Date: Sunday, July 15, 2018 Time: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Location: Oil Museum of Canada 2423 Kelly Road, Oil Springs, ON Map

Bring the family, lots to see and do at the 160th anniversary of the First Commercial Oil Well:

  • Interact with the blacksmith James Stonehouse,
  • Try out hand-tools from Jim & Ellen Hodgins’ collection,
  • View Annie McLaughlin’s mini art show,
  • Kids of all ages will enjoy the Maker Space activities,
  • Listen to country music by Colt & Dave and hear the skirl of bagpiper David Cummings,
  • Take a guided horse-drawn wagon tour through Fairbank Oil Fields at 1:00, 2:00, & 3:00 pm.,
  • Many more fun activities for the family,
  • Hot dogs and delicious fruit and butter tarts available,
  • Adults $6, Seniors & Students $5, Children $4, Family $18, Members $1.
  • 519-834-2840 or
people listening to blacksmith explain his tools
Blacksmith demonstration

wagonTake a horse-drawn wagon tour to the historic oil fields
Tours are first come, first served, limited seating and weather permitting.


Two musicians entertaining a small crowd playing guitars
Colt & Dave
farm scene
Annie McLaughlin’s art show












Where it's happening:

2423 Kelly Road, Oil Springs, ON