Friday, June 21st 2024

7pm Amazing Race Challenge

Come join the Amazing Race Challenge – Friday June 21st, on the infield at the Maxville Fairgrounds.

If you’re looking for some fun at the fair and a chance to win $1000, grab your friend, mom, brother, or anyone else aged 14 and up, and sign up for the Amazing Race Challenge. Teams of 2 will compete in some fun games of strategy, balance, and agility, with the overall winner taking home $1000. $75 to the runner-up and $75 to the best dressed team.
Check-in begins at 6:30pm on Friday, June 21st. The race starts at 7pm. We will divide the teams up into groups before the race begins. All teams will do 8 events, then there will be a playoff round.
To register:
1. Send an email to with the name of both competitors and your contact information. 14- and 15-year-olds will need a parent present at check-in to sign the consent form.

2. E-transfer $40 for your team of 2 people to Please include “Amazing Race” in the message section of the e-transfer. You will not be considered registered until the e-transfer is accepted. 
Registration is open Saturday, May 4th – Sunday, June 16th. 
*Please note there is no gate fee on Friday night

9pm The County Lads

Saturday, June 22nd 2024

8am Beach Volleyball

Come play beach volleyball at the fair!
Saturday, June 22nd, 2024Divisions: Under 20, 20-45, 45+
– 4 players on a court at a time
– $20/team, plus admission at the gate
– Guaranteed 3 games
– All divisions open to all genders (no minimum)
– Deadline to register: June 17th, 2024
To register:

1. Send an email to with your name and your contact information.

2. E-transfer $20 per team to Please include “Volleyball” in the message section of the e-transfer. You will not be considered registered until the e-transfer is received.

9:30am English Horse Show
10am Baby Show
10am – noon Sandra MacPherson will be doing a live demo on wool rug braiding and wool applique in the Exhibitors Hall

The Education Tent – 10:00am-4:00pm:

  • Bowman’s Tag and Archery 12:00-4:00
  • Little Ray’s Reptiles Shows at 11:30, 1:30 and 3:30
  • Sparkle Tattoos by Ashley and Val (12:00 pm-2:00 pm)
  • Glengarry Dairy Producers
  • SDG Library
  • Pioneer Museum
  • Raisin River Conservation

11am Tug of War – Contact
1pm Corn Hole Tournament – tentative
1pm Bingo
1pm – 4pm Laurie Maus will be doing a demo on spinning wool.  She will also have an exciting hands on activity for kids.
4pm Johnny Cash Tribute
6pm Glengarry Gold

Sunday, June 23rd 2024

8:30-11am Breakfast – free with gate charge
9am Western Gaming Show
9am SDG Highland Dancers
10am Bicycle Rodeo
10am Antique Tractor Pull
11am Donkey Show

The Education Tent

Mad Science:
*11-1:00 Slime Making Kiosk
*1:30-Up!Up!&Away Show

Noon Pet Show
1pm Parade – Donkeys, Pet Show and Antique Tractors
1pm Bike Rodeo:

  • Taking place on the infield, participants will compete in a biking obstacle course, learning and practicing their road hand signals. The obstacles are made for children, therefore the ages targeted are 4-12. Training wheels are permitted! No entry fee.
  • There will be cash prizes for the best decorated bike and the best competitor!
  • Gracie Leroux can be contacted with any questions, by email or by number 613-219-6144.

2-6pm The Gravel and Campbell Duo (Live Music)

Weekend Events

Show Hall
Educational Tent
Petting Zoo
Games and Inflatables
Vintage Iron and Traditions of Eastern Ontario

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Maxville and District Horticultural Society, the Society members will have a display in the Homecraft room in the Complex Hall.  Included in the display will be Horticultural Society yearbooks, pictures of past activities and trips plus pictures of the beautiful flower beds and planters that  are planted and cared for by the members in Maxville and the surrounding area.  Stop by the Complex Hall and view the activities of this very busy volunteer group in our community.