Fall Fair

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Get ready to immerse yourself in an afternoon filled with festivities, local talent, and community bonding at the much-awaited Gabriola Fall Fair on September 17!

This annual event, organized as a fundraiser for the Gabriola Commons, promises to be a community harvest festival like no other, celebrating the beauty of Gabriola Island and its close-knit residents.

Event is held at the Gabriola Commons, 675 North Rd. From noon to 6pm.

The final schedule for the fair will be posted on our website fallfair.ca by September 1st, so be sure to mark your calendars and plan your day accordingly.

One of the highlights of the event is the return of the much-loved squash race, where participants showcase their creativity and competitiveness by racing their handcrafted squash vehicles down the track. It’s a thrilling and entertaining spectacle that will surely have everyone cheering. Throughout the event the stage will come alive with an exciting lineup of musical performances. Don’t miss the hilarious tunes of Kerry Unger, the captivating sounds of Infinite Atom, the infectious energy of Mad for Joy, and the groovy beats of Max and the Automatix. Let the music move you as you celebrate the day with your friends and family.

The Exhibition Categories will be announced on the website closer to the date, offering artists and artisans the opportunity to showcase their talent and creativity. It’s a chance to marvel at the local talent and perhaps even discover your new favorite piece of art.

If you have a furry friend, make sure to participate in the dog show where every competitor walks away with a prize. Show off your dog’s unique qualities and be part of a heartwarming event that celebrates the love we have for our four-legged companions.

Get ready to shop local and support your community as we will have an array of local vendors and community groups at the fair. Discover unique crafts, delicious treats, and connect with local initiatives that are making a positive impact on Gabriola Island. Moreover, your voice matters! Take this opportunity to contribute to the official 2050 community plan by sharing your input and ideas. Together, we can shape a future that reflects the values and aspirations of our community.

The Gabriola Fall Fair is an event for all ages, and there will be games and activities suitable for everyone. It’s the perfect chance to have fun and create lasting memories with your loved ones.

So, join us on September 17 12-6pm at the Gabriola Fall Fair, where we come together as a community, celebrate our island’s abundance, and support the Gabriola Commons. Let’s make this year’s Fall Fair an unforgettable experience filled with joy, laughter, and a strong sense of togetherness. See you there!

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