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

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

Barrie Fair

Open Marketing Programs BARRIE FAIR by Festival Nomad, Gary McWilliams For many years I remember passing the old Barrie Fair on our way to the family cottage. The Fair was located just off of the 400 highway on Essa Road. I was disappointed when I saw that theyRead more

Ontario Agricultural Fairs (Video)

Open Marketing Programs Ontario Agricultural Fairs by Gary McWilliams (aka Festival Nomad) Judi and I have been traveling across Ontario, visiting Ontario communities and their events. Over the past 11+ years we have enjoyed all kinds of events, but I think our favourites are the agricultural fairs.Read more

Norfolk County Fair and Horse Show (Video)

Open Marketing Programs Norfolk County Fair and Horse Show (Video) Simcoe, Ontario, Canada by Gary McWilliams (aka The Festival Nomad) "Ontario Visited's video presentation of our various visits to the Norfolk County Fair & Horse Show." "Norfolk County Fair & Horse Show ~ Ontario's oldest agricultural fair!" "Entrance toRead more

Western Fair District Visited

Open Marketing Programs Western Fair Visited by Festival Nomad, Gary McWilliams The Western Fair District is one of the largest and best fairs in Canada. The Western Fair District is located in the heart of London and includes various buildings that cater to the numerous activities andRead more