Norfolk Night Market FAQs

Q: Where can we buy tickets and how much are they?

Tickets for this event are now on sale. Tickets can be purchased through pre-sale on our website or patrons can pay at the gate. The cost is $5.00 both on-line and at the gate. 

Q: What is the cost for parking?

Parking is free for this event. Parking will be available on the grounds in front of the Curling Building (5) and Commercial Exhibit Building (4). 

Q: Where is the entrance to the market? 

The entrance to the market will be between the Curling Building and Exhibit Building 4. There will be a gate at the entrance that requires a ticket or vendor badge to gain access to the market. 

Q: What are the hours of operation?

The hours of operation are 3 -10 pm for both Friday night and Saturday night. 

Q: Will there be live music?

Yes, there will be live music both days at various times throughout the day. Those performing will be updated and announced closer to the date of the event. 

Q: Can I bring my children to the event?

Absolutely you can bring your children to the event! This is a family – friendly, open-air night market held on the Norfolk County Fairgrounds featuring up to 75 curated vendors from the local area and Southwestern Ontario. 

Q: Can my kids sit with me in the licensed beverage area?

Yes, you can bring your children into the licensed area. This is a family friendly event, and we want you to enjoy the atmosphere and vibe of the event. 

Q: Can I take purchased food into the licensed beverage area? 

Yes, you can bring purchased food into the licensed beverage area. 

Q: Can I take my beverage out of the licensed area to shop or eat?

The entire market is licensed and drinks can be taken anywhere within it. 

Q: What food and beverage will be available?

Food and Beverage options will be listed very soon

Q: Which wineries and breweries will be there?

A list of wineries and breweries are listed here

Q: Are there non-alcoholic beverages available?

Yes, there will be non-alcoholic beverages available.

Q: What is this fundraiser for?

This fundraiser is in support of the Norfolk County Agricultural Society

Q: Can I bring my pet?

Unfortunately, no. According to The Norfolk Agricultural Society policies and procedures stipulate pets are not permitted on the grounds for safety purposes. Service dogs are permitted and must properly be identified as such. 

Q: What else goes on at this event?

There will be indoor and outdoor artisan vendors along with some commercial vendors. Close to 75 vendors including food trucks, wineries, breweries, cider and a distillery. There will be local musical performances, games for adults and kids, interactive activities including a free planting station by Eising’s Garden Centre, lots of seating arrangements to sit, relax and enjoy. 

Q: Can I bring my own food and drink?
No. As this being a fundraiser, we would appreciate all food be purchased at the event. 

Q: Is there a picnic place to sit other than the licensed beverage area?

Yes. There will be a seated eating area by the food trucks. 

Q: What if it rains?  Are there refunds? 

In the event there is rain in the forecast, the event will be moved inside the Curling Club building and the Industrial building with the same attractions being offered. There will not be refunds for this event.

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  • Can I refund or make changes to my ticket purchase? 
    • All ticket purchases are final, and absolutely no refunds or exchanges can be made after purchase.
  • What if the weather is bad?
    • This event, will take place rain or shine.  No refunds will be offered in the case of inclement weather.
  • Is there food available for purchase?
    • Yes! Many local food trucks and restaurants will be offering their various specialties for purchase
  • Can I smoke at the  event?
    • The Norfolk County Fairgrounds aims to provide a smoke free environment, this includes vaping and e-cigarettes.  A designated smoking area will be clearly marked.
  • Can I  bring my dog?
    • No pets are permitted on the Fairgrounds, with the exception of working service animals.
Norfolk Night Market FAQ