Belleville Canada Day Celebration 2019
* Celebrating Canada's Birthday *
Monday July 1st at West Zwick's Park
Free Admission - $5 Donation for Parking
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Free Shuttles will be Available!
FREE Shuttle Buses will be available starting at 3:00 pm at the Quinte Mall (Old Sears Store). The Shuttle Bus will then stop at the Bus Terminal on Pinnacle St. The Shuttle will run every 30 minutes (approx) until 11:00 pm.
Bring your family, friends, picnic blankets & lawn chairs and join us for an awesome afternoon & evening of FREE attractions & entertainment on the Bay!
2019 Main Stage Schedule
Official Birthday Ceremony - 4:00 PM
Join us for the official kick off of the Canada Day celebration with a low level fly over by a CFB Trenton Hercules Aircraft, words from local Dignitaries and of course Birthday Cake!
Mystic Drumz - 4:45 PM & 5:45 PM
This interactive children's performance will get the kids up and dancing, drumming and grooving to their own beat. Mystic Drumz brings musical education and interactive entertainment to a whole new level. Come learn about different musical instruments from around the world, as well as, learn to play them.
FREE Community BBQ - 5:00 PM (while supplies last)
Enjoy a FREE hot dog cooked on the MOST Unique BBQ's you'll ever see! Barbeque Party In A Box will be joining us this year with their very special units including their Canadian Snowbird replica & 1934 ZZ Top Ford Coupe.
Celtic Celebration - 6:30 PM
Sing along, stomp your feet, clap your hands, dance, whistle or bring your spoons & join in on a fun celebration! Our “Celtic Kitchen Party” will feature Madman’s Window band from Cobourg, our own Fiddleheads, & pipers from the Air Force City Pipe Band.
The Guess Who Tribute - 8:30 PM
Carl Dixon sings “The Guess Who”… Carl was Burton Cummings replacement for 8 years and joining him are former members Bill Wallace (bass guitar & co-writer of many of their greatest hits) & Laurie MacKenzie (lead guitar). Keyboard master Lou Pomanti (member of “Blood Sweat & Tears for 10 yrs & keyboardist & arranger for Canadian stars like Michael Buble) and drummer Mark Santer (a fill-in drummer for GW) add more HUGE talent to this fabulous tribute that has traveled throughout North America thrilling audiences over the past 2 years!
2019 Heritage Canada Stage Schedule
Andy Forgie - 7:00 PM
He’s one of Quinte’s most beloved entertainers & will start things rockin’ & rollin’ on our NEW Heritage Canada Fireworks Stage…join in & sing along with Andy Forgie’s acoustic set of 60’s & 70’s classics!
Benni Vander - 8:00 PM
Quinte Region performer Benni Vander (Ben Vandergaast) will have you singing along to the tunes made famous by keyboard stylists like Billy Joel, Elton John & Supertramp … all those classic tunes we just can’t get enough of!
Instant Rivalry - 9:00 PM
Instant Rivalry is an award winning brother/sister country music duo with a rock edge. Hailing from our very own Prince Edward County this fun yet fiery performance will get the audience amped up for our awesome fireworks display!
Buskers by the Bay - Various Times throughout park
Enjoy some incredible entertaining Buskers throughout the park and on the Heritage Canada stage as you prepare to enjoy the Fireworks Display. Hula Hoop extraordinaire's DJ Electric Hoopster & Bex in Motion will drop your jaws with their LED and Fire hoop performances filled with acrobatic flair and crowd interaction. While Tim Burr the Circus Lumberjack & Circus Jonathon will have you laughing the night away with their amazing juggling, acrobats, balancing acts and all already hilarity in their circus comedy acts.
Tom Bishop Family from 4B Ranch Productions - 5:00 PM & 7:30 PM
Tom Bishop, his family & friends from 4B Ranch Productions will take you on a fun-filled Wild Wild West journey …
- Trick & Fancy Roping
- Whip Cracking
- Nero The Hi-Schooled Horse
- Knife Throwing
- Smilin’ Dan The Fast Draw Man
The Bishop Family has performed at the Calgary Stampede, CNE, and many fairs & festivals throughout the USA & Canada. They have trained horses for Canadian productions including Anne With An E, The Good Witch, The Handmaids Tale and last but not least MURDOCH MYSTERIES!
For Seasons 1 through 7 they were the exclusive providers of horses, wagons & assorted props & their staff have been featured in many episodes & are still involved as “extras”.
Check out the photos … Tom Bishop racing down an alley in his carriage with star Yannick Bisson, Tom on the Fire Wagon & 4B Ranch employees in the Mild Wild West episode in Season 2 for which the Bishops provided many of the props, show backdrops, horses, show performers & extras.
The Police Wagon & Fire Wagon will be on display July 1st for photo ops and some of the Bishop Family & 4B Ranch actors will be joining us as will Nero the horse whom has been featured in many episodes.
Glanmore National Historic Site will be bringing photos from the filming of Murdoch Mysteries “The Curse of Beaton Manor” episode in Season 3 as well as an autographed script.
Keep those cowboy hats on as you test your skills on the Mechanical Bull, Rodeo Roper & at the Wild West Shooting Gallery!
Additional Fun & Entertainment
Birds of Prey - Canadian Raptor Conservancy - 5:00 PM, 6:00 PM & 7:30 PM
Enjoy an incredible demonstration and educational live show featuring free-flying birds of prey such as; owls, hawks, eagles and falcons. These shows are amazing and informative and provide an up close, personal interaction with these incredible birds.
Pony Rides with Flat Rock Farms - 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Who doesn't love a good pony ride? Every child deserves the opportunity to ride a pony and why not do it for Free! Come out and interact and ride one of the beautiful ponies from Flat Rock Farms.
Face & Balloon Art - 4:00 PM to Dusk
Come get your celebration on with some incredible Balloon Art by Christopher the Twistopher & Mister Twister. Hats, Unicorns, Elephants or whatever your heart desires. And while you are at it make sure to get your face painted by Melissa. Get a Canadian Flag painted in celebration, or go all out and turn yourself into a tiger.
Zoosemobile - 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Have you ever wanted to be in a band, but Mom & Dad wouldn't buy you that set of drums? Now is your chance to shine! Find The Zoosemobile travelling through the park and "be your own band", or, make music with your family and friends! Listen for The Zoosemobile and lets make some music!
Upper Canada Axe Throwing - 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Are you ready for an AXE-CITING TIME! Visit the 100% safe mobile outdoor range enclosure, courtesy of Upper Canada Axe Throwing & test your skills! A great new adventure for participants & tons of fun to watch.
SISCAR - 4:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Get Behind The WHEEL And Experience First Hand The Adrenaline Packed ACCELERATION And Dramatic Bone-Jarring IMPACTS Of Real Stock Car Auto Racing!
A special “Drivers Pass” will be given to all Belleville Rookie Drivers (while supplies last)
1 Junior size car & 1 Adult size car will be at our Canada Day Celebrations
Hourglass Mysteries - 4:00 PM to 9:30 PM
We need your help! We need every proud Canadian to try their hand at the new mobile escape room by Hourglass Mysteries. Challenge yourself by solving a variety of clues based on Canadian History to help SAVE THE CITY!!!
Quinte Laser Tag - 4:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Come join Quinte Lasertag for some SAFE, FUN outdoor lasertag! Grab one of our custom taggers & stop Mom & Dad, or your best pal, from tagging you out by getting them first or by seeking shelter from the trees & barriers we have set up in the woods on the hill!
Thank you to all of our sponsors for their support in 2019!