Date:
September 30th, October 1st & 2nd, 2022

Hour:
Septembre 30th – Temple Grandin conference, 7 p.m.
October 1st – 8 a.m. to after the show
October 2nd – 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Cost:
Conference – $30 (not included in the weekend pass)
Weekend pass (12 y/o and up) – $30
Per day /Per person (12 y/o and up) – $20
Per day /Per person (Under 12 y/o) – Free

Discover on-site

LBA Fall festival

For young and old alike, the event will feature exhibitions, panels of experts, farm animals and activities for all ages! Throughout the weekend, the festival grounds will host local producers, vendors, farmers and brewers. Guests will therefore be able to taste the products and meet the business owners.

The Home and Garden division exhibition, as well as a woodsmen competition will also be presented on-site throughout the weekend, in addition to a corn maze, haunted house, bouncy castles and much more!

On Friday, Temple Grandin, leader in the fields of autism and agriculture, will present her conference Different kinds of minds solve problems.

On Saturday, festival-goers can attend 4-H and cattle shows, an auction, a giant pumpkin weigh-off, and a live show from Rhythm and Booze in the arena.

On Sunday, guests will witness a 4-H Square Dance competition will be held under the tent.

Schedule

Agriculture and Autism Awareness Conference with Temple Grandin

  • 7 p.m.
  • Industrial Building

Temple Grandin, Ph. D, is a designer of livestock handling facilities and a Professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University. She will touch on subjects such as animal welfare, cattle temperament, training procedures and much more. Temple Grandin will be speaking in the arena. Spectators will be able to purchase food and drinks to enjoy as they watch the show.

Details

Conference in English, but simultaneous translation will be available.

Activities on site

  • All day
  • Fairgrounds

4-H and Cattle Show

  • 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Arena

Register now to the 4-H and Cattle show!

The 4‐H Competition is open to registered 4‐H members in good standing aged 6 to 21 inclusively. Fitting, judging and conformation competitions for dairy cattle and showmanship classes are on the schedule.

Holstein and Ayrshire are showcased in many different championship and special classes.

Great Pumpkin Commonwealth weigh-off

  • Noon
  • Tent

Participants must register by 11am on the 1st of October.

GPC logo

Cost:

  • Youth (16 and under): $10 per exhibitor
  • Pumpkin: $30 per exhibitor
  • Squash: $30 per exhibitor
  • Everything else: $15 per exhibitor

Panel of experts

  • 2 p.m.
  • Tent

Agricultural Awareness with Ian Ward, Jason Erskin, Doug Bryson, Jodi Wallace

Panel of experts

  • 4 p.m.
  • Tent

Cider talk with Matt Quinn, Ian Lefebvre, Justin Petch, Kahnawake and Livingstone

Panel of experts

  • 5 p.m.
  • Tent

Canadian beef with Kirk Jackson

Live charity auction

  • 8 p.m.
  • Arena

Come take part in our charity auction for postsecondary education in agriculture grants and the regional 4-H clubs.

Items available at the auction: 3 wooden sculptures, 1 outdoor fireplace, 3 framed pictures from Expo Ormstown archives, 2 framed photos from photographer Sheila Sundborg, 2 pigs, 1 rabbit, 1 large basket of regional fruits and vegetables.

Rhythm and Booze Live band

  • 9 p.m.
  • Arena

Activities on site

  • All day
  • Fairgrounds

Rabbit show, ARBA sanctioned

  • 11 a.m.
  • Arena

Panel of Experts

  • 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Tent

Cider talk with Matt Quinn, Ian Lefebvre, Justin Petch, Kahnawake, Livingstone and Black Creek Farm

Canadian beef with Kirk Jackson

4-H Square dance demonstration

  • 1 p.m.
  • Tent

Activities

Agriculture and Autism Awareness Conference with Temple Grandin

Date:
September 30th

Hour:
7 p.m.

Cost:
Per person – $30

Details
Conference in English, but simultaneous translation will be available.

(Tickets on sale online only)

Temple Grandin is a designer of livestock handling facilities and a Professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University. She will touch on subjects such as animal welfare, cattle temperament, training procedures and much more. Temple Grandin, Ph. D, will be speaking in the arena. Spectators will be able to purchase food and drinks to enjoy as they watch the show.

See more info on Temple Grandin at www.templegrandin.com

Corn Maze

Dates:
September 3rd & 4th
September 11th (closed on September 10th due to the horse races held at the tracks.)
September 17th & 18th
September 24th & 25th

Opening hour:
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost:
Per person (12 y/o and up) – $15

(Tickets on sale online only)

Come spend a fall afternoon at our giant corn maze at the Ormstown Fairgrounds! We have transformed a 10-acre field into a fantastic adventure for the whole family!

Corn Maze & Haunted House

Dates:
October 1st and 2nd Fall Fest weekend
October 8 Full moon fright
October 9th
October 15th & 16th
October 22nd & 23rd
October 28th & 29th Halloween Theme (not recommended for younger visitors)
October 30th

Opening hour:
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
6 p.m. to 9 p.m. (October 8, 28th and 29th)

Cost:
Per Person (12 y/o and up) – $20

(Tickets on sale online only)

Home & garden / 4-H

Dates:
October 1st and 2nd Fall Fest weekend

Cost:
$2 per entry (taxes included)*

*No more than one entry per category per person

The Home and Garden division shines a light on the home accents making, cooking, gardening and artistic talents of adult and young contestants.

Registration deadline: September 30, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.

Rabbit Showbox, ARBA sanctioned

Dates: October 2nd

Hour: 11 a.m.

This showbox is open to anyone wishing to exhibit their purebred rabbits, provided they have a permanent tattoo. ARBA membership is not required to participate, however those who are not members will not accumulate points.

Local breweries on-site

Discover and enjoy craft beers, wines and ciders from brewers and artisans from the Valley and the surrounding regions! For all tastes and budgets, you might find your new favourite drink!

Products and merch will also be available at their stands.

Food kiosk on-site

You won’t have to worry about food throughout the Festival! Food trucks and stands of all kinds will serve meals, candy and desserts!

Bon appétit!

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