Rocklyn Fair (Video)

Open Marketing Programs Rocklyn Fair by Gary McWilliams (aka Festival Nomad) "You've got to love quaint smaller fairs!" At least Scoop (Judi) and I do. After all, they are the "heart" of Ontario rural communities! Fortunately we have a number of smaller community fairs in our area.Read more

Collingwood Farmers’ Market

Open Marketing Programs Collingwood Farmers' Market by Gary McWilliams (aka Festival Nomad) Judi and I enjoy exploring Farmers' Markets! One of the best I have visited is the Collingwood Farmers' Market. The market is located in the downtown area of Collingwood. And is open from the endRead more

Elmvale Fall Fair

Open Marketing Programs Elmvale Fall Fair by Judi "Scoop" McWilliams It seems appropriate that we are writing about an event in the Town of Elmvale. Appropriate, because Elmvale was the first town we visited as Ontario Visited! In April 2007, Gary (Festival Nomad) and I drove toRead more

Roseneath Fall Fair

Open Marketing Programs Roseneath Fall Fair by Judi "Scoop" McWilliams Over the past 14 years, the Festival Nomad (Gary) and I have visited a lot of agricultural fairs. They all have been very interesting... And, great fun! The Roseneath Fall Fair is one of those great events!Read more

Lakefield Fair

Open Marketing Programs Lakefield Fair by Festival Nomad, Gary McWilliams It's Strange... It's strange, Judi and I lived in rural Lakefield for a few years and have visited the area and the Village of Lakefield for over 25 years, but never visited the Lakefield Fair or itsRead more

Kinmount Fair Visited

Kinmount Fair Visited
Open Marketing Programs Kinmount Fair by Festival Nomad, Gary McWilliams Kinmount and the Kinmount Fair An acquaintance of ours suggested that we visit the Kinmount Fair. He said that he had visited the fair several times and had really enjoyed it! Kinmount is located 25 minutes drive northRead more

Great Northern Exhibition

Open Marketing Programs Great Northern Exhibition by Judi "Scoop" McWilliams The Great Northern Exhibition, or the GNE as it's referred to, is located between 3 communities, Collingwood, Wasaga Beach and Stayner. To me it serves all three communities. The Fair or Ex is held each September andRead more

Canadian National Exhibition

Canadian National Exhibition
Open Marketing Programs Canadian National Exhibition by Gary McWilliams (aka Festival Nomad) "I Can Remember..." Anyone living near or close to Toronto knows the slogan “Let’s go to The Ex”, and they have, by the millions, over the past 128 years. For me, CNE is made up ofRead more