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2018 Schedule of Events

The following schedule is tentative. Please check back for updates. To see the previous years final schedule, see here.
Events – Friday, August 10
5:00 pm Opening Ceremonies & bell ringing at Wallaceburg Civic Park (near fountain)
All Day Arrival of boats on the Sydenham River
4:30 until sold out Knights of Columbus BBQ at James & Nelson St., with live music.
5:00 – 9:00 pm Terry Glover Memorial Cruise gathering at 5 pm, Cruise to start at 7pm at Canadian Tire to Dresden and back. Full route information is available here.
6:30 – ? Toys for kids to play on, South Side at Harbour Court greenspace (Wallace St).
7:00 – ? Entertainment Tent in downtown Wallaceburg, featuring Moondog Howlers. Be sure to bring lawn chairs!
7:30 pm Community Boat Cruise gathering at 7:30 pm at Wallace St boat ramp.
8:00 – ? Movie Night featuring Cars 3, South Side at Harbour Court greenspace (Wallace St).
Events – Saturday, August 11
8:00 am – 5 pm Boats along Sydenham River
8:00 – 11:00 am Knights of Columbus Breakfast – James St Municipal Parking Lot
8:00 am – 5 pm Cars & Motorcycles on James St.
Mid-morning Timeless 50's & 60's Show - Southside Stage
Mid-Morning Karate Demonstration - Southside
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Fire Truck Show registration till noon – Wallace St., east of Hope St. & WAMBO Tour Wagon Stop
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Antique & Custom Bicycles in front of the Museum on the South Side.
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Annual Toy & Model Show & Sale – on the south side of the river, across the walking bridge, featuring face painting, antique tractors, model trains, Toy show, Chatham-Kent Block Parent Program, blow-ups, and more!.
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Art in the Park / Crafts – grassy area on the North side of the river next to Wallaceburg’s Adult Activity Centre/Public Library.
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Product Tables – South Side
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Flea Market – South Side
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Wallaceburg & District Museum – King St., one block south of Walking Bridge
10:00 am – 1:00 pm Soap Box Racing Practice and Time Trials on South Side
10:00 am – 12:00 pm Crooner Music Featuring Al Delget at Karaoke Corner
11:00 am – 4:00 pm Giant Water Walking Ball and Bouncy Houses — Southside
12:00 pm – 6:00 pm Karaoke tent by the Wallaceburg Library with DJ's Mike & Melody.
1:00 pm – ? Cardboard Boat Races
Early Afternoon Mad Science! Show - Southside Stage
Mid-Afternoon Timeless 50's & 60's Show - Southside Stage
Mid-Afternoon Karate Demonstration - Southside
1:00 pm – 2:00pm Live entertainment.
1:00 pm Soap Box Racing on South Side
1:00 pm – 4:00pm Live entertainment inside the refreshment tent featuring That Whaling Band.
2:00 pm – 3:00pm Boat Awards
2:00 pm Participants BBQ draw at the Radio station
3:00 pm Fire Truck Parade
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Awards Ceremonies for Cars – there will be a People's Choice Ballot Box available for spectators to vote.
7:00 pm – 11:00 pm Live music featuring Cory James Mitchell Band at James St. municipal parking lot (Liquidation World). Be sure to bring lawn chairs!
Sunday Events – Sunday, August 12
10:00 – 11:30 am Interdenominational Church Service – James St. Municipal Parking Lot.
11:30 am MP Bev Shipley's FREE Community Luncheon – James St. Municipal Parking Lot.
10:00 am Mini Garden Tractor Pull Registration – Arnold Street, Wallaceburg (North of Accurcast).
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm Mini Garden Tractor Pull – Arnold Street, Wallaceburg (North of Accurcast).