Summer Fest 2016 is a 17 day festival, which takes place along the scenic riverfront in Windsor Ontario. This festival is a perennial favourite for the entire family, offering something for all ages, and stages. Over the years more than 500,000 people have come out annually to enjoy the many activities, and attractions which run in conjunction with Summer Fest.
This community event which is the hallmark of the Summer Festival Season gets underway June 17 2016, with the opening of world's finest shows midway, directly on the Riverfront. Each weekend hosts a variety of entertainment including: Clowns, Entertainment on the Main Stage, Pony Rides, Dance Groups Wizards Workshop and more!
June 25 it is the 40th Annual Inernational Tug Boat Race and Shore Party at 1pm.
June 27 is the biggest day on the river, with the 58th Annual Ford International Fireworks Shows
Of course Canada Day is the hallmark of the festival. The Canada Day Parade, Children's Entertainment, and the Giant 5000 piece Birthday Cake make this a Birthday to remember. This year's parade takes place at on Wyandotte Street East between Devonshire and Glengarry Avenue.
Following the parade there is lots of entertainment at the Festival Plaza including a special performance by Cirque du Soleil.
This event is the official kick off to summer and a long standing tradition among southwestern Ontario residents. Don't miss the Fun. Visit Summer Fest 2016.