Sunsplash Festival

Sunsplash Festival will begin on Thursday, July 11, 2019 and ends on Sunday, July 14, 2019 at the Lakeview Park in beautiful  Belle River!

Signature events like the car show, parade, SOLTRA Lawnmower Races and Can AN Nationals will also be taking place on Notre Dame Street, Belle River High School and the West Beach during the weekend!

All of the important information for this event can be viewed below.


Schedule of Events

Schedule of Events View the schedule of upcoming events for the Sunsplash Festival .

Classic Cruise Show

Classic Cruise Show This years show is on Friday, July 12th with a NEW Start time of 3pm!!! We are expecting over 500 vehicles to be on display along Notre Dame Street and side streets!!! Special thanks to the car show committee for working  diligently to collect more than a 100 door prizes to be given away at the show.  One lucky online registrant will win $100 BIA Dollars to spend in town! This years committee members include our  Chairman Mike Sutton,  Moe Mailloux Jr, and committee members Melissa Borrelli, Roger Donais, Ryan Deters, Roger Donais and Pam Trepanier.  Councillor John Kerr and Janel Gagnier, BIA & Special Events Coordinator helps with the committee and keeping everyone on track! The Classic Cruise Car Show always  kicks off the Belle River Sunsplash weekend allowing visitors to stroll down Notre Dame Street on Friday afternoon and evening viewing the amazing variety of classic cars, antiques, muscle cars, street rods, customs and more.   Many stores and restaurants in Belle River…

Canadian Watercross National Freestyle Tour

Canadian Watercross National Freestyle Tour Jetski racing will once again return to town during the Sunsplash Festival July 13th and 14th 2019!  The prestigious “Canadian Watercross Nationals” will take place Saturday and Sunday at Belle River’s West Beach.   This years event is being sponsored by Darcy King  of Unique Tool & Mould, the Belle River – On the Lake BIA and Keystone Groundworks. Anyone interested in participating as a racer or vendor or sponsoring the 2019  event, please contact Janel@belleriverbia.com. After ten successful years, jetski racing will once again return to the Sunsplash Festival this year.  The prestigious Canadian Watercross Nationals will take place Saturday and Sunday at the West Belle River Beach from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.  The event is hosted by CanAm Watercross under the direction of Amy Green and Ray Proulx.  Over 100 racers from across Canada and the US will be vying for National Championship titles, with the top finishers in each class also earning an invitation to the IJSBA…

Sunsplash Festival Attractions and Events

Sunsplash Festival Attractions and Events For your convenience, we’ve provided an interactive list of activities available at this year’s Sunsplash Festival! Please click on an event to display details about it. Click the same event to hide its details.

Sunsplash Parade

Sunsplash Parade Belle River - On the Lake BIA Invitation to Sunsplash Parade July 13, 2019   The Belle River-On the Lake BIA and the Town and Lakeshore would like to invite you to beautiful Belle River to participate in our amazing 23rd Annual Sunsplash  Parade on Saturday July 13, 2019.    We are starting at Belle River Public School Parking Lot at 10AM and walking to  Notre Dame Street. This exciting weekend starts off with our 18th Annual Sunsplash Classic Car Cruise with hundreds of classic cars on Friday. Lakeview Park will be home to the Campbell Amusements Carnival and a variety of vendors.The Lakeview Park will feature the K of C Refreshment Tent  at the Belle River Marina. The every popular Sunsplash Idol Competition will be held on Saturday night. The Belle River-On the Lake BIA encourages you to join in with our community and spend a fun weekend with family and friends. We have planned a huge variety of fantastic FREE music and entertainment including the CANAM Watercross Races,  and…

Vendors

Vendors Belle River - On the Lake BIA Invitation to Attend Sunsplash as a Vendor The Belle River-On the Lake Business Improvement Area would like to extend to you an invitation to attend the 24th  Annual Sunsplash Festival as a vendor on July 11-14, 2019. This exciting family fun weekend starts off on Thursday night with the Campbell Amusements Carnival http://www.campbellamusements.com, a variety of vendors, and entertainment at the ampitheater – ALL at Lakeview Park! Friday  we close down the main street in Belle River for hundreds of cool cars to be on display during the 18th Annual Sunsplash Classic Car Cruise Night. On Saturday morning the Sunsplash Parade will kick off at 10 am sharp from the Belle River Public School. The Knights of Columbus will be hosting a refreshment tent with great entertainment and ice cold drinks at Lakeview Park. A tremendous variety of vendors will be displaying their arts, crafts, speciality services and products and serving up fine foods to the crowds at…

Food Vendors

Food Vendors Belle River-On the Lake BIA Invitation to Attend Sunsplash as a Food Vendor The Belle River-On the Lake Business Improvement Area would like to extend to you an invitation to attend the 23rd  Annual Sunsplash Festival as a vendor on July 11-14, 2019. This exciting family fun weekend starts off on Thursday night with the Campbell Amusements Carnival http://www.campbellamusements.com, a variety of vendors, and entertainment at the ampitheater – ALL at Lakeview Park! Friday  we close down the main street in Belle River for hundreds of cool cars to be on display during the 18th Annual Sunsplash Classic Car Cruise Night. On Saturday morning the Sunsplash Parade will kick off at 10 am sharp from the Belle River Public School. The Knights of Columbus will be hosting a refreshment tent with great entertainment and ice cold drinks at Lakeview Park. A tremendous variety of vendors will be displaying their arts, crafts, speciality services and products and serving up fine foods to the crowds…

Volunteer

Volunteer Volunteers of all ages and ability are welcome to contact the BIA if you would like to be a volunteer during the Sunsplash festival. You may volunteer on each and every day with hours that work in to your schedule even if only for a few hours. We need plenty of volunteers on Friday for the Classic Cruise Car Show for a 2 to 4 hours shift. We have a wide variety of opportunities for you at the Lakeview Park as well. The BIA will provide you with a special shirt and refreshments! Please call Janel at the office at 519-728-4624 to discuss options or send a quick email to janel@belleriverbia.com Thank you and I look forward to hearing from you!!!

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