Phin Park

Eco Fun Fair 2022

This event has already taken place.

After a 2 year hiatus, the Eco Fun Fair is back!

With informative speakers, electric car test drives, retrofit house tours, not to mention food and face painting, there's a little something for everyone.

If you'd like to get involved in helping organize, we meet (virtually) at 7:30pm on Wednesday evenings. Please email us at [email protected] if you'd like to get involved.

3rd ECO FUN FAIR, Saturday, June 18th, 1-5pm, at Phin Park in the Pocket

Theme for 2022 -- Greening the Pocket – Greening Toronto: Harnessing the Power of Community


1:00 pm – ECO FUN FAIR BEGINS – with activities for children of all ages!


2:00 PM – THE PROGRAM BEGINS UNDER THE BIG TENT - with Michael O'Neill as MC

2:01– Welcome to the Pocket – by Julie Charles, Membership Coordinator of the Pocket Community Association
     Welcoming our Elected Representatives – to speak for 2-5 minutes each, then be available at their booth outside

2:05 – Councillor Paula Fletcher
2:10 – MPP Peter Tabuns

2:15 – MP Julie Dabrusin, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change,
                and to the Minister of Natural Resources

2:20 -- Welcome to the Eco Fun Fair - by David Langille, Chair of the Pocket Change Project
                 Offering an update on our work, and introducing our new staff conducting our Community Survey,
                  thanks to the Canada Summer Jobs program and the Green Neighbours Network!

     Welcome our guest speakers – to give 10-15 minute presentations about matters which can followed up at the information booths
2:30 -- Ariana Foyle, from the City of Toronto’s Environment and Energy Division - about the new Home Energy Loan Program
                with interest rates as low as 0 percent;

2:45 – Trish Long, from Goldfinch Energy – describing how homeowners can reduce their energy use and cut their carbon emissions

3:00 -- Tim Grant from the Harbord Village Residents Association – inviting participation in their bulk buy program for induction stoves and e-bikes.


3:30 – Q & A Session if desired…




Electric Cars and E-Bikes – it’s become a wonderful, time-honoured feature of our Eco Fun Fairs to see our local EVs on display!


Fair Market – over 7 vendors offering a variety of local products and produce!


Food and Drink – Popcorn, Veggie Burgers, Mini-Muffins and more!


Children’s Activities – Face Painting, Crafts, Bubbles, Indigenous eco-activities !


See you soon!