The Capital Fair
August 18th to 27th, 2017
Ottawa's Best Buffet Live Horse Racing
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ULTIMUTT STUNT DOG SHOW

Join Bella and her friends as they delight the crowds performing their stunts and tricks. Performing three times daily, this show is too much fun to pass on.
Sanctioned by NBHA, we feature a three day western horse show that includes barrel races, pole bending and the popular dash-for-cash. Grab a snack and settle in on our bleachers to enjoy the show.

WESTERN HORSE SHOW

Enjoy 10 days of live entertainment at the OLG Center Stage. We feature everything from Blues to EDM to Country to Classic Canadian Rock. The great Fernandez appears Four times daily, creating unique and amazing instant stars. You'll be shaking your head at his uncanny mentalist skills and what some people will do under his spell.

OLG CENTER STAGE LIVE  BANDS

HYPNOTIST / MENTALIST

Mosey on down to meet and feed your favorite barnyard and exotic animal friends at our interactive petting zoo.

PETTING ZOO & PONY RIDES

Come meet your backyard critter friends up close and personal. Learn all about their nocturnal habits on our Kids Stage, four shows daily.

SOPER CREEK WILDLIFE RESCUE

Learn how to make real ice cream from the experts. Oh ya, one other thing... please be prepared to sample!

DOO DOO'S DANCE PARTY

Everyone is invited to come clown around with Doo Doo, the International Clown in the BIG Kids Tent for four shows every day at the Fair.

MUSEUM OF AGRICULTURE

Watch as these majestic birds soar over our heads. Four shows daily on the first Saturday and Sunday, these masters of the sky are not to be missed.

BIRDS OF PREY

RISE 2 FAME

Discover the best of our local talent as we search for those who wish to "Ride 2 Fame". Featuring artists in two ages groups, under 12 and 13 to 21, this competition promotes our winners to the Western Fair (London, ON)
At 1,400 degrees Celsius, even iron bends to the will of the blacksmith. Watch as the forge roars and the hammer shapes ancient works of art.

BLACKSMITH DEMOS

STANDARDBRED RACING

Treat yourself* to Ottawa's best 100+ item buffet in the Clubhouse Dining Hall and roar with the crowd as the pacers and trotters make the final turn towards the finish line. * must be 19 years or older, except Sundays (11am to 3pm & 5pm to 10pm) and Thursdays (5pm to 10pm)

CIRCUS MAGIC SHOW

Appearing daily, Circus Delights will thrill kids of all ages with magic and circus skills including the unicycle ride of terror.
p.s. - keep your eye on the pail!

CRUISE NIGHT PARADE

Join us on Wednesday night as the classic cars of the past parade by the front of the Fairgrounds. See all your favourites and visit with the owners/drivers.
We're not sure who has more fun, the audience or the dogs... Watch the competition as our canine friends stretch out over the diving pool for glory and fame.
Join Stephanie C. of Cambrian Equestrian Center as she narrates this fascinating jumping demonstration. Watch as these 1,200lb plus horses gracefully clear fences and hurdles.

CANINE WATERSPORTS

ENGLISH HORSE SHOW

Not familiar with what happens on a farm? Discover what agriculture means to the city with this interactive and educational display in the Kids BIG Tent. ...and so much more!

THE TRAVELIN' FARMER

The Gloucester Agricultural Society

613-741-3247

HOME OFFICE:  2149 Hubbard Crescent, Ottawa ON K1J 6L3

  FAIRGROUNDS: Rideau Carleton Entertainment Centre

                             4837 Albion Road, Ottawa ON  K0A 1X3

      Program details subject to change without notice
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