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Whoa Canada! 2015


June 18, 2015

 

 

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Enjoy Whoa Canada! Celebrations at Riverfront Park on July 1st
Lounsbury Group presents Whoa Canada! 

MONCTON – Come celebrate Canada Day in downtown Moncton with the largest July 1st festivities in New Brunswick, with Trooper headlining the biggest FREE party around! 

Presented by the Lounsbury Group, Moncton’s Whoa Canada! celebrations will offer more than just live music and fireworks. Throughout the day, Moncton’s riverfront will be host to a variety of activities to be enjoyed by all, including the Kids' PlayZone presented by National Bank.
 
The Whoa Canada! main stage, located in the Riverfront Parking Lot next to old fire hall on Assomption Boulevard, will light up on July 1st from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Performers include:
the Backyard Devils;
Jean-Marc Couture; and
Trooper headlining the evening.

Once the applause has quieted and Trooper has left the stage, the crowd’s attention will be directed to the riverfront, where the Tri-Commmunity Canada Day Fireworks will begin. Spectators are invited to enjoy the fireworks on Riverfront Park in downtown Moncton, for the best view. The Tri-Community Canada Day Fireworks are a presentation of the City of Moncton, the Town of Riverview and the City of Dieppe. 

Full Canada Day Program:

12 p.m. – O’ Can You Cycle Bike Ride– wear red and white and show your Canadian pride! Meet behind the Moncton Press Club; decorated bikes are encouraged!
12 p.m. to 6 p.m. – Kids’ Concert at the Riverfront Stage, on the east side of the old fire hall
12 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. – Shelley Bean and the Duckety Muds (English)
1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. – Roland Gauvin et M. Crapaud (French)
2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. – Rémi Boudreau, magician (Bilingual) 
3 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. – Shelley Bean and the Duckety Muds (English)
4 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. – Roland Gauvin et M. Crapaud (French)
5 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. – Rémi Boudreau, magician (Bilingual)

12 p.m. to 8 p.m. – Kids’ PlayZone featuring bouncy games, face painting, airbrush tattoos, crafts and more (Riverfront Park)
12 p.m. to 10 p.m. – Vendors offering a variety of foods and other products (Riverfront Park)
6 p.m. to 10 p.m. –– Official Canada Day Concert on the Whoa Canada! Main Stage (Riverfront Parking Lot) 
10 p.m. – Canada Day Fireworks (Riverfront Park)

Resurgo Place (20 Mountain Road)
Free outdoor activity from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; cake will be served!

Street Closure Details:
From 6 a.m. until midnight on Wednesday, July 1: full closure of Assomption Boulevard from Westmorland Street to Mechanic Street leaving the intersections of Assomption/Westmorland and Mechanic/Assomption open; and closure of the westbound lane of Assomption Boulevard from Mechanic Street to Main Street.

Rain Location: In the event of extreme weather conditions, the Canada Day celebrations (except fireworks) will take place at the Moncton Coliseum Agrena Complex. In case of poor weather conditions, look for event updates on the City of Moncton’s Facebook page.
 
Parks and Leisure Services, in partnership with La Bikery, will be offering a free bike valet service at the Moncton Market from 12 p.m. to 11 p.m. for those who will be traveling by bicycle downtown.

The City of Moncton would like to thank the Canada Day presenting sponsor Lounsbury Group, government partner Canadian Heritage, Kids’ PlayZone presented by the National Bank, and sponsors Atlantic Lottery, Pepsi and Downtown Moncton Centre-Ville Inc. for their generous support.
 
For more information call 506-877-7700 or visit moncton.ca/CanadaDay
 

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Contact:

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