27th Annual Father's Day Smoke & Steam Show

Sunday, June 16 ~ 10 am to 3 pm

Enjoy the Kawarthas’ original tractor show featuring power equipment displays, tractor games, vintage farm trucks, a tractor parade through the Village and more!

  • Tractor and wagon rides
  • Engine displays
  • Traditional music by Lotus Wight
  • Model train display
  • Kawartha Truth and Reconciliation quilt on display
  • Demonstrations by the Peterborough Artisan Centre Wood Turners
  • Craft area
  • Weaving demonstrations
  • Natural dyeing demonstrations
  • Durham Farm Connection Mobile Agricultural Education exhibit
  • Traditional European brewed craft beer by Haven Brewing Company ($)
  • Via Rail virtual reality
  • Tractor games and slow races beginning at 12 noon
  • Keene Lions Club Food Truck serving BBQ goods ($- CASH ONLY)
  • Pancake Breakfast in the PCAHB ($)- while supplies last
  • Old-fashioned school yard games
  • Empire Cheese curd for sale ($)
  • Broad axe hand-hewing demonstrations
  • Freshly popped kettle corn by Ben's Kettle Corn ($)
  • Broom making demonstrations
  • Grinding demonstrations at the Lang Grist Mill (set demonstration times)
  • Sweets treats and refreshment at the Keene Hotel ($)
  • Pie-eating contest on the Village Green at 2 pm (limited spaces available)
  • Tractor parade through the historic village beginning at 3 pm

Admission: Adults- $15, Students & Seniors (60+) – $10, Youths 5 to 14 Years of Age – $7, Children Under 5 Years of Age – Free, Family Pass (includes 2 Adults and up to 4 Youths) – $40

Tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance. To purchase tickets in advance, please click the button below to visit our online Museum Shop.

Please note: Special activities are subject to change due to weather, materials, volunteer availability and unforeseen circumstances. Last admission is 2 pm, but we recommend you give yourself a minimum of 2 hours for your visit. On-site parking is available on a first come first served basis. Overflow parking is available at McIntyre Park.

Demonstrator Information

If you are interested in attending our Father's Day Smoke & Steam Show as a demonstrator with your tractor or power equipment display, please visit the following link for more information: Smoke & Steam Show Demonstrator Info

Smoke & Steam Show Ambassador

We are accepting applications for our 2024 Smoke & Steam Show Ambassador until Friday, May 31. For more information and a copy of the application form, please click here: 2024 Smoke & Steam Show Ambassador Poster

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