Applefest Fall Fair!

September 27, 2015 from 09:00AM until 04:00PM

Museums of Burlington with the support of the ROCCA SISTERS & ASSOCIATES

 Proudly Present






An old-fashioned fall fair right here in the city!

Sunday, September 27th! ~11 - 4 p.m.

Ireland House at Oakridge Farm ~ 2168 Guelph Line, Burlington

Join us for an Outdoor Pancake Breakfast to start off the day!
9:00 a.m. — 11:00 a.m. Country-style home-made pancakes & specialty syrup!


“If you enjoy a taste of the country, you will love Applefest Fall Fair.” It’s a fun event for the whole family with the exciting activities and attractions of a country fair. Applefest will celebrate the changing of the seasons with fantastic games, crafts, FREE live musical entertainment, special attractions, exhibitors and delicious “Harvest Fare” that will tempt your taste buds with country favourites at a country-style BBQ including chilli dogs & pulled pork and delicious apple treats including candy apples, apple blossoms with caramel sauce, apple turn-overs and of course apple pie!


What can you expect? 

On the Main stage:

11:00 ~ Kanuck Klogger Dancers

11:45 ~ Oakville Celtic Fiddle Orchestra

1:00 ~ 1st Children's Raffle Basket Draw & Applefest Fall Fair Prince & Princess Contest

1:30 ~ Diamonds in the Ruff Dog Agility Show

2:30 ~ Bill & The Artcrawlers Band

3:00 ~ 2nd Children’s Raffle Basket Draw


Jump into the sea of hay and join in a great harvest fair tradition – Make Your Own Scarecrow!

~How about a try at the Hay Maze? ~Learn how to milk a cow with the Dairy Farmers of Canada!

Practice your lasso skills with the Ontario Rodeo Association!

Pony Rides 12pm-3pm!


Make your own neat crafts! ~~ There will be face-painting and children’s entertainment! Have fun with the Fall Harvest Obstacle Course and Games, Junior Farmer Competitions and Games with Monkeynastix, Fair-Style Games & Activities


~~ Visit with the Horticultural Society for a chance to make and take home a special fall harvest arrangement! ~~ Find excellent fall treasures, home decorations and unique handmade items in the vendor area ~~ Shop at our Farmers’ Market & do not miss your chance to bid at the Applefest Silent Auction! ~~Have a tea leaf reading and stop in for fall harvest tea time in our heritage cottage!


~~Take a tour through the historic Ireland House ~ Experience historic apple schnitzing, apple cider making & historic cooking! See antique and historic automobiles on display ~~ Watch as fascinating artisans demonstrate their craft including a traditional blacksmith at a forge!

Kids try for a chance to be crowned this year’s Applefest Fall Fair Prince and Princess! Contest is open to children 6-10 years old! (1pm on the main stage) Additionally, all children will receive a free goodie bag and a ticket to be entered into a draw to win a special prize basket!!!!


Other attractions!

Tiara Wishes Princess Parties - Jesse from Toy Story 1-2pm, ICan Education & Burlington North - Children's activities, Home Suite Hope - Selfie Booth, SPCA Wiggle Wagon, Leather Art Guild, Burlington Public Library giant game of Twister


 Parking for the event will be specially made available thanks to the Rocca Sisters & Associates at  MM Robinson School. -2425 Upper Middle.

ADMISSION to Applefest is FREE thanks to the generous support of Rocca Sisters & Associates! Donations at the gate are greatly appreciated. All proceeds from Applefest go to Museums’ educational programs and preservation of the historic collection.

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 For more information contact Sylvia, Special Events Programmer, 905-332-9888 - Museums of Burlington: Ireland House Museum –2168 Guelph Line, Burlington, ON L7P 5A8




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