2015 FIREFIGHTER FAIR DATES: FRIDAY, JUNE 19 & SATURDAY, JUNE 20

**PAGE LAST UPDATED: may 21, 2015**

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general Fair information

Join the Uniacke Fire Department for it’s annual Firefighter’s Fair. Fair grounds open on Friday, June 19 at 6:30 and will begin with our kid’s large inflatables, games booths, canteen and many other exciting new events. We will end the night with our spectacular fireworks display at dusk.

Join us again on Saturday, June 20 for our second annual 5km run at 8:00am.  before the fun run starts, we will have a morning canteen starting at 7:00am serving breakfast sandwiches with coffee or juice.  choose from egg, ham and cheese or bacon, egg and cheese.

then at 11:00am enjoy our annual parade. Once the parade is finished, the fair grounds will open up for the day with our full canteen, all day bingo, games and large inflatables. End the day with our home made supper from 4-6, price per plate is free will offering. Top your evening off with our fair dance which runs from 9pm to 1am along with our night canteen on the fair grounds.

canvassing information

This year, we will not be canvassing door to door for pop and condiment donations to be used in our fair canteen.  If community members would like to continue donating pop and condiments, we will have drop off spots throughout the community during their normal hours of operation.

drop off locations are:
Uniacke FIre Hall; Eddy’s Variety; Esso, Irving, and churches.

Thank-you to everyone for your continued support!

Here are the pop flavors we are looking for people to donate.  The number of cases indicates our target for donations.
Pepsi: 50 Cases

Diet Pepsi: 20 Cases
Coke: 35 Cases
Diet Coke: 13 Cases
7-UP/Sprite: 12 Cases
Diet 7-UP/Sprlte: 3 Cases
Root Beer: 12 Cases
Orange: 12 Cases
Water: 80 Cases
Apple Juice / Orange Juice: 20 Cases

fun run and morning canteen information

The 2nd Annual Fireman’s Fair 5K Fun Run is being held on Saturday, June 20 at 8:30am.  The run will follow the same format as last year. We will be a non-chipped event, however, we are looking into getting a clock for the start/finish line. Registration is $30 and will take place May 14th and 28th 6:30-7:30pm at the Mount Uniacke Library. You must register by the 28th to be guaranteed a t-shirt and medal. Only 60 days away!

parade information

Thank-you to all who participated in this year’s parade theme contest.  Theme contest winners from Uniacke District School are from 3W: Lillian Lidberg and Madeline Neary and from 6 Hay: Will Read.  The theme of this year’s parade is “Under the Sea”.  All parade floats and participants will be judged in the following categories: Best Theme, Best Adult, Best Children’s Group, Best Float, Best Car, Best Truck, Best Fire Truck, Best Bicycle, Best Animal, and Best Under the Sea creature costume.  Show your community spirit and “Under the Sea” flair by finding your inner sea creature and celebrating with us!  Parade registrants will receive a Welcome Package and are asked to line up and register at Uniacke District School at the following times:  9:15am for floats and 10:00am for walkers.  The parade will begin at 11:00am sharp and will proceed to the Fire Hall where we will commence the fair activities for the day.  Please note, the parade will run rain or shine.  For parade related questions, please email parade@uniackefire.ca.

dance and night canteen information

This year’s dance is running from 9:00pm to 1:00am and entertainment is being provided by the band “Loud Hour”. Tickets are $10 per person and you can visit the fire hall to purchase tickets.

Our night canteen on the fair grounds will run from 8:00pm to 1:00am or until they run out of food, whichever happens first!  This year the canteen will be serving Fish & Chips; Onion Rings; Chicken Wings; and Mini Donairs YUM!!

raffle tickets

This year, tickets will be sold to raffle off the following items: 1st Prize: 50,000 BTU Stainless Steel BBQ with Withrow’s BBQ meat package valued at $850 and a 2nd Prize of a Magic Mountain Day Pass for a Family of Four.  For tickets, see your local firefighter or visit our fire hall from Monday through Friday from 8:00 to 5:00pm.