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The Back 40 – Outdoor Stage

Licensed, All Ages & Family Area

**At 9:00 PM the Back 40 turns into an age of majority area, no further admittance to U19 guests**

Location of Event: West of the Track
Committee Contacts: Sarah Kroekenstoel & Shane Austin

Join us all weekend at the “Outdoor Stage” for a refreshing beverage and to sit down and enjoy some live music inside of our licensed area.

The Outdoor Stage located in the South end of the grounds near the track. It’s the best place to meet up with old friends, take a load off, and relax out of the Sun.

There are multiple musical acts to choose from from upbeat country music in the evening to live acoustic entertainment in the afternoons for the whole family!

2024 Back 40 Serving Hours

Thursday May 30- 4pm – 12am, last serve 11:30pm
Friday May 31 – 4pm – 1am, last serve 12:30am
Saturday June 1 – 10am – 1am, last serve 12:30am
Sunday June 2 – 10am – 5pm, last serve 4:30pm

The 2024 Beverage Provider is Labatt’s

Available beverages for 2024:

  • Michelob Ultra
  • Budweiser
  • Bud Light
  • Nutrl Lime
  • Brickworks Batch 1904
  • Mike’s Hard Iced Tea

All beverages served as tall boys and sold for $8/drink ticket. 10 ticket max purchase at a time. Drinks tickets are valid for the day of purchase only.

Entertainment Line Up

Thursday May 30

9:30 pm – My Friend The Skeleton (band)

Friday May 31

9:30 pm – Fiddlestix (band)

Saturday June 1

10 am – Birds of Prey
12 pm – Birds of Prey
1 pm – Mechanical Bull Riding (ends at 12:30am)
2 pm – Birds of Prey
9:30 pm – Two for the Show (band)

Sunday June 4

10:30 am – Birds of Prey
11 am – Mechanical Bull Riding and Calf Roping (ends at 5pm)

Mechanical Bull!

The mechanical bull is coming back on Saturday and Sunday! For $3 a ride come and test your skills (ride tickets valid day of purchase only).

***The Back 40 is a Family friendly area until 9pm. NO MINORS WILL BE PERMITTED ENTRY TO THE BACK 40 AREA AFTER 9PM***


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Birds of Prey

Each year the Brooklin Agricultural Society welcomes the Canadian Raptor Conservatory to come and provide education about the many ‘Birds of Prey” that reside in our great country!

Education and Entertainment combined at each of their shows over the weekend (and an added bonus of control over less desire birds such as seagulls!).

Be sure to check back on this page for more details once times and locations for the shows are confirmed!

For more information about the Canadian Raptor Conservatory visit their website: http://www.canadianraptorconservancy.com/

2024 Show Times:

Saturday June 1:
10am
12pm
2pm
Sunday June 2:
10:30am
*All shows are 1 hour in length and are located in the Back 40 (south-west side of the fairgrounds beside the track in the licensed area)

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Creative Corner

THE CREATIVE CORNER

Sponsored by:
Brooklin Agricultural Society

Cheryl Flanders

FRIDAY MAY 31, 2024 - 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
SATURDAY JUNE 1, 2024 - 10:00 pm - 6:00 pm
SUNDAY JUNE 2, 2024 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

If you're looking for something to do at the fair beyond the midway, come join us for some kid friendly activities. Returning to our *NEW* location in the tent between the playground and tennis courts there's always something to do! Activities are **FREE** and spaces are limited, with first come, first served. Join us for a variety of interactive kid friendly displays. Check out our website as we reveal what will be featured each day for our *FREE* Make and Takes

We hope to see you in the Creative Corner!

Friday

4:15 pm - Make and Take: Modeling Dough
5:15 pm - Make and Take: Tractor Pull Flags
6:15 pm - Make and Take: Wter Bombs

Saturday

10:30 am - Make and Take: Animals Ears
11:30 am - Make and Take: Bouncing Bubble Solution
12:30 pm - Make and Take: Bug Boxes
2:00 pm- Make and Take: Modeling Dough
3:15 pm - Make and Take: Buzzing Bees
4:15 pm- Make and Take: Father's Day Scratch and Win Card
5:00 pm - Make and Take: Demolition Derby Flag

Sunday

10:30 am - Make and Take: Bouncing Bubble Solution
11:15 am - Make and Take: Modeling Dough
1:00 pm - Make and Take: Father's Day Scratch and Win Card
2:15 pm - Make and Take: Musical Instruments (Harmonicas and Maracas)
3:00 pm - Make and Take: Crawley Spiders

Make and Take crafts are subject to change.

No reservations, make and takes available while supplies last, first come first served.


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Courtyard Stage

Fire, trapeze, hoops and more! The Courtyard Stage is your one stop shop for all your busker entertainment at the 2023 Brooklin Spring Fair. Located in the parking lot outside of the Expo Hall (Arena) you will find free entertainment for you and your family.

Plus be sure to keep your eyes peeled while on the grounds for our roaming performances taking place throughout the midway.

2023 SCHEDULE

  Thursday – June 1st Friday – June 2nd Saturday – June 3rd Sunday – June 4th
12:00 PM Artecycle – BMX Stunt Show
2:00 PM Artecycle – BMX Stunt Show Artecycle – BMX Stunt Show
3:00 PM The Pirate Lady
4:00 PM •○☆ Magical Witch School ☆○• Artecycle – BMX Stunt Show
5:00 PM The Pirate Lady The Pirate Lady Artecycle – BMX Stunt Show
6:00 PM •○☆ Magical Witch School ☆○• •○☆ Magical Witch School ☆○• The Pirate Lady
7:00 PM The Pirate Lady The Pirate Lady •○☆ Magical Witch School ☆○•
8:00 PM •○☆ Magical Witch School ☆○• •○☆ Magical Witch School ☆○• Artecycle – BMX Stunt Show
10:00 PM The Pyro-Ladies – Fire Show The Pyro-Ladies – Fire Show The Pyro-Ladies – Fire Show

Want a sneak peak? Check out the photos below of our 2023 Acts!

 

 Artecycle  The Pyro-Ladies

•○☆ Magical Witch School ☆○•

 The Pirate Lady

 

 

 

 


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Expo Hall (Arena) Stage Schedule

Expo Hall is a happening place to be on the Fairgrounds! Homecraft, little shoppes on the FAIRGROUNDS and our family entertainment stage are all found inside. New in 2023 are three 19+ ticketed events!

The 2023 Arena Stage Schedule:

Events and times are subject to change.

THURSDAY, JUNE 1

4:00 – 7:00pm     Open to Public – Homecraft Exhibits
5:00pm                 Opening Ceremonies
6:00pm                 Ambassador Competition


8pm MUSIC BINGO, BRATS, & BREWS – 19+ Ticketed Event


FRIDAY, JUNE 2

4:00 – 7:00pm     Open to Public – Homecraft Exhibits
4:00pm                 “little shoppes” Open
5:15pm                   Spelling Bee – French (registration 5pm)
6:00pm                 Spelling Bee – English


8pm EXPO HALL DANCE with Eric Lambier – 19+ Ticketed Event


SATURDAY, JUNE 3

9:00am – 7:00pm     Open to Public – Homecraft Exhibits
11:00 am                     “little shoppes” Open
12 noon                       Flea Circus
1:00pm                       Bruce Longman – Live Music
1:45pm                        Pie Dive, Kids Pie Competition
2:15pm                        Pie Eating Contest
3:30pm                       Flea Circus
4:00pm                       Bruce Longman – Live Music
5:00pm                       Pedal Tractor Pull Kids Competition


8pm STAND UP COMEDY SHOW  presented by Horseman Comedy Shows – 19+ Ticketed Event


SUNDAY, JUNE 4

10:00am – 5:00pm     Open to Public – Homecraft Exhibits,
10:00am                       little shoppes Open
10:00am                       Baby Show (pre-registration only)
11:00am                       Teddy Bear Parade
12:00 noon                  Band
1:00pm                         Spring Sing (pre-registration only)
3:00pm                        Band


Purchase Event Tickets Here

Arena Competitions: Details







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Little Shoppes on the Fairgrounds

Brooklin Spring Fair is excited to introduce a fun shopping experience of one-of-a-kind items, old favourites and other goods and services in our courtyard, buildings, tents and all throughout the fairgrounds.  In 2024 we are thrilled to be partnering with the Whitby Farmer’s Market vendors from the Brooklin and Whitby locations to kick off their 2024 season!!! Come find them in the Tennis Courts!

Information for little shoppes Customers

Public Admission to the little shoppes is included with the Brooklin Spring Fair admission.

little shoppes on the FAIRGROUNDS – Inside the Expo Hall (Arena)

Friday May 31: 4pm – 7pmSaturday June 1: 11am – 7pmSunday June 2: 10am – 5pm

little shoppes on the FAIRGROUNDS – Outside

Thursday June 1: 4pm – 10pm (does not include Whitby Farmer’s Market Vendors)Friday June 2: 4pm – 10pmSaturday June 3: 9am – 10pmSunday June 4: 10am – 5pm

Information for little shoppes Vendors

For further details on how to reserve a spot, requirements and fees for retail/service vendors and not-for profit organizations please complete the little shoppes on the FAIRGROUNDS Vendor Application and either email or mail the form to the address noted.

Vendor Application

Questions? Please email littleshoppesonthefairgrounds@gmail.com


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Midway

Our Midway Excitement is brought to you by:

TOONIE RIDES – Thursday May 30, 2024

Returning for 2024! 

Brooklin Spring Fair and Albion Amusements are proud to continue this opportunity for fair goers!

Sunday Ride All Day passes are available for $35 in advance; online or from one of our community partners or at the gates for $45.

Ride All Day Passes are available locally at:

  • Michael Kelly’s (93 Winchester Rd E, Whitby, ON L1M 1B4)
  • Home Hardware (64 Baldwin St, Brooklin, ON L1M 1A3)
  • FreshCo (5959 Baldwin St S, Whitby, ON L1M 1T6)

The Ride All Day Pass is valid for ride operations hours on Sunday June 2, 2024 only.

Online Sales Opening Soon!

To purchase a ride all day pass in person visit one of our community partners:

TBA

Important Conditions:
– $35 advance sales, $45 on the grounds
– No refunds
– Riders MUST meet the TSSA Height Requirements
– Admission to the Fair is NOT included
– Redeemable for SUNDAY only (bring your pre-purchased ticket to any ticket booth to obtain your Ride All Day Wrist Band!)

Midway is Open:

Thursday May 30: 5:00pm – 11:00pm**
Friday May 31: 4:00pm – 11pm
Saturday June 1: 11:00am – 11:00pm
Sunday June 2: 11:00am – 4:00pm

(**pending Safety Approval, start time may be delayed)

NOTE: Ride All Day passes are valid for hours of midway operation only, program ends at 4pm Sunday.

Ticket Prices for 2024:

1 ticket for $2
16 tickets for $30
36 tickets for $50

**For Toonie Night, all tickets are a toonie and all rides are only ONE ticket**

 


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NEW* ProRider Freestyle MX Show

SATURDAY JUNE 1, 2024
Showtimes: 3pm & 5pm

Proudly sponsored by:
Brooklin Agricultural Society

Join us Saturday on the track to take in the brand NEW ProRider Freestyle MX Show! It promises to be an exciting show including upright athletes, backflips, and gravity defying stunts!

Show is included as part of your entry to the fair – first comes first served for seats.


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Parade

Parade Date: Saturday June 1, 2024
Parade Start Time 10:30 A.M.

Proudly Sponsored by:
Brooklin Agricultural Society

2024  Theme:  “We’ve Got a Good Thing Growing”

The B.A.M. Lions Club is proud to be back organizing this year’s parade celebrating the 113th Anniversary of the Brooklin Spring Fair.

Last Fair, our B.A.M. Lions Club, along with all the parade participants created another exciting and memorable parade.

The Brooklin Spring Fair has many traditions and the parade is definitely one of the highlights. Many volunteer hours go into the planning and preparation of  the parade to ensure that it continues to grow and reflect the many long standing traditions established over the years.

Keeping this in mind, we would like to invite you or your group to be a part of this year’s parade.  You may consider entering a decorated float from a group to walk the route, dress up or provide your idea to us– we simply ask that you participate!  The theme  “We’ve Got a Good Thing Growing” is sure to be a hit with all ages.

Space is limited.  To ensure your participation, please submit your application by May 28, 2024.  Priority will be given to those submissions received prior to the deadline.  Please complete the  application form and email it to:  mcgrorey25@rogers.com.

The fee structure for participation in the 2024 Brooklin Spring Fair Parade is:

Businesses (for profit organizations, excluding sponsors): $100.00

Not for Profit organizations, community groups, etc.: $25.00

Payment:

Please make cheque payable to:

The Brooklin Agricultural Society
Box 615 , Brooklin , Ontario L1M 1B5
Memo line: 2024 Parade

Or

E-transfer to:
treasurer@brooklinspringfair.com
Password:  Parade

Payment must be received prior to the parade.

2024 Parade Application

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or if  you would like to discuss your ideas. Once you have sent in your completed application, we will contact you via email to confirm your participation in the parade.  We will  provide you with further details such as the parade route, marshalling location, etc.

Please ensure that you sign the Hold Harmless section at the bottom of the application.  If this area is not completed, you may not be able to participate in the parade.

On behalf of the Brooklin Agricultural Society and the BAM Lions Club, we welcome your participation in the Brooklin Spring Fair Parade  on Saturday June 1, 2024.

Yours truly,  Jim McGrorey.

B.A.M. Lions Parade Committee Chair: mcgrorey25@rogers.com or  289-988-2850  anytime via TEXT if you have specific questions related to the parade.

We hope to hear from you soon !

2024 Parade Route:


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RAM Rodeo Tour

SUNDAY JUNE 2, 2024
Showtimes: 12pm & 3pm

Proudly sponsored by:
Brooklin Agricultural Society

Saddle up because the Brooklin Spring Fair is going to get wild and western as the RAM Rodeo Tour comes to town on Sunday June 2, 2024!

The Brooklin Spring Fair will host a day of the live-action packed sport of rodeo, as seen at the Calgary Stampede and will include events such as: bareback and saddlebronc riding, barrel racing, pole bending and the world’s most dangerous sport- bull riding!

Be sure to come on out and cheer on the cowboys and cowgirls of the RAM Rodeo Tour!