Stay tuned for more information about our main act and our outdoor stage schedule!
Visitors… don’t be disappointed… Come check out all the exciting Souvenirs at PoultryFest’s very own Souvenir Booth located in the Community Centre at the West Niagara Fairgrounds! Something for the young and the young at heart!
PoultryFest Shopping Centre
We are excited for NEW Changes this year…“The Shopping Centre” will be located on the main festival site at the West Niagara Agricultural Centre. Watch for periodic updates to our Vendor List and Booth Layout…2017 list (as of March 30th) now available!
***Please check the current Vendor List prior to submitting your Application Form to assist us in allocating your preferred spot choices***
The Shopping Centre features hand made crafts and manufactured items. Act now and reserve your spot! $50 secures your 10x10 indoor area or your 11x11 outdoor area. Hydro spots are available for an additional $10. This a “RAIN or SHINE” event! Outdoor grass vendors need to remember to bring any cover required to stay dry or shaded. There are 22 11’x11’ covered outdoor spots located on concrete flooring near the main Shopping Centre building. The outdoor spots on the grassy area are all 11’x11’. All indoor spots are 10’x10’ on concrete floor with rubber matting. Vendor spots are conveniently located with easy access to the Public Washrooms. There will be an Entertainment Stage nearby for your enjoyment!
***IMPORTANT UPDATE: Due to the fabulous response and interest in this year’s PoultryFest Shopping Centre, ALL indoor Vendor Spaces are now FULL…but we still have fantastic Outdoor spaces to choose from!
Downloadable Rules and Regulations and Application Form
***Unfortunately, we currently have enough “Leggings” Vendors, therefore no more Applications for Leggings Vendors will be accepted***
Downloadable Vendor Map
**Please note that the highlighted spots on the map have been allocated to Vendors. Please choose your spot preferences from the spots that have not yet been highlighted**
Tractors for Tykes
Race against other little ones in our tractor toys made just for tykes!
For children aged 3-5 years old. Participants receive sweet treats!
No registration required.
As the Egg Drop comes to an end - the fun will continue for the little ones at PoultryFest! Join us for our Egg Toss competition for kids 4 and under.
Egg Toss will take place at approximately 5:00pm, outside the Richardson Building.
No prior registration is required to participate!
All participants will receive some sweet treats!
Stay tuned for our list of toys & games!
WHERE: West Niagara Fairgrounds WHEN: 9am to 8pm CONTACT:
PoultryFest Poultry Show is designed to be fun, entertaining and educational, and to promote the showing of poultry.
The Poultry Show Judges are: Paul Monteith & Tyler Murray
Steve Vooys 905-961-8896
John Beamer 905-658-4362
Please write number of entries per class on the registration form (located at the button on the top right hand side of this page)
Entry Fee*: $1.00 per exhibit. Must accompany completed entry form.
*No entry fee required for Juniors (16 and under)
All exhibits must be placed in cages before 9 a.m. Saturday, June 24th and remain in cages until 5:00 p.m. Judging to start at 9:15 a.m. with an open concept at the time of judging. Please note that this show is a APA ABA Sanctioned Meet!
Entries must be submitted by Tuesday, June 13, 2017.
Committee reserves the right to double coop, if necessary..
All day long, come visit 3 new events at the West Niagara fairgrounds…
Just outside the Richardson building, “Touch a Truck” will be taking place! Come look, feel & get inside large vehicles of all kinds - from farm equipment, to transport trucks to township vehicles.
Near our Fun Zone, keep an eye out for our latest game: duck races! Take your turn using a water pump to move your rubber duckie down the line faster than your friends!
At the pond alongside Grimsby Road, come watch a professional remote control boat club from Burlington display their beautiful motorcrafts.
WHERE: West Niagara Fairgrounds WHEN: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm CONTACT:
Conveniently located in the corner of the Community Centre - with a clear view of the Outdoor Stage and evening Fireworks display!
Opens at: 11:00 am
Closes at: 10:00 pm
WHERE: Community Centre, West Niagara Fairgrounds WHEN: 11:00am - 10:00pm CONTACT:
Poultry Discovery Centre
Stop by this interactive show and learn all there is to know about our fine feathered friends. Take a minute to watch Mother Nature work her miracles with our hatchery display. Chat with the experts and don’t forget to collect informative handouts from our industry partners and their representatives.
- Count-the-Chicks game - Win a chance at a prize package!
- Chicken Hatching
- Industry Displays
Special thank goes to our industry partners, the Chicken Farmers of Ontario, and the Egg Farmers of Ontario for their continued support and the opportunity to see first hand which came first - The Chicken or the Egg…you’ll have to attend to find the answer!
This year PoultryFest Niagara has once again been joined by West Lincoln Community Care for our Giant Penny Sale! Community Care is a not for profit organization which supports families in the West Lincoln area. With it’s many volunteers, they provide support programs to assist the community. Last year this joint venture was a big success and we are very excited to have West Lincoln Community Care on board with us again!
Be sure to check out the many items in this year’s Penny Sale (in the Community Centre) while you are at the West Niagara Agricultural Centre. Try your luck at winning some awesome prizes!
The sale starts at 8 am and tickets will be sold until 3 pm. From 3 to 3:30 pm, volunteers from West Lincoln Community Care will draw for the winning ticket numbers and post them up for all to see by 3:30 pm. Prizes can then be claimed between 3:30 and 4:30 pm.
Come buy your tickets in support of this very worthy cause!
Race your friends with a water pump, rubber duckie and a trough:
All participants will receive a ballot for a PoultryFest prize pack!
WHERE: Outdoors, West Niagara Agricultural Centre WHEN: 10:00 - 4:00pm CONTACT:
Stay tuned for our schedule of entertainment!
All day, indoors in the Culinary building.
"Get Cracking" Breakfast
Start your day off right with an egg-ceptional breakfast that includes: Eggs, Chicken Sausage, Hashbrowns, English Muffin, Coffee, Tea or Juice.
Relax and enjoy the Live Entertainment!
Just $5.00 per person!
Breakfast will be served from 7:30 am till 11:00 am in the Community Centre at the West Niagara Agricultural Centre.
WHERE: Community Centre at the West Niagara Agricultural Centre located at the corner of Mud Street and Reg. Road 12, Grassie, ON WHEN: 7:30am to 11:00 am CONTACT: Mike Dalgleish
Egg Drop Competition
The renowned Egg Drop Competition is back!
Take part in one of following age categories: 5-7, 8-12, 13+
Registration will be held on the day of the festival starting at 9am. Look for a table in the Richardson Building.
Competitions to take place outdoors, around the Richardson Building.
Please arrive at least 10 minutes prior to the start of your age category.
5-7 starts at 1:30pm
8-12 starts at approx 2:00pm
13+ starts at approx 2:30pm
Last year’s champion managed to catch an egg dropped from 63 feet!
Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place participants: PoultryFest Souvenir vouchers!
Wing Eating Contest
How we could have PoultryFest without a wing eating contest!
This perennial favourite is back again ... and we’re looking to crown a new champion!
Registration opens at 9am - in the Richardson Building - and closes by 12:30pm. Participants must be 18+ years, and are chosen by lottery.
Special thanks to The Smithville Pizzaria for providing the delicious wings for this competition.
Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place participants: PoultryFest Souvenir vouchers! Redeemable inside the Shopping Centre, located within the Richardson Building.
PoultryFest Food Truck Zone
Bring your appetites! Ontario’s most versatile food, served any way you like it - wings, ice cream, souvlaki, nuggets, burgers, sausage… you name it, and one of our vendors will likely have it!
PoultryFest is bringing great food trucks to you. Stay tuned for our list of vendors!
We are officially closed for spots! We are all booked.
Antique Tractor Pull & Show
How did we ever get any work done in these beauties?
Open to all tractors 1960 and older these antiques will be on display at the West Niagara Agricultural Centre. There will be a food and drink vendor located close to the Antique Tractor Pull Zone!!
Trophies are awarded for Best Restored Tractor, Best Original Tractor and Tractor of the Show (Sponsor’s Choice).
Armstrong Touch a Truck Show
Touch a Truck makes its return to PoultryFest again this year.
Come climb inside big trucks of all kinds from Farm Equipment to 18-Wheelers, Heavy Equipment, Emergency Vehicles and MORE!
WHERE: West Niagara Fairgrounds WHEN: 10:00am to 5:00pm CONTACT:
Classic & Custom Auto Show
Bring a non-perishable food item - to benefit West Lincoln Community Care… If you “forget” your non-perishable food item, there will be an “oops” jar for entry fees.
Pop over to check out the hot ‘wheels’ of years past and the Custom autos of today! Trophies are open to all cars 1995 and older, and awarded for the following categories:
Original Truck Pre-1960
Original Truck 1960-1995
Modified Truck Pre-1960
Modified Truck 1960-1995
There are a limited number of vendor spots in the car show area for vendors with car related products. Visit our Shopping Centre Page to download a Vendor Application. Please indicate on your application that you would like to be in the car show area.
Visit our Facebook page to see our photo gallery from last year! PoultryFest 2016 Classic & Custom Auto Show - Photos