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Join us in celebrating

Ayr's 200th Anniversary Celebration

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CELEBRATION IS IN THE 'AYR'

Ayr, Ontario, is turning 200 and we cannot wait to celebrate. Join us for bicentennial festivities year-round, including one entire celebration weekend. This event is being put on by individuals who love our small-town vibes and cannot wait to help bring Ayr into a new century. Learn more about our exciting lineup of events below.

AYR 200 ANNIVERSARY SPONSORS

The Ayr 200 Anniversary celebrations would not have been possible without the help of our amazing sponsors.

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PLATINUM SPONSORS

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GOLD SPONSORS

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SILVER SPONSORS

BRONZE SPONSORS

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Bill and Nancy Anderson

AYR 150TH

FRIENDS LEVEL SPONSORS

IN KIND DONATIONS

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AYR HOME HARDWARE

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FAMILY DAY SKATE at the NDCC

Come and checkout the Ayr 200 booth at the Family Day Skate on Monday, February 19, 2024 at the NDCC. Ayr 200 SWAG will be available to purchase and more information regarding upcoming 2024 events.

GET YOUR AYR 200 GEAR NOW!

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EVENTS CALENDAR

EVENTS CALENDAR

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FAMILY NEW YEAR'S EVE EVENT

ACC

Dec 31, 2023

Join us for this family friendly event at the Ayr Community Centre/Arena from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. End the evening with a fireworks display!

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AYR 200 ANNIVERSARY GALA

NDCC

April 20, 2024

Get dressed up and join us at the NDCC for a memorable evening at the Ayr 200 Anniversary Gala. 

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NORTH DUMFRIES GARDEN CENTRE GARDEN TOUR

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June 22, 2024

Ayr is known for its lush and unique gardens throughout town. Join the North Dumfries Garden Club for a tour of some of Ayr's finest gardens and learn about the plants both native to our area as well as those which came from other areas.

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AYR

200 ACT PERFORMANCE.

KNOX PRESBYTERIAN

June 5 - 9, 2024

Ayr Community Theatre is proud to present its June 2024 production of Lerner and Loewe's 'Brigadoon'. This classic musical set in a fictitious Scottish village is the perfect choice to bring the community together as we celebrate Ayr's 200th birthday. It should be a "Bonnie good time!"

200TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION WEEKEND
AUGUST 1 - 5, 2024

OPENING CEREMONIES FOR AYR 200 WEEKEND

VICTORIA PARK

Aug 1, 2024

Join us at 6 p.m. as we plant a tree in Victoria Park celebrating the pavilion's 100th anniversary. At 7:30 p.m. we will have a meet and greet with Mayor Sue Foxton, councillors, sponsors, and other invited guests.

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DINNER

EVENT

NDCC

Aug 2, 2024

Ayr 200 is pleased to present a celebratory dinner. Please join us at the NDCC for the opening of the Cope Amusements Midway with a family-style dinner starting at 5:30 p.m.

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DANCE

EVENT

ACC

Aug 2, 2024

It's time to DANCE! From 7:30 - 11:30 p.m. at the Ayr Community Centre. Come out and celebrate AYR 200 with the "Fat Willies." More information coming shortly... stay tuned!

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FULL DAY OF FAMILY FUN &

EVENTS

NDCC

Aug 3, 2024

Join us for family fun including breakfast at Knox United Church, parade, games, walking tours, BBQ, kids activities, midway, Willibalds beer tent, food trucks, shows, ghost tours and much more. 

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Ayr 200 COMMUNITY CHURCH & PICNIC LUNCH

CENTENNIAL PAVILION

Aug 4, 2024

Join a gathering of Ayr Ministries for a church service at 11 a.m. and/or for a community picnic lunch with children's games, Rubber Ducky race hosted by the Ayr Kiwanis Club.

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AYR 200 CELEBRATION CLOSING CEREMONIES

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Aug 5, 2024

After a weekend spent celebrating the bicentennial of our wonderful town, join us for the closing ceremonies. More information coming soon.

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THE FESTIVITES CONTINUE

AYR 200 FINAL CELEBRATION CONCERT

KNOX CHURCH

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Join us in late November or Early December for a celebration concert

featuring musical groups from the area.

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OTHER FANTASTIC 2024 COMMUNITY EVENTS

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SCHOOL

FALL FAIR

NDCC

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Join us in September 2024 for the annual School Fall Fair, with new categories geared towards Ayr's 200th anniversary.

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EXPERIENCE THE SMALL TOWN VIBE

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LOOKING TO SPONSOR OR VOLUNTEER?

Ayr 200 Anniversary would not be possible without the help of sponsors and volunteers. If you would like to give back to your community through sponsorship or by volunteering for one or more of our events, please contact us below.

THANK YOU FOR BECOMING A PART OF AYR'S 200TH ANNIVERSARY

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