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The 161st Annual Paris Fair ~ Where Friends Meet

The 161st Annual Paris Fair ~ Where Friends Meet

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 to Monday, September 2, 2019

Paris, Ontario, nicknamed “The Prettiest Little Town in Canada,” is well-known for their five-day fair held every year over Labour Day weekend. Since 1858, this annual fair brings people together to celebrate rural life through grandstand entertainment, agricultural displays, craft exhibits, livestock shows, midway rides and more!

A jewel in the crown of Ontario Fairs, the Paris Fair welcomes over 80,000 visitors each year to the historic Paris Fairgrounds. The grounds are set on 117 acres with six event buildings and the sprawling Paris Fair displays over 12,000 exhibitions from jams and quilts to horse shoes and photography.

With over 45 carnival rides and countless midway games, Campbell Amusements has been providing world-class entertainment at The Paris Fair for over 45 years. Returning this year are classic rides such as the Ferris Wheel, Cliff Hanger, The Zipper, Scrambler, and lots more.

In case your senses have not yet been overstimulated by the countless rides and games available in the amusement park, visit the grandstand to witness Canada’s #1 Demolition Derby at The Paris Fair. Be a part of the largest crowd in Southern Ontario as cars drive, crash and smash into each other on an open dirt track.

The Paris Fair is excited to welcomes an extra special musical guest, Granger Smith, on Sunday evening for a live performance at 8:00 p.m. This show-stopping country concert is included with your Sunday admission fee. Over the course of his groundbreaking career, Granger Smith has amassed a massive and rabid audience now known as “Yee Yee Nation,” built thorugh heavy touring and grassroots fan engagement. He now has a social media following of nearly 7 million and over a quarter of a billion online video views.

A signature experience for Brantford and County of Brant residents and surrounding communities, The Paris Fair is “where friends meet.” Don’t miss out on five days of action-packed fun and endless laughs!

Visit the Paris Fair website for more information, including admission fees and attractions schedule


Paris Fair , Labour Day Weekend , Fairs , Events , Midway Rides , Demolition Derby , Country Concert , Exhibitions


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