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Essex Fun Fest 2018

July 5, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - July 8, 2018 @ 8:00 pm

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The 31st Annual Essex Fun Fest takes place at the Essex Fair Grounds (Essex Arena & Sports Complex) July 5-8, 2018.

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 Finaly, and more.

Admission fee is $3 per person each day. Children under 6 and adults over the age of 65 are free. No park admission fee on Thursday. Admission fee is not charged after 9:00pm Friday and Saturday, and after 4pm Sunday. Entrance into the Molson/Coors Bavarian Entertainment Gardens is additional $5.00 per person after 8:00pm.

Bands / Musical Entertainment Schedule

6:00 – THE MIXX (Variety Rock)
8:00 – The AC/DC SHOW CANADA (Hard Rock)

4:30 – SMOKIN’ MONKEYS BAND (Variety Rock)
6:30 – WHITE NOISE (Retro Rock)
7:50 – Presentation of Citizen of the Year Award
8:00 – COUNTRY LEGENDS TRIBUTE TOUR: ft. Tributes to Garth Brooks & Keith Urban

12:30 – Youth Talent Showcase
3:00 – EXIT 31 (Classic Country)
4:30 – CALIFORNIA SUN: Tribute to the Beach Boys

Essex Fun Fest Schedule of Events

Ride All Day Vouchers Deadline To Purchase is Wednesday, July 4

Ride-all-day vouchers are available for advance purchase at select Essex businesses and Town facilities. Each voucher costs just $25 and offers one-day all-day access to the midway rides of World’s Finest Shows at the Essex Fun Fest. The special advance sale offer closes on Wednesday, July 4. After that, the cost of an all-day pass returns to $35.

Vouchers can be purchased at the following locations:

Essex Centre Sports Complex (60 Fairview Avenue West, Essex Centre)
Essex Recreation Complex (pool) (242 Talbot Street North, Essex Centre)
Harrow and Colchester South Community Centre (243 McAffee Street, Harrow)
Golden Girls’ Fashions (48 Talbot Street North, Essex Centre)
Just Plus of Essex (43 Talbot Street North, Essex Centre)
Stepping Out (9 Talbot Street North, Essex Centre)
Sunsations Tanning Salon & Resort Wear (46 Talbot Street North, Essex)

For more information visit the official Essex Fun Festival website.

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July 5, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
July 8, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
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Essex Festival Committee Town of Essex


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