25 Years of Iron Horse

The greatest street festival in Elgin!

Something different everyday!

Festival Hours:

Thursday, August 15 from 11:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Friday, August 16 from 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Saturday, August 17 from 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Sunday, August 18 from 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Accessible parking is available in Municipal parking lots.

Festival Grounds:

Festival grounds run from Moore Street to Ross Street
~ Midway & Main Stage – located in the parking lot with access off of Talbot & Ross Streets ~
~ Kids’ Junction is on Ross Street ~
~ Vendors – located on the street and in the Parking lots ~
~ Bingo Tent is on Ross Street ~
~ Food is in the Moore Street Parking Lot ~

Iron Horse Midway presented by Magical Midways

Midway Hours:
Thursday: 3:00pm-11:00pm
Friday: 11:00am-11:00pm
Saturday: 11:00am-11:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am-6:00pm

$20 in advance
$30 during festival days

Purchase your All-day Midway Passes in advance at the following locations:

  • Avalable Soon
Three nights of great music!

This year’s Iron Horse Festival promises to bring high caliber talent to the streets of St. Thomas’ downtown!

Stay tuned for this year’s music line-up.

Details:
Date: Thursday to Sunday, August 15th – 18th, 2019
Place: Moore Street Parking Lot

2019 Featured: (check back for our 2019 Line-up)

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Play time in Kids' Junction!
Kids’ Junction has lots of fun games and activities for kids to enjoy!

Times:
Thurs, Aug 15 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Fri, Aug 16 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Sat, Aug 17 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Sun, Aug 18 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Featuring:

  • Check back soon!

Come Together

This year Iron Horse Festival is introducing Gient Music Bingo as part of the festival for the first time!  Music Bingo works like normal Bingo except you have songs on your card insted of letters and numbers.

For more information check back soon!

Check out the schedule below for specific times of programming.

Free Train Rides

Maintenance of the train tracks left us without train rides last year.  We are pleased to say they will be back this year!

3 on 3 basketball
This year Iron Horse is introducing a 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament with Glory Basketball.  For more information check out their website https://glorybasketball.ca/

MUSIC ACTS

DAYS

VENDORS

DEAD ELEPHANT

Performers

We have some fantastic bands coming at you this year!

2019 Main Stage Performers (2019 Line-up coming soon!)

Thunderstruck

Main Stage:
Friday, August 16 at 9:00 PM

    Small Town Girls

    Main Stage:
    Saturday, August 17 at 3:00 pm

    Justin Maki

    Main Stage:
    Thursday, August 15 at 9:30 PM

    Schedule

    Four fun-packed days to enjoy.

    7:00 PM
    Soon To be Announced!

    Justin Maki is a Folk/Pop Artist based out of London, ON. Justin aims to create music that is beautiful, groovy, and thoughtful, and to enrich the lives of those who listen. Since committing to his solo career in 2012, he has played over 500 shows, released 2 albums (“The Acoustic Diaries: Fight” and “Long Time Coming”), and has gone on 2 Cross Canada Tours.

    4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Kid-Focused Fun!

    From 4:00 – 7:00 PM we will have all kinds of great activities for kids!

    3:00-4:00 pm
    Step Above

    Step Above offers instruction in ballet (3+), jazz (3+), acro (4+), tap (4+), hip hop (6+), musical theatre (7+), and lyrical (Level 4+). Their dancers will be onstage to show off some of their moves!

    7:00 PM
    Soon to be announced!

    North America’s #1 Tribute to AC/DC returns to the Iron Horse Festival to help celebrate our 25th Anniversary! The power of Thunderstruck mirrors the pure strength, energy, and sound, of a live AC/DC show. Formed in 2001, and touring for almost 18 years, the band provides detailed impersonations of each band member which include the authentic guitars, amps, drums, and the trademark school boy outfit. This is the real deal AC/DC tribute band.

    11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    Kid-Focused Fun!

    From 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM we will have all kinds of great activities for kids!

    5:00 PM
    Soon To be Announced!
    7:00 PM
    Soon To be Announced!
    9:30 PM
    Soon To be Announced!
    11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    Kid-Focused Fun!

    From 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM we will have all kinds of great activities for kids!

    11:00 AM
    Soon To be Announced!
    1:00 PM
    Soon To be Announced!
    3:00 PM
    Soon To be Announced!
    11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Kid-Focused Fun!

    From 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM we will have all kinds of great activities for kids!

    Music Passes

    Buy a pass for access to the Main Stage musical entertainment. Choose your favourite night, or get a pass for the whole weekend!

    Thursday Night Pass
    $10
    • ($15 at the Gate)
    • Thursday Access to Main Stage
    • Beer Garden
    • Standing Room Only
    Buy now
    Friday Night Pass
    $15
    • ($20 at the Gate)
    • Friday Access to Main Stage
    • Beer Garden
    • Standing Room Only
    Buy now
    Saturday Night Pass
    $20
    • ($25 at the Gate)
    • Saturday Access to Main Stage
    • Beer Garden
    • Standing Room Only
    Buy now
    Sunday Pass
    $10
    • Sunday Access to Main Stage
    • Beer Garden
    Buy now
    Hot!
    Festival "Advanced - All Access" Pass
    $35
    • (only Available until August 14th)
    • Weekend Access to Main Stage
    • Beer Garden
    • Standing Room Only
    Buy now

    Vendor Registration

    We are pleased to invite you to the 25th Iron Horse Festival, held in St. Thomas, Ontario, on August 15-18, 2019.

    Each year the Festival considers our existing database of current vendors and tries to secure new, clean, appealing and interesting vendors that will complement our event.  If you feel that your company has something to offer please contact us using the form below.

    Our Partners

    These awesome companies support us.

    Main Stage Partners

    Platinum Partners

    Gold Partners

    Silver Partners

    Bronze Partners

    Volunteer signup

    We’re eager to share our amazing railway heritage and pride in our region with you through volunteer opportunities.

    The Iron Horse Festival has many key volunteer positions and more than 100 volunteers.
    Their time, energy and leadership have made the Iron Horse Festival one of the most enjoyable experiences in St. Thomas.

    Contact Us

       info@ironhorsefestival.com
       (226) 799-9727

    Festival Office

    613 Talbot St., St. Thomas