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Downtown of Fergus filled with people during magic festival weekend

Magic Festival in Ontario

Ontario OWOW Magic Festival is a celebration of magic and illusion held in October in Elora & Fergus, Ontario. The Township of Centre Wellington has a month-long Monster Month festival that draws thousands of people across Ontario for mysterious and spooky fun.


"Now THIS is how to run a Magic Festival!!
The work that everybody put in was truly amazing and the quality of magic extremely high. I can’t wait to see this festival grow and become a Canadian institution!"


-Paul Romhany

"The OWOW convention was amazing and so well planned with so many different shows from stage to a show at a pub with an intimate gathering. I had a blast.. Can’t wait for


-Greg Frewin
World Champion Magician

"Wow Fergus magic Festival, I was proud to be a part of the first one , so I can say , see I told you so. Ryan and his people put together a great magical weekend. My highest scores on all levels."

- Stephen Bargatze

Map to Ontario WOW Magic Festival in the Township of Centre Wellington

OWOW Magic Festival Reviews

“Being a part of the very first OWOW Festival, both as an organizer and a performer was definitely one of the highlights of my career. I hope that together we were able to make Fergus the ‘most magical place in Canada’ and bring some great magic to the folks in Wellington County!”

- Peter Mennie

“The best way to enjoy OWOW . . . is to participate! “OWOW Things are looking UP! Congratulations to Ryan and his team!

- Doug Hunt
World-Record Holding Stilt Walker

"The BEST magic festival I’ve attended, can’t wait till next year.  Ryan Joyce is a magical genius, so honoured to be a part of the OWOW festival."

- Edward Stone

“I had an amazing time in Fergus as a performer at the OWOW convention. A charming town, charming people, and a great theater for live entertainment. I can’t wait to visit again! Thanks for making me a part of it."

- Rick Merrill
FISM Award-Winning Magician

“It was a treat to perform on that sweet little Fergus Grand Theatre stage backstopped by a great stage crew. Most of my shows are in rental rooms, libraries, company cafeterias, living rooms and the like. It was fun to ‘stretch my wings’ a bit for OWOW Festival.”

- Owen Anderson

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