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Friday, September 15, 2017

September 15th, 2017 With a forecast of sunny skies and wall-to-wall entertainment the 142nd edition of the annual Western Fair moves into its final weekend and welcomes the community to make memories at Western Fair District’s signature event. Whether guests are returning for the 2nd time with their $5 bounce-back coupon or making their first Fair appearance of the year there is plenty to fill the weekend across the grounds. The Grandstand will open up to welcome back Freestyle Motocross and the Demolition Derby. Both fan favourites brought back by popular demand. Across the...

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Thursday, September 14, 2017

London, Ontario – September 14th, 2017: Western Fair opened its gates early yesterday for children with special-needs, and their families, to experience the fair in an environment tailored just for them. Many guests come for the sights, sounds and smells of the Fair, but for some the giant Midway, bustle of busy vendors, strolling performers, smells of the farm and crowds of eager fairgoers is not the ideal way to enjoy the annual fall tradition.  In its second year Day of Dreams was a unique opportunity for youngsters, designed to extend the fun of the annual Fair to...

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Monday, September 11, 2017

The Youth Finalist for the Rise 2 fame are: Youth Finalist Name Act From Mary Paige & Irelyn St. Onge Variety Group, Head Over Heals Bayfield Fair Kamden Gillespie Variety Solo, Riptide Parkhill Fair Nicole Bryant Vocal Solo, Million Reasons Story Book Gardens Paige Woodburn Variety Solo, Apologize Lucan Baconfest...

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Monday, September 11, 2017

The Junior Finalist for the Rise 2 fame are: Junior Finalist Name Act From Cassius Smith Vocal Solo, Lose Yourself Woodstock Fair Quinn Morriss Dance Solo, Found Paris Fair Madison Carrick Vocal Solo, White Horse Woodstock Fair JJ Craig & Taiden Tremblay Dance Group, Smooth Gentleman Hamilton, It’s Your Festival...

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Friday, September 8, 2017

Western Fair District Mobile App Now Available! We Are Excited To Announce The Release Of The Western Fair District Mobile App!  App Features & Highlights: Purchase Tickets & Access Barcodes Using Your Phone (Paperless Transactions) View & Save Upcoming Events In The App & Receive Notifications (Set It & Forget It) Comprehensive District Map With Geofencing Functionality That Trigger Notifications When Walking Throughout Fair Grounds (Navigation Friendly) Send Feedback On Events In Real Time (Tell Us What You Like & Dislike About...

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Thursday, August 31, 2017

  8 days until 70 acres transforms into annual Western Fair August 31st, 2017 – London, Ontario: Once a year London watches as 70 acres of pavement and parking lot transform into the annual Western Fair, ready to welcome the community to makes memories throughout the 10 day run of the 142 year-old tradition. Parking spots become midway, parks become pastures, the racetrack welcomes demo derby and buildings becomes barns. Although the transformation seemingly happens overnight there are countless hours, people, participants, preparation and planning that goes into the...

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

  London, Ontario – July 18th, 2017: After the success of last year’s inaugural Day of Dreams the event is back again to provide a unique opportunity to children and their families who aren’t otherwise able to enjoy the wonder of the annual Western Fair. Western Fair will open its gates early on September 13th for children with special-needs, and their families, to experience the fair in an environment tailored just for them. Many guests come for the sights, sounds and smells of the Fair, but for some the giant Midway, bustle of busy vendors, strolling performers,...

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

  London, Ontario – July 18th, 2017: After the success of last year’s inaugural Day of Dreams the event is back again to provide a unique opportunity to children and their families who aren’t otherwise able to enjoy the wonder of the annual Western Fair. Western Fair will open its gates early on September 13th for children with special-needs, and their families, to experience the fair in an environment tailored just for them. Many guests come for the sights, sounds and smells of the Fair, but for some the giant Midway, bustle of busy vendors, strolling performers,...

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Monday, July 10, 2017

London’s historic Western Fair comes to life for 10-days, September 8-17th. In the year that Canada celebrates its 150th birthday, a month where families return to back-to-school basics, summer wanes and leaves begin to turn; young and young at heart look for one more chance to make memories with family and friends, celebrate their community, see something new and revisit traditions. This year's Western Fair will bring London over 50 rides, fair food, more than 800 animals, rodeo, entertainment and attractions. Endeavoring to make memories happen for fair patrons in Canada’...

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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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