Barrie Fair Visitor Information

Join us at the

Essa Agriplex for the

166th Barrie Fair

August 22nd-25th, 2019!

The 166th Barrie Fair features a variety of livestock and homecraft shows, vendors, truck & tractor pulls, a demolition derby, live entertainment and the ever popular Campbell Amusements Midway. We have always aimed to bring together families from across Ontario, and this year will be no exception!


Barrie Fair Western Games
Fair- Motus

The Barrie Fair provides entertainment for the whole family. We take great pride in the competitions we run at the Barrie Fair. With some of the most well developed livestock shows in Ontario, the competition is fierce with the best breeders and exhibitors coming from all around the province!

Admission Prices

General Admission $10            Children 5-12 years $5            Children under 5 FREE

Family Pass (2 adults, 2 children)- $25

4 Day General Admission Pass- $30            4 Day Children’s Pass- $15

The Barrie Fair Bus!

You asked, we delivered! 2017 was the first year for the Barrie Fair bus, courtesy of Full Moon Plumbing in Barrie!

2018 brings another year of the Barrie Fair bus, this year completely provided by Barrie Transit! Check out the schedule to plan your ride and come out to the 165th Barrie Fair!


The Essa & District Agricultural Society strives to make our fair grounds accessible.

Need a shuttle? Ask at the front gate or flag down one of the volunteers or staff driving shuttles throughout the fair grounds. We are always happy to get you to the attractions you would like to see!

Ride All Day Advanced Passes – Now On SALE!

Purchase your Ride All Day bracelets for the 165th Barrie Fair. $22.00 will let you ride the Midway all day. Sale ends Wednesday August 22nd 2018 at the following locations: (Tickets can also be purchased from the Essa Agriplex office.)

4896 Dean Dr, Alliston, ON L9R 1V1

(705) 435-7551

8505 County Road 10, Unit 1 Angus, Ontario L0M 1B1

(705) 424-6531

34 Robert Street Thornton, Ontario L0L 2N0

(705) 458-2549

21 Mapleview Dr E, Barrie, ON L4N 9A9

(705) 725-7280