Visitor Information

Event Schedule

  • Will be posted in September 2020

General Information

  • Cash back (ATM) is available from any World’s Finest Shows midway ticket booth
  • An ATM is available in the Exhibition Hall

First Aid/Lost Children/Police/Fire/EMS

  • Located all weekend at the Giant Flag Pole near parking at the North end of the Grounds

When

  • Friday, October 9, 2020 – Monday, October 12, 2020
  • Thanksgiving Weekend

Where

  • Brigden Fairgrounds, Brigden, ON
  • GPS Address: 2435 Courtright Line, St. Clair, ON
  • Google Maps Link

Admission

  • Adults: $10.00    Friday only: $5.00 until 5pm / $10 after 5pm
  • Elementary School Aged: Free

Parking

  • Free parking on the fairgrounds
  • Please park on the fairgrounds instead of on the town streets
  • People mover wagons are often available for those with walking difficulties
  • Handicap parking is available near the buildings

Midway/Rides

  • By World’s Finest Shows
  • Opens Daily At 10:00 AM
  • Closes Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 10:00 PM (but may close earlier depending on the number of visitors in the midway). Closes Monday at 4:30 PM
  • If you prefer to purchase Advance Tickets in person, they will be on sale on FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11 until 5 p.m. – ONE DAY ONLY for IN PERSON.
  • Generally, kids rides take 2 coupons per rider and adult rides take 3 coupons per rider
  • Online Coupon Special – Now until Thursday, Oct 10 at 11:59pm – visit worldsfinestshows.com
    • You will be presented with “Download” link(s) upon completion of your order. The download links will also be within the confirmation email you receive after purchase.
    • NOTE: If your tickets do not arrive in your inbox, please check your Spam/Junk folder(s) as sometimes our emails end up there.
    • For those asking about the savings….. Normal Pricing would be:
      • Single coupons $ 2
      • 10 coupons $ 18
      • 22 coupons $ 36
      • 40 coupons $ 55

Monster Truck Rides Pending For 2020

  • Running Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday
  • Located inside the main entrance

Mini Train Rides Pending For 2020

  • Running Saturday, Sunday and Monday around the grounds

Child Identification Program Pending For 2020

Child Identification Program

  • Running Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 4pm
  • Located under the flag beside the OPP Trailer

Helicopter Rides Pending For 2020

  • Running Saturday, Sunday and Monday
  • Located in the back (east) of the parking lot
  • For an approx. 6 minute ride the cost per person is $60 per adult, $40 for children 12 and under and it’s a 3 passenger helicopter. (Prices updated October 2019)
  • Payment is made prior to boarding — no advance tickets. Cash, Visa or Mastercard accepted — no debit available.

Junior/Fruits & Vegetables Building

  • Fruits
  • Vegetables
  • School Displays
  • Educational Features
  • 4-H & Junior Farmers Displays
  • Heaviest Pumpkin
  • Giving Back to the Community
  • Industrial Arts
  • Home Department – Canning

Exhibition Hall/Brigden Fair Lunch Counter

  • Crafts
  • Quilts
  • Flowers
  • Baking
  • Photography
  • Youth Classes
  • Brigden Fair Lunch Counter with homemade pies and lunch
  • Pastry and ice cream making demonstrations
  • Lunch Counter Hours
    • Friday/Saturday/Sunday: 9:00am – 6:00pm
    • Monday: 9:00am – 3:30pm

Building Hours

  • Friday & Saturday – Open at 9:00AM and Close at 8:00PM
  • Sunday – Open at 9:00AM and Close at 6:00PM
  • Monday – Open at 9:00AM and Close at 4:30PM
  • Exhibit Removal Begins No Earlier Than 4:30PM

Fairgrounds Map – Click to Enlarge

Fairgrounds Map
Welcome to the Ploughman's Farmyard

Ploughman’s Farmyard (Cattle Barn #1)

  • Mabel the Cow
  • Live Animal Display
  • Interactive Children’s Activities
  • Much more!