The Orono Fair 160 Years of Rural Traditions

The Orono Fair 160 Years of Rural Traditions

Where: Orono Fairgrounds, 2 Princess St., Orono

When: Sept 6-9, 2012

It's that time of year again, time to schedule a visit to the Orono Fair!

The Orono Fair is one of the oldest running fairs in Ontario and is one of the largest tourist events in Durham Region. It is an Agricultural Fall Fair that runs the first weekend after Labour Day in September. The Fair has been hosted by the Orono Agricultural society since 1852.

The fair annually features exquisite displays and competitions involving paintings, photographs, agriculture (fruits, vegetables and crops), livestock (sheep, cattle, poultry and rabbits), flowers, knitting, woodworking, sewing, crafts, school displays, culinary creations and many other artistic works. As well as one of the largest midways throughout the area.

The line up this year proudly has the Emerson Drive Concert on the Friday night, as well as the Strong Man’s Competition, Truck and Tractor Pulls, and more. Visit the Country General Store and shop with local vendors, see some cooking demonstrations and participate .

Bus Tours Welcome, Flush Toilets/Washrooms, Food Available, Planned Events, Public Washrooms, Wheel Chair Accessible. No pets allowed (except service dogs).

FREE PARKING,  Follow Main St, Orono to Centreview St & Follow Parking Signs

ALSO overflow parking with FREE shuttle service Main St & Taunton Road

Pre-Grand Opening

5pm - 10pm.. Thursday September 6th - 2 for 1 admission, $2 midway rides

OFFICIAL Gates Open:

9am - 10pm Friday September 7

9am - 11pm Saturday September 8

9am - 5pm Sunday September 9


Friday 9am -5pm $10 after 5pm $20, children under 13 FREE with an adult.

Saturday 9am -10pm $10, children under 13 FREE with an adult.

Sunday 8:30am -4pm $10, children under 13 FREE with an adult.

NOTE**  Children NOT with an adult admission prices apply!


Friday Day Pass Includes Emerson Drive Concert $15 – Available online

Weekend Pass Includes Emerson Drive Concert  $30 – Available online

Orono Fair Passes now available online @


Durham Farmers Co-Op -5698 Co-Op Rd Orono &
Hunters Foto Source(Former Langes) 31 King St. W Bowmanville

For more information:

(905) 983-9510

Fax: (905)983-6391

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 90,2 Princess St.
L0B 1M0

Duram Home Savvy TIP TO YOU

Check out the SNAP newspaper for a midway coupon worth $5.00

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