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Essex Fun Fest 2019

July 4 @ 4:00 pm - July 7 @ 6:00 pm

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The 32nd Annual Essex Fun Fest takes place at the Essex Fair Grounds (Essex Arena & Sports Complex) July 4-7, 2019.

Enjoy the popular outdoor main stage with great entertainment, World’s Finest Shows Midway, a Kids Zone, pony rides, Cra-Z-Crew BMX Extreme Stunt Show, Molson Coors Bavarian Entertainment Gardens, Saturday parade, , Festival Fireworks, and more.

Thursday, July 4th – FREE; Friday, July 5th & Saturday, July 6th – $5 a person daily. Youth under 12 years FREE.
Sunday, July 7th – $5 per person daily. Youth under 12 years and Seniors aged 65-plus free.
No park admission fee after 9:00pm Friday & Saturday and 4pm Sunday.

THURSDAY, JULY 4th

10:00AM to 4:00PM – Heritage Essex Inc. Miniature Train Show and Train Photo Exhibit
Essex Railway Station; 87 Station St., Essex ON

4:00PM – Fairgrounds Open (Park admission FREE!)

4:00PM to MIDNIGHT – World’s Finest Shows Midway

6:00PM – Essex Fun Fest Youth Talent Showcase sponsored by Essex Home Hardware – Libro Credit Union Main Stage

6:00PM-9:00PM – Zumba Fitness – Join us for a Zumbathon. The theme is Canada on the Beach!
Contact tanya.fryer@gmail.com, tnbyrne@cogeco.ca or daniellebogiatzian@yahoo.com for more information.
Essex United Church Gymnasium; 53 Talbot St S, Essex

7:00PM to Close – Essex Fun Fest Sponsor & Volunteer Appreciation Night

7:30PM – Essex Belly Dancers – Secondary Performance Stage

8:00PM to Midnight – Molson Coors Bavarian Gardens Open – Ladies & 80’s Night – No Cover – DJ (Must be min. age 19)

FRIDAY, JULY 5th

10:00AM to 4:00PM – Heritage Essex Inc. Miniature Train Show and Train Photo Exhibit
Essex Railway Station; 87 Station St, Essex ON

4:00PM – Fairgrounds Open
$5 per person daily. Youth under 12 years old FREE! No park fees after 9:00PM daily.

4:00PM to MIDNIGHT – World’s Finest Shows Midway

4:00PM to 8:00PM –Unifor Local 444 Kids Zone

4:30PM – Enchanted Adventure Parties – Secondary Performance Stage

5:00PM to 7:00PM – Essex Fun Fest Pickerel Dinner – Royal Canadian Legion Br. 201; 103 Talbot St N, Essex

5:30PM – Erie Shore Martial Arts featuring Sensie, Evan Victoria Puddy – Secondary Performance Stage

6:15PM – Almost Famous (Rock Variety) – Libro Credit Union Main Stage

7:30PM – Zop!: A Circus Bonanza (Show #1) – Ken Lapain & Sons Ltd. Thrill Zone in Food Court

8:00PM – Molson Coors Bavarian Entertainment Gardens Opens (Must be 19 years of age. Admission $7)

8:30PM – 5-time Country Music Awards Ontario Male Artist of the Year nominee MARSHALL DANE – Libro Credit Union Main Stage

9:30PM – CIAO Band (Variety Rock, Pop & Dance) – Molson Coors Bavarian Entertainment Gardens

SATURDAY, JULY 6th

11:00AM to 3:00PM – Heritage Essex Inc. Miniature Train Show and Train Photo Exhibit. Historic Caboose will also be open to the public!
Essex Railway Station; 87 Station St., Essex ON

11:00AM – Essex Fun Fest Parade – Celebrating LIFE’S A BEACH

Noon – 4:00PM – Essex Centre BIA hosts the Rockin’ Sidewalk Sales Party complete with sidewalk sales, large inflatable balloons and live entertainment from the “The All Nighters – when the music never ends.”

NOON – Fairgrounds Open
$5 per person daily. Youth under 12 years old FREE! No park fees after 9:00PM daily.

NOON – MIDNIGHT – World’s Finest Shows Midway

NOON to 4:00PM – Essex & District Horticultural Show – Essex United Church; 53 Talbot St S, Essex, ON

NOON to 7:00PM – Unifor Local 444 Kids Zone

12:30PM – Jangles the Clown – Secondary Performance Stage

12:45PM – Off Kilter Equine Entertainment Show sponsored by Harrow Chiropractic Clinic – Fireworks viewing area behind food vendors

1:00PM – Watermelon Eating Contest – Secondary Performance Stage

2:00PM – Zop!: A Circus Bonanza (Show #2) – Ken Lapain & Sons Ltd. Thrill Zone in Food Court

2:30PM – Interactive Guided Play – Learn Juggling & Plate Spinning, and develop the hand-eye co-ordination needed in this 1-hour interactive experience – Ken Lapain & Sons Ltd. Thrill Zone in Food Court

3:00PM – Adam Zanier – Musician – Secondary Performance Stage

3:45PM – MailBoxx Music (Uplifting Hip Hop) – Libro Credit Union Main Stage

4:30PM – BillNuvo; Full of fun, high energy comedy, juggling, and other amazing stunts – Secondary Performance Stage

5:00PM – Jerry Arkansas & Exit 31 (Classic Country) – Libro Credit Union Main Stage

6:15PM – Zop!: A Circus Bonanza (Show #3) – Ken Lapain & Sons Ltd. Thrill Zone in Food Court

6:45PM – Rock Of Ages (Rock Variety) – Libro Credit Union Main Stage

8:00PM – Molson Coors Bavarian Entertainment Gardens Opens (Must be 19 years of age. Admission $7)

8:00PM – Presentation of Citizen of the Year Award – Libro Credit Union Main Stage

8:30PM – Jody Raffoul (Originals & Classic Rock Variety) – Libro Credit Union Main Stage

9:30PM – DJ RYE (Interactive DJ; Variety) – Molson Coors Bavarian Entertainment Gardens

10:05PM – Annual Festival Fireworks *Rain Date Sunday, July 7th*

SUNDAY, JULY 7th

8:30AM – Interdenominational Church Service – Sadler’s Pond

9:30AM – Onyx Fitness Solutions Yoga Class. More information email Achieve@onyxfitness.ca – Sadler’s Pond

NOON – Fairgrounds Open
$5 per person daily. Youth under 12 years old and Seniors aged 65-plus, FREE! No park fees after 4:00PM.

NOON to 6:00PM – World’s Finest Shows Midway

NOON to 6:00PM – Unifor Local 444 Kids Zone

NOON – Horseshoe Tournament sponsored by the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 201 Essex
Max. 40 players so register early and in advance.
Registration 11:30AM. More info, call Kinger 519) 776-8247

Molson Coors Bavarian Entertainment Gardens (All ages)

12:15PM – Roberto, The Painfully Mediocre Magician – Secondary Performance Stage

12:30PM to 4:30PM – Pony Rides included in park entry fee and sponsored by Siefker Group – Fireworks viewing area behind food vendors

12:45PM – Enchanted Adventure Parties – Secondary Performance Stage

1:00PM to 4:00PM – Zoo2You an incredible variety of animals, mammals, exotic birds and reptiles – Secondary Performance Stage area

​1:30PM – Leave Those Kids Alone (Rock Variety) – Libro Credit Union Main Stage

2:00PM – Border City Wrestling – Molson Coors Bavarian Entertainment Gardens (All ages)

2:15PM – Zop!: A Circus Bonanza (Show #4) – Ken Lapain & Sons Ltd. Thrill Zone in Food Court

2:45PM – Aerial Guided Play – An instructor guides guests through their first aerial experience in this 1-hour interactive experience – Ken Lapain & Sons Ltd. Thrill Zone in Food Court

2:45PM – Smokin’ Purple Monkeys (Rock Variety) – Libro Credit Union Main Stage

4:00PM – Roberto, The Painfully Mediocre Magician – Secondary Performance Stage

4:30PM – Full Petty Fever a tribute to the late Tom Petty – Libro Credit Union Main Stage

6:00PM – Festival Park Closed

For more information visit the official Essex Fun Festival website.

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Details

Start:
July 4 @ 4:00 pm
End:
July 7 @ 6:00 pm
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Website:
http://www.essexfunfest.com

Organizer

Essex Festival Committee Town of Essex
Phone:
519.776.8717
Email:
info@essexfunfest.com

Venue

Essex Fair Grounds
60 Fairview Ave. West
Essex , Ontario N8M1A8 Canada
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