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Check out our favorite events

The Blackburn FunFair occurs annually on the first weekend of June and showcases the community spirit in Blackburn Hamlet.

Some of the highlighted events of the three day festival include:

Softball Tournament

Date: May 31, 2019

Time: 5:00 pm - dusk

Location: Tauvette Ball Diamond

Event | Softball | Sports

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, 2019

Time: 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Location: Beer Garden

Beer Garden | Event


Quench your thirst sampling some beverages from our local microbreweries.

Family Movie Night

Date: May 31, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Arena

Event | Free | Movie


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!


Date: June 1, 2019

Time: 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Location: Bearbrook Road; Start at Louis Riel school; end at Community Center

Event | Parade

Blackburn Funfair Parade

Start your morning off cheering along your friends and community partners at the Saturday morning parade.


Date: June 1, 2019

Time: 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Location: Arena

Event | Showcase


Come visit and support our community businesses.

Used Book Sale

Date: June 1, 2019

Time: 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Location: Arena

Book Sale | Event


One of our most popular events is the used book sale – check it out!


Date: June 1, 2019

Time: 10:00 pm

Location: Ball Diamond

Event | Fireworks | Free | Saturday


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, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 10:30 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 2, 2019

Time: 12:20 pm - 1:30 pm

Location: Arena

Dog Show | Event | Sunday


Anything is pawsible if you enter your pet in the dog show!




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