Navan Fair 2017


Navan Fair 2017

Date(s) - Thursday, August 10 - Sunday, August 13
All Day

Navan Fairground

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 Specials**

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

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.


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