The 2019 edition of the Maxville Fair takes place from June 21 to 23. File photo: 2016

Maxville Fair June 21 to 23, with livestock shows, baby contest, activities for kids, tug-of-war and more

The Maxville Fair kicks off on June 21 and continues through June 23 at the Maxville fairgrounds.

On Friday, June 21, admission to the fair is $2 or bring a donation for the food bank.

Inflatable games are available at the fair from 4 to 9 p.m. on Friday, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Visitors can pay $25 for a weekend pass to the Bouncy Castles or $10 per day.

On Friday, displays are ongoing all day, including lots of activities including a K9 Dog Demonstration, and at 12 noon, magician Michael Bourassa will entertain. From 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. there will be inflatable games for kids and the Mosquito Division will play at 6 p.m. as part of Friday Nite Lights Football.

There is a petting zoo with pony rides all day.

At 7:30 p.m., the PeeWee Division game takes place with the Alexandria Gaels playing against the Cornwall Wildcats.

Admission on Saturday is $10 per person and there is a free pancake breakfast included with admission from 8 a.m. to 12 noon.

At 8 a.m., the day begins with 4-H Showmanship classes, followed at 9:30 a.m. by the Holstein Show.

From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., antique machinery and artisan displays will be on site and a petting zoo and pony rides are ongoing throughout the day.

At 10 a.m., it is pre-registration for the baby show, which takes place at 11 a.m. in the Metcalfe Centre.

The Western Games start at 10 a.m., followed by the truck and tractor pull registration from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Education Tent will include some displays and activities for the whole family.

From 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., there will be “Games to Go” and beach volleyball takes place at 11 a.m., followed by a tug-of-war (ladies, men’s and men’s 200 lbs-plus) at 12 noon.

At 1 p.m., the truck and tractor pull begins. At 1 p.m. and again at 3 p.m., you can see Little Ray’s Interactive presentation.

From 8 p.m. until midnight, the Yvon Leroux band will entertain in the beer tent.

Sunday gets off to a start with a donkey show from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and at 9 a.m., the Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highland Dancing Competition. At 11 a.m., there will be an antique tractor pull.

The petting zoo with pony rides is available all day, with the inflatable games on-site from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Education Tent will once again offer displays and activities for the whole family.

From 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., visitors can enjoy entertainment by Roger, Uncle George and Friends on the Metcalfe Centre Patio. Award presentations will take place at 3:15 p.m. in the Exhibit Hall and at 3:30 p.m., there will be a quilt raffle draw.

You can find out more about the Maxville Fair, presented by the Kenyon Agricultural Society, on the website.


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