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Rainy River Valley Agricultural Society

Welcome to the Rainy River Valley Agricultural Fall Fair!
August 14-16, 2014 at the Fairgrounds in Emo, Ontario



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Rainy River Valley Agricultural Society

Anyone wishing to exhibit in the annual fair may pick up an Emo Fair Book at the District municipal offices or call Jan Judson, Secretary/Treasurer at (807) 482-2428 to have one mailed to you.


The Secretary will be at the Fairgrounds Office at the following times:

  • Friday, August 8th after 4 pm to receive all livestock entries (late entries will be charged $5 per animal)
  • Monday & Tuesday August 11th and 12th from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday, August 13th from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm to sell memberships
  • Fair office will be open 9:00 am to 9:00 pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday (August 14-16).

The entry forms can be found at the back of the fair book.  Fair books can be obtained from the following locations:

  • Rainy River = Rainy River Drug Store
  • Stratton = Stratton Cafe
  • Barwick = Barwick Village Restaurant
  • Emo = Cloverleaf, Emo Municipal Office, Emo Library
  • Devlin = Dev-Lynn's, Devlin Municipal Office
  • Fort Frances = Crazy Ladies, Causeway Insurance

Anyone wishing to purchase a membership or obtain books and tags may do so at the Fairgrounds Office.  Entries for ALL exhibits will be received at the Exhibition Hall on Wednesday, August 13th from 4:00 to 8:00 pm only.

RRVAS requires workers for the Fair.  Gates, Exhibition Hall, and Parking Attendants please call Jan Judson at 482-2428. ***STUDENTS, THIS WOULD BE A GOOD WAY TO EARN YOUR COMMUNITY HOURS FOR GRADUATION***


The parade will be held on Saturday August 16th. All participants are asked to assemble on Front Street in Emo at 10:30. Judging will take place at 11:00 a.m. sharp. The parade will proceed up to the Fair grounds at 12 noon. All information about participating in the parade is in the fair book.


Contestants must be 4 years to 7 years old. Call Mary Croswell at (807) 487-1105 to register.


  • Fort Frances - Wilson's Stationary & Fort Frances General Supply
  • Devlin - Devlynn's & Greensides
  • Emo - Tompkin's Hardware, Village Variety & Cloverleaf Shop Easy
  • Barwick - Barwick Village Restaurant
  • Stratton - Stratton Cafe
  • Rainy River - Rainy River Drug Store

Advance midway tickets are on sale until Thursday evening August 14th - $28.00 a savings of $5.00.  Gate admission is $3.00 per person per day.  You do not need advanced midway tickets to enter the fairgrounds.  You can pay your $3.00 admission at the gate.

FOOD VENDORS ARE REQUIRED:  Call (807) 482-2428

The Rainy River Valley Agricultural Society is a proud member of The Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies.

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