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Thanks to primary photographer Tom Hobley!

The Annual Fall Fair

The 97th Annual Mayne Island Fall Fair was a great success!

A family day of fun at a traditional fall fair: exhibits in the hall, a parade, entertainment, prizes and more! Please see the Fall Fair booklet for what was on In 2023. 

Parade information is here below the exhibition information and schedule of events.

We need you! 

If you would like to volunteer in 2024, or have questions and comments please contact FallFairMayne@gmail.com

 

Exhibition Entries

  • The 2023 Fall Fair booklet below includes the rules and regulations, the schedule of events, category divisions and entry deadlines.

  • Please check the Judging Standards document. The decision of the judges is final in all cases, according to the judging standards. 

  • You may print a copy of the entry form and deliver it in person to the Ag Hall on Saturday, August 12 from 10am – 1pm, and on Monday, August 14 from 9am – 4pm.

    • No in person entries will be accepted after the deadline on Monday at 4pm.

  • OR, you may print, scan and email an entry form, or submit using the online form below, by Sunday, August 13, 5pm.

    • No online submissions or emailed entries will be accepted after the e-deadline on Sunday, August 13, 5pm. 

      • All entry deadlines have passed. Thank you!

You may use this fillable entry form and deliver in person (instructions noted on the form) or email to fallfairmayne@gmail.com

Read the Zucchini Race Instructions:

2023 Schedule of Events went as follows:

  • 9:00 - 3:00 Road Closure: Fernhill Road (Campbell Bay Road to Minty Drive).

    • No parking or traffic through the parade marshalling area on Fernhill Rd.

    • Parking: Parking at School, Community Centre, Fire Hall (front only) and on the road allowance in front of the school.

    • Handicap parking is available at the Service Station.

    • Community Bus shuttle will operate to the Fair via Felix Jack Rd. Leaving every hour from the school, 10:00am - 2:00pm, and every hour from the village, 10:30am - 2:30pm (maynebus@shaw.ca)

  • 10:00 - 3:00 Ongoing Activities throughout the Day:

    • Master of Ceremonies will announce door prizes & activities.

    • Local music, Farmers' Market and Community Groups on Minty.

    • Museum, Gaol and Barn. Children's Games, Face Painting Mr. Bubbles Balloon clown, Raffle ticket sales.

    • Weaving and spinning demonstration in front of the "Store Next Door".

  • 10:00 Hall exhibits and Fair grounds open.

  • 10:00 - 11:00 Registration for Zucchini Races for anyone who didn’t preregister.

  • 10:00 Parade assembly at Fernhill and Campbell Bay Road

  • 10:30 Parade judging starts 10:30 am.

  • 11:00 Lions burgers, hotdogs and soft drinks open.

  • 11:30 Parade begins.

  • 12:00 - 12:20 Taiko drumming performance by Jakob and Amy.

  • 12:20 - 1:00 All Trophy Awards.

  • 1:00 - 1:15 Pender Highlanders Pipe Band.

  • 1:15 - 2:30 Zucchini Races, please pre-register & bring your car already assembled.

  • 1:15 Lions bingo starts.

  • 2:30 Raffle Draw.

  • 3:00 Exhibits can be picked up from the Hall.

  • 3:00 Fair closes.

The Parade

Parade

The 2023 parade went very well! 
Please check here next Spring for 2024 information.

  • You must be in the assembly areas, either foot or vehicle, by 10:00am (see the map below).

  • Judging of floats, bikes and animals is at 10:30 a.m.

  • Parade starts at 11:30 a.m.

  • Entry forms can be:

    • Printed, scanned and emailed to FallFairMayne@gmail.com

    • Dropped off at the Agricultural Hall on registration days: Saturday, August 12, 10:00am-1:00pm and Monday, August 14, 9:00am-4:00pm.

    • Submitted online using the form button below.

  • Entry deadline is 4:00 p.m. on Monday, August 14.

Many thanks to the volunteers, sponsors and advertisers who make this fair possible!

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