Hanover Fair Dates August 10 -12, 2018


Fair Books now available online (under 2018 Fair Book and Class Lists) or for pickup at The Coach House Restaurant, P&H Centre, Hanover Public Library or Hanover North Wellington Co-Op

The Agricultural Society meets the second Wednesday of each month, February through November

Schedule of Events - FREE ADMISSION

Thursday August 9, 2018
7:00pm-9:00pm~ Homecraft & Junior Exhibitors drop off exhibits and entry forms ~ Under Grandstand

Friday August 10, 2018
9:00am-Noon ~ Judging of Homecraft & Junior Exhibits ~ Not open to the public

2:00pm-6:00pm ~ 4H Llama Show ~ South of the Racetrack

4:00pm-6:00pm ~ Exhibits Open for Viewing ~ Under Grandstand

5:30pm – 9:00pm ~ FREE Family Entertainment – BBQ – Live Music

6:15pm ~ Ambassador Competition

9:00pm–1:00am ~ LIVE COUNTRY MUSIC EVENT ~ featuring Settler’s Creek ~ FREE Age of Majority Event

Saturday August 11, 2018
8:30am ~ Registration for Saddle Horse Show ~ infield

9:30am ~ Saddle Horse Show begins

9:15am ~ Line up for Children’s Parade at Hanover Civic Centre

9:30am ~ Children Parade to the Raceway – ride your bikes in the parade

10:00am ~ Bike Rodeo sponsored by Hanover Police Service & Canadian Tire ~ Parking lot East of Grandstand

10:00am ~ Blacksmith Demonstration – Infield of Racetrack

10:00am-4:00pm ~ Exhibits open for viewing ~ Under Grandstand

10:00am-4:00pm ~ 4H Agricultural Awareness Exhibits under the tent south of the racetrack

10:00pm-4:00pm ~ FREE Children’s Activities and Agricultural Education in the Children’s Tent ~ Infield

10:00pm-3:00pm ~ Horse Drawn Wagon Rides on Racetrack

11:00am-4:00pm ~ Judging of Open Sheep Show begins at 11:00, 4H Sheep Show to follow ~ Barns south of track

12:00pm ~ Entertainment ~ Paul Behnke ~ Children’s Tent

12:30pm ~ Judging of Brown Swiss 4H Show Begins, Open Show at 1:00pm ~ barns south of track

1:00pm ~ Judging of Jersey Show ~ barns south of track

12:30pm ~ Registration for Horseshoe Tournament ~ Contact Rick Spielmacher 519-367-2941 ~ Horseshoe pits south of racetrack

1:00pm ~ Horseshoe Tournament begins

1:00pm ~ Registration for Pet Show ~ Children’s Tent

1:30pm-1:45pm ~ Pet Show begins

3:00pm ~ Entertainment ~ Paul Behnke ~ Children’s Tent

Sunday August 12, 2018
9:30 - 10:30am ~ Registration for Beef Show

11:00am-3:00pm ~ Exhibits open for viewing ~ Under Grandstand

11:00pm-1:00pm ~ Horse Drawn Wagon Rides on Racetrack

11:00am-3:00pm ~ Junior Firefit with the Hanover Fire Department

11:00am-1:00pm ~ The Great Cookie Contest ~ taste and vote under the Grandstand

11:00am ~ Registration for 4H Invitational All-Breeds Dairy Show ~ South of racetrack

11:00am ~ Judging of Beef Cattle ~ Barns south of racetrack

11:00am ~ Teddy Bear Picnic in the Children’s Tent

11:00am-3:30pm ~ FREE Children’s Activities and Agricultural Education in the Children’s Tent ~ infield

12:30pm ~ Judging of 4H Dairy Show ~ South of racetrack

1:00 pm ~ Horse Pull ~ on Racetrack in front of Grandstand

1:00pm-3:00pm ~ Meet and Greet with Enchanted Characters ~ Spider Man and Moana ~ Children’s Tent

2:00pm ~ Winner of The Great Cookie Contest announced (following the Horse Pull)

2:00pm ~ 4H Supreme Showman

3:00pm ~ Exhibitors ~ Removal of Exhibits from Under Grandstand

~ Midway by Magical Carnival all weekend ~
Friday 5pm to 11pm
Saturday 11am to 11pm
Sunday 11am to 5pm