ABOUT THE EVENT / PROMOTIONEvery year at the fairgrounds, we combine the traditions of the country fair - livestock shows, homecraft, food and the midway - with continuous entertainment to make Caledonia Fair a perfect Autumn outing for the entire family. From homemade pie to heavy horses - we have it all for one low admission!
FUN FAIR ATTRACTIONS FOR EVERYONE
The Caledonia Fair hosts tons of family friendly activities and exhibits, all free with your admission ticket. Here are some of the new, enhanced, and returning attractions for this year's Fair!
Click to see Family Fun & Shows performing in 2023 including: The Global Pet Foods SuperDogs, Bandaloni, Team T&J, Comedy In Motion, Mad Science, & MANY MORE!
Click to see In the Barns & Livestock Shows including: Meet Your Local Farmer, Heavy Horse Show, Goat Show, Beef & Dairy Cattle Shows, Haldimand 4H Achievement, & MUCH MORE!
Click to see Live Music performing in 2023 including: Rock N' Ray Michaels Retro Rockers, Courtney & The Jesses, Cheap Thrills, Sterling Stead, Quell the Swell, & MANY MORE!
Click to see all Entertainment including: Demolition Derbies, Livestock Shows, Buskers & Entertainers, Demonstrations, & MUCH MORE!
BRAGGING RIGHTS, CASH PRIZES & MORE!
There are lots of ways for you to get involved in the Caledonia Fair! Showcase your talents in our Exhibition Hall or at livestock shows, smash & crash at the Demolition Derby, or purchase special lottery tickets in support of the Fair!
The cutest part of the Fair! Enter your child into one of our creative contests for a chance to win a keepsake plaque and ribbon.
50/50 Fair Draw
Purchase tickets for our annual Fair Draw- you can win up to $5,000.00 while supporting the Agricultural Society!
Showcase your talent in a number of categories including Fruit & Vegetables, Flowers & Plants, Baked Products, Canned Goods & Preserves, Needlecraft, Cross Stitching, Embroidery, Sewing, Knitting, Quilting, Art, Photography, Crafts, Antiques, & more!
Win a commemorative souvenir ribbon for completing this fun scavenger hunt across the Fairgrounds! You'll answer passport questions by finding the 'Fair Fun Facts' scattered around the Fairgrounds. Presented by Greenhorizons Sod Farms.
The High School Challenge
Haldimand's High Schools challenge each other to a series of special relay competitions in this just-for-fun event.
Two evenings of smashing and crashing- enjoy our 4 cylinder, straight stock, and pro-stock demolition derbies on Friday and Saturday. Presented by Jan, Tyler, & Max Cranston; Caledonia Auto Supply, and Caledonia Building Supply.
Watch as local farmers prepare and show their horses and livestock in judged competitions.
FOOD & SHOPPING
The Caledonia Fair features your favourite fair snacks including taffy, cotton candy, candied apples, caramel corn, kettle-corn, funnel cakes, ice cream, and all manner of delicious and deep-fried delicacies! We also feature delicious scratch made meals including Italian Sandwiches, BBQ, pierogis, meat pies, burgers, sausage and bacon on a bun, and SO MUCH MORE!
There will also be plenty of free-samples, giveaways, and shopping opportunities from our indoor and outdoor vendor market including: electronics, men's, women's, and children's clothing and accessories, bath and body products, and SO MUCH MORE!
SPONSORS & PARTNERS
The Caledonia Agricultural Society, owners and operators of the Caledonia Fairgrounds are the principal sponsor of the annual Caledonia Fair since it's beginnings in 1873. Our over 200 volunteer members and a small team of dedicated staff work year round to plan and organize our annual showcase of local talent, products, and farm producers.
We can't do it alone. We are very grateful to the many local businesses and organizations who faithfully support the Fair each year, helping to ensure you have an amazing experience on each visit to Haldimand County's largest festival.