Fergus Lions Club

Home Show

History of the Fergus Lions Club Home Show

In the mid 1970’s, a recently formed Lions Club in Fergus made a major financial commitment towards the construction of a Sports Complex.  In order to help fund this undertaking, the Club organized the first Home Show.


The year was 1978 and this event has been held successfully on an annual basis growing in size and stature each year. In 2015 the Show hosted over 150 Exhibitors with over 200 booths. Along the way, the Club introduced a Friday Night Fish Fry catered by Howells of Wiarton Ontario, serving Georgian Bay whitefish. A popular seating arrangement allowed Exhibitors to eat early in order to return to their booths for opening on the final night of the Show.


The show runs Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 6 until  10 PM (May 4th,5th and 6th in 2016). We promote the show throughout Wellington County and surrounding municipalities using community TV, radio and print media and to ensure complete coverage, we distribute a 12 page flyer to 51,000 homes.  Space is made available for exhibitors to participate with us.


Admission to the Show is free. The public is encouraged to make a contribution to the Local Food Bank.


An Exhibitors Application is on the web site with pricing and other terms of participation.


We welcome further inquiries.


Upcoming Events

  • Fergus Home & Leisure Show 2016

    Fergus Home & Leisure Show 2016

    Centre Wellington Community Centre Sportsplex
    Wed May 04 - Fri May 06


    The Fergus Lions Home & Garden, Sports & Leisure Show has grown in popularity year after year. The public can enjoy  Free Admission.

    The Fergus Lions Club appreciates your participation in our Home & Garden, Sports & Leisure Show. Proceeds from this show and other fund-raising activities will help support club projects including the following:


    Groves Memorial Community Hospital

    Canadian Diabetes Association

    Centre Wellington Food Bank

    International Lions Youth Exchange

    Fergus and District Minor Sports Groups

    Lions Foundation of Canada (service dogs to the visually and hearing impaired: Dog Guides)

    Wellington Country Learning Centre

    Grand River Arboretum

    Children’s  Eye Screening


  • Walk for Guide Dogs

    Forfar Ball Park
    Sat May 28

    Registration: 12 pm
    Dog walk 1 pm

    Purina Walk for Dog Guides Registration and Pledges

    Walk for Dog Guides

    A project of the Fergus & Marsville Lions Club for information call 519-843-3185 or 519-843-5738.