The Stanley Fair


Come Home to the Fair
Photograph taken by Emily Dextraze

2017 Schedule

Wednesday, August 16

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM Exhibits Accepted on the Fair Grounds

Thursday, August 17

9:00 AM Judging of Exhibits

6:00 PM Opening Dinner in the Dance Hall

Doors Open at 6:00pm. Turkey Dinner served at 6:30pm - Price $14.00 Under 6 FREE. Celebrity Cake Auction immediately following the dinner. Silent auction begins.

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Friday, August 18

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM Breakfast at the Canteen

11:00 AM Gates Open

Gates open on the 167th Stanley Fair! Admission $7.00, 12 and under free

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Teddy Bear Picnic

Bring your favourite Teddy Bear!

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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM Horse Demonstrations and Pony Rides

Check at barn for schedule.

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1:00 PM Tea Party

Music & a historical sketch 'Letters Home from Stanley's WWI Soldiers'

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2:00 PM Super Bingo

$150.00 Jackpot! Proceeds to Upper Nashwaak Lions Club

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7:00 PM Variety of Talent

On stage in the Old Dance Hall. Valley Sound featuring Mary Hay, Rick Morehouse, Leanne Moir & Judy McAloon! Also appearing: Morgan Northrup, Sophie Soderman, Isabel Soderman, Millen Anderson, Andrew & Brady O’Hara, Philip McGeehan

Saturday, August 19

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM Breakfast at the Canteen

9:00 AM Gates Open

Admission $7.00, 12 and under free

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Registration for Horse Pull

10:00 AM Fredericton Motorcycle Club

Bikes on display, presentation of cheque to SCS Breakfast Program

10:00 AM Fredericton Area British Automobile Club

Display of classic cars

10:30 AM Sheep Shearing at the Barn

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM Pony Ride & Horse Demonstrations

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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Teddy Bear Picnic

Bring your favourite Teddy Bear!

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12:00 PM Calithumpians Theatre Troupe

On stage in the Dance Hall

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1:00 PM Matt the Music Man

On stage in the Dance Hall

1:00 PM Horse Pull

2:00 PM Ploughman’s Pub

Enjoy a variety of music. Open to all ages.

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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Kiddies’ Fair Games in the Agrena

2:00 PM Bingo

Proceeds to Upper Nashwaak Lions Club

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9:00 PM - 1:00 AM Stanley Fair Dance

Featuring The Burnt Hill Band Must be 19, must show ID!

Sunday, August 20

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Breakfast at the Canteen

11:00 AM Gates Open

Admission $7.00, 12 and under free

11:00 AM - 5:00 PM Mr. Zapz

Doing his world renowned balloon twisting & magic!

11:00 AM Tug of War Competition

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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM Pony Ride & Horse Demonstrations

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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Washer Toss Tournament Registration

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12:00 PM Washer Toss Tournament Start

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12:00 PM Matt The Music Man

On stage in the Old Dance Hall

12:00 PM Scavenger Challenge Registration

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Scavenger Challenge

Prizes $100, $60, $40

1:00 PM Cow Patty Bingo Start

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2:00 PM Frisbee Dogs Demonstration

Amazing dog demonstration!

2:00 PM Silent Auction Bidding Closes

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Music on stage in the Old Dance Hall

A variety of musical entertainment including: Matt The Music Man www.mattmusic.ca, Johnathan & Wendy Hunter & Friends, Rev Bonnie & Rev Bob LeBlanc, Monte & Annette Price & Imelda Wilmot, Leanne Moir & Judy McAloon & Mary Hay

Monday, August 21

2:00 PM - 8:00 PM Exhibits to be picked up

Ongoing

  • Canteen
  • Ploughman's Market Vendors
  • Pony Rides
  • Bingo
  • Beekeepers Display
  • Ice Cream
  • Extensive Animal Display
  • Agricultural Awareness Display
  • Music
  • Food Trucks
  • Antique Tractors
  • Silent Auction
  • Quilt & Handicraft Exhibits
  • Henna Tattoos
  • Light Horse Demonstrations
  • Chinese Auction
  • Tack Shop Display and Sale
  • Tasty Carnival Food
  • Bouncy Castles
  • Walking Water Balls
  • Mechanical Bull
  • Celebrating Canada 150 – Unique Historical Display Including WWI

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2017 Fair Dates

  • Friday, August 18
  • Saturday, August 19
  • Sunday, August 20

Location

Stanley Fair Grounds

23 Centennial Street

Stanley, NB

Fair Book

For 2017 we have a new Exhibitor’s Manual AKA “Fair Book”. Download the 2017 edition here or pick up a hard copy at Stanley area businesses:

  • Johnstone’s PharmaChoice
  • Hillside Convenience
  • Stanley Community Library
  • Taymouth Community Center

Exhibitor's Sheet

For 2017 there is a new Exhibitor’s Sheet as well. Download the 2017 edition here.