• The West Niagara Fair!

    Supporting Our Community and All Things Agricultural!

    Don't let the cold keep you "cooped up"!  +click here for events on the grounds

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    Join Us in fun filled Nights of Square Dancing!

    Thursday, January 23, 2020 & Thursday, March 5, 2020

    All ages, All skill levels +Click for details!

  • Happy New Year from the West Niagara Fair!

    See pictures from the Parades! + details

  • From Weddings to Livestock events, we have a variety of facilities to fully service your venue rentals! Contact our office for details! 

    Our Facility features 3, fully equipped buildings - our community centre has a fully equipped commercial kitchen & holds up to 400 people ideal for weddings and community events; Livestock building has removable stalls & flexible for a variety of needs; Richardson building features a fully groomed indoor ring ideal for riding and so much more - Don't forget our outdoor rings, shelters and 93 acres of groomed property! Click for details

7402 MUD ST. W., GRASSIE, ON L0R 1M0

Enter Fair by Main Gates on Grimsby Rd

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7402 MUD ST. W., GRASSIE, ON L0R 1M0 - please use main entrance off Grimsby Road (Reg Road 12)

West Niagara Agricultural Society's goal is to promote its community and all things Agricultural! 

The West Niagara Agricultural Society is also home of  THE WEST NIAGARA FAIR! - held annually the weekend after Labour Day and the WEEKEND HAS ARRIVED! SEPT 5-8th COME JOIN US!

The Fair is an exiting 3 days of family fun and entertaiment!  Returning this year is our Smash 'Em Up Demolition Derby for two nights (Friday and Sunday) of good 'ol redneck fun! There will also be tractor pulls, from Antique, Lawn, and ATV to exotic trucks and modified, Cruize night Auto, Motorcyle and tractor show, Acrobats, stunt dogs, chuck wagons, Livestock shows.  Family competitons such as Pedal pull tractors, baby show competition, pet show and new this year "Niagara's got Talent!" and Frog Jumping.  To learn more: +Fair Entertainment, Contests & Competitions

The Homecraft, Livestock and 4-H are the traditional fair competitions and Prizebooks describing these competions are now out!  Anyone can enter.  Check out the new classes.  Some great new activities to keep the kids busy this summer. Back again is the Milk Poster Contest sponsored by the Dairy Farmers of Niagara.  Make a poster with the theme, “Drink Milk, Love Life.  The first 25 entries will receive a free milkshake from the 4H Food Booth. The Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies is having a Chocolate Chip Cookie competition.  Contest is open to youth up to 15 years of age.  The winner will go on to enter the District competition.  All you need is 8 great tasting cookies displayed on a clean, sturdy plate. Returning to the fair is the Gentlemen’s Only Class-winner will receive a golfing package.  Men enter your best baked Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies. Don’t forget about the Fantastic Angel Food Cake Contest-1 cake, not iced sponsored by the Ontario Egg Producers.  Cake must be made from scratch.  One hundred dollars goes to the first prize winner! Minor Brothers are sponsoring the Youth Poster Competition. A Poster Promoting Your Fair could earn Junior, Intermediates and Seniors $15.00, $10.00 or $5.00. Many more Wee Ones, Junior, Senior and Open Classes are offered with great prize money and ribbons.  An electronic copy is available online: + Fair prizebooks  Hardcopies are also available at the fair office, or Lowden’s Feeds  

As in past years, the Society will support the Ambassador program and there will be another young person to assume the role of The West Niagara Ambassador. This young person is between the ages of 17 to 25 and has an interest in promoting agriculture, gaining experience in public speaking and enhancing their social presence, this opporunity is a great way of doing do so.  It's open to all youth in the Niagara region  +more about the fair ambassador program 

Also to get you to and from the fair, we will be offering busing from the three towns of Beamsville, Grimsby and Smithville.  To find out more about the fair, schedules, admission, etc: +The West Niagara Fair

The Fairgrounds is a busy place every month all year round! 

Weddings, reunions, meetings, banquets, etc are taking place in the Community Hall, and exciting events and competitions are almost every weekend in the Livestock and Richardson Buildings and Lowden Pavillion. Our Derby and Pull areas are also booked for lots of summer fun entertainment!  Many events are free (or a nominal charge) and the public can just drop in and experience the activities taking place.

For example a couple of those fun, family events is flyball and the mini-horses.
It’s pretty noisy when Flyball comes to the Fairgrounds and pretty exciting especially to the dogs. Flyball races match two teams of four dogs each, racing side-by-side over a 51 foot long course. Each dog must run in relay fashion down the jumps, trigger a flyball box, releasing the ball, retrieve the ball, and return over the jumps. The next dog is released to run the course but can't cross the start/finish line until the previous dog has returned over all 4 jumps and reached the start/finish line. The first team to have all 4 dogs finish the course without. They will be there for a few weekends this summer. 
The Summer Classic" The Ontario Small Equine Show Association is a non-profit organization created to sustain and grow the Miniature Horse and Shetland Pony community within Ontario. Shows are open to the public.  There also Alpaca shows, fundraisers, square dancing, and so much more.

A calendar of all events can be found on the website at:  +Events at West Niagara Fairgrounds   Also if you wish to rent the facility or any of the buildings on the facility please just contact our office.

The Agricultural Society is always looking for more volunteers. “We appreciate the dedicated volunteers who help us with our on-going projects, at our fair and who sit on our Board of Directors and committees. Without the help of these volunteers, we would not be able to offer the programs, events and the facility for the good of the community. We encourage people of all ages and abilities to contact us if interested in volunteering to be a member of the board or if they simply would like to volunteer their time to help at the Fair or other society sponsored community events.” 
“We encourage you to come and participate in events, rent our facilities and take part in all we have to offer!”  

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Recent Testimonial

  • The John Deere Foundation looks for community projects to support especially in communities with John Deere employees present. We have a strong focus on agriculture and community development.
    Mike Blonski, John Deere Canada
  • The new West Niagara Agricultural Centre will be an asset to agriculture, rural and small-town growth for our region. We are extremely proud to offer our support to this community venture through our donation of the John Deere lawn tractor.
    Jay denHollander, Premier Equipment

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is Aug 15, 2019

Are you interested in being the next West Niagara Fair Ambassador?

Application deadline is Aug 30th!

West Niagara Fair is Sept 6, 7 & 8th 2019

See you there!

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Would you like to be this year’s Ambassador for the West Niagara Fair? Deadline to apply is Aug 30th

Posted Aug 11th, 2019 in News, In The News

Applications open for West Niagara Fair ambassador competition Each year a young person is chosen to be the ambassador for the West Niagara Fair. The competition is now open and the ambassador fair committee is looking for the next young person to assume the role.

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WNAS Featured Events:

+ Next West Niagara Fair - Sept 11,12&13 2020

+ WNAS General Meetings - *Tues, Dec 10, 2019

                               *Come learn about the WNAS

+ WNAS Annual General Meeting - Tues, Jan 21, 2020

+ Square Dancing Nights

+ See our "Events" Calendar for other events on our facility

Need a location for your event? Big or small, one building, several buildings, outside areas or the entire facility can be rented. Get details here: