Brigden Fair

Visitor Information

2023 Fair Dates – When is the 2023 Brigden Fair?

  • Thanksgiving Weekend. Friday, October 6 to Monday, October 9.

Hours – what hours is the fair open?

  • Exhibit Buildings
    • Friday: 9:00am – 8:00pm
    • Saturday: 9:00am – 8:00pm
    • Sunday: 9:00am – 6:00pm
    • Monday: 9:00am – 4:00pm
  • Homecraft Lunch Counter in Exhibition Hall (Arts & Crafts Building)
    • Friday/Saturday/Sunday: 9:00am – 6:00pm
    • Monday: 9:00am – 3:00pm
  • World’s Finest Shows Midway
    • See below under midway details

Event schedule – what events are happening at the 2023 Brigden Fair?

Location – how do I find Brigden Fairgrounds?

  • Brigden Fairgrounds, Brigden, ON
  • Mailing Address: 2976 Brigden Rd, Brigden, ON N0N 1B0
  • GPS Address: 2435 Courtright Line, St. Clair, ON
  • Google Maps Link

ATM – is there an ATM available?

  • Cash back is available from any of the World’s Finest Shows midway ticket booths
  • An ATM is available in the noth end of the Exhibition Hall (arts and crafts building)

Admission – how much does it cost for entry?

  • Friday: $5.00 until 5pm / $20 after 5pm
  • Saturday-Monday: $10/ Adult
  • Elementary School Aged Fri-Mon: Free

Where can I find First Aid/Lost Children/Police/Fire/EMS?

  • All are located at the Giant Flag Pole near the parking at the north end of the fairgrounds

Parking – where can I park?

  • 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 – what are the details for the World’s Finest Shows amusements and midway?

Brigden Fair 2019 Midway Rides in Night Colours

2023 World’s Finest Shows Midway

Friday, October 6, 2023 – Monday, October 9, 2023

  • By World's Finest Shows
  • Opens Daily At 10:00 AM
  • Closes Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 10:00 PM (but may close earlier or later depending on the number of visitors in the midway).
  • Closes Monday at 4:30 PM
  • If you prefer to purchase Advance coupons in person, they will be on sale on FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6 until 3 p.m. - ONE DAY ONLY for IN PERSON.
  • If you prefer to purchase Advance coupons online, they will be on sale now until THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5 at 11:59 p.m.
  • Generally, kids rides take 3 coupons per rider and adult rides take 5 coupons per rider. Coupons may be used all weekend. They will be emailed to you upon order completion. Purchase does not include fair admission. All sales are final, no refunds will be issued due to inclement weather. You may also redeem this voucher at any Midway Ticket Booth for a 18 coupons.  Admission restrictions may apply at some rides.

Child Identification Program Confirmed For 2023

Child Identification Program
  • Running Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 4pm
  • Located under the flag beside the OPP Trailer

Helicopter Rides Confirmed For 2023

Friday, October 6, 2023 – Monday, October 9, 2023

Saturday, September 23, 2023 @ 12:34 am

Running Saturday, October 7, Sunday. October 8 and Monday, October 9

Hours: 9am – ? — depending on weather and demand

Located in the (east) of the parking lot

For an approx. 6 minute ride the cost per person is $70 per adult, $50 for children 12 and under and it’s a 3 passenger helicopter. (Prices updated October 2022)

Payment is made prior to boarding — no advance tickets. Cash, Visa or Mastercard accepted — no debit available.


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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
  • Lunch Counter Hours
    • Friday/Saturday/Sunday: 9:00am – 6:00pm
    • Monday: 9:00am – 3:00pm
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