August 11, 12 & 13 2023

Williamstown, Ontario  •  Since 1812

Canada’s Oldest Annual Fair

The Williamstown Fairgrounds is a beautiful site featuring majestic pine trees and beautiful heritage style buildings. Set in the center of the historic Village of Williamstown, it provides the ideal setting for “Canada’s Oldest Annual Fair”.

Kids at the Williamstown exhibit hall

Visit the Fair

If this is your first time coming to Williamstown, or if you’d just like to look around. These are some helpful guides.

Horse Performing

Exhibitors

Let’s get ready for this year’s fair. Find all rules and regulations for your entry submissions.

Musician

Entertainment

Check out when and where everything is happening throughout the weekend!

Join the Competition!

Let your kids get creative and make their very own scarecrows! Encourage them to be resourceful in the materials they use; old clothing, odds and ends found around the garage, natural materials, etc. 

Home & Garden

Our directors, judges, exhibitors and fair-goers love to see all the unique and wonderful entries that we receive each year and cannot wait to see what this year’s entries have in store!

History

Find out why the Williamstown Fair continues to be the annual gathering place for thousands of area residents of our rural community, as well as many visitors from afar.

Places

There’s always something going on in one of the many fairground tents and buildings.

Heritage Breeds Tent

Midway

World’s Finest will join us once again with a full mechanical midway!

The Meeting Place public house

The Meeting Place

Community connections, event rentals, there’s always something going on here.

Heritage Hall

Heritage Hall

On fair weekend history and heritage organizations will be telling their stories, through exhibits and displays.

Heritage Hall

Sir John Johnson Building

Learn more about our agricultural roots and how they are still practiced today!

Heritage Hall

Food Vendors

Come check out local vendors and artisans in an old style country market setting.

Volunteers Welcome!

We’re always looking for volunteers to help on fair weekend and beyond. If you love the Williamstown fair like we do, please join us!

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2 days ago

Williamstown Fair
Thank you to the Township of South Glengarry for choosing us as the #1 reason to love South Glengarry 💕. We couldn’t run this event without the support of all of our dedicated volunteers and community members!In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, we wanted to highlight 14 Reasons to LOVE South Glengarry! Reason #1 – the Williamstown Fair! Of the many reasons to love South Glengarry, one of the most obvious reasons is that it is home to Canada’s Oldest Annual Fair. The Williamstown Fair will be celebrating its 211th anniversary this year! We hope to see you out there this August, from the 11th-13th. Don’t forget to come visit our information booth located within the “Fireman’s Booth” ... See MoreSee Less
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2 days ago

Williamstown Fair
Thank you to the Township of South Glengarry for choosing usIn the spirit of Valentine’s Day, we wanted to highlight 14 Reasons to LOVE South Glengarry! Reason #1 – the Williamstown Fair! Of the many reasons to love South Glengarry, one of the most obvious reasons is that it is home to Canada’s Oldest Annual Fair. The Williamstown Fair will be celebrating its 211th anniversary this year! We hope to see you out there this August, from the 11th-13th. Don’t forget to come visit our information booth located within the “Fireman’s Booth” ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

Williamstown Fair
Wishing all of our Fairgoers, Community Members, Volunteers, and Donors a very Happy New Year! Let’s make this one the best yet! ... See MoreSee Less
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