OWOW Magic Festival

Board of Directors

Ryan Joyce

Joan Caesar

Nathan Costa

Carol French

Timothy Drake

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Ontario Week of Wonder Magic Festival is a seven-day celebration of magic and illusion held downtown Fergus.  The festival runs the last week in October and coincides with National Magic Week Oct 24-31.

The OWOW MAGIC FESTIVAL features immersive magical experiences by magicians performing table-to-table, around town and at the historic Fergus Grand Theatre.  Families can enjoy an afternoon of magical experiences that complement existing October events in Elora and Fergus during Monster Month.  

A FESTIVAL OF PROFESSIONAL MAGIC


SAT & SUN:
Daytime activities 

The Fergus Grand Theatre and downtown Fergus become the place for families to enjoy the art of magic.  With magicians performing table-side at select restaurants and afternoon magic show  and Halloween events around town, there is something to capture everyone’s imagination.  

THUR, FRI, SAT

Evening activities

The Fergus Grand Theatre once again takes centre-stage and transforms into a world-class venue where some of the most amazing magicians and internationally acclaimed entertainers will dazzle you!  Who's appearing?  It's a surprise!  :)  however, these are the magicians, that magicians come to see.  

Gala shows held at the Fergus Grand Theatre

OWOW MAGIC FESTIVAL ORGANIZERS

RYAN

JOYCE

 Ryan Joyce is a man who wears many top hats. He is a magician, illusionist, hypnotist, producer and filmmaker.  Ryan has appeared on the big and small screen, appearing on hit television shows like Penn & Teller Fool Us, Canada's Got Talent and his footage has been  featured in Merchants of Doubt, a full feature documentary by acclaimed director Robert Kenner.  With nearly 5000 global performances, Ryan has toured extensively across Canada and the world with performances in China, India, Australia, New Zealand, and South America.  

Ryan Joyce is a man who wears many top hats. He is a magician, illusionist, hypnotist, producer and filmmaker.  Ryan has appeared on the big and small screen, appearing on hit television shows like Penn & Teller Fool Us, Canada's Got Talent and his footage has been  featured in Merchants of Doubt, a full feature documentary by acclaimed director Robert Kenner.  With nearly 5000 global performances, Ryan has toured extensively across Canada and the world with performances in China, India, Australia, New Zealand, and South America.  

JOAN

CAESAR

 Joan Caesar is the founder and past-president of Canadian Association Of Magicians. CAM is the largest professional organization dedicated to advancement of Canadian magicians.  She has also served as president of the International Brotherhood of Magicians (2008-2009) the largest professional magician association in the world. She has over 20 years in various roles within the organization and competitive side of professional magic.  Joan is a retired teacher with degrees in extension education who has always had a love for the art of magic. As a magician, Joan performs magic for both children and adults in a variety of venues around the world.

Ryan Joyce is a man who wears many top hats. He is a magician, illusionist, hypnotist, producer and filmmaker.  Ryan has appeared on the big and small screen, appearing on hit television shows like Penn & Teller Fool Us, Canada's Got Talent and his footage has been  featured in Merchants of Doubt, a full feature documentary by acclaimed director Robert Kenner.  With nearly 5000 global performances, Ryan has toured extensively across Canada and the world with performances in China, India, Australia, New Zealand, and South America.  

PETER

MENNIE

PRODUCTION MANAGER

 Peter Mennie is a full-time professional magician. Over the last four decades he amassed a vast resume in the entertainment industry. In addition to touring illusion shows, performing at family festivals and showcasing close-up magic, Peter has self-produced twelve television specials, two television series and co-hosted a daily talk show. When he’s not in front of the curtain, he’s behind, Stage Managing, production Managing and Sound Designing regional theatre productions.

Ryan Joyce is a man who wears many top hats. He is a magician, illusionist, hypnotist, producer and filmmaker.  Ryan has appeared on the big and small screen, appearing on hit television shows like Penn & Teller Fool Us, Canada's Got Talent and his footage has been  featured in Merchants of Doubt, a full feature documentary by acclaimed director Robert Kenner.  With nearly 5000 global performances, Ryan has toured extensively across Canada and the world with performances in China, India, Australia, New Zealand, and South America.  

PRODUCER

Theatrix is an entertainment producer and digital media publisher founded in 2008 by Ryan Joyce.  Theatrix International Inc was established and incorporated in Fergus, ON.  As a live-entertainment producer, Theatrix has produced four touring shows that appeared in over 135 performance arts centres across Canada for 13 years. As a digital media and content publisher Theatrix films and videos have been viewed by over 8 million people on YouTube and Facebook.  Under the brands FergusFilming.ca and Magician Ryan Joyce, Theatrix continues to build on its local and international audience with a combined following that reaches over 32K+.  

WELCOME TO

FERGUS

ONTARIO CANADA

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The OWOW Magic Festival features magicians appearing in restaurants, theatres and around downtown Fergus, Ontario.  The Township of Centre Wellington has become a popular hotspot during October because of Monster Month.  An annual month-long festival that draws zombies from near and far. 

These communities rest along a particularly spectacular stretch of 80ft limestone cliffs along the Grand River just one hour from Toronto Ontario Canada.  The area has gained tremendous popularity over the past twelve years and has recently been featured in National Geographic, BlogTO, and countless blockbuster movies.

 

A perfect place for magic and adventure. OWOW Magic Festival is a perfect way to enjoy a little extra magic.  

Learn more about Fergus Ontario here.

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