Want to know what’s happening when and where? Check our event schedule below for the upcoming 2022 Funfair! Last minute changes will be listed here and also posted via our Twitter feed!


RYJs Climbing

Start date: June 3, 2022
End date: June 5, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Ry J’s Climbing Attractions highlighting the Rock Climbing Walls, Inflatable Obstacle Course, Inflatable Mega Slide, Bubble Soccer, Bouncy Castle and Dunk Tank. Fri – 5pm to 10pm Sat – 11am to 10pm Sun – 10am to 3pm

Mojo Magic Show

Start date: June 3, 2022
End date: June 5, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Arena
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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 – 3 pm
Sun – 2 pm

Vengeance Van

Start date: June 3, 2022
End date: June 5, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
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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

Zorb Balls

Start date: June 3, 2022
End date: June 5, 2022
Time: 4:00 pm
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Bump away? Try out Ry J’s Zorb balls with a friend . . .

Fri – 4pm to 10pm
Sat – 11am to 10pm
Sun – 10am to 3pm

Northern Screams

Start date: June 3, 2022
End date: June 5, 2022
Time: 4:00 pm
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Come get your fright on at the haunted carnival funhouse. Or take a deep sleep in the coffin ride simulator. Or try your hands at a few carnival games!

Fri – 4pm to 10pm
Sat – 11am to 10pm
Sun – 10am to 3pm

Obstacle course

Start date: June 3, 2022
End date: June 4, 2022
Time: 4:00 pm
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How long will it take you? Try out Ry J’s obstacle course!

Fri – 4pm to 10pm
Sat – 11am to 10pm
Sun – 10am to 3pm

Megaslide

Start date: June 3, 2022
End date: June 4, 2022
Time: 4:00 pm
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Wheeeee! Try out Ry J’s megaslide!

Fri – 4pm to 10pm
Sat – 11am to 10pm
Sun – 10am to 3pm

Climbing Wall

Start date: June 3, 2022
End date: June 4, 2022
Time: 4:00 pm
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How high can you go? Try out Ry J’s Rock Climbing Wall

Fri – 4pm to 10pm
Sat – 11am to 10pm
Sun – 10am to 3pm

Speed Pitch

Start date: June 3, 2022
End date: June 5, 2022
Time: 4:00 pm
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Come take a swing and see if you can beat the speed pitch machine!

Fri – 4pm to 10pm
Sat – 11am to 10pm
Sun – 10am to 3pm

Courtesy of sponsor Exit Realty

Dunk Tank

Start date: June 3, 2022
End date: June 4, 2022
Time: 4:00 pm
Dunk Tank | Event
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You know you want to. Come show off your pitching arm and dunk a friend!

Softball Tournament

Start date: June 3, 2022
End date: June 4, 2022
Time: 5:00 pm
Location: Tauvette 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: June 3, 2022
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: June 3, 2022
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!

The Wild Cards

Date: June 3, 2022
Time: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: MainStage
Big Band | Event | Friday | Music
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Our 10-piece dance band, featuring the vocals of Blackburn’s own Mike Murphy and Wendy Martin, kicks off this year’s entertainment with a fun night of familiar tunes.

Food

Date: June 4, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Behind the arena
Event | Food
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Hotdogs and burgers
Juice/soft drinks
Fruit stand
Food supplied by Metro

Assorted food trucks at entrance of community center offering lemonade, ice cream, etc.

Pancake Breakfast

Date: June 4, 2022
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 4, 2022
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 4, 2022
End date: June 5, 2022
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 4, 2022
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 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 3:30 pm.

Volleyball Tournament

Date: June 4, 2022
Time: 10:00 am
Event | Sports
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Like sports? Register a team and enjoy a little volleyball at the fair!

Face Painting

Date: June 4, 2022
Time: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Outside Community Centre
Event | Face Painting
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Younger kids will love the face painting offered by les Guides franco-canadiennes of Blackburn Hamlet! 2-4 tickets based on design.

Meaghan Thew

Date: June 4, 2022
Time: 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: MainStage
Event | Music | Saturday
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Solo vocalist

Little Ray’s Reptiles

Date: June 4, 2022
Time: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Arena
Event | Saturday
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Family Games

Date: June 4, 2022
Time: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location: Side of the Arena
Event | Family Games
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Feel the nostalgia of years gone by with some family games in the style of our original Funfair days. Kids and teens.  Come win a pop or other prizes in the duck pond, toilet paper toss, magnetic fish and clothespin drop.  One ticket each game.

Echoes To Horizon

Date: June 4, 2022
Time: 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Location: MainStage
Event | Music | Rock | Saturday
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Echoes To Horizon is a four piece rock band from Ottawa, Ontario. The band was born in November of 2021. With a well experienced hook driven rhythm section and hard hitting vocals the band is hoping to catch the attention of music lovers.

Beer Garden

Date: June 4, 2022
Time: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location: Beer Garden
Event | Saturday
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No gate charge on Friday.

Gate charge of $20 (early bird pricing till April 17 with ticket purchases to SOS), $30 after April 17

Proof of Age of Majority required to purchase or possess alcohol.

Cake

Date: June 4, 2022
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!

 

Field games

Date: June 4, 2022
Time: 1:00 pm
Event | Free
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Have your kids try some old fashioned games from the past!

Double Standard

Date: June 4, 2022
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: MainStage
Event | Music | Rock | Saturday
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High energy rock band

Bouncy Castle

Date: June 4, 2022
Time: 4:00 pm
Bouncy Castle | Event
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Have kids with boundless energy? Let them work it off in the bouncy castle!

Fri – 4pm to 10pm
Sat – 11am to 10pm
Sun – 10am to 3pm

Chanté et Kev

Date: June 4, 2022
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: MainStage
Event | Music | Saturday
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Deux voix, une guitare acoustique, un répertoire de plusieurs chansons populaires (et peut-être des joyaux méconnus); voici ce qui vous attend avec Chanté et Kev. Ce duo formé en 2018 a peaufiné leur spectacle sur plusieurs scènes dans la région de l’Outaouais, après avoir passé des années avec d’autres groupes et projets musicaux (la scène n’est pas un mystère pour ces deux). Les deux combinent leurs talents pour vous offrir des soirées mémorables en musique chez vous!

Little Miss Taken

Date: June 4, 2022
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: MainStage
Event | Music | Saturday
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Break out your dancin’ shoes! Little Miss Taken is a high-energy 5-piece Ottawa rock band covering great songs from the 70s, 80s and more! Pop, rock, disco, soul…LMT has got you covered. This is the band’s third appearance at the FunFair and they are always a hit. Don’t miss this band!

SOS: The ABBA Experience

Date: June 4, 2022
Time: 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location: MainStage
Event | Music | Saturday | Tribute
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SOS Band – The ABBA Experience is a band you don’t want to miss! With decades of professional experience among its members, they recreate the music of ABBA as closely as possible to the original studio recordings with no backing tracks. The appreciation of the Swedish pop phenom’s groove and unique vocal style is clearly evident in this group’s performances. From the killer vocals and harmonies classic to Agnetha and Frida, the intricate piano and rhythmic guitar of Benny and Bjorn, to the rich backup vocal layers performed by the other talented members, this ten-piece band will deliver an authentic experience like no other!

Fireworks

Date: June 4, 2022
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 5, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Soccer Field
Event | Fun Run | Sunday
Blackburn Fun Run – they’re off

Come celebrate some fitness and activity by participating in the Blackburn Fun Run Sunday morning!

Dog Show

Date: June 5, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Arena
Dog Show | Event | Sunday
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Anything is pawsible if you enter your pet in the dog show!

 

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