2018 Fashion Show
April 28th, 2018
Entry Fee: $5.00 per entry

Entry Deadline: February 1st, 2018
Location: West Niagara Fairgrounds, 7402 MUD ST., Grassie, Ontario L0R 1M0




  • We want to showcase what we as Canadians are doing with Alpaca and other natural fibers.

  • This Fashion Show is to encourage the use of alpaca in garments, accessories and outfits. Each entry must be a minimum 50% Alpaca.

  • We would like to invite everyone who knits, crochets, weaves, dyes, up-cycles and sews to enter.

  • Fashion Show will take place on Saturday April 28, 2018 at the West Niagara Fairgrounds, located at: 7402 MUD ST., Grassie, Ontario L0R 1M0

For more information:

Contact: Sharon Trent at 905-308-6188 or email: sharonalpacas@gmail.com

Lynda Finbow at 905-382-7777 or email:splitrockfarmsbb@aol.com

We anticipate lots of ooooh’s and ahhhh’s at this fun, informative event and look forward to hearing from you. We all love to work with natural fiber, so together let’s shout it to the world!



Requirements for Entries

Definitions for entries:

Garment: (1) any article of clothing (to clothe, dress or cover)-dresses, suits

(2) an outer covering or outward appearance

Outfit: (1) a set of clothes worn together, typically for a particular occasion or purpose

(2) provide (someone) with a set of clothes (costume, suit, uniform, ensemble, attire,

Clothes, clothing, dress

Accessory: a thing that can be added to something else in order to make it more useful, versatile

or attractive


  • Natural Fabrics: Fabrics made of natural, decomposable fibres.

  • Minimum 50% Alpaca

  • Organic Fabrics: Natural Fibres grown without the use of any pesticides, herbicides, artificial fertilizers or other toxic materials.

  • Up-cycled/ Recycled fiber: Converting waste materials and/or discarded products into new. Fabric made from reclaimed or fibres or post-consumer material.

  • Eco Dyes and Eco Printing: Use of natural dyes, non-toxic dyes, pigment dying, use of water based inks, low-energy printing, and textile laser printing.

  • Craft/Artisan Fabric:  Handmade textiles and/or finishes, Eg.of methods such as knitting, felting, weaving, embroidery, and handmade printing or dying

  • Second Hand: The use of any second hand textiles, material, notions.

  • Vintage: The use of any textiles, materials, notions, etc. from a previous era.

Responsibilities of participants:

  • Ensure you get your entry/Entries in by Feb 1st, 2018

  • That all final entries are picked up in a timely manner after the fashion show or by someone designated to be picked up

  • All chosen entries will be final (no add ins after February 1st or during the show)

  • All entries cannot be manufactured by a company

    Hotels and Bread and Breakfast options for April 2018 Alpaca Ontario Show

    1. Casablanca Winery Inn: 4 Windward Drive, Grimsby, Ontario, L3M 4E8 905-309-7171

    2. Super 8 Grimsby: 11 Windward Drive, Grimsby, Ontario , L3M 4E9


    1. Vinifera The Inn on Winery Row: 245 Main St. E., Grimsby, Ont, L3M 1P5


    1. Jordon House Inn:3751 Main St., Jordon Station, Ont L0R 1S0


    1. Inn on the Twenty:3845 Main St., Jordon Station, Ont. L0R 1S0


    1. Orchard Croft Boutique Country Retreat:2393 Red Maple Ave., Jordon Station, Ont., L0R 1S0


    Casablanca Winery Inn & Spa is proud to host Accommodations for the Alpaca Ontario Show 2018 on Friday, April 27, 2018-Sunday, April 29, 2018. The hotel has 78 beautifully appointed guest rooms. Choose from rooms with Two Double Beds or One King Bed with Whirlpool Tub. We also offer 2 and 3 room Suites with King beds, ensuite with Whirlpool Tub and Shower, Living rooms with a Sofa bed, Fireplace, Dining Room and an additional 2-piece bath. All of our guest rooms have a working desk with free High Speed internet access, 2 telephones with voicemail, in-room safes, hair dryers and coffee makers.

    The rate is $139.00+ taxes. Breakfast is extra

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