Archive for June 2011

Celebrate Canada Day in Brockville

The Canada Day celebration in Brockville features the traditional 11:45am parade from city hall to the Court House Green where “O Canada” will be sung at noon. Following will be sharing in the huge birthday cake.

The Brockville legion will host a barbecue starting at noon and running until 1 pm on Park Street and from 3-7pm, there will be chicken and ribs at the legion. The Riverfest kicks off on Canada Day and runs through Sunday. On Thursday, The Rainman, an Elton John tribute starts things off on the main stage at 7:30 pm with Destroyer, a KISS tribute band, playing at 8:30pm. A fireworks show at 10 pm off of Blockhouse Island wraps things up.

Enjoy Canada Day wherever you end up!

Brockville Riverfest 2011

Brockville Riverfest is a great festival featuring 3 days of entertainment and fun for the whole family!! Headlining this year’s festival is INXS on July 3rd!! Starting July 1st through the 3rd, you won’t want to miss this electrifying event.

Brockville Riverfest

Located on the lovely Blockhouse Island (Refuge Island), this year the Vendors will be distributed throughout the park to better facilitate the public. As well as giving a place for parents to browse while the kids are checking out the play areas where fun activities will be provided. Face painting, petting zoo, are just a couple of the activities being offered to keep the kids smiling while the adults check out the Vendors and enjoy the music.

Of course on July 1st the will be fireworks down by the water starting at approximately 10pm. If you want all the details for the entire weekend and ticket sale information visit