Brought to you by the Simcoe County Nutrition Network and the former Food Partners Alliance of Simcoe County in partnership with Community Connection

Essa & District Agricultural Society

Service: Barrie Fair

Description (Service) COVID-19 Update
  • in-person, traditional Barrie Fair is not being held in 2021
  • virtual fair events, livestock events and homecrafts events will be running, check website for updates
The Barrie Fair is held at 7505 10th Line, Thornton (20th Side Rd & 10th Line, near Ivy)

Regular Service
Annual Agricultural Fair held at Essa Agriplex in Thornton by the Essa and District Agricultural Society
  • long standing tradition celebrating 169 years August 2022
  • offers a wide variety of Homecraft and Livestock classes, as well as a midway, demolition derby, and local vendors
  • see website for details
Service Details
Hours See website for Fair hours
Dates See website for 2022 Dates
Areas Served Ontario - southern
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call, email or visit website for information about tickets
Languages English
Fees Admission - see website for details
Addresses and Location
Located In Community Thornton
Address Essa Agriplex
7505 10th Line
Thornton, ON L0L 2N0
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Intersection 10th Line and 20th Sideroad, near Ivy
Mailing Address PO Box 1099 
Thornton, ON L0L 2N0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-726-1200
Fax 705-726-1250
Primary Contact Ryan Johnson, Office Manager, Essa & District Agricultural Society; Email:

Agency Overview

Partnership of Simcoe County Nutrition Network, Food Partners Alliance of Simcoe County and Community Connection. The support of the Government of Ontario is acknowledged