About Us

The Emsdale Agricultural Society

The Emsdale Agricultural Society began back in 1889 (then known as the Perry Township Agricultural Society). We are proud of our rich history, having been a integral part of the development of the rural area. As a member of the Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies we encourage everyone, young and old, to celebrate rural agriculture and farming as a vital part of Ontario’s past, present and future.

General Meetings
General Meetings on the first Thursday of EVERY month at 7pm

Annual Meeting
Meeting to include Annual Report and election of Board of Directors, followed by the first General Meeting for the new year. Refreshments are served and support is necessary to form a new board. All are welcome. Our meetings is the first Thursday in January at 7pm (January 2, 2020)

Become a member!
– single memberships $5.00

Mission Statement
To promote the development, sale and export of agricultural products.
To provide educational opportunities related to agriculture and rural life.
To encourage an awareness of agriculture and to promote improvements in the quality of life of persons living in the community by:

a. Researching the needs of the community and developing programs to meet those needs,
b. Holding agricultural exhibitions featuring competitions for which prizes may be awarded,
c. Promoting the conservation of natural resources,
d. Encouraging the beautification of the community,
e. Supporting and providing facilities to encourage activities intended to enrich rural life,
f. Conducting or promoting horse races when authorized to do so by a by-law of the society.

Hold Harmless Agreement
When making an entry, the Exhibitor shall idemnify and Hold Harmless the Emsdale Agricultural Society, their members, agents and employees, from and against all claims, demands, losses, costs, damages, actions, suits or proceedings by any third parties that may arise out of, or may attribute to, all operations performed by or carried out by the Exhibitor, his agents, employees, or servants, or anyone for whose acts he/she may be held liable, howsoever caused.

No alcohol is allowed on the Fair Grounds.

We are a charitable organization – #880343413RR0001