This year’s Sunflower Festival will be better than ever, featuring live music entertainment, OPP K-9 unit, Main Street market and children activities. Also, come out and support the Lions Club, Sundridge Fire Department, Sundridge Legion and Splash for Stacey on August 8th & 9th, 2013.
Schedule of Events for 2013
Friday August 9, 2013 | The 2013 Sunflower Festival kicks off with a Fish Fry Dinner from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Royal Canadian Legion in Sundridge. After the dinner, there will be a free children's movie played at the Sundridge Community Centre. Popcorn and refreshments will be available for sale.
Saturday August 10, 2013 | The Sunflower Festival's busiest day is always Saturday and this year is no different. The day will start off with a Pancake Breakfast hosted by the Sundridge Strong Volunteer Firefighters Association held at the SSJ Arena, breakfast starts at 7:30am and runs until 11:00am. The Heritage House located near the SSJ Arena will be having an Open House Yard Sale from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
There will be a courtesy shuttle from SSJ Arena/Agricultural Fairgrounds to the Legion on Paget Street where the Opening Ceremonies will happen at 9:45 AM on the Main Street Stage (next to Near North Reality). Main Street will be busy, with the popular Main Street Market. Approx. 70 vendors selling everything from food to furniture will be there from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Main Street is also the venue for live music on the Main Street Stage from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
The Lions Park will be busy starting at 11:00 AM with a variety of children’s activities continuing throughout the day until 3:00 PM. The OPP K-9 Unit will be located at the Lions Park from 11:00 AM till 3:00 PM. Canoe Races begin at noon, followed by the Cardboard Boat Races all located at the Lions Park. While you are here, treat yourself to some BBQ at the Lion’s Club building.
Other events include Tea and sandwiches at the Community Centre hosted by the Harmony Guild. The COPA for kids airplane rides will take place at Air Park. Don’t let this opportunity fly by as they will only be there from 9:00 AM to Noon. For more information go to www.copaforkids.org/.
Rusty the Clown will also be Main Street between 10 am and 11 am.
The night will conclude with the Street Dance on Main Street from Paget to John Street. Bring your dancing shoes and dance in the street from 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM.
Sunday, August 11, 2013 | RBC Sundridge Triathlon will be taking place in the Village of Sundridge and Township of Strong. The first race begins at 8:30 with the sprint triathlon. What an exciting event to participate in or even just to be a spectator. For more information visit www.sundridge-triathlon.com
**In case of inclement weather the entire festival indoors will relocate to the SSJ Arena.
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