Author Archives: Rachel McNally

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2019 Fair Theme

Last year was for the bees this year we’re calling the cows home!

The Brooklin Agricultural Society is excited to bring attention to our dairy industry by celebrating all things dairy at this years Fair.

So come on out and Show Us Your Dairy-Eh!

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New to the Ag Tent!

Hydro One’s Electricity Discovery Centre will be visiting the Brooklin Spring Fair as part of the Ag Tent!
The Discovery Centre is a 1,000 square foot, climate controlled, fully accessible double-expandable event trailer containing thought-provoking and interactive exhibits to engage and educate visitors of all ages about  Hydro One, help customers manage their electricity costs, and learn about electrical safety. 
Check out to learn more and be sure to drop by the Discovery Centre in the Ag Tent at the Brooklin Spring Fair!” 

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Seminar Alert!

Curious what it takes to become a certified judge? Have you ever been curious how the homecraft categories are judge?

New to the 2018 Fair join speaker Barb Weese, OAAS Qualified Judge, to learn all about how certain homecraft categories are judged.

Date: Sunday June 3, 2018
Where: In the Welcome Home Building (Arena) on the Stage
When: 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Speaker: Barb Weese – OAAS Qualified Judge
Subject: How your Homecraft exhibits are judged.
             – Class 100 – Quilts & Quilting
             – Class 200 – Knitting & Crochet
             – Class 300 – Sewing
             – Class 400 – Household Items & Crafts
             – Class 600 – Culinary Arts
             – Class 1400 – Junior Talents( All – Rules)

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Homecraft: Online Entries Now OPEN!

The Brooklin Spring Fair is excited to announce that the 2018 book is online and registration is open! It’s time to get crafting like the busy bees we know you are – register today and then get creative!


Early bird deadline: Saturday March 24, 2018 – by mail, online, or drop-off. Names will be entered in a random draw for a chance to win one of 5 one day passes.

No fee deadline: Saturday April 14, 2018.

Extended Deadline ($5 fee) – Saturday May 19, 2018 (no entires accepted after this date!)

Exhibitor tags will be mailed to entrants compliments of the Brooklin Spring Fair

Entries are to be delivered to the Luther Vipond Arena (67 Winchester Rd. E.) either on Wednesday, May 30th, 7:30 – 8:30PM and/or Thursday, May 31, 8:00 – 11:00AM

Register Here!

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New for 2018 – The Optimist Stage!

New this year, the Optimist Stage in the parking lot by the arena!

Competitions, music, and family friendly entertainment can all be found on the newest addition to our Fair – The Optimist Stage!

The Optimist Club of Brooklin presents the following nightly competitions . .

The family entertainment line up includes . . .

Fire Guy
High energy fire juggling, fire eating, skateboarding and comedy act.

Aristov Family Circus
An international award winning family circus performing Acro Balancing Act, Rola Bola, and Spinning Cube.

Dirty Dishes
A sharp-witted female trio with a 1950’s Nashville sound and killer charm.  A fun blend of music and comedy.

Tex Rexman Comedy Cowboy
A daring cowboy show with fire, knife juggling, whips and lasso.

 **Great news!  The finalists for the Durham’s Best Youth Talent Competition will be announced on May 26. Please be advised, if your musician has not been called for a live audition directly from the Durham’s Best committee, your musician/singer is not moving forward and will not perform at the Brooklin Spring Fair this year. **

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2018 Kick Off Concert with George Canyon


New This Year!  The Brooklin Spring Fair is excited to announce a new kick-off concert featuring Canadian country music great, George Canyon, with opening artist, Greg Williams.

Get your tickets today for this first of its kind concert at the Brooklin Spring Fair.

Concert Details:

Thursday, May 31, 2018 in the Back Forty of the Brooklin Spring Fair Grounds

Advanced lawn tickets are $30.00 and are on sale NOW!  Limited tickets will be available at the gate for $40.00.

Admission to the Fair is not included in the ticket price. The Back Forty will only be open to concert ticket holders on the evening of May 31.

Purchase Tickets