Thursday

Sep 21 all-day
Is your yung-un hankering for a ride on a pony? Head over to the north side of the LEX Grounds (between the Antique Equipment and the Midway) and let them get a ride on a[...]
Sep 21 all-day
The Lindsay Ex is embarking on a three year program to update and re-imagine the exhibits related to agriculture. Under the banner of “The Story of Food,” 2017 will see the first of the new[...]
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Ever been curious about how a sheep is sheared? Now is your chance! Watch a local shearer at work. Shearing will be happening continuously in or around the Ag Pavilion. The shearer will take a[...]
Sep 21 @ 12:00 pm Midway
World’s Finest Midway Shows is back for another year. We’ve moved them down the hill a little but they shouldn’t be too hard to find 🙂 !
Sep 21 @ 1:00 pm New Ag Pavilion
Sep 21 @ 3:30 pm New East Ring
The Les Stone Memorial Showmanship competition is an opportunity for young beef showpeople to compete against their peers in an open show.  
Sep 21 @ 4:30 pm New East Ring
Support the next generation of Hereford showpeople by coming out to the East Ring.
Sep 21 @ 4:30 pm West End
The Woofjocks Canine All Stars entertained us at last years’ LEX with their skilled team of dogs and handlers who stage a fun, exciting, and educational variety show. Comedy, athleticism, speed and unpredictability are the[...]
Sep 21 @ 5:30 pm New East Ring
The classic British breed will be centre stage in the East Ring. This is a “Mark of Excellence” Show, so competitors will earn points towards the Canadian Hereford Association’s gold and silver designations.  
Sep 21 @ 5:30 pm The Family Stage
If you enjoy the tunes from Beale or Bourbon Street, The Victory Boys are worth a listen. Back in late 2012, early 2013, Phil Marshall, aka Mr. Deluxe, put together a band in his garage[...]
Sep 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Grandstand
It’ll be smoke and noise in the Grandstand on Thursday evening! It’s the Truck Pull. The headline pullers this year will be the Pro Street Semi’s as in road tractors – Peterbilts, Macs, Volvos. They’ll[...]
Sep 21 @ 7:30 pm West End
The Woofjocks Canine All Stars entertained us at last years’ LEX with their skilled team of dogs and handlers who stage a fun, exciting, and educational variety show. Comedy, athleticism, speed and unpredictability are the[...]

Friday

Sep 22 @ 9:00 am New East Ring
Sep 22 @ 9:00 am Outdoor Ring
Sep 22 @ 9:00 am Outdoor Ring
Gaited, Morgans, Arabians, Roadsters, Shetlands, Hackneys, and Harness Ponies.
Sep 22 @ 10:30 am New East Ring
The Lindsay Ex is home to the Canadian Championship Show for the Milking Shorthorns. This show often draws out-of-province animals and is the largest milking shorthorn show anywhere in Canada.  
Sep 22 @ 12:00 pm New Ag Pavilion
Sep 22 @ 12:00 pm The Family Stage
JEFF HILL: FIRE BREATHER AND PERFORMER While Jeff has a couple of shows on the Family Stage, watch for him every day of the LEX doing his walkaround act. A magician and illusionist since an[...]
Sep 22 @ 12:00 pm
Sep 22 @ 1:00 pm Outdoor Ring
The Lindsay Ex Special is the classic 6 horse hitch – arguably the most beautiful and powerful sight you will see at the Lindsay Ex.
Sep 22 @ 1:30 pm West End
Showtimes: 1:30pm, 4:30pm and 6:00pm. The Woofjocks Canine All Stars entertained us at last years’ LEX with their skilled team of dogs and handlers who stage a fun, exciting, and educational variety show. Comedy, athleticism, speed[...]
Sep 22 @ 2:00 pm New East Ring
Sep 22 @ 2:00 pm The Family Stage
Black Fly Band has been together for 15 years. As a five piece band, they continue to do bookings based on excellent reviews. They do a mix of songs based on the type of crowd they[...]
Sep 22 @ 4:30 pm The Family Stage
Flashback! has been a mainstay in the Kawartha Music scene for a number of years. Their covers of hits from the 50s, 60s, and whatever make for an entertaining performance. Doug Rice – Rhythm guitar[...]
Sep 22 @ 4:30 pm West End
The Woofjocks Canine All Stars entertained us at last years’ LEX with their skilled team of dogs and handlers who stage a fun, exciting, and educational variety show. Comedy, athleticism, speed and unpredictability are the[...]
Sep 22 @ 5:30 pm New East Ring
“BOSS” means this is a points show for the breeders pursuing the provincial titles, so you can be sure the elite Charolais cattle will be here.
Sep 22 @ 6:00 pm – 10:59 pm Grandstand
James Barker Band, Beverages, Blazes, and Bucking Bulls Now THAT’s how you LEX Party! Barker and the boys are the headline but there is so much more to the LEX Party! this year.  We’re adding[...]
Sep 22 @ 6:00 pm West End
The Woofjocks Canine All Stars entertained us at last years’ LEX with their skilled team of dogs and handlers who stage a fun, exciting, and educational variety show. Comedy, athleticism, speed and unpredictability are the[...]
Sep 22 @ 7:30 pm New East Ring
The top 5 placing animals in the market steer, market hog, and market lamb classes will be auctioned off. This is your chance to get high quality local meat.
Sep 22 @ 8:30 pm New East Ring
Local beef farmers bring their best bull to the ring and a draw is held to select the “judge” from ticket holders. The winner gets to select the bull that they want to take home.
Sep 22 @ 11:00 pm Commonwell Building
 

Saturday

Sep 23 @ 8:30 am Grandstand
If you like your horses big, the Grandstand is the place to be on Saturday. All the major heavy horse breeds will be represented in both line classes and hitch classes.
Sep 23 @ 8:30 am Outdoor Ring
There’s a lot of variety in the local horse and pony show. Line classes, driving classes, gaited classes. Welsh ponies, morgans, and many more. *All entries must be pre-registered.
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm New Ag Pavilion
Who wants to pet a bunny? We know you want to. There were many adults who visited this exhibit last year right along with the kids. And yes, they are as soft as you imagine![...]
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am Poultry Barn
This is a bunny show with a difference – the classes include “longest ears”, and “most colourful.” A sanctioned show it’s not but the entrants all have fun and get to have their pet rabbits[...]
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm New Ag Pavilion
This is your child’s chance to get up close and personal with a variety of kid-size farm animals – including goats, sheep, pigs, rabbits and ducks. But this isn’t your traditional petting farm where you[...]
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am
 
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am
We call it the poultry barn because it always has the poultry displays – chickens, ducks, geese, and turkeys. However, on the weekend of the LEX, it also houses the children’s bunny show.
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am
Ever been curious about how a sheep is sheared? Now is your chance! Watch a local shearer at work. Live shearings at 10:00am and 11:30am.
Sep 23 @ 11:00 am The Family Stage
UNBELIEVEABLE! If you’ve been around the LEX in the last number of years, you will have seen DooDoo – he’s either putting on one of his shows or is strolling through the LEX grounds entertaining[...]
Sep 23 @ 11:00 am West End
Showtimes: 11:00am, 2:30pm, 4:30pm, and 7:30pm. The Woofjocks Canine All Stars entertained us at last years’ LEX with their skilled team of dogs and handlers who stage a fun, exciting, and educational variety show. Comedy,[...]
Sep 23 @ 11:30 am
Ever been curious about how a sheep is sheared? Now is your chance! Watch a local shearer at work. Live shearings at 10:00am and 11:30am.
Sep 23 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm The LEX Pavilion
Are your kids/grandkids fans of PAW Patrol? Then make their year and bring them to meet Chase and Marshall. They will be doing a meet and greet under the LEX Pavilion from 12-3 on both[...]
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm The Family Stage
If you like music that originates on Beale or Bourbon Street, then you will appreciate the Victory Boys. No guarantees on whether a Mississippi Sax will make an appearance. Back in late 2012 early 2013,[...]
Sep 23 @ 1:30 pm New East Ring
This is a chance to see what the future holds for two beef breeds – Shorthorns and Limousins. The Jr. Showmanship classes showcase the next generation of showpeople in these breeds. (And a few of[...]
Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm New Ag Pavilion
Checkers Entertainment Face Painters These creative face painters will create designs to be fun, fun, fun. To make the painting lines move quickly, they ask the participant being painted one question. What are your two[...]
Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm New East Ring
It doesn’t matter if your preference leans to British or Continental breeds as we’ve got both in the ring – Limousins representing the continent and old stalwart breed – Shorthorns.
Sep 23 @ 2:30 pm
The Woofjocks Canine All Stars entertained us at last years’ LEX with their skilled team of dogs and handlers who stage a fun, exciting, and educational variety show. Comedy, athleticism, speed and unpredictability are the[...]
Sep 23 @ 3:30 pm The Family Stage
Doo Doo has been performing for over 29 years. Doo Doo has thrilled children and adults alike while performing at various festivals, fairs, trade shows and private events. Doo Doo is well known as the clown[...]
Sep 23 @ 4:30 pm West End
The Woofjocks Canine All Stars entertained us at last years’ LEX with their skilled team of dogs and handlers who stage a fun, exciting, and educational variety show. Comedy, athleticism, speed and unpredictability are the[...]
Sep 23 @ 5:30 pm The Family Stage
The band Groove Authority was formed in 2014 as a band for all occasions. The band plays a wide variety of music styles to accommodate any venue. The two main singers are Diane Williamson Rock[...]
Sep 23 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm New East Ring
It’s a black and white event. If it’s Saturday Night at the LEX, then it’s Holsteins in the livestock ring. Come out to see some of the best dairy cattle in Ontario compete on their[...]
Sep 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
It’s smoke, it’s noise. It’s boys and their toys. (OK, there are some lady pullers too but it doesn’t rhyme). If you have to ask what a tractor pull is, you have to be in[...]
Sep 23 @ 7:30 pm West End
The Woofjocks Canine All Stars entertained us at last years’ LEX with their skilled team of dogs and handlers who stage a fun, exciting, and educational variety show. Comedy, athleticism, speed and unpredictability are the[...]

Sunday

Sep 24 @ 8:30 am Outdoor Ring
Hunters and Jumpers are the quintessential equestrians – jumping over obstacles in a prescribed course in a timed event. It’s the only Olympic sport where men and women compete against each other. Come down to[...]
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm New Ag Pavilion
This is your child’s chance to get up close and personal with a variety of kid-size farm animals – including goats, sheep, pigs, rabbits and ducks. But this isn’t your traditional petting farm where you[...]
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am Grandstand
A non-denominational service hosted by the Lindsay Ministerial. This is a new addition to the LEX for 2017. Now you don’t have to choose between going to church on Sunday morning or the LEX. You[...]
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am
Ever been curious about how a sheep is sheared? Now is your chance! Watch a local shearer at work. Live shearings at 10:00am and 11:30am.
Sep 24 @ 11:00 am The Family Stage
It’s a little unclear how many years DooDoo has performed at the LEX. We do know he’s been performing for over 29 years, so three decades is the upper limit. Doo Doo has thrilled children and[...]
Sep 24 @ 11:30 am New East Ring
The Les Stone Memorial Showmanship competition is an opportunity for young beef showpeople to compete against their peers in an open show.
Sep 24 @ 11:30 am
 
Sep 24 @ 11:30 am
Ever been curious about how a sheep is sheared? Now is your chance! Watch a local shearer at work. Live shearings at 10:00am and 11:30am.
Sep 24 @ 11:30 am West End
Showtimes: 1:30pm and 3:30pm. The Woofjocks Canine All Stars entertained us at last years’ LEX with their skilled team of dogs and handlers who stage a fun, exciting, and educational variety show. Comedy, athleticism, speed and[...]
Sep 24 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm The LEX Pavilion
Are your kids/grandkids fans of PAW Patrol? Then make their year and bring them to meet Chase and Marshall. They will be doing a meet and greet under the LEX Pavilion from 12-3 on both[...]
Sep 24 @ 12:30 pm New East Ring
Beef Breeds You’ve got to wonder what these calves are thinking as someone dresses them up as a sheep, a dairy cow, or a soccer ball….we can’t wait to see what creative idea people come[...]
Sep 24 @ 12:30 pm Grandstand
If you want to see a demonstration of pure raw horsepower, this is the event. Both heavy and light teams compete to see who can drag the most weight the farthest.
Sep 24 @ 1:00 pm New East Ring
If you want to see a range of colours of cattle, this is the day to stop by the cattle barns and the East Ring. With Blondes, Red and Black Angus and white with many[...]
Sep 24 @ 1:30 pm West End
The Woofjocks Canine All Stars entertained us at last years’ LEX with their skilled team of dogs and handlers who stage a fun, exciting, and educational variety show. Comedy, athleticism, speed and unpredictability are the[...]
Sep 24 @ 2:30 pm The Family Stage
The Bomb is a professional four-piece band that plays the top ’80s new wave dance and party hits from that era (as opposed to ’80s hair band music or heavy metal). The Bomb covers well known[...]
Sep 24 @ 3:30 pm West End
The Woofjocks Canine All Stars entertained us at last years’ LEX with their skilled team of dogs and handlers who stage a fun, exciting, and educational variety show. Comedy, athleticism, speed and unpredictability are the[...]
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Grandstand
If there’s one tradition at the Lindsay Exhibition that is shared by more people than the Sunday Night Demolition Derby, we don’t know what it is. The LEX always finishes with the sound of cars[...]
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