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EVENTS SCHEDULE

friday July 12th
 

19:00 - 00:00 - BLOCK PARTY - Main Street - FREE - (506) 350-3350

Official Opening of Hospitality Days/ Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Join us on Main Street as we kick off in style! Come ready to dance, sing, and celebrate! For everyone's safety & security please leave big bags and mugs or drinking containers at home. Let's make this a night to remember. Bands: Thrillfire & The Alt Rocks

21:15 - CITIZEN OF THE YEAR - Main Street - FREE - (506) 350-3350

Nominations were submitted throughout the month of June and from there a panel of judges voted a winner. The surprise announcement will be made during the official opening. An award will be presented.

Saturday July 13th
 

08:00 - All Day - Softball Tournament -ESN Ball Fields, St. Anne St.- $100 per team- (506) 544-5275

Eight teams maximum. Call for more information.

09:00 - No end time - Shuffleboard Tournament-Royal Canadian Legion Branch #18 1220 Bridge Street- $60 per team- (506) 480-1680

6 people per team. Kitchen will be open. Register in advance.

09:00 - 17:00 - City Wide Creative Contest (Open to all ages and experience)-Layers 3D Studio 100 Main Street- FREE - (506) 501-5889

4 categories: Ages 5 and under, 6-11, 12-17 and 18 & over. Display your creativity by colouring, painting or otherwise arting up an entry sheet available at Layers 3d print studio during their regular shop hours. All entries must be submitted by Thursday July 18th by 17:00 for Judging on Friday. Judging will be based on creativity and effort and not on technical proficiency. Winners will be announced live on social media and by phone on Friday July 19th at 4:30pm.

11:00 - 16:00 - Children's Art Festival -La Promenade Waterfront- FREE - (506) 548-0418

Please contact the Visitor Information Center for more information on the program of this event.

12:00 - 00:00 - Vendor & Food Truck Village -Cunard St - FREE - (941) 210-2102

Visit the many food trucks and vendors. Something for everyone.

20:30 - VIP Tower Experience-La Promenade Waterfront- Contest Winner - La Promenade Waterfront

Enter by listening to Bounce 104.9 the week leading up to the festival. Winners (up to 8 people) will have full use of the Tower at La Promenade Waterfront. Rain Date Sunday July 21. Winners will be treated to pizza & ice cream.

21:00 - 01:00 - Battle of the Bands -Participating Bars- FREE - (506) 543-8116

Join us before, during and after the Fireworks competition for live entertainment, good cheer & hospitable service.

Legion Branch #18 -Kelly Jacques

13 Barrels Brewing-Cross Over

Southside Lounge-Call pub for entertainment lineup

Tumbleweed Bar & Fry House-90's Party Night

Au Bootlegger-TBA

22:00 - 23:15 - Fireworks Face Off -Downtown Bathurst. Fireworks will be shot off Village Bridge- Competition - (506) 543-8116

Grand Fireworks & MAC Fireworks, 2 talented pyrotechnic companies will be competing side by side for approximately 40 minutes over the harbor.

Viewers will be able to vote on their favorite company by text. How to Vote: Text #321321 and SELECT "Bathurst" as your city. Enter either (A) or (B) to cast your vote. Voting ends at 11pm. This is NOT to be missed.

Rain Date Sunday July 21st at 10pm

Proudly sponsored by the City of Bathurst and Kinsmen Club Bathurst.

SUNDAY July 14th
 

08:00 - 00:00 - Softball Tournament

 -ESN Ball Fields 915 St. Anne St.- $100 Per Team - (506) 544-5275

Eight team maximum. Call for more information.

Noon -4H Fundraiser BBQ -Agriculteral Field. 100 Munro St. Concert Ground-  Fundraiser

Proceeds of sale of BBQ will benefit the 4H Club in our community. Come out and support the children as they provide this BBQ to the community.

13:00 - 16:00 - Horse Haul -Agriculteral Field. 100 Munro St. Concert Ground- $3 per person, 10 years and under FREE- (506) 252-8134

Teamsters and horses from around NB will take part in a traditional weight hauling competition. In a round robin format, weight is gradually added to the pulling drag to determine the strongest teams of the day in each of the classes. This is the 1st event in the Eastern New Brunswick Cup of horse pulling , which will be awarded to the top overall team from Bathurst Hospitality Days, Napan Agricultural Show, Expo Kent – St. Marie & Albert County Fair. All interested participants must contact George prior to the event. By phone or email george.daley@nbed.nb.ca.  Surya Café truck will be at the event.

13:00 - Poker Tournament -Southside Lounge 975 King Ave - Prizes, Entrance fee / buy-in- (506) 548-5604 

Contact phone number for pricing and information.

21:00 - Teen Movie Night - "Grown-Ups" -Coronation Park-FREE -(506) 543-8116

Proceeds of sale from the canteen go Co-Action. Rain Date Wednesday.

mONDAY July 15th
 

12:00 - 17:00 -Open House Old Post Office Restoration Project  -96 Main Street-Donations to support the preservation efforts are welcome  

Drop in for guided preservation tour, interactive exhibits, community vision board. Live Music: Catalyst are from the Bathurst NB area comprising Alysa Collins, along with Claudette and Eddie Edwards. They perform an eclectic mix of folk/country/pop.

15:00 - 22:00 - Seniors Event (free) - Plated dinner $15 per person (must be purchased in advance) -Bathurst Curling Club 209 St Andrew St

506-252-9428

3:00-5:00 Games 3:30 Chair Yoga 5:30-6:30 Plated Dinner 6:30-9:30 Dance featuring the Windsors

Catered by Pabineau Restaurant and Tumbleweed Fry House & Bar. Plate must be purchased in advance. Limited number of tickets available. Games and Dance are free. The event is 55 and over. Join us for games, prizes, good cheer. Bar will be open. Tickets can be purchased at 100 Main Street at Layers 3D Print Studio or Bathurst Community Market every Saturday starting June 1st until July 13th (or until sold out).

16:00 - 18:00 -Friends and Family Bowlathon  -Bowlarama 2020 St Peter Ave- $50 per lane- (506) 546-2020

One lane, two hours, one 12" pizza. Phone for more information. 4-6 people.

18:00 - 20:00 -Family Swim  -Bathurst Aquatic Center 558 King Ave- FREE -506-548-0729

Sponsored by Bathurst Hospitality Days. 50 persons maximum capacity, come early to avoid disappointment. Slide will be available.

tuesday July 16th
 

09:00 - 17:00 -City Wide Creative Contest (Open to all ages and experience)  -Layers 3D Studio 100 Main St- FREE - (506) 501-5889

4 categories: Ages 5 and under, 6-11, 12-17 and 18 & over. Display your creativity by colouring, painting or otherwise arting up an entry sheet available at Layers 3d print studio during their regular shop hours. All entries must be submitted by Thursday July 18th by 17:00 for Judging on Friday. Judging will be based on creativity and effort and not on technical proficiency. Winners will be announced live on social media and by phone on Friday July 19th at 4:30pm.

10:30 -Yoga at Coronation Park-Coronation Park- FREE -(506) 543-8116 

Under the Gazebo. Donations encouraged.

14:00-Auction 45/Cribbage Tournament -Royal Canadian Legion Branch #18 1220 Bridge Street-$5 per player - (506) 480-1680

Kitchen will be open. Call to register in advance.

14:00 - 16:00 -  Vintage Hat Tea Party -Bathurst Heritage Museum 360 Douglas Ave- Fundraiser - (506) 546-9449

Come and select a vintage hat  from our collection or bring your own and join us for a truly British inspired tea. All ages and genders are encouraged to attend.

16:00 - 20:00 - Pop-up Market - La Promenade Waterfront-Reserve your table by coming to Chal-Baie Boutique to register. Tables are $15 each- (506) 548-0412

Come join us for our first ever POP-UP MARKET at LA PROMENADE WATERFRONT under the Gazebo!

16:00 - 18:00 - Friends and Family Bowlathon -Bowlarama 2020 St Peter Ave-  $50 per lane- (506) 546-2020

One lane, two hours, one 12" pizza. Phone for more information. 4-6 people.

18:00 - 20:00 - Layers 3D Print Studio event -Layers 3D Print Studio 100 Main St-  $20- (506) 501-5889

Choose your 3D Printed item, personalize with paint, fun for all ages, take home your masterpiece. Exclusive offers will be available as well. Choose from a lighthouse or a crab. Register online https://www.layersprinting.com/event-details/3d-print-paint-at-hospitality-days

wednesday July 17th
 

09:00 - 17:00 -  City Wide Creative Contest (Open to all ages and experience)-Layers 3D Studio 100 Main St- FREE - (506) 501-5889

4 categories: Ages 5 and under, 6-11, 12-17 and 18 & over. Display your creativity by colouring, painting or otherwise arting up an entry sheet available at Layers 3d print studio during their regular shop hours. All entries must be submitted by Thursday July 18th by 17:00 for Judging on Friday. Judging will be based on creativity and effort and not on technical proficiency. Winners will be announced live on Social media and by phone on Friday July 19th at 4:30pm.

11:00 - 13:00 -Don Bernard Magican (Fun for all Ages)  -Canada Games Pavilion Gym 150 St. George St- FREE - (506) 543-8116

Outside in parking lot if nice. If it rains inside in the gym. Face Painting Artists will be available. The show will be presented english only. Green's Catering Food Truck will be open for this event. 

13:00 - 16:00 - SPCA Dog Show -Coronation Park, Under the Gazebo- FUNDRAISER - SPCA (506) 548-8537

Come one, come all. This event will put a smile on your face. $10 entry fee for each category. Events are Cutest Dog, Best Tricks, Best Costume. Prizes will be given out and a 50/50 draw will be available.

13:30 - Squire Green Golf Tournament-805 Golf St- Members-$35 Non-Members-$65 -(506) 544-7888 

18 teams (4 golfers per team) compete on this 9 hole event.
Registration Fee: Members- $35, Non Members-$65. Includes 9 holes of golf, cart seat, supper and prizes.

16:00 - 18:00 - Friends and Family Bowlathon -Bowlarama 2020 St. Peter Ave- $50 per lane - (506) 546-2020

One lane, two hours, one 12" pizza. Phone for more information. 4-6 people.

19:00 - Teen Hospitality Idol Finale-La Promenade Waterfront- FREE -(506) 548-0418

Tryouts will be held July 9 & 10. Winner also opens the concert on Thursday night and preforms a song on the big stage. Prize value of $550. $100 Cash and 4 SuperPasses (Value $440) Ages 13+ to participate.

thursday July 18th
 

8:00 - 9:30 -Early Bird Meditation Walk  -Youghall Beach 1525 Queen Elizabeth Drive *Meet at the Loading Dock at the Point, by the Gazebo*- FREE - (506) 542-8116

Morning is the best time to practice mindfulness and start the day positively. We will start the day with reading, a short meditation, and a walk. The practice of meditation and an early morning walk will help run the day calmly and effectively. Join us and the sound of nature with waves lapping in the background. Please follow "Leave No Trace" principles when visiting https://leavenotrace.ca/

09:00 - 17:00 -City Wide Creative Contest (Open to all ages and experience) Deadline to submit your art is tonight at 17:00  -FREE

Layers 3D Studio 100 Main St- (506) 501-5889 

4 categories: Ages 5 and under, 6-11, 12-17 and 18 & over. Display your creativity by colouring, painting or otherwise arting up an entry sheet available at Layers 3d print studio during their regular shop hours. All entries must be submitted by Thursday July 18th by 17:00 for Judging on Friday. Judging will be based on creativity and effort and not on technical proficiency. Winners will be announced live on social media and by phone on Friday July 19th at 4:30pm.

9:30 to 10:00 Registration/ Noon is judging -Sand Castle Competition  --Youghall Beach 1525 Queen Elizabeth Drive ECA Paddle Shack & Canteen FREE - (506) 989-2109

Get ready to show off your sandcastle building skills and compete against others in this fun and creative competition! Join us for fun, Freezies and prizes at the beach. This event is perfect for all ages and experience levels. So grab your buckets and shovels, and get ready to build! Categories are Solos & Duos, and Families (maximum 4 people).
Participants must bring their own buckets/building supplies. Please follow "Leave No Trace" principles when visiting https://leavenotrace.ca/

12:00-17:00 -Youghall Beach Day  -Youghall Beach 1525 Queen Elizabeth Drive- FREE - (506) 543-8116

Grab your families & your beach toys & make some memories at Youghall Beach. Don't forget your sunscreen. Four local Photographers will be on hand (sessions will have to be prebooked please email. East Coast Adventure Co. will have their fleet of paddleboards & kayaks to rent & beach toys to borrow. Surya Café truck will be at the event. Please follow "Leave No Trace" principles when visiting https://leavenotrace.ca/

16:00 - 18:00 -  Friends and Family Bowlathon-Bowlarama 2020 St Peter Ave-$50 per lane -(506) 546-2020

One lane, two hours, one 12" pizza. Phone for more information. 4-6 people.

17:00 - 19:00 -  Music at the Waterfront-La Promenade Waterfront- FREE - (506) 548-0418

Come enjoy the Folk Acoustic musical performance by Mitch Rayner-Valley, then meet us at Vicker's field for the local artists concert.

18:00 - 01:00 -Food Truck VIllage  -Vickers Field 100 Munro St- (941) 210-2102

The Vickers field food truck village will feature Cantine L'acadie, Greens Catering, KC & Sons Fish and Chips, Flippin Mikes Burgers and Joeys Pub for concert attendees.

19:00 - 01:00 - Local Night -  Calnan, Certifed & Tanning Ramones - Vickers Field 100 Munro St-  $10+$2 SF- (506) 543-8116

Doors open at 18:00. Winner of Teen Hospitality Idol Opens the Show. Master of Ceremonies- Local Hype Guy Jeffrey Doucet.

Chairs permitted. 13+ (with parent/guardian and ID). No coolers. Empty reusable water bottles permitted. Check FAQ sheet on website for full concert details.

 

                                                                  Thursday night's concert is exclusively sponsored by UNI Coopération financière. 

friday July 19th
 

10:00 - 15:00 -  Barrel Racing Jackpot-Agriculteral Field 100 Munro St- $3 per person, 10 years and under FREE - (613) 222-8502

Join us and witness top racers from the Maritimes as they vie for the coveted jackpot prize! Riders wishing to compete may register online by visiting www.tetagoucheriverranch.ca under the events tab. Riders are Required to have a valid NBEA or equivalent membership, entry fee of $25.00 for competitors. 4H Club will be on hand for BBQ Lunch for purchase. Surya café will also be in attendance.

04:30-  City Wide Creative Contest Judging (Open to all ages and experience)-Layers 3D Studio 100 Main St- FREE - (506) 501-5889

4 categories: Ages 5 and under, 6-11, 12-17 and 18 & over. Display your creativity by colouring, painting or otherwise arting up an entry sheet available at Layers 3d print studio during their regular shop hours. All entries must be submitted by Thursday July 18th by 17:00 for Judging on Friday. Judging will be based on creativity and effort and not on technical proficiency. Winners will be announced live on Social media and by phone on Friday July 19th at 4:30pm.

18:00 - 20:00 -Music at the Waterfront -La Promenade Waterfront- FREE - (506) 548-0418

Come enjoy the French Country Rock musical performance by Ronald LeBlanc, then meet us at Vicker's field for the country artists concert.

18:00 - 01:00 - Food Truck Village -Vickers Field 100 Munro St- (941) 210-2102

The Vickers field food truck village will feature Cantine L'acadie, Greens Catering, KC & Sons Fish and Chips, Flippin Mikes Burgers, Surya Café and Joey's Pub for concert attendees.

19:00 - 01:00 -Country Night-Josh Norrad, Tim Hicks, The Road Hammers - Vickers Field 100 Munro St-$59+$5 SF - (506) 543-8116

Doors open at 18:00. Master of Ceremonies-Bounce 104.9 Morning Radio Co-Hosts

Chairs permitted. 13+ (with parent/guardian and ID). No coolers. Empty reusable water bottles permitted. Check FAQ sheet on website for full concert details.

saturday July 20th
 

10:00 - 16:00 - Bathurst Art Society Community Art Day -La Promenade Waterfront- FREE - (506) 546-6937

Bring your paints, brushes, canvases, paper, pencils, markers, pastel. Paint/Draw/Sketch to your hearts content. Limited art supplies available for those who do not have their own.

10:00 - 15:00 -Car Show  -Main St onto King Ave- FREE - (506) 548-8000

All car types welcome, no registration required. located on King and Main St.

10:00 - 15:00 - Downtown Merchants Sidewalk Sale -Main St onto King Ave- (506) 548-8000

Join the participating downtown merchants for specials, prizes and games.

10:00 - 15:00 - Bouncy Castles, Balloons & Old Fashioned Fun -Canada Games Pavillon Gym 150 St George St (outdoor event unless rain, then we will move the event indoors)- FREE-(506) 546-4184 

All proceeds will be given back to the community. Open to anyone age 0 to 99 Bouncy castles, bubbles, balloons & 360 Photobooth. Bring a change of clothing, you may get wet. Event will end at 3pm. BBQ Available (cash only). Donations accepted and distributed throughout the Chaleur Region. The Resource Center will be on hand to accept monetary donations, unopened diapers, wipes, formula, books, baby soap, etc

10:00 - 16:00 -Bass Jam (Day 1) -KC Irving VIP Parking Lot 14 Sean Couturier Ave- Register with the Organizer, Derick Devereau - 506-547-5084

Organizer provides trophies.

11:00 - 14:00 -  Hangover Brunch-Pabineau Restaurant 1295 Pabineau Falls Road-$12  - (506) 546-5150

Homemade cookin' where you don't have to cook. Join us!

11:00 - 15:00 - Children's Wish Foundation BBQ -Canada Park 150 Corner of Main St & King Ave.- FUNDRAISER

BBQ Fundraiser with all proceeds going to the Children's Wish Foundation.

18:00 - 01:00 -Food Truck Village  -Vickers Field 100 Munro St- (941) 210-2102

The Vickers field food truck village will feature Cantine L'acadie, Greens Catering, KC & Sons Fish and Chips, Flippin Mikes Burgers and Joey's Pub for concert attendees.

18:00 - 20:00 - Music at the Waterfront -La Promenade Waterfront- FREE  

Come enjoy the Classic Rock musical performance by Red Hunger, then meet us at Vicker's field for the rock artists concert.

19:00 - 01:00 - Rock Night-Bobcaygeon, Barenaked Ladies, Signal Hill -Vickers Field 100 Munro St- $69+$5 SF-(506) 543-8116

Doors open at 18:00 Master of Ceremonies-Bounce 104.9 Morning Radio Co-Hosts

Chairs permitted. 13+ (with parent/guardian and ID). No coolers. Empty reusable water bottles permitted. Check FAQ sheet on website for full concert details.

sunday July 21st
 

11:00 - 14:00 - Hangover Brunch -Pabineau Restaurant 1295 Pabineau Falls Road- $12 - (506) 546-5150

Homemade cookin' where you don't have to cook. Join us!

12:00 - 16:00 -Bass Jam (Day 2 - Finals)  -KC Irving VIP Parking Lot 14 Sean Couturier Ave- Register with the Organizer, Derick Devereau - (506) 547 5084. Organizer provides trophies

14:00 - 16:00 -Bathurst Community Parade  -Route to be announced.- FREE - (506) 548-0400 ext.405

City of / Ville de Bathurst - Pre-registration is required
Register Here: https://bathurst.ca/parade

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