Jumbo The Elephant Monument
Come and take your picture with a life-sized statue of the most famous elephant in the world! Jumbo, “The King of Elephants” was tragically killed when he was struck by a Grand Trunk Locomotive in St. Thomas Ontario, on September 15th, 1885. In 1985 on the 100th anniversary of Jumbo’s death, the City of St. Thomas dedicated a 38 ton statue as a tribute to the most famous elephant who ever lived.
Norfolk County Fair & Horse Show
The Norfolk County Fair & Horse Show is the fifth largest fair in Ontario, with over 100,000 visitors each year and in 2015 will be celebrating 175 years! As always, the fair will feature agricultural displays, craft exhibits, food vendors, art demonstrations, talent competitions, midway rides, free grandstand entertainment, and many added special attractions & concerts.