Sunsplash Festival

The Belle River - On the Lake BIA Sunsplash Festival will begin on Thursday, July 09, 2020 with a kick off party at the Lakeview Park Ampitheatre with Leave Those Kids Alone Band and the Campbell Amusement Carnvial!  The festival will finish up on Sunday, July 12, 2020 at 6pm!

Signature events like the Classic Cruise Car Show, Sunsplash 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 tentative schedule of activities that may place during the Sunsplash Festival .

Classic Cruise Car Show

Classic Cruise Car Show The 2019 show had over 500 vehicles on display along Notre Dame Street and side streets!!!  Check out this cool video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ar0krjJHF0k       To view photos of past events click here Local Area Car Show List Classic Cruise Car Show Simple Rules and Regulations Friday, July 12, 2019 from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm Eligibility     • All Vehicles must register (online or at Registration Tent the day of the show  ) During the Sunsplash Classic Cruise  event, all participants must:     • Obey all local laws, regulations and bylaws     • Post their Sunsplash Dash Card in a visible spot on the vehicle with a cell phone number where they can be reached at during the event Safety     • Consumption of alcohol on municipal property will NOT be tolerated     • If you must leave the show before 8:00 pm - please do so slowly and carefully at the first side street barricade - WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF a Sunsplash Classic Cruise C VOLUNTEER!     •…

Canadian Watercross National Freestyle Tour

Canadian Watercross National Freestyle Tour Jetski racing once again returned to Lakeshores West Beach during the Sunsplash Festival July 13th and 14th 2019!  The prestigious “Canadian Watercross Nationals” took 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 2020 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 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.  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 World Finals…

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 11, 2020   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 24th Annual Sunsplash  Parade on Saturday July 11, 2020.    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 19th 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 9-12,2020.  Please click the link to view an application 2020 Sunsplash Vendor Application 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 19th 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,…

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 24th  Annual Sunsplash Festival as a vendor on July 09-12,2020. 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…

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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