Summer Fest 2014 is a 13 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 19 2014, with the opening of world's finest shows midway, directly on the Riverfront. The weekend of June 20-22 will feature waterfront activities in Dieppe Park. Friday, Saturday and Sunday tour the Tall Ship Peacemaker or set sail for a 1.5 hour cruise along the Detroit River aboard the Tall Ship Liana' s Ransom. On Saturday June 21 The 38th Annual International Tug Boat Race and Shore Party gets underway at 1pm. All are welcome to join us for the Shore Party. June 24 Typhoon Tommy and his jet ski show will be tearing up the river at 12, 2 and 4pm. Watch this spectacular show from the Festival Plaza for the best view on the river. June 22 don't miss Canada's Award Winning vocal Artists John and Michele Law in concert at Dieppe Park.
Once again there will be Buskers on the Midway presented by Heritage Canada on June 20,21,22,23,28,29,30 and July 1. These perennial favourites along with presentations from The Puppet Tamer, CLaroL the Clown and more will delight crowds from 1-99 with their antics and tricks. Sarah Parks Ponies will surly delight all ages on Jun 28 and 29 from 12-3 pm at the Civic Terrace.
Don't miss the excitement of the 56th Annual International Ford Fireworks Show, one of the largest and most spectacular in North America lighting up the sky over Windsor and Detroit on Monday June 23. This annual spectacle draws more than 1,000,000 to the Windsor and Detroit Riverfronts. Don't miss the Summer Fest Riverfront Fireworks Party taking place directly on the Riverfront just east of Plaza Udine. This outstanding event will feature gourmet cuisine, entertainment by Nemesis, and of course the best seat in the house for the Fireworks. Tickets are $100 per person, and available at the Windsor Parade Corporation.
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.
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 2014.