Navan Fair 2017Date/Time
Date(s) - Thursday, August 10 - Sunday, August 13
Let Navan Fair be your summer tradition! Launched in 1946, this rural celebration is a showcase of agricultural excellence and is regarded as one of the premier events in the Ottawa Valley. Although situated just a few miles from downtown Ottawa, the Fair has managed to retain its rural identity.
Live entertainment “Under the Domes” all weekend long:
Thursday August 10: Momentum and Medicinal Soul 9 pm – midnight.
Friday August 11: opening act is Alex Ryder with the headliner Honeymoon suite 9 pm – midnight – (19+, $10 Domes cover)
Saturday August 12: Brea Lawrenson opening for Road Hammers 9 pm – midnight – (19+, $10 Domes cover)
Sunday August 13: first band is Rainwater Whiskey followed by Rory Gardiner and headliner Kira Isabella Starting at 1 pm:
Special Events for 2017:
The PC Superdogs Show “The BOW-WOW Factor” – 3 shows daily (Fri, Sat & Sun)
78th Fraser Highlanders
Participating in the parade Saturday Aug 12th.
A Musket Demonstration will take place in the domes area following the parade at approx. 12:30 PM.
Interpretation Centre and Squad Encampment
Midway Toonie Thursday! Only on Thursday, August 1oth, you can ride any of Robertson Amusements’ rides for only a toonie! Pay-one-price Bracelet Day Friday Only ($30, 11 am – 11pm)
Tim Holland, Comedy Stunt Ventriloquist Show – in the parade, a walkabout the fairgrounds and 1 show on Sat and 3 shows Fri, Sun – in the Curling Club ice area
Returning Regular Events
Midway by Robertson Amusements
Demolition derbies – Thurs & Fri *kids derby Friday evening 6:30*
Horse shows (Heavy Horse, Light Horse & Western)
The Navan Fair is honoured to be a participating show in the 2017 Eberglo Draft Horse Challenge.
Agricultural displays and exhibits, including Homecraft, Culinary Arts & Floriculture Livestock competitions (Beef & Dairy)
Antique machinery and tractor display
Truck &Tractor Pulls
Parade featuring live marching bands & floats
Agricultural Education Barn – Featuring: • Monalea Petting Zoo, • Sheep Shearing demonstrations with Charlie the Sheep Shearer, • Grain Farmers’ of Ontario • Dairy Farmer’s of Ontario • Museum of Agriculture: honey and butter making demonstrations, • Photo Booth, • Alpaca Exhibit featuring wool making demonstration • other educational agricultural information and displays.
Day & Weekend passes available
Thursday Aug 10, 2017 4pm – midnight Friday Aug 11, 2017 8am – midnight Saturday Aug 12, 2017 8am – midnight Sunday Aug 13, 2017 8am – 6pm
Full schedule can be found at Navanfair.com
There is limited press/media parking in front of the Navan Arena next to the handicapped parking area.
Parking is subject to availability. Please present your press credentials/business card to the guard on duty.