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Celebrate New Brunswick Day in the FIFA FanZone

July 23, 2014
MONCTON - Moncton is hosting a New Brunswick Day party as part of the FanZone celebrations for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Canada 2014. Monday, August 4, City Hall Plaza will honour both our Province and the excitement to come with the FIFA tournament being held at the Moncton Stadium.

“The first week of August gives Monctonians so many reasons to celebrate,” explained Moncton Mayor George LeBlanc. “We’re so pleased to be welcoming FIFA, and thought it only fitting to combine the excitement of the U-20 tournament with the party we’re hosting in honour of New Brunswick Day.”

Moncton’s New Brunswick Day party will take place in the FIFA FanZone on Monday, August 4, featuring children’s entertainment and a play zone, face painting, food vendors and the New Brunswick Day concert on the main stage featuring home-grown talent: Izzy and The Prohibition, Les Païens, as well as Samantha Robichaud and The Divorcees.

Full FIFA FanZone Program Schedule
All activities taking place in Moncton City Hall Plaza (655 Main Street)

Monday, August 4
New Brunswick Day in the FIFA FanZone – the ‘kickoff to the kickoff’

12 p.m. to 5 p.m. – Kids' entertainment

  • Razzmatazz (bilingual group)
  • Art Richard (in French)
  • The Little Ditties (in English)

12 p.m. to 8 p.m. – Kids’ PlayZone featuring bouncy games, face painting, and more

6 p.m. to 10 p.m. –New Brunswick Day Concert

  • Izzy and The Prohibition
  • Les Païens
  • Samantha Robichaud and The Divorcees

Wednesday, August 6
Fans will be part of the excitement during the first tournament matches at the Moncton Stadium with a double-header. Moncton will then host matches on August 9, 12, 17 and a semi-final match on August 20. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit www.fifa.com/canada2014.


Media Contact:
Nicole Melanson
Communications, City of Moncton
Nicole.melanson@moncton.ca / 506-383-6214