Winona is a township a bit east of Hamilton, Ontario, between Lake Ontario and the Niagara Escarpment, about one hour drive from Toronto. It sits perfectly in a micro-climate conducive to growing fruit trees. The Ontario Wine Trail also travels this route with a string of wineries all the way down south into the U.S.A.
You will find pretty much everything at Winona's fair, including plenty of food tents that offer everything from Croatian fare, local BBQ, fresh buttered corn, home made peach pies, and peach desserts.
You will find unique gifts for everyone. Here's a neat wine caddy or storage in an unusual shape with map motifs.
Unique Wine Caddy
Pony rides for children.
An evening concert at the bandstand.
Annual beauty pageant.
Grand Peach Ball
One thing everyone should be aware of is there is no on-site parking. For a fair this size, this is quite an oversight by organizers. Local residents however, make use of this to earn a few extra dollars and rent out their front lawns and driveways. Even the local churches rent out their parking lots. You will find parking between $5.00 and $10.00 depending on how close you are to the fair. If parking has run out, you can always park at Puddicombe Farms, just up Highway 8, and they run regular school buses to the fairgrounds for $5.00 per person every 12 minutes.
General Hours: Friday 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm Saturday 10:00 am to 11:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
On Twitter: @WinonaPeachFest
Let's not forget the food! This delicious crepe is filled with vanilla ice cream, and topped with fresh peaches and cream for $5.00.