Entertainment & Attractions

This schedule is subject to change without notice. Fair admission does not guarantee entry to any show or attraction.

 

This page reflects our 2021 Schedule of Events and will be updated for 2022 in the Fall.

Midway

Midway

Operates Daily

Thursday 4-10pm
Friday Noon-10pm
Saturday 10am-10pm
Sunday Noon-6pm

Midway

The World's Finest Shows Midway provides thrills for all ages! Pay-one-price wristbands will be available on Thursday for $30!

Karaoke with DeDe

Karaoke with DeDe

Saturday

6pm

Stage One

Join DeDe for casual karaoke. Belt out your favourite tunes, or listen to fantastic local voices.

High School Challenge

High School Challenge

Friday

5pm

Grandstand

Haldimand's High Schools challenge each other to a series of special relay competitions in this just-for-fun event.

Goat Show

Goat Show

Saturday

10am

Cattle Ring

Alpine, Nubian, Saanen, Toggenburg, and La Mancha Goats are shown in a variety of sections.

Beef Show

Beef Show

Sunday

11am

Cattle Ring

Various beef cattle are shown in several competitive sections.

Pie Eating Contest

Pie Eating Contest

Sunday

4pm

Stage One

Fun to participate, even more fun to watch! Look ma, no hands! Put it all on the line for bragging rights and FIVE BUCKS.

Cattle Barn

Cattle Barn

Operates Daily

Opening until Sundown

Cattle Barn

The Cattle Barn is home to milking demonstrations, sheep shearing, spinning demonstrations and more!

4H Achievement Day

4H Achievement Day

Saturday

9am

Cattle Ring

Watch as various 4H clubs celebrate achievement day at the Fair.

Steel City Rovers

Steel City Rovers

Friday

7:00pm

Stage One

The Steel City Rovers perform dynamic and expressive music that is a unique composite of traditional Celtic music and North American styles including bluegrass, folk and roots.

Mike Stoneman, Piano Man

Mike Stoneman, Piano Man

Thursday & Sunday

Thursday 5pm
Sunday 5pm

Stage One

Mike Stoneman provides top-class tunes in this entertaining one-man show.

Agri-Music with Markus

Agri-Music with Markus

Saturday & Sunday

Saturday: 11:30am, 1:30pm Stage One
Sunday: 11am, 2pm Riverside Stage

Learn about agriculture in this fun, family musical show!

Ken Waltham

Ken Waltham

Sunday

11am

Stage One

Gospel with a bluegrass spirit following our Ecumenical Church Service

Opening Ceremonies

Opening Ceremonies

Thursday

7pm

Stage One

Join the Directors of the Caledonia Agricultural Society and invited dignitaries as they celebrate the official opening of the Fair.

Youth Show (Horses)

Youth Show (Horses)

Friday

11am

Horse Ring

See promising young Equestrians show their horses.

Demolition Derbies

Demolition Derbies

Friday: 4 Cylinder
Saturday: 8 Cylinder & Vans

7:30pm

Grandstand

Two fantastic Demolition Derbies take place at the Fair. **SEAT RESERVATIONS FOR THIS YEAR'S DEMOLITION DERBIES ARE NOW SOLD OUT**

Meet Your Local Farmer

Meet Your Local Farmer

Operates Daily

11am-4pm

Big White Tent

Grab some delicious free samples as you learn how farmers produce your favourite food and retail products.

Battle of the Butter Tarts

Battle of the Butter Tarts

Sunday

3:30pm

Riverside Exhibition Centre Stage

Get ready to ROLL OUT! Dough, that is. Compete to be Haldimand's best butter tart!

KidZone

KidZone

Will return in 2022

Not Operating in 2021

Not Operating in 2021

Tons of free games and activities for kids await in this agricultural exploration area.

Poultry Barn

Poultry Barn

Operates Daily

Opening until Sundown

Poultry Barn

The Poultry Barn is home to chickens, rabbits, and pigeons.

President's Choice SuperDogs

President's Choice SuperDogs

Friday, Saturday, & Sunday

Friday: 10:30am, 12pm, 2:30pm
Saturday: 1:30pm, 2:30pm, 4pm
Sunday: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm

Beside the Big White Tent

The PC Superdogs have performed around the World! Watch these special pups perform outrageous and exciting shows.

Bandaloni

Bandaloni

Friday, Saturday, & Sunday

Friday: 10:30am, 1pm, 2pm Stage One
Saturday: 11am, 1pm, 3pm Riverside Stage
Sunday: 12pm, 1pm, 3pm Riverside Stage

The Original One-Man-Band Experience! Bandaloni rocks the Fairgrounds at every performance.

Rob Kirkham & Neon Rain

Rob Kirkham & Neon Rain

Thursday

7:30pm

Stage One

Canadian country music recording artist Rob Kirkham and Neon Rain are known as one of the most personable live acts in Canada, which is apparent at all of their performances.

Canada Day Freezie Eating Contest

Canada Day Freezie Eating Contest

Saturday

3:00pm

Stage One

BRAIN FREEZE ALERT! Take part in this chilly eating contest to celebrate a belated Canada Day in Caledonia.

The Funny Waiter Show

The Funny Waiter Show

Saturday & Sunday

Saturday: 12pm, 2pm, 3:30pm Riverside Stage
Sunday: 12pm, 1pm, 2pm Stage One

The Funny Waiter is very proud to present a classic routine some thought was lost to the ages. Plate Spinning! Nine at once! One of the most exciting finales ever has been given a comedy makeover with non-stop laughs.

Car Cruise

Car Cruise

Thursday

6-9pm

Horse Ring

Check out cool and classic cars at our annual car cruise. If you have a vehicle to show- enter at the East gate. The drive and one passenger will receive free admission.

Miniature Horse Show

Miniature Horse Show

Sunday

11am

Grandstand

Watch as owners show off their miniature horses.

Heavy Horse Show

Heavy Horse Show

Saturday

9:45am

Horse Ring

Clydsedales, Percherons, and Belgian Horses are shown in a variety of sections.

Ecumenical Church Service

Ecumenical Church Service

Sunday

10:00am

Stage One

Worship God in this outdoor Ecumenical Church Service

Baby Show

Baby Show

Sunday

Show- Noon, Registration 11am

Riverside Exhibition Centre Stage

Our cutest competition. Haldimand parents show off their cute offspring in this annual show.

Squire McKinnon's Barn

Squire McKinnon's Barn

Operates Daily

Opening until Sundown

Squire McKinnon's Barn

Get up close to lots of farm animals. Learn about their care from the farmers who take care of them.

Community Tent

Community Tent

Operates Daily

Opening until Sundown

Community Tent

*Returning in 2022*
Learn about local organizations and volunteer opportunities in the Haldimand Community.

Lucas Wilson - The Illusionist

Lucas Wilson - The Illusionist

Friday, Saturday, & Sunday

Friday: 11am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm
Saturday: 10:30am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm
Sunday: 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm

Stage One

Four-Time Guinness World Record Holding Illusionist Lucas Wilson performs an action-packed show full of excitement.

Pipe Down

Pipe Down

Saturday

7:00pm

Stage One

Come out and join PipeDown for a Rockin', Rollin', Two Steppin', Hand Jivin', Line Dancin', Moon Walkin', all kinds of Dancin' Night!!!

Sterling Stead

Sterling Stead

Friday

4:30pm

Stage One

Settle in for an evening of classic tunes from music-genius Sterling Stead!

Andre & The J-Tones

Andre & The J-Tones

Saturday

4:00pm

Stage One

You're sure to enjoy the jazz-energy produced by this sensational group.