I Love Local

Thank You To Everyone Who Attended The 2017 Western Fair - Winners Will Be Posted Shortly!

Local and Proud! The I Love Local Stage presented by OLG will be rocking with local talent all 10 days of the Fair. 

The I Love Local Stage presented by OLG

Media Sponsor: Jack FM

I Love Local acts are all FREE with admission!  Buy your tickets early and save!

This year the I Love Local Tent will welcome local talent and acts that are starting to take the music scene by storm.  

I Love Local Tent Line-Up 


Friday (8th)

Folk & Roots     The Heartaches 
The Early Morning 
Saturday (9th)


Sarina Haggarty 
Justine Chadillon
Rhapsody Rebelz 
Ben Heffernan 
Sunday (10th)


  Robbie Antone Band 
Stanley Brown Blues Band 
Jacob & The Blues Busters 

Monday (11th)

Country     Nora Galloway & the Tearjerkers 

Tuesday (12th)

Rock     Kate Channer Band 
Kevin Greene and the Awesome Sauce 

Wednesday (13th)




Full Petty Fever 
Thursday (14th)


    Mother Leads 
Doug Varty Beatles in Blue 

Friday (15th)



The Do Good Badlies 
Saturday (16th) Country

Karen Emeny 

Shawn Cowan 

Jenn Lyons 

Jacqui Verellen 
Sunday (17th) Blues & Roots Dan Henshall 
Amanda Lynn Stubley 
Groove Kings 
Chris Murphy Band 


Check out the 2017 I LOVE LOCAL TENT PLAYLIST:



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  • Ontario Grass Fed Beef Burger - topped with Sikorski double smoked bacon jam, Gun Hill cheddar house made onion ring, Slegers butter lettuce, served on a warm brioche roll $11.50
  • Pork Belly Skewer - braised Ontario pork belly with local sweet potato, apple, peppers, and onion marinated with a 40 creek whiskey maple glaze and finished on the grill. $7.50 or 2 for $12.50
  • Hayters Farms Smoked Turkey Wings - 2 jumbo wings slow smoked and finished on the grill with a clover mead honey and cranberry bbq sauce $8.50
  • Sikorsky Frankfurter Pogo Dog with an apple mustard dip $5.00
  • Grilled Flat Breads - Sikorski Chorizo sausage, local buffalo mozzarella, grilled sweet peppers, heirloom tomato, fresh basil $11.00
  •  Grilled local plum, Gun Hill Farm brie, arugula, balsamic glaze $10.50


  • Poached and Grilled local Pears, topped with local vanilla ice cream, served over house made sponge cake  $6.50
  • Fried Cheesecake made with locally sourced dairy and topped with an Ontario wild blueberry compote $6.50



Each day will feature one of London’s best bands and to satisfy your taste buds, we’re serving up a farm fresh menu with some fine craft local brews including: 

  • Crafty Elk Mango Honey
  • Crafty Elk Acai Blueberry Cranberry
  • Crafty Elk Kiwi Apple
  • Toboggan Amber Ale
  • Toboggan Mr. Insurance Man

Additional non-local but still tasty brews include:

  • Coors Light
  • Molson Canadian
  • Coors Banquet


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