Saturday, October 20th, 2018
10:00am – 2:00pm
The annual Franco-Fair of French Services (otherwise known as the Franco-Foire des affaires et services en français) is an annual fair that has been organised by ACFOMI since 1997. This year’s Franco-Foire will be held on Saturday, October 20th 2018 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. It will take place at Thompson Drill Hall (7 D’Artisan Rd. CFB Kingston). Entering its 22nd edition, the fair is one of a kind in the Kingston and the Thousand Islands region. A fun and festive event, it aims to showcase services and products offered in French that are available in Kingston and the Thousand Islands region. It is free for both exhibitors and visitors and a wonderful opportunity to discover the community’s Francophone culture!
Will you be joining the Franco-Foire? Event updates will be posted on this website and the Facebook event page. Make sure to click “Interested” or “Going” and to share the Facebook event in your network!
The Franco-Foire is the perfect occasion to discover the services and products offered in French in the community while taking part in some fun family activities! Here are some of the activities that ACFOMI has planned for the Franco-Foire 2018:
- Little Rays Reptiles (presentation from 11 a.m. 12 p.m.)
- Portable and Bilingual « Escape Room »
- Otter Creek Farms Food Truck
- Mini Job Fair for Bilingual Job Seekers
- Over 40 exhibitors to discover
- Door Prizes: Visitors will have the chance to win a Samsung Galaxy tablet & more prizes!
- Activities for the whole family
- ….and more !
Do you offer a French service or product that you’d like to share with the Francophone community of Kingston and the Thousand Islands region? If you’d like to reserve your space as an exhibitor, please complete and return the attached document to firstname.lastname@example.org before September 14th, 2018 and ACFOMI will be in touch with you shortly! Please direct any questions to email@example.com.
ACFOMI is looking for volunteers of all ages to help animate the various activities that are being planned for the Franco-Foire 2018! If you would like to be a volunteer, please complete the attached form and return it to firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax at 613-546-7918 before Wednesday, October 17th 2018.
Please note: English documentation is available on demand. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at email@example.com.
Getting to the Franco-Foire by Bus: Thanks to Kingston Transit, transportation by bus to the Franco-Fair will be free provided that individuals contact ACFOMI at least 1 day before the Franco-Foire for their pass. However, please note that the bus does not stop directly in front of Thompson Drill Hall. The closest stop to Thompson Drill Hall is « CFB Kingston via Downtown ». From there, you will have to walk about 5 minutes to the location. Directions are available on Google Maps.
Parking: Free parking will be available in front of Thompson Drill Hall (McNaughton Parade Square).
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Association canadienne-française de l’Ontario, Conseil régional des Mille-Îles
760, Highway 15,
Kingston, ON K7L 0C3
1(800) 561-4695 (toll-free)
Fax: 613 546-4695
Hours of operation:
Monday: 8:30am – 6:00pm
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday: 8:30am – 4:30pm
Friday: 8:30am – 3:00pm