Schedule subject to change. Events to be added.

ESSEX FUN FEST 2022 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
 

Proudly and Collectively Presented by Essex Centre Car Dealerships

Ken Knapp Ford, Jeff Smith County Chevrolet and Countryside ChryslerDodge Jeep

 

THURSDAY, JULY 7th

 

5:00PM - Fairgrounds Open (Park admission FREE!)

 

5:00PM to 11:00PM - World's Finest Shows; the largest traveling carnival in Ontario, Canada

 

6:00PM – Essex Fun Fest Youth Talent Showcase sponsored by Essex Home Hardware

- Libro Credit Union Main Stage

 

7:30PM to 11:30PM - Sip ‘N Shop Wine Mixer sponsored by Essex Centre BIA

- This event will be hosted in The Beer Tent

(Must be min. age 19. Admission $30 in advance; $35 at the gate)

 

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FRIDAY, JULY 8th

 

10:00AM – Downtown Essex Sidewalk Sales

 

4:00PM - Fairgrounds Open

Admission fee is $7.00 for ages 13 and older. No park fees after 9:00PM.

 

4:00PM to Midnight - World's Finest Shows; the largest traveling carnival in Ontario, Canada

 

4:00PM to 7:00PM –Unifor Local 444 Kids Zone

 

5:00PM to 7:00PM - Essex Fun Fest Pickerel Dinner

- Royal Canadian Legion Br. 201; 103 Talbot St N., Essex

 

5:30PM – Craz-E-Crew Stunt Team (Show #1) sponsored by Ken Lapain & Sons Ltd.

- Thrill Zone Area in Food Court

 

6:30PM – Broken Silence (Rock Variety)

- Libro Credit Union Main Stage

 

7:30PM – Craz-E-Crew Stunt Team (Show #2) sponsored by Ken Lapain & Sons Ltd.

- Thrill Zone Area in Food Court

 

8:00PM – The Beer Tent Opens

(Must be 19 years of age. Admission $10)

 

8:00PM – The Van Halen Invasion with special guest tributes to Sammy Hagar and David Lee Roth

- Libro Credit Union Main Stage

 

9:30PM – Bigg Wiggle (Variety Rock, Pop & Dance) presented by St. Clair College Alumni Association

- The Beer Tent

 

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SATURDAY, JULY 9th

 

10:00AM – Downtown Essex Sidewalk Sales

 

10:30AM - Essex Fun Fest Parade sponsored by ONYX Fitness Solutions

- Celebrating YEAR OF THE GARDEN

 

11:30AM – 5:00PM – Fairview Avenue Car Show sponsored by Essex Family Dental

- FREE! Fairview Avenue from Main Street to Hanlan Street

 

11:30AM - Fairgrounds Open

Admission fee is $7.00 for ages 13 and older. No park fees after 9:00PM.

 

11:30PM to Midnight - World's Finest Shows; the largest traveling carnival in Ontario, Canada

 

11:30AM to 7:00PM - Unifor Local 444 Kids Zone

12:00PM – Enchanted Adventures

- Libro Credit Union Main Stage

 

1:00PM - Off Kilter Equine Entertainment Show sponsored by Xplornet Communications

- Fireworks viewing area behind food vendors

 

1:00PM - TBD

- Libro Credit Union Main Stage

 

2:00PM – Jangles the Clown

- Libro Credit Union Main Stage

 

2:30PM – Craz-E-Crew Stunt Team (Show #3) sponsored by Ken Lapain & Sons Ltd.

- Thrill Zone Area in Food Court

 

3:00PM – Exit 31 (Classic Country)

- Libro Credit Union Main Stage

 

4:30PM – Craz-E-Crew Stunt Team (Show #4) sponsored by Ken Lapain & Sons Ltd.

- Thrill Zone Area in Food Court

 

5:00PM – Gritty Angels Band (Eclectic Rock with Celtic Blues Mix)

- Libro Credit Union Main Stage

 

6:00PM – The Beer Tent Opens

(Must be 19 years of age. Admission $10 after 8:00PM)

 

6:30PM – The Formula (Rock Variety)

- Libro Credit Union Main Stage

 

8:00PM - Craz-E-Crew Stunt Team (Show #5) sponsored by Ken Lapain & Sons Ltd.

- Thrill Zone Area in Food Court

 

8:00PM - Presentation of Citizen of the Year Award

- Libro Credit Union Main Stage

 

8:15PM – Chaps and Spurs Country Jam Live with Canadian Country Music Award Winner, Eric Ethridge, sponsored by Xplornet Communications

- Libro Credit Union main Stage

 

9:30PM – DJ RYE presented by St. Clair College Alumni Association

- The Beer Tent

 

 10:05PM - Annual Festival Fireworks sponsored by Essex Centre BIA                            

 *Rain Date Sunday, July 10th* 

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SUNDAY, JULY 10th

 

8:30AM - Interdenominational Church Service

- Heritage Park, Essex Centre under the Essex Centre BIA Pavillion

 

12:00PM - Horseshoe Tournament sponsored by the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 201 Essex

Max. 40 players so register early and in advance.

Registration 11:30AM. More info, call Kinger (519) 776-8247

- The Beer Tent (Must be 19 years of age)

 

12:00PM - Fairgrounds Open

Admission fee is $7.00 for ages 13 and older. Seniors aged 65-plus, FREE! Sponsored by Stephanie Winger Realtor. No park fees after 4:00PM.

 

12:00PM to 6:00PM - World's Finest Shows; the largest traveling carnival in Ontario, Canada

 

12:00PM to 4:00PM – Unifor Local 444 Kids Zone

 

12:30PM – Fun Fest Annual Watermelon Eating Contest sponsored by Essex Foodland

- Libro Credit Union Main Stage

 

1:45PM – Roberto, The Painfully Mediocre Magician

- Libro Credit Union Main Stage

 

2:00PM – Border City Wrestling

- Thrill Zone in Food Court

 

2:30PM – No Dress Code (Local Band)

- Libro Credit Union Main Stage

 

4:00PM – Just Heart an International Tribute to Heart

- Libro Credit Union Main Stage

 

6:00PM - Festival Park Closed