It’s fair time!
The 121st edition of the South Mountain Fair runs August 15-18, and this year features a new, enhanced children’s program as one of the most exciting additions to the festivities.
“The Kids Mountain of Fun”, made possible through a Celebrate Ontario grant, will take place on the fair grounds in a brand new entertainment tent.
Lil John and Stretch the Clown, with car and scooter will have two shows Saturday and Sunday and Cindy Cook from Polka Dot Door will have two stage shows on Sunday.
Little Ray’s Reptiles, Vanderlaand’s Barnyard Zoo and Tribek Inflatables will provide fun activities for kids of all ages.
Sunday will feature a parade of International/Farmall tractors and equipment at noon.
Sam Simm’s was the first IH dealer in this area and the South Mountain Fair is dedicating this parade to the Simm’s Family.
Top notch entertainment featured this year includes Georgette Jones, the only daughter of the late George Jones and Tammy Wynette, performing with Fred Ducharme and Ninth Line on Friday night.
Saturday’s entertainment includes Country Roots in the afternoon and High Valley taking the stage at 8 p.m. Landmark will keep the music going until closing at 1 a.m.
Fred Ducharme and Ninth Line will return Sunday along with some special guests to entertain until Texas native Mark Chesnutt takes the stage at 4 p.m.
The Western Horse Show is back with their NBHA show on Saturday and Western Games fair show on Sunday.
Other events such as the poultry, heavy horse, miniature horse and saddle, plus Farmers Olympics, Jr. Farmers Olympics, Greasy Pig, Wife Carrying Competition, as well as Simmental and Angus cattle show will be sure the entertain spectators of all ages.
Don’t miss the renowned demolition derby Friday evening, as well as all the other agricultural exhibits that continue to make South Mountain Fair “The Best Fair Deal Around.”
Tickets are $20 each day with Thursday half price day.
The $20 admission is an all-inclusive price including midway rides and entertainment in the big tent.
New this year, is a $10 admission ticket which does not give you access to the rides or the entertainment tent. Weekend passes are available for $50.
Free rough camping is available.
Check out the website at www.southmountainfair.ca