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The Festival is here!

Photo by: Alliston Herald 

The Alliston Potato Festival is a weekend packed with fun for the whole family!

For downtown events, please visit the Alliston BIA website.

Keep checking back here as our schedule will be updated
as we add new events to the weekend!

Schedule of EventsFriday August 9Location
6:00pm Domino’s Texas Hold’em Poker RegistrationAlliston Curling Rink
7:00pm Domino’s Texas Hold’em Poker TournamentAlliston Curling Rink
6:00pm Fairgrounds OPENFairgrounds
6:00pm Marketplace OpensFairgrounds
9pm to 11pmEnd of Summer Party
13 to 17 years, Dj, Light show, Photobooth,
Pizza Chance to win PS5 Console
Fairgrounds- McLean Ball field
6:00pmBeer Gardens Opens (Cash Only)TD Stage (by Beer Gardens)
6:30pmBrian and Susie GoodTD Stage (by Beer Gardens)
8:30pmNicole RayyTD Stage (by Beer Gardens)
10:30pmJason MaxwellTD Stage (by Beer Gardens)
11:00pmJonny LeeTD Stage (by Beer Gardens)
7:00pmAlliston Rotary Potato Festival ParadeVictoria Street
Schedule of EventsSaturday, August 10Location
7:30am to 11:00amPotato PancakesVictoria Street
10am to 4pmAlliston Street FestivalVictoria Street
9:30amFairgrounds and Marketplace OpenFairgrounds
10am to 6pmCome find out what it take to be Pirate on the APF ShipFairgrounds
10:00am to 4:00pmFree Pony RidesFairgrounds
10:45amMixed Martial Arts PerformanceFairgrounds
11:00amMidway OpensFairgrounds
NoonCome enjoy the tales of the adventures with our APF PiratesFairgrounds
12:30pmMixed Martial Arts PerformanceFairgrounds
2pmCome enjoy the tales of the adventures with our APF PiratesFairgrounds
2:45pmMixed Martial Arts PerformanceFairgrounds
11:30amTeam K-9 Agility Dog ShowFairgrounds- McLean Ball field
1:30pmTeam K-9 Agility Dog ShowFairgrounds- McLean Ball field
3:30pmTeam K-9 Agility Dog ShowFairgrounds- McLean Ball field
9:00amRegistration Strutt Your Mutt Talent Show
Register Here
Ken Pratt C-21 Stage
9:00am to 11:30amStrutt Your Mutt Talent ShowKen Pratt C-21 Stage
11:45 to 12:30pm Nataraja School of Dance - Bollywood Dance ClassKen Pratt C-21 Stage
1:00pm to 2:00pmThe Main Street BandKen Pratt C-21 Stage
2:15pm to 2:45pmMaya BaquialKen Pratt C-21 Stage
3:00pm to 4:00pmCrush the VelvetKen Pratt C-21 Stage
4:00pm to 6:00pmKaraoke and Open Mic -Mobile Vibe ProductionsKen Pratt C-21 Stage
10am to 4pm"Tundra Kid Zone
Bring your stuffie, or portable friend for a check up
Practise your Soccer skills, Paint a bus and be ready to have fun"
Tundra Kid Zone
(Join us for a Tundra of Fun)
11:00am to noonCome Meet Luigi and MarioTundra Kid Zone
(Join us for a Tundra of Fun)
11:00am to 4:00pmFACE PAINTING by jadyballoontwister.comTundra Kid Zone
(Join us for a Tundra of Fun)
Noon to 1:00 pmCome Meet Paw PatrolTundra Kid Zone
(Join us for a Tundra of Fun)
1:00pm to 4:00pmBubba the ClownTundra Kid Zone
(Join us for a Tundra of Fun)
NoonBINGONickpor Pavilion
Noon to 3:00 pmDavid Sgro Team's Photo Booth -
Smile for the Camera Free keepsake photo’s
Nickpor Pavilion
11:00am to 12:30pmJust Sing Competition's FinaleTD Stage (by Beer Gardens)
NoonBeer Tent Opens (Cash Only)TD Stage (by Beer Gardens)
1:00pmLou MooreTD Stage (by Beer Gardens)
3:00pmPatrick Reil BandTD Stage (by Beer Gardens)
5:00pmBeer Tent ClosesTD Stage (by Beer Gardens)
6:00pmMemphis MuddTD Stage (by Beer Gardens)
8:00pmThe Steel Horse GypsiesTD Stage (by Beer Gardens)
10:30pmYour New NeighboursTD Stage (by Beer Gardens)
7:00pm- 9:00pmThe Ghost Walk of AllistonGibson Centre
9:30pm-11pmThe Ghost Walk of AllistonGibson Centre
Schedule of EventsSunday, August 11Location
10:00am to 4:00pmPetting Zoo -
Come meet some farm animals up close goats, sheep,
10:30amWarrior Martial Arts Demonstration TeamFairgrounds
11:00amMidway OpensFairgrounds
NoonWarrior Martial Arts Demonstration TeamFairgrounds
Noon to 3:00pmCome Meet Bumblebee from the TransformersFairgrounds
2:30pmWarrior Martial Arts Demonstration TeamFairgrounds
9:30amTrillium Ford Mustang Invitational RegistrationFairgrounds- McLean Ball field
10:00amTrillium Ford Mustang InvitationalFairgrounds- McLean Ball field
11:00amDaze Gone ByFairgrounds- McLean Ball field
10:00am to 11:00amRising Star Music AcademyKen Pratt C-21 Stage
11:00am to 12:00pmDan the Music ManKen Pratt C-21 Stage
12:00pm to 12:45pmBrigitte EveKen Pratt C-21 Stage
1:00pm to 2:00pmDan the Music ManKen Pratt C-21 Stage
2:00pm to 3:00pmDance the LineKen Pratt C-21 Stage
3:00pm to 3:30pmMacMurchy Highland School of DanceKen Pratt C-21 Stage
9:30amBaby Show Check InNickpor Pavilion
10:30amBaby ShowNickpor Pavilion
11:30 amElvis Nickpor Pavilion
12:30 to 2pmFacepaintingNickpor Pavilion
1:00pmZoo to You -Providing a hands on interactive event with reptilesNickpor Pavilion
2:30pmElvis Nickpor Pavilion
8:30am to 10:00amPancake BreakfastTD Stage (by Beer Gardens)
10:00am to 11:00amInterdenominational Church Morning CelebrationTD Stage (by Beer Gardens)
Noon to 5:00pmCatfish Gumbo and Cowboy XTD Stage (by Beer Gardens)
NoonBeer Gardens OPEN (Cash Only)TD Stage (by Beer Gardens)
Schedule of EventsFriday August 12Location
6:00pm Fairgrounds OPENBeech & Church
6:00pm Beer Gardens OpensFairgrounds
6:00pmMidway OpensFairgrounds
6:30pmPoker RegistrationMemorial Arena
7:00pmAlliston Rotary Potato Festival ParadeVictoria Street
7:00pmTexas Hold’ em Poke TournamentAlliston Memorial Arena
7:30pm to 930pmLive MusicBeer Gardens
10pm to 12:00pmLive MusicBeer Gardens
Schedule of EventsSaturday, August 13thLocation
7:00am to 11:00amSt John's Potato Pancake BreakfastSt John United Church
9:00amFairgrounds Open
10:00am to 4:00pmDowntown Festivities Start
10:45amMidway OpensFairgrounds
11:00amLive EntertainmentFairgrounds Stage
11:30amLive Entertainment Fairgrounds Stage
Noon to 4:00pmSchool Work & Home Craft DisplayMemorial Arena
NoonBeer Gardens OpensFairgrounds
12:30pm to 2:30pmLive MusicBeer Gardens
1:00pmLive EntertainmentFairgrounds Stage
1:00pm to 2:45pmDog ShowFairgrounds
2:00pm to 4:00pmLive Local EntertainmentFairgrounds Stage
3:00pm to 3:45pmDog ShowFairgrounds
3:30pm to 5:30pmLive MusicBeer Gardens
4:00pm to 4:45pmLive Local Entertainment Fairgrounds Stage
6:30 to 8:30pm Live MusicBeer Gardens
Saturday 9:30 to midnightLive MusicBeer Gardens
Schedule of EventsSunday, August 14thLocation
9:00amFairgrounds OpenBeech and Church
10:00amBaby Show RegistrationPavilion
10:00amFARMER OLYMPICS Fairgrounds
10:30amBaby Show Pavilion
10:30amNon-denominational Church ServiceFairgrounds Stage
11:30amFamily Potato GamesFairgrounds
NoonBeer Gardens OPENBeer Gardens
12:30pm to 430pmLive MusicBeer Gardens
1:00pmPet Show Registration Fairgrounds Stage
2:00pmPet Show StartsFairgrounds Stage
3:00pmLive EntertainmentFairgrounds Stage