Want to know what’s happening when and where? Check our event schedule below for the upcoming 2024 Funfair! Last minute changes will be listed here and also posted via our Twitter feed!


Beer Garden

Start date: May 31, 2024
End date: June 1, 2024
Time: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location: Beer Garden
Event | Saturday
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Friday – No gate charge. Saturday – Free entry to Beer Garden until 5 pm. After 6 pm gate charge of $25 or ticket purchase to Mothership – the Led Zeppelin Experience. Proof of Age of Majority required to purchase or possess alcohol.

Vengeance Van

Start date: May 31, 2024
End date: June 2, 2024
Time: 5:00 pm
Location: Behind the Arena
Attraction | Event
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Come relieve your stress in the Vengeance Van – a mobile room where you are permitted to destroy items we provide (Or items of your own) using different “Weapons” like baseball bats, sledge hammers, golf clubs, crow bars and more!

Fri – 5pm to 10pm
Sat – 11am to 10pm
Sun – 10am to 3pm

Mojo Magic Show

Start date: May 31, 2024
End date: June 2, 2024
Time: 5:30 pm
Location: Arena
Attraction | Event
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Ben Lavallee is a a magician and children’s entertainer. He became enamored with magic at the age of 10. Since then he has honed his skills to amaze and entertain audiences of all ages.

Fri – 5:30 pm (before the movie)
Sat – 12 pm, 4:30 pm
Sun – 12 pm

Softball Tournament

Start date: May 31, 2024
End date: June 1, 2024
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Lois Kemp Ball Diamond
Event | Softball | Sports
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Like sports?

Register a team and enjoy a little softball at the nearby diamonds before heading over to the fair!

Craft Brew Night

Date: May 31, 2024
Time: 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location: Beer Garden
Beer Garden | Event
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Quench your thirst sampling some beverages from our local microbreweries.

Family Movie Night

Date: May 31, 2024
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Arena
Event | Free | Movie
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Got kids? Looking for an inexpensive night to keep them occupied? We’ve got you covered. The FunFair hosts a free family movie night every year. Come join us!

Climbing Wall

Start date: May 31, 2024
End date: June 2, 2024
Time: 6:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Soccer Field
Attraction | Event
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The climbing wall from Attitude Montagne will be available:

Fri – 6 pm to 10 pm
Sat – 11 am to 10 pm
Sun – 10 am to 3 pm

 

Inflatables

Start date: May 31, 2024
End date: June 2, 2024
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Soccer Field
Attraction | Event
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We’re mixing it up with a whole new set of bouncers from Ry J’s Inflatables: human whack-a-mole, 3-in-1 sports combo, soccer darts, the funhouse maze, the Meltdown, the Mega Slide, the Radical Rush obstacle course and the Arena Interactive play system

Fri – 6 pm to 10 pm
Sat – 11 am to 10 pm
Sun – 10 am to 3 pm

 

Escape Room

Start date: May 31, 2024
End date: June 1, 2024
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Arena
Attraction | Event
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Will your squad find the secret potion in time and become immortal? Or will you get thrown in the dungeon . . . for the rest of your life?

Book an Escape Room and find out!

Soul Motion

Date: May 31, 2024
Time: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: MainStage
Event | Friday | Music
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Soul Motion is a R&B Soul pop style band that has played to maximum capacity audiences in Montreal and Ottawa. Playing everyone’s favorite dance hits, from today’s Top Billboard tunes to legendary songs from decades past, Soul Motion is certain to keep you dancing all night long!

Pancake Breakfast

Date: June 1, 2024
Time: 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Location: Community Centre
Event | Food
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Start your festival weekend off with a Pancake breakfast!

Parade

Date: June 1, 2024
Time: 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Location: Bearbrook Road; Start at Louis Riel school; end at Community Center
Event | Parade
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Start your morning off cheering along your friends and community partners at the Saturday morning parade.

Used Book Sale

Start date: June 1, 2024
End date: June 2, 2024
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Arena
Book Sale | Event
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One of our most popular events is the used book sale – check it out!

Silent Auction

Date: June 1, 2024
Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Arena
Event | Silent Auction
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Come make a bid on some fantastic products and services offered by our sponsors.

Winning bids announced at 4 pm.

Food

Start date: June 1, 2024
End date: June 2, 2024
Time: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location: Behind the arena
Event | Food
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Hotdogs and burgers
Juice/soft drinks
Fruit stand
Food provided by Metro and le Club Optimiste de Blackburn Hamlet

Assorted food trucks in parking lot of community center:
Fitz Classic Grill – BBQ Smokehouse
Si Senor – Tacos
Le Donut – Fresh mini donuts
Kona Ice – Cool flavored ice

Showcase

Start date: June 1, 2024
End date: June 2, 2024
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Arena
Event | Showcase
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Come visit and support our community businesses. Over 60 craft market stalls on display.

Little Ray’s Reptiles

Date: June 1, 2024
Time: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Arena
Attraction | Event
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Show times for Little Rays Reptiles are at 11am, 1 pm and 3 pm.

Cake

Date: June 1, 2024
Time: 1:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Location: Community Centre
Event | Food | Free
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Who wants cake? Come celebrate the fair with a free slice!

 

Mothership: the Led Zeppelin Experience

Date: June 1, 2024
Time: 9:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Location: MainStage
Event | Headliner | Music | Saturday
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Funfair organizers are excited to announce that our Saturday evening headline act will be Mothership: the Led Zeppelin Experience.

This talented and entertaining tribute band will transport you back in time to relive the legacy of Led Zeppelin from the first note played.

Fireworks

Date: June 1, 2024
Time: 10:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Location: Ball Diamond
Event | Fireworks | Free | Saturday
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Who doesn’t like a fireworks display?

The Blackburn Funfair’s Fireworks display is one of Ottawa’s best kept secrets. Up close and personal. Free. Easily accessible. And loved by all in the community.

 

Fun Run

Date: June 2, 2024
Time: 9:15 am - 11:30 am
Location: Soccer Field
Event | Fun Run | Sunday
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Come celebrate some fitness and activity by participating in the Blackburn Fun Run Sunday morning!

Race day registration begins at 9:00 AM.

5km run at 9:30 AM.
2km run at 10:15 AM.

Dog Show

Date: June 2, 2024
Time: 11:00 am
Location: Ball Diamond
Dog Show | Event | Sunday
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Anything is pawsible if you enter your pet in the dog show!

 

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