The Royal is over a million square feet of fun and entertainment for the whole family. Check out some of the amazing acts and features happening at this year’s Fair and plan your visit today.
The Royal 100th Anniversary Opening Ceremony Showcase presented by SiriusXM will pay tribute to our vast and vibrant 100 year history with an evening of heritage and musical performances. Special features include a rockin’ rodeo-inspired performance, an equestrian show-jumping feature, and a tribute to Canada’s outstanding farmers, growers, producers and more. Emcee for the evening will be treasured Canadian personality Rick Mercer. Learn more here.
The Royal Rodeo brings together the best bull, saddle bronc and bareback riders from across the country. Guests will also get a chance to cheer on top barrel racers and pole benders and saddle bronc riders while enjoying entertainment.
This is a partnership of an International Rider/horse paired with a SuperDog. Each member of the team goes around their respective course – horses over horse jumps and dogs around dog obstacles. The fastest combined time wins. It’s a fast and fun event for the whole family.
The final Sunday of the Fair is filled with fiddle music as partners take the OLG Entertainment Stage to compete in the Royal Square Dancing Competition. Cheer on entries both young and old as this traditional dance gets its time in the spotlight. Drop by the Lower East Annex (Hall F) from 9:00am – 3:00pm.
Visit the Gay Lea Butter Sculpture Display Trailer to see an artist sculpt a masterpiece completely out of butter.
The first Sunday of the Fair is a celebration of the Indigenous cultures and peoples of this province, presented by Indigenous Tourism Ontario, which will showcase a variety of programming throughout the Fair. On Sunday, November 6th, stop by the OLG Entertainment Stage to see a line-up of entertainment from various local Indigenous performers!