Fair-related information

2016 Fair Book and Entry Forms

What will you grow, raise, bake or make to enter in the 102nd Annual Coombs Fair? Earn some bragging rights and bring home a blue ribbon. Our 2016 Entry Catologue was printed and distributed by the PQB News of Black Press. If you would like to advertise in next year’s edition, please contact PQB News staff. Download the complete 2016 Fair Book General Entry Form Poultry Show Entry Form Horse Show Entry...

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Visit the Fair

Details on times, cost, parking, plus a gallery of images from past fairs.

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History of the Fair

In 1913, a group of farmers from Saanich settled in the Hilliers area, and decided to hold a fall fair to show what could be grown and raised in this area. To the best of our knowledge, among them were: Mr. & Mrs. George Moore, Mr. & Mrs. J.J. Clarke and son Dick, Mr. H. Burgoyne, Mr. & Mrs. Hilliers, Mr. Jack Boyd, and Mr. & Mrs. Stevens, who owned the Hilliers store at one time. Since then, only World War II interrupted an otherwise annual event. In 1921 the fall fair was held in Parksville, and then in 1924 the fair was held on what is now the Coombs Fairgrounds, the land...

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