Boomtown Days

Boomtown Days!.......3rd weekend in August each year! SEE THE EVENTS PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION.

For a couple of days in the middle of summer, there is an annual tradition in the Village of Vilna that brings the community and district together.

The Vilna & District Boomtown Days! is a celebration of our community’s agricultural heritage and local history. This event is presented by the Vilna & District Agricultural Society and many volunteers.

Over a thousand people attend, including Vilna and district residents - children, seniors, youth and adults. In addition, many are urban visitors seeking an authentic rural experience while many more are from the neighboring reserves, resorts and acreages or expatriates enjoying a family homecoming.

Fair Objectives:

  • Recognize agriculture as an economic base for our commerce
  • Appeal to and promote our rural attributes to our urban neighbors
  • Provide a stage for the integration of communities
  • Showcase the culture, ethnic diversity, and heritage of the communities
  • Ensure active benefits to all exhibitors, participants, visitors and sponsors
  • Eco-agro stewardship
  • Attract and involve children, seniors, youth and adults
  • Encourage & facilitate fundraising and involvement for other non-profit community service groups in the Fair celebration