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, Canada

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, Canada

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 mcdermid@amtelecom.net.

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!

Outdoor Family Movie Night

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

Friday, June 2nd will be our Outdoor Family Movie Night. As always, we will be playing the movie at the ball diamond on the fairgrounds. Adults are $10, kids 6-12 are $5 and kids 5 and under are FREE! Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, cars, etc.! The rec committee will be selling snacks and refreshments. […]

Canadian Music Bingo Fundraiser

Providence Bay Hall

Music Bingo is BACK!  If you enjoyed our Country Music Bingo and Decades Music Bingo fundraisers last summer, join us for Canadian Music Bingo on Saturday, June 3rd at the Providence Bay Hall! Doors open at 7:30 PM and the Bingo starts at 8:00 PM. How does "Canadian Music Bingo" work?  It is similar to […]


Manitoulin’s Next Top Chicken

Manitoulin Island

Attention all chicken enthusiasts! Do you have the most awesome chicken on Manitoulin? If so, we want to hear from you, because we are in search of Manitoulin's Next Top Chicken!!! Contest Rules: Submit the following via direct message on Facebook, or email providencebayfair@gmail.com Up to 3 images of your favourite chicken Indicate the specific […]

Hay Bale Structure and Front Yard Display Competition

The hay bale structure and front yard display competition is back! Create a hay bale structure or decorate your front yard to promote the fair, the theme (Family Fair Traditions) and/or in celebration of our 140th fair! A big thank you to the sponsor of this event - Redbow Floor & Wall Fashions! Judging will […]

Manitoulin’s Next Top Chickens

It's time to vote for Manitoulin's Next Top Chickens!!! A big thank you to everyone who entered! Check out the hen and rooster bios below (you can also find them in separate albums on our Facebook page) and then go to https://take.supersurvey.com/Q69A99YK7 to cast your vote. You can vote for one hen and one rooster. […]

Owen MacKelvie Memorial Amazing Race

Manitoulin Island

Looking for something free and fun to do this Sunday? It's not too late to register in the AMAZING RACE! Race around Central Manitoulin participating in various events - this year's race is one big birthday party in celebration of our 140th fair!!! Enter a team (2 or more people in one vehicle) by emailing […]

Fair Ambassadors

As part of the Friday night fun at 8pm on the indoor arena stage, these 4 Manitoulin youth will be presenting speeches as part of the Fair Ambassador competition. Come on out and show them your support!

Farm Olympics

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

The Farm Olympics are back and they are better than ever! There are seven different events to compete in, with cash prizes! Hope to see you there! Watch now for more info! https://youtu.be/xFUH1mGCm-k You can pre-register for up to 3 events using this link: https://forms.gle/m4dX5etnmhWWuDxJ9