Weekend of Events Scheduled for Miramichi River Valley Canada Day Celebrations
The Rural Community of Miramichi River Valley has an exciting weekend of events planned to celebrate the Canada Day long weekend!
Friday, June 30
8:00 PM • Live Entertainment and Fireworks
Live entertainment begins at 8:00 pm at the Municipal Park, 158 Main Street in Blackville and continues throughout the evening.
Blackville Fire Department will be hosting a BBQ, including their famous curly fries.
The fireworks display will begin at dusk.
Saturday, July 1
8:00 AM • Pancake & Sausage Breakfast
A Pancake and Sausage Breakfast will be held at the Sunny Corner Fire Hall, 30 Tozer Lane from 8:00 am to 11:00 am. Cost is by donation. Click here for more details.
12:00 PM • Strawberry Social
A Strawberry Social will be held at the Father AA McKinnon Memorial Hall, 105 Main Street in Blackville from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. Enjoy strawberry shortcake and tea. Admission is $8.00 for adults, $4.00 for ages 6-12, and FREE for kids 5 and under! Click here for more details.
3:00 PM • Parade and Park Activities
The Canada Day Parade starts at 3:00 pm in Blackville. Line up for participants begins at 2:00 pm in the former Hooked n’ Cooked parking lot, 208 Main Street. Remember, four wheelers and dirt bikes are not permitted in the parade, unless they are hauling a float. Candy may not be thrown from floats; instead, please walk along the side of your float and hand it out to children.
Immediately after the parade, head over to the Municipal Park for an array of activities, including face painting, a jumping castle, BBQ, cotton candy, balloons, live entertainment, a picture booth, and free cake for all to enjoy!
7:00 PM • Lawnmower Night Races
Get in on the exciting lawn mower action at 81 South Cains River Road in Blackville beginning at 7:00 pm for an adrenaline-filled Lawnmower Night Races event. Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for kids under 10. Satisfy your hunger with delicious BBQ and cotton candy available for purchase. Click here for more details.
4th Annual Thomas Dunn Memorial Slo-Pitch Tournament
The 4th Annual Thomas Dunn Memorial Slo-Pitch Tournament will be held at the Blackville Ball Park on Friday, June 30 and Saturday, July 1. A canteen will be open. Click here for more details.