Brampton's Massive Fall Festival Set to Hit Caledon This Weekend


Break out your fall sweaters and everything pumpkin - it’s time for Brampton to officially kick off fall! If you love food, entertainment, vendors, cars, and music, you will not want to miss this.

Brampton’s 164th Fall Fair by the Region of Peel Agricultural Society is ready to take over the Brampton Fairgrounds in Caledon (12942 Heart Lake Rd) From Thursday, September 14, 2017, to Sunday, September 17, 2017.

This massive event expects thousands of visitors annually, is themed for Canada 150 this year, and it boasts activities galore. There will be something for everyone at the festival all weekend.

The fair officially opens at 5 p.m. on Thursday, September 14 and runs until 11 p.m. that night. On Friday, September 15 and Saturday, September 16, the fair will be open from 10 a.m.-11 p.m. On its final night on Sunday, September 17, the fair will run from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

There will be rides! Campbells Midway will be open when the fair opens on Thursday, September 14 at 5 p.m., priced at 50 cents per coupon. On Friday, September 15, you can buy a wristband for $30 and ride all of the rides you want. On the 15, 16, and 17, however, coupons for the midway will be $1.50 apiece. 

Here’s a look at what you can expect this weekend!

On Friday, September 15, you can expect a garden tractor pull, a meet and greet with Disney princesses, a cattle show, and country artists Jason Maxwell performing. 

On the 16, the day is packed with horse barrell racing, a dog show, a demolition derby at 7 p.m., and music from Chinguacousy Swing Band, Terry O’Brien, and Caledon Concert Band. Further, the Canada 150 Celebration is scheduled on the outdoor stage for 4 p.m.

Finally, the 17th boasts a Welsh pony show, two horse shows, a cattle show, and even a pigeon show, an antique and classic car show, and the anticipated Brampton’s Got Talent show. 

Beer gardens will also be open throughout all days of the festival (told you there’s something for everyone!). As per usual, prizes for homecrafts and agriculture will be awarded at the end of the weekend.

Food vendors will also be found throughout the festival, likely with delicious fall treats. Typically, the fair serves treats like burgers, bakes potatoes, popcorn, candy apples, sausage, and much more.

You can find more details on events and timings for the weekend here.

Single day passes are $10 for aduls and $5 for kids aged 5-12, while kids under 4 are free. Weekend fair passes are valid Thursday through Sunday at $25 for adults, and $15 for kids aged 5-12. Parking onsite is free, though you may want to arrive early to reserve a spot.

If you don’t want to drive there, not to worry, some free transit options will be available.

A free Brampton Transit Shuttle Service will operate on Friday, September 15, Saturday, September 16, and Sunday, September 17 between Heart Lake Terminal and the Brampton Fairgrounds from 4:05 p.m.-11:30 p.m. on Friday, 9:35 a.m.-11:30 p.m. on Saturday, and 8:35 a.m.-5:30 p.m. on Sunday.

For full details on the event, click here. Be sure to snap some fall pics to spice up your Instagram!

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