Schedule of Events

Winchester Open Mic Night: Dairyfest Edition Show!

Friday, August 11, at the Old Town Hall

Join us for an evening of local talent, good neighbours and great music! Alcohol-free dollar canteen, accessible and inclusive.

AND…we will be doing a draw for a coveted pair of tickets to see Fred Penner in the Ontario Festival of Small Halls on Sept. 15!

Come in your best cowboy/cowgirl outfits. Doors open at 7 pm.


Dairyfest will take place on Saturday, August 11, 2018. 

Activities will take place in two locations in Winchester:

Downtown & the 100 Club Park/Winchester Arena.


Downtown/Sweet Corner Park:

Time:  Location: Event:
6–11 am Fire Department Fire Department Breakfast
8–10 am Hospital Prostate Cancer Awareness Event (Free)
8:30 am–12:30 pm Downtown Juice FM on location
9 am Downtown Opening Ceremonies at Sweet Corner Park
9–4 pm Downtown Sweet Corner Street Market (Sidewalk Sale)
9 am Downtown Parmalat Cheese Sale (Until product runs out)
9 am–4 pm Downtown Inflatable Mechanical Bull (Free) (Arena if raining)
9 am–4 pm Downtown Southgate Church Inflatable Obstacle Course (Free)

9 am–4 pm

Old Town Hall Video games and cartoons (Free)
10:15–11:15 am Downtown KKD Dancers Performance (Free)
10 am–4 pm Suttons Restaurant Bowling, $10 for four people
11 am–4 pm Legion Beer Garden with live music featuring Hillbilly Highway (12–4 pm)
1–2:30 pm Lions Club Lions Kids Bingo — 6–12 year olds (Free)
 2–3 pm Downtown Fashion Show by CJAM Fashion Boutique (Free)
7 pm St. Paul’s Church Kelli Trottier Concert — Fiddling, singing & step dancing (with food/refreshments) $20

100 Club Park/Winchester Arena:

Bracelet: $10 in advance (available at The Planted Arrow, cash only please) until Friday, August 11, at 5 pm, or $12 at the event.

Time:  Location: Event:
8 am Arena Pavillion Dairy Dash — $20 (includes T-shirt)
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All day Ball Diamond Softball Tournament — Free to watch
10 am–2:45 pm Curling Club Tractor Display (Free)
12 pm–1 am Arena Thundering Sound Entertainment (DJ)
12–7 pm Arena Simply Baked Catering (pulled pork sandwiches, beef and potato skewers, salads, baked goods, and later in the day, sausage on a bun)
12 pm–1 am Ball Diamonds Beer Gardens
12–8 pm Arena (Ice Surface) 7 Unlimited Inflatable/Air Bounces *Requires bracelet
12–8 pm Arena Lobby LEGO Car Races (Free)
12–8 pm Arena NEW: Touch-a-Truck (Free)
12–6 pm Joel Steele Community Centre NEW: Remote Control Cars (Free)
12–6 pm Joel Steele Community Centre NEW: Parlour Games (Ping Pong, Table Hockey, Air Hockey, and more) (Free)
12–6 pm Joel Steele Community Centre Face Painting *Requires bracelet
12–6 pm Behind Arena Vanderlaand Barnyard Petting Zoo (Free)
1–7 pm Pool Swimming (Lane Swim from 4–5 pm (Free)
1–3 pm Pavilion Fire Department Obstacle Course (Free)
2:45 pm Curling Club Tractor Parade (Free)
3 pm Joel Steele Community Centre Little Ray’s — Nature’s Ninjas Show (hands on) (Free)
4 pm Joel Steele Community Centre Little Ray’s — Nature’s Ninjas Show (hands on) (Free)
9 pm Old Town Hall Movie: The Boss Baby (rated G) (Upstairs if rain) (Free)
8 pm–1 am Ball Diamonds BBQ by Therien Jiu Jitsu & Kickboxing
9 pm–1 am Ball Diamonds NEW: GLOW Party Dance and Beer Gardens (Free)

Did you know...

Like a human’s fingerprints, no two cow’s spots are exactly the same.

Antonella Holmes – Royal Lepage Team Realty
Badger Excavating Ltd.
Bridals by Al Mor
Brister Insurance
Cedarview Builder's Supply Ltd.
Cass, Grenkie & Remillard
Collins Barrow WCM LLP
Countryman Electric Ltd.
Dr. Carlin Dental Clinic
Green Tech Ag and Turf Inc.
Greg's Quality Meats
Guy Fuels
H.D. Tile Drainage Ltd.

Ideal Pipe
Job Zone d'emploi
Milano Pizzeria
Nation River Health Clinic
Neal's Heating, Cooling & Refrigeration
Summers Physiotherapy
The Co-operators Insurance Company
The Planted Arrow Flowers & Gifts
Vanden Bosch Elevators Inc.
Winchester Grain Elevator, Division of P&H
Winchester Foodland

Winchester Dairyfest

Thank Moo!