Avonlea hosts the Island County Fair, which brings romance, heartbreak, competition, and disaster. Matthew goes head to head with an old friend, while Jerry seizes a unique opportunity and Anne seeks the advice of a fortune teller. The barn dance brings a devastating incident to light and compels Anne to take bold action.
Anne rallies the town to speak out against injustice. Josie makes a brave decision. A secret comes to light, causing a rift between Anne and Diana. Miss Stacy and the kids raise the ire of the School’s Board of Directors, to disastrous results.
The students sit for the Queen's entrance exams. Ka’kwet hatches a plan. Aunt Josephine visits and brings a devious scheme. Gilbert is given an opportunity he never could have dreamed of. A new arrival in Avonlea tests Bash’s patience.
As the students prepare to depart for Queen’s College, Gilbert takes a final chance. Marilla intervenes on Diana’s behalf. Anne embraces her future but finds that change also brings loss. Elijah returns to Avonlea. Anne has a fateful encounter in Charlottetown. Series finale.