Friday Night Aug. 23, 2013


7:00PM – Wrench Benders Cruise NightLeaving Community Centre Grounds

Dusk – Fireworks – Community Centre Grounds

Saturday Aug. 24, 2013

All Day Long – Midway, Street Market, and Free Entertainment!

7:00AM – 10:00AM – Z.M.A.A. Pancake & Sausage – Breakfast in the Arena

8:00AM – 5:00PM – Custom Rod & Antique Car Show – Community Centre Grounds

11:00AM – 12:00PM – Mozart’s Melody Makers – Main Stage

11:00AM – 4:00PM – Southern Ontario Cattle Sorting Association – Horse Ring behind New Arena

11:00AM – 7:00PM – Home Cooked Bean & Pork Chop Dinners – Served in front of the Bean Festival Kitchen

11:00AM – 3:00PM – Bingo – Hay Township Hall by the Bean Kitchen

12:00PM – 12:15PM – Opening Ceremonies – Main Stage

12:00PM – 6:00PM – Players Bench – Licensed by AGCO

12:15PM – 1:00PM – AbraKIDabra Family Entertainment – Main Stage

1:00PM – 2:30PM – Allison Brown – Folk, Roots & Country – Main Stage

2:30PM – 3:15PM – AbraKIDabra Family Entertainment – Main Stage

3:15PM – 4:00PM – Rusty Vine – Rockin’ the Oldies – Main Stage

4:00PM – 4:45PM – Marcel & the One Man Rhythm Section

4:45PM – 6:15PM – Ribbed – Heavy Rock! – Main Stage

Draws to follow music – by various organizations

9:00PM – 1:00AM – Bean Festival Dance with Live Bad THE DOUBTS– Sponsored by the Z.M.A.A. – Arena Ice Surface.

Age of Majority Only.

Sunday Aug. 25, 2013

1:00PM – Ecumenical Church Service at the Main Stage


Throughout The Day Watch For These Radio Stations!


Catch MyFM at Bean Fest!


FM 96 Mackensey

FM 96 Will Be There!

Fresh FM - Lindsay

A Little Fresh FM will pay us a visit at Bean Fest!

Julia from Bob FM

Julia from Bob FM! Watch for the Yellow Cruiser!

Jennie from More FM

More FM! On site!



  1. I am not able to attend this year, but would like to book time off work for next year. are you able to send me the date for 2014?

  2. I am interested in being a vendor at this years Bean Fest. Can you notify me with the information on how to do this and all of the details it entails! Thank you!

  3. could you send me some information about motels in the sounds like a very good event.i have a lot of car friends who will probably travel down from sault ste marie together . THANK YOU KEN

    • Grand Bend is the best bet for hotels- Oakwood Inn, Colonial Hotel, Pine Dale Motor Inn just to name a few. It is only 15 minutes from Zurich. In St. Joseph’s there is The Hessenland Inn or Brentwood On The Beach. They are 5 minutes from Zurich. Happy Hunting. See you in August.

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