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Drayton Fair a summer season highlight

Heavy horses - The popular Heavy Horse Show will once again be part of the 161st annual Drayton Fair, which runs from Aug. 11 to 13 at the local fairgrounds.     Community News file photo

Drayton Fair a summer season highlight

DRAYTON - The wait is over.

The Drayton Fair, a major highlight of the local summer season, will officially open its gates for the 161st time on Aug. 11 at 5pm. The fair continues through Aug. 13.

Popular annual events such as the tractor pulls and demolition derby will again be part of the fun, along with numerous new attractions.

A Modern Muscle Car Show, a Bubble Zone for youngsters and a pie-eating contest are all new for the 2017 fair.

The theme for this year’s event is Canada: Growing Forward 150 Years.

Admission is $10 for adults ($15 after 5pm), $5 for children aged 6 to 12  and free for those under 6. 

A children’s wristband can be used all weekend. Adult weekend passes are $30 each.

All events are held at the Drayton Mapleton Agricultural Society’s Fairgrounds, located at 49 Elm Street in Drayton.

More information on the Drayton Fair can be found at www.draytonfair.com; by  emailing draytonfair@hotmail.com; or by contacting Jim at 519-503-4682, Amy at 519-993-2646 or Arlie at 519-638-3323.

August 11, 2017

 
 

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