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Blackville’s Canada Day Celebration Schedule

Celebrate the Canada Day long weekend in the village of Blackville!

On Thursday, June 30, there will be entertainment by Josh Norrad & Guests beginning at 8:00 pm and will continue after the fireworks at the Municipal Park!          

BBQ and Curly Fries hosted by the Blackville Fire Department.

Fireworks will begin at dusk.

On Friday, July 1, there will be a Breakfast held at United Church Hall from 7 am until 11 am.  Bacon, eggs, toast, hash browns, tea, coffee, and juice will be served.  Cost is $5.00 children / $7.00 adults.

A Strawberry Social will be held at St. Raphael’s Hall from 12 pm until 2 pm.  Strawberry Shortcake and tea will be served at a cost of $8.00.

The Canada Day Parade begins at 3 pm (line up will be at 2:00 pm in the Hooked n Cooked parking lot).  Please note four wheelers and dirt bikes are not permitted in parade unless they are hauling a float.  We also ask that you do not throw candy from your float.  If you would like to give out candy, please walk along the side of your float and pass to children.

Immediately following the parade everyone is asked to join us at the Municipal Park for bingo, jump castle, foam machine, face painting, bbq, curly fries, cotton candy, and free birthday cake!

At 7:00 pm Lawnmower Night Races will be held at the racing track located at 81 South Cains River Road. Admission is $5 adults/$2 kids under 12.  BBQ and cotton candy will be for sale.

On Friday, July 1 and Saturday, July 2 the 3rd Annual Thomas Dunn Memorial Slo-Pitch Tournament will be held at the Blackville Ball Park.  There will be 50/50 draws, prize auctions, canteen / bbq available.

On Saturday, July 2 Dungarvon Power Track will host a Truck Pull beginning at 1:00pm. Click here for full details for this event.

Village of Blackville

Village of Blackville

The village of Blackville is governed by an elected council made up of a mayor and four councillors. Incorporated as a village in 1966, Blackville has a population of 958 and has had a long history related to forestry and salmon fishing.

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