Soap Box Derby

The Soap Box Derby is Back!!!! Pre-Registration is open for children 4-10. All participants must have their own helmet to take part. Pre-self-screening is also required the morning before the event. This will save time and allow for the derby to start as scheduled. A safety consent form will be required to have signed at […]

Live music, car/ tractor show, farm olympics

Live music, car/ tractor show, farm olympics at the fairgrounds 12pm-4pm. The Providence Bay Fair welcomes Celtic Music Group Hunt the Hare and Sudbury's own River Valley Saturday afternoon. Please bring your own lawn chairs or blanket to sit on. Sun hats and sun glasses are also recommended. This is a stationery event so masks […]

Manitoulin’s Got Talent & Family Movie Night Register

Providence Bay Fair Ground 5143 Hwy 551, Providence Bay, ontario

Manitoulin's Got Talent and we want to show it off. Talented people are welcome to send in their video of their talent, before August 15th, to be shown tonight in a video presentation. The Presentation will be hosted in person by our very own Karlene Scott. Following the video, a movie will be presented on […]

The Owen MacKelvie Memorial Amazing Island Family Race

In last year’s Amazing Race, there was a total of 10 stops, 18 teams participating and 87 kilometres travelled. More details will follow, but this year’s event will be even bigger and better than last year. The race will begin at 10am from the ball field beside the arena. When booking, you are booking one […]

Outdoor Movie Night

Providence Bay Fair Ground 5143 Hwy 551, Providence Bay, ontario

Join us at the Providence Bay fairgrounds for our monthly outdoor movie night! Bring your own blanket/ chair. Pay at the gate!

Haybale and Yard Display Competition

Manitoulin Island

Enter your yard display or hay bale structure in our annual competition! This years theme is "Life is a Country Song". Prizes to be won. Judging takes place August 2.

“Decades” Music Bingo Fundraiser

Providence Bay Hall

Join us at the Providence Bay Hall for a night of bingo, music and good times! We play hits from across the decades, and you mark them off on your bingo card. Prizes to be won! This is a licensed 19+ event. Call/ text 705-210-8589 to purchase tickets.

Adam’s Sunflower Challenge

Manitoulin Island

The Annual Sunflower Challenge in honour of our past direct Adam MacDonald is taking on additional meaning this year as we show support to Ukraine. We want to see your sunflower display! Email us a photo of your display and we will create an exhibit of the photos in the exhibit hall. Photo deadline is […]

Owen MacKelvie Memorial Amazing Island Race

Time to get your team gathered for the amazing island race! This annual family event has something for all ages. The race will kick off the week of the fair this year, Sunday August 14th. Teams will start from the fair grounds then follow clues around Central Manitoulin. Games, music & fun will be found […]

Agricultural Ambassador Competition

Providence Bay Fair Ground 5143 Hwy 551, Providence Bay, ontario

The annual Providence Bay Agricultural Ambassador Competition is back! Open to all permanent residents 16yrs and over as of Aug 1st, 2022.


Providence Bay Fair Ground 5143 Hwy 551, Providence Bay, ontario

This year's theme opens up a lot of possibilities for creating a float, decorating a vehicle or bike or putting on a costume to participate in the parade. We'd love for you to be a part of our parade!!! If you would like to be part of the parade, contact Bev McDermid, 705-377-4668 or

Soap Box Derby

Providence Bay

Join us for the soap box derby on the Main Street in Providence Bay right after the parade! Children ages 5-11 are welcome. Make sure to bring your bike helmet. Free event! Cash prizes!