Special Acts Schedule

Monkey Rock

Date: 13 August, 2022
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Kids Big Tent
August 13 | Free | Kids Big Tent | Monkey Rock | Music | Special Acts

Want all the rock and roll you can handle? A Monkey Rock party will showcase both traditional and original songs – and every tune will have both kids and parents doing actions, singing along or dancing.

Hourly shows at 12 pm, 2 pm and our BIG SHOW will be at 4pm

Draft Horse Pulling Competition

Date: 14 August, 2022
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
August 14 | Free | Special Acts
The Eastern Ontario Draft Horse Pulling Association presents REAL HORSE POWER!

What is a Draft Horse Pull?

Picture beautiful Heavy Percheron, Belgian, Clydesdale and Shire horses especially bred for the this task, hitched to a heavily weighted ‘Stoneboat’ and trained to drag it as far as they can. The team that drags the “boat” the furthest wins.

Sounds simple eh?!?

Not quite . . . Come out to the Fair and enjoy this included with Gate Admission Event!

Demolition Derby

Date: 14 August, 2022
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Demolition Derby Field
August 14 | Demolition Derby | Free | Special Acts

It’s Demolition Derby Day at The Capital Fair!

Come watch some very serious smashing and crashing with $5000 in CASH Prizes up for grabs! Want to take part? Enter your car here to win some of that cash!

Arm Wrestling

Date: 21 August, 2022
Time: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location: Main Stage
August 21 | Participation | Special Acts

Come test your arm strength!

  • Men’s classes Right and Left in five weight divisions: 0-154, 176, 198, 220, open
  • Women’s classes Right and Left in three weight divisions: 0-135, 136, open
  • Grand Master 50+ years Right and left division
  • Five Kids Classes Right and Left depending on entries
  • Registration starts @11am Competition starts at noon with kids and then adults following.
  • $20.00 to compete in each class. Free for kids.
  • Note: If you wear Smilingrick shirt at the event you can get $5.00 off on your first entry.

Please note our opening hours change throughout the fair. Click on the dates below to view daily schedule of events.

Daily Hours
Friday Aug. 12 1pm 11 pm
Saturday Aug. 13 11 am 11 pm
Sunday Aug. 14 11 am 11 pm
Monday Aug. 15 1pm 11 pm
Tuesday Aug. 16 1pm 11 pm
Wednesday Aug. 17 1pm 11 pm
Thursday Aug. 18 1pm 11 pm
Friday Aug. 19 1pm 11 pm
Saturday Aug. 20 11 am 11 pm
Sunday Aug. 21 11 am 8 pm
Looking for something more specific? Check out the event schedules for these attractions below:
Music Acts
Daily Acts
Agriculture Tent
Special Acts
Highland Games