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Groupe Lounsbury Group presents:

Moncton's Whoa Canada! Celebrations

 

July 1st, 2015
Moncton's Riverfront Park

 

Come celebrate Canada Day in downtown Moncton with the largest July 1st festivities in New Brunswick, with Trooper headlining the biggest FREE party around! 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, include the Kids' PlayZone presented by National Bank.

 

Location

Who 

The official Canada Day main stage will be in the Riverfront Parking Lot next to the former Assomption Fire Station, while the Kids’ PlayZone area, which will feature a childrens’ concert, games and various activities, will remain in the Riverfront Park Event Zone on the east side of the fire station. This will foster new life for the Canada Day celebrations as all of the event components will be located in one central location, while still remaining in the heart of our downtown core.

Trooper to headline Canada Day Festivities

Moncton's Riverfront Park will be rockin' on July 1st, with Canadian rock band Trooper! This Juno Award-winning group will be headlining the Whoa Canada! concert, capping off a full day of family-friendly fun and entertainment

"Over the past few years, our Whoa Canada! celebrations have become a must-do event in downtown Moncton, welcoming over 15, 000 people each year," said Moncton Mayor George LeBlanc. "We're thrilled to welcome Canadian rock icons Trooper as part of the show!"

Residents and visitors alike will be "here for a good time", as the group performs their hits from the past four decades, including: "Raise a Little Hell", "The Boys in the Bright White Sportscar", "Two For the Show", "Pretty Lady", "Good Ol' General Hand Grenade", "Round, Round We Go", "Santa Maria" and "Janine".

As has become tradition, downtown Moncton will also play host to children's entertainment and activities in the afternoon, leading up to the evening concert and fireworks extravaganza. Further, programming detailes will be released in June.

Bike Parking 

In collaboration with Parks and Leisure, La Bikery Cooperative, will be offering a free bike valet service from 12 p.m. to 11 p.m. for those who will be traveling by bicycle to join the downtown festivities. The valet service will be located at the Moncton Farmer's Market. (In partnership with the City of Moncton)

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 the event of difficult weather conditions, check the City of Moncton's Facebook page for updates on July 1st.

Media Contact 

Isabelle LeBlanc

Communications, City of Moncton

 506-853-3592 / isabelle.leblanc@moncton.ca