September Events Guide

London is known for its summer festivals, but just because the fall is approaching doesn't mean this city has slowed down one bit! Here are a bunch of fun things happening in and around town throughout the next month:

Fall Fest
September 2 — 5
Location: Victoria Park
Admission: FREE
Tons of exhibits, live music and entertainment, rides and live animal displays — not to mention plenty of food — will help you celebrate fall in style. Keep an eye out for giant pumpkins!

Honey Harvest Festival
September 3, 10, 17 & 24
Location: Clovermead, Alymer, Ontario
Admission: $8
See what the buzz is about with this festival celebrating honey and the bees that make it. You can learn how honey is harvested, make your own beeswax candles and view a live hive.

Pooch Plunge
September 4
Location: Stronach Pool, 1221 Sandford St.
Admission: $5 per pup
Cool down on one of the last hot days of the year with the fifth annual Pooch Plunge. Get your pup's swimsuit on and watch her dog-paddle in a swimming pool or prance around on the splash pad. All proceeds collected will go to CanFix, the Ontario Canine Spay/Neuter Task Force.

Western Fair
September 9 — 18
Location: 316 Rectory St.
Admission: $8 in advance, $12 at the door
A beloved annual event that lights up the city, the Western Fair is a whole lotta fun. This year's fair will feature live music and entertainment, rides, games, exhibits and enough food to keep you stuffed until the next time the fair rolls into town.

Farmfest Family Day
September 10
Location: 46703 Mapleton Line, Alymer, Ontario
Admission: By donation
This event promises to be tons of family fun on the farm, with live music, tasty food, vendors, tours of the farm and horse-drawn buggy rides. There are also plenty of animal activities with donkeys, potbellied pigs, fowl of all kinds, llamas, alpacas, lionheaded rabbits and more!

Native Festival and Pow Wow
September 16 — 18
Location: Museum of Ontario Archaeology, 1600 Attawandaron Rd.
Admission: FREE
Explore the First Nations culture through music, art, pow wow dances and drums. Concerts, dancing, crafts, food and much more will be featured throughout the weekend.

Doors Open
September 17 & 18
Locations: Across the city
Admission: FREE
From museums to historical sites to cemeteries, churches and more, some of the most well-known and interesting sites in London open their doors to the public for two days. Take a tour and learn about your new city, or explore hidden gems you never knew existed in your hometown.

World Wine and Food Festival
September 22 — 24
Location: London Convention Centre, 300 York St.
Admission: $39 for adult experience, $99 VIP
Over 100 vineyards, 60 culinary samplings, musicians, cirque performers and more make this a fabulous way to spend a September weekend. Take your senses on a journey with world-class food and spirits. You could also win a weekend away to Napa Valley.

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