The International Plowing Match & Rural Expo will be held in Dufferin County – Sept 19 – 23, 2023

The International Plowing Match and Rural Expo (IPM) was created by the Ontario Plowmen's Association in 1913 to showcase farmers' passion for the soil, agriculture, and rural living. This is the largest event of its kind in Canada, attracting people from all over the world. Historical attendance numbers exceed 60,000 people over the five-day event.

The International Plowing Match and Rural Expo (IPM) is happening this September in the Townships of Amaranth and Grand Valley within Dufferin County!!

From September 19 to 23, local farmers of Dufferin County open their fields, transforming them into a large exciting rural expo which includes a huge, tented city with virtually non-stop entertaining activities and plowing competitions!


  • fabulous food
  • lively music
  • animal exhibits
  • local vendors of craftsmen and artisans
  • impressive farming demonstrations
  • plowing competition
  • hundreds of interesting displays and exhibitors
  • a rodeo that will keep you on the edge of your seat

We look forward to celebrating our beautiful Heartland and good times with you!  

Social Media
Facebook: International Plowing Match and Rural Expo 2023
Instagram: ipm2023

Time: September 19, 2023 at 8:30am to September 23, 2023 at 5pm

Location: Bowling Green

Street: (between Grand Valley and Laurel)

City/Town: Dufferin County, Ontario

Website or Map: .

Phone: 519-767-2928 / 1-800-661-7569

Event Type: international, plowing, match, &amp, rural, expo