers from Ontario’s established culture of craft beers. And, if beer isn’t your style check-out our wine garden or sample from a selection of coolers, ciders, wine beverages and liquor brands. To complement the ice cold beverages indulge in the Beer and BBQ Show’s serious...

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Friday, May 27, 2016

  Written By: HEATHER When I started running it was a means to an end. I needed to get healthier and be more active, and running seemed liked the easiest way to do that.  I downloaded a Couch to 5k training plan, and I took off.  It didn’t take long before I was hooked. I Run the District because running makes me feel better about myself. I feel accomplished, healthy, energized, and motivated – and I get to experience that pretty much in my backyard. It doesn’t get much better than that!     ...

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Thursday, May 19, 2016

Experiencing a minimalist lifestyle for a weekend and embracing the great outdoors actually requires a great deal of preparation. You can always brave the experience with just a backpack and the open road like you see in the movies, but it doesn’t hurt to have back-up supplies and tools to help you have a stress-free trip. Here are eight tried-and-true camping hacks that will help you have a smooth wilderness adventure. © Blend-Memento / Alamy ​ Use Fritos as fire starters ____ A bag of Fritos makes for a great fire starter, believe it or not. The chips are...

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Sun's Out. Gun's Out. Grill's Out! Are you ready?  The May 2-4 weekend means different things to different people: camping, lazing on the patio, partying with friends, reading a book or just getting to throw on a pair of flip flops and shorts. But regardless of your May 2-4 preference, one shared pleasure is and always will be grabbing the tongs, turning up the heat and biting into a deliciously juicy piece of meat! To ensure you will be touted as the weekend's undoubted Grill Master we've compiled a list of tips and tricks to amplify your...

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

  Written By: HEATHER When I started running it was a means to an end. I needed to get healthier and be more active, and running seemed liked the easiest way to do that.  I downloaded a Couch to 5k training plan, and I took off.  It didn’t take long before I was hooked. I Run the District because running makes me feel better about myself. I feel accomplished, healthy, energized, and motivated – and I get to experience that pretty much in my backyard. It doesn’t get much better than that!     ...

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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

A Gift For Every Mom! Mother’s Day is this Sunday, but don't worry we’ve got you covered when it comes to finding the perfect gift! Whether your mom is into food and drinks or has an eye for fancier things in life, there's something sure to WOW every mom! Plus you don't have to fret about shipping or driving all over the city because ALL of these gifts can be purchased and printed from home or purchased at the Western Fair District! Don’t sweat the small stuff this Sunday and browse our Mother’s Day gift guide...

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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

A Gift For Every Mom! Mother’s Day is this Sunday, but don't worry we’ve got you covered when it comes to finding the perfect gift! Whether your mom is into food and drinks or has an eye for fancier things in life, there's something sure to WOW every mom! Plus you don't have to fret about shipping or driving all over the city because ALL of these gifts can be purchased and printed from home or purchased at the Western Fair District! Don’t sweat the small stuff this Sunday and browse our Mother’s Day gift guide...

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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

A Gift For Every Mom! Mother’s Day is this Sunday, but don't worry we’ve got you covered when it comes to finding the perfect gift! Whether your mom is into food and drinks or has an eye for fancier things in life, there's something sure to WOW every mom! Plus you don't have to fret about shipping or driving all over the city because ALL of these gifts can be purchased and printed from home or purchased at the Western Fair District! Don’t sweat the small stuff this Sunday and browse our Mother’s Day gift guide...

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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

After 35 years the Rise2Fame youth talent competition is still going strong. The annual event takes place across Southwestern Ontario in conjunction with the Western Fair District and local fairs and events. Rise2Fame gives local youth the opportunity to showcase their diverse talents on different stages. From dancing to singing and instrumentals all competitors are given a platform to perform and the chance to win up to $1,500.00. For the past 35 years contestants ranging from 6 to 21 have built confidence and skill while having fun. Rise2Fame has featured some of Southwestern Ontario...

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