Belleville Canada Day Celebration 2018
* Celebrating Canada's Birthday *
Sunday July 1st at West Zwick's Park
Free Admission - $5 Donation for Parking
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Free Shuttles are Available!
First Shuttles will leave from BOTH locations at 3:00 pm, and, last shuttles will leave West Zwick’s Park at 11:00 pm. Shuttles will run from 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm every 20-30 minutes.
Shorelines Shuttle Bus #1 (gold with black & red lettering) route sign will say “Canada Day East Shuttle”
1st Pick up at Quinte Sports & Wellness Centre (east side doors at the regular bus stop) … this facility is closed on Canada Day so there is LOTS of free parking
2nd Pick up at the Pinnacle Street Bus Terminal in downtown Belleville (all parking downtown is FREE July 1st)
Destination – front gate of festival
Shorelines Shuttle Bus #2 route sign will say “Canada Day West Shuttle”
Pick Up at the Pioneer Building at Loyalist College (Wallbridge Loyalist Road) … this facility is closed on Canada Day so there is LOTS of free parking
Destination – front gate of festival
Bring your family, friends, picnic blankets & lawn chairs and join us for an awesome afternoon & evening of FREE attractions & entertainment on the Bay!
Flat Rock Farms: Free Pony rides with Debbie & her beautiful 4-legged friends! Be sure to come out and pet and ride the beautiful ponies.
Checkers Inflatable Fun Factory: Is bringing inflatable fun for people of all ages. Come out and try the Adrenaline Rush Obstacle Course, Giant Circus Maze, Slam Dunk Challenge and so much more.
Canadian History Monster Colouring Mural: What better way to celebrate Canada's Birthday then by getting creative and decorating giant mural depicting the best of the best in Canadian History. Help colour National Monuments, Historic Canadians, National Treasures, and Historic Moments courtesy of West City Honda.
Art Galore: Come out and enjoy the awe inspiring Balloon Art of Christopher the Twistopher, whether you are looking for a balloon pet or the craziest hat in the park Twistopher can do it all. Don't forget to visit Melissa as she will be transforming faces across the park with her jaw dropping Face Art. And be sure to top it all off with beautiful Hair Art with Kaya, she will give you a stunning hair colour to go with the rest of your art.
Canadian Raptor Conservancy: THIS SHOW IS A MUST SEE! Check out the Birds of Prey Flight Show at 4:30 pm, 5:30 pm & 7:00 pm. This breath taking show will feature owls, eagles, falcons and hawks flying over head while you learn about each of these amazing birds.
Quinte Wood Carvers Association: Be sure to check out this incredible demonstration by the QWCA. They will be doing a variety of wood carvings big and small, so be sure to this magnificent artistic display.
Yoshi Chladny - The Juggler: Yoshi is a professional juggler that trained and taught at the Circus School in Montreal, and traveled the world with Cirque Du Soleil. This edge of your seat show will shock and amaze you. There will be swords, fire, danger and excitement. Be sure to check out the shows happening at 4:30 pm, 6:00 pm & 8:00 pm
Entertainment (Tom Gavey Pavilion)
Northern Lights Steel Orchestra: The Northern Lights Steel Orchestra delivers an impressive fusion of musical styles for maximum enjoyment while adding a unique bit to the cultural life of the community. Check out the shows happening at 3:30 pm & 5:30 pm
Entertainment (Lions Pavilion Main Stage)
Andy Forgie - 3:15pm: Belleville's favourite children's entertainer will get the party rolling on the main stage. Come out for Andy's amazing show that will have everyone up singing and dancing as we kick off the party!
"Happy Birthday Canada" Celebration - 4:00pm: Join us at Main Stage for 4:00pm sharp as CFB Trenton will roar over head with a Hercules Low Level Fly By, followed by the official opening ceremonies, music, free waterless tattoos, cupcakes, and so much more!
Elvis Presley & Johnny Cash Tribute - 4:30pm: Elvis Presley (Matt Cage) and Johnny Cash (Derek Morris) will bring down the house with this great tribute concert. Elvis and Johnny are going to start a "Ring of Fire" in their "Blue Suede Shoes" that you won't want to miss.
Carl Dixon Trio - 7:00pm: What better way to celebrate Canada Day then with Canadian Rock Legend Carl Dixon. This Rocktastic performance will include hit songs from Guess Who, April Wine & Coney Hatch, along with songs from Carl's new album "Whole 'Nother Thing"
70's Revolution - 8:30pm: Andrew Martin's 70's Revolution: Funk - Soul - Disco - Classic Rock! Relive some of the greatest hits of the 70's from artists including; The Eagles, Elton John, Journey, Elvis Presley and so many more. This show will have you singing and dancing the night away. Come see why people are saying "My entire family loved the show and this great collection of songs", "What a fantastic concert and remarkable voice", and "This is Canada's #1 Tribute to 70's Music!"
FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR - 10:00PM
Food & Snacks
We will have no shortage of food available on site. Enjoy the best of Quinte's Food Trucks with Gator Fries, Papa's Pizza Catering, Herbert's Fries, & Wild Hawg Catering. You will be able to enjoy the best poutine, fries, burgers, pulled pork, pizza and hot dogs that Belleville has to offer. The Canteen will also be open with Amanda's Sweet Treats, serving up popcorn, chocolate bars, chips, and frozen treats for desert.
At 5:00 pm we will be having a FREE Community Hot Dog BBQ Sponsored by the City of Belleville (*hot dogs are free while supplies last*)
Thank you to all of our sponsors for their support!