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This site lists the events, schedules and registration for the annual Blackburn Hamlet FunFair.

Introducing Your 2017 FunFair Team

Introducing Your 2017 FunFair Team

The 2017 FunFair is just around the corner. Blackburn Hamlet, it’s time to get to know your FunFair committee. This year many of the annual FunFair volunteers will be returning. Your FunFair team has been working hard for to prepare for the June 2 – 4 event. Chair, Brent Lawrie,  is back at his role as head of the FunFair committee. This year he hopes to lead the team to another great FunFair !

Ben Charlebois, our returning Treasurer, will ensure that our budget is maintained, the bills are paid and honourariums are properly dispersed throughout the community.

The FunFair is looking for sponsors. Betsy Schagerl, Jordan Kinnear and Trisha Cloutier will be leading the Sponsorship team. Visit our sponsorship page for more information about the sponsorship program and how it can benefit you or your business. If you would like to be a sponsor by donating to the FunFair, please contact us to let them know.

Once again, Mike Murphy and Kevin Wright will provide an outstanding musical line-up and stage coordination. This is no easy feat. Every year these two guys work hard to bring us an excellent lineup for our entertainment. Check out this year’s exceptional lineup and schedule for more information.

The Fun Run has quickly become a popular event to showcase our community spirit. Sarah Dawson has returned again this year to coordinate the Blackburn Fun Run on Sunday June 5th. The committee would love to see an increase in participation for both the 1K and 5K runs. Registration can be done online and participation fees are among the lowest in the city. All proceeds go to support the annual FunFair.

Let’s not forget the ever popular FunFair Parade! Jennifer Belanger, Angele Brown and Francois Trepanier will be coordinating the “Canada 150 Theme Parade”. To learn more about the parade or to register your float, please visit our Parade page.

Plan on bringing the whole family for the Pancake breakfast and a burger for lunch later. Sherri Piercey, Marc Charlebois and Metro’s own Chris Shaeen will be the food coordinators again this year, and they promises there will be plenty of yummy eats at this year’s FunFair.

Attention Volunteers! The FunFair thrives because of the hardwork put in by the countless volunteers who lend a hand each year. We are always looking for new volunteers —this is a great event to meet members of the community and help a long-standing tradition. You can reach out to our volunteer coordinator, Ali Yassine, by contacting us or visit the Volunteer Page for more information.

Each year the Showcase is packed full of exciting local businesses and organizations showcasing their goods and services. If you would like to take part in our FunFair  Showcase, Darlene Avelar will be our Showcase Manager this year. Contact Darlene if you would like to book a table for your business or organization.

The Used Book Sale is back to FunFair 2017 and two new members to our team Steve Rathwell and Sonia Marcotte have joined together to organise a FunFair favourite for all ages.

Move night is back – a family favourite. Jeff Miller will be organizing the Friday Movie Night in the Community Centre – stay tuned for the announcement of this year’s awesome movie.

In addition, a shout out to Cliff Seibel and Ian Chamberland, our backbones, who will provide facilities management support for the Funfair this year.

And last, but definitely not least, the Girls Softball team, led by Cheryl Schunk, will be running the beer gardens again this year.

The website is constantly being updated so check  back frequently to keep informed. Thanks to Kaitlyn Demasi, for her excellent work with the BCA and FunFair websites.

Thanks again for the great support! If you would like more information or to join our team, please email us at or  We can’t wait for an awesome 2017 Funfair!

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