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.


A variety of vendors will be located throughout the park starting on Thursday night. Vendor applications are available by clicking on the Sunsplash tab at the top of the page and then the drop down to Vendors, at the Town of Lakeshore Office or by emailing

There will be kids programming throughout the weekend interspersed with live acoustic entertainment in the TD Family Fun Tent including Birds of Prey Demonstrations, Sunsplash Idol and Sandcastle Building Competition!

The Sunsplash Chalk Art Contest will be held on Friday night at 6:00PM. Bring the kids and come decorate the side walks! Prizes for the best artwork according to age categories. Check out the Chalk Art Contest page!

The impressive Sunsplash Classic Cruise Car Show will be held downtown on Notre Dame with HUNDREDS OF classic and antique cars on display beginning at 1pm when the road closes down to allow for spectators and cool cars only! For more details check out

This year we are having a bigger and better carnival than ever before!

Celebrating their 50th year in business we can guarantee you and your family a wonderful experience with Campbell Amusements quality staff and equipment.

Purchase your vouchers in advance for $20 to be able to ride ALL the rides ALL day – on any one day of the festival! Save $10 by purchasing in advance!

The K of C Beer Tent will be open at the boat ramp parking lot on Friday and Saturday night with the same great bands as always! Friday night will be Top 40’s and Classic Rock by Christine Palazzolo Band and Saturday is classic rock with Mistaken Identity. Admission is for 19+ with proper identification and a $10 entry fee.

The K of C Beer Tent will be an excellent place to watch the Jet Ski Races on Sunday afternoon!

Canadian National Watercross Freestyle Tour – SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AT THE WEST BEACH

Come see top racers from all over North America compete for national championships right here in Belle River on the Lake! Similar to supercross on water, internationally ranked racers compete on jetskis that will reach up to 140 km/hr while battling for podium positions.

Also on hand will be the best freestylers in North America exhibiting their amazing flips and tricks in strategically choreographed routines to earn maximum points toward national championship ranking.

The events are FREE to spectators, and run between 10:00am and 4:00pm on Saturday and Sunday. Find a spot on the beach, pier, or from a boat anchored around the course perimeter, and enjoy the competition!

July 15th @ 10:00 am. Come and be part of the fun! The parade, which begins and ends at the Belle River Public School and features the boys from Belle River District High School Hockey Team who are the all Ontario Champs!! The Royal Canadian Legion (in the heart of downtown Belle River) will be hosting am outdoor Meet & Greet BBQ for the entire team immediately after the parade so come out and meet the team, take some photos with the cup and enjoy a BBQ!

We are very lucky to have the Windsor Optimist Youth Band perform for us again this year!

Watch the video from last years 2016 Sunsplash Parade and Festival

The FREE SOLTRA Lawnmower Races will be held at the Belle River High School from 5PM to 7PM.

If you think you have talent, then you need to come and experience Sunsplash Idol at the Lakeview Park. Who will be the this year’s Sunsplash Idol Champion?

Sunsplash Sunday Kids Fishing Derby starts out with a splash with the Belle River Chapter of Muskie Canada Volunteers. Derby registration is in the big tent by the boat ramp between 7:30 and 8:30am followed immediately by the start by the CANAM Races.

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