Southlands Country Fair
Sunday, September 15, 2013
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ~ Rain or Shine!
events under cover in case of rain
(gates close at 4:00 p.m.)
View the Horse Entertainment Schedule
For Information Contact:
is the Southlands Country Fair?
It's a community event that focuses on horses and a
rural lifestyle within the city of Vancouver. It was
created to showcase the unique equestrian neighbourhood
of Southlands, and to give all residents of Vancouver
the opportunity to enjoy a day in the country,
without leaving the city.
comes to the Country Fair?
Several thousand people attend the Country Fair
every year. At the Fair, you'll meet families with kids
as well as lots of other people seeking an old-fashioned
country experience within the city.
can you do at the Country Fair?
There are activities for all ages, all day
long. Shopping, learning, petting animals, riding
ponies, playing games, and watching horses and riders
perform...you will be entertained from the moment you
enter the gates. Specific attractions include:
Entertainment throughout the day featuring Southlands
riders demonstrating all the exciting things horses
- Pony Rides
and Hay Rides
Farm Yard Fun area for the kids full of old-fashioned,
Vendors Market for those who love to shop for local
arts and crafts
- Book Sale and
Petting Farm full of animals for the kids to meet
of great food and a pleasant picnic area
musical entertainment featuring local artists
are free activities
there still be things to do if it rains?
YES, a majority of the events will be moved
indoors or undercover.
does it cost to come to the Country Fair?
Entry to the Fair grounds is by donation. We suggest
$5...but it is up to you. Once inside the grounds, there
are plenty of FREE activities for children and adults.
activities, such as the pony rides, games and
amusements, and the petting farm require a small fee of
are allowed but must be on a leash
- The grounds are wheelchair accessible
- There are lots of free activities
- The day runs rain or shine
- There is NO Cash machine on site
is done with the money raised by the Country Fair?
Partial proceeds are used to fund the Southlands
Country Fair Summer Riding Program, which
enables underprivileged children to take a series of
riding lessons with local riding schools and Southlands
Riding Club instructors. Other money raised at the Fair
is donated to two local charities that run programs for
disabled riders: Pacific Riding for Developing
Abilities and Southlands Therapeutic Riding
Society. The remainder of funds raised are used to
support the Southlands Riding Club, a non-profit society
established in 1943 as a recreational and training
facility for junior and amateur equestrian athletes.
you still have a question or comment? Contact Country
Fair Coordinators Pippa
Thanks to our 2012 Southlands Country Fair