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2019 Schedule

2019 Schedule of Events

Unless otherwise specified, all events take place at the Northumberland Arena.


6:30PM              Beach Clean-Up!
                          (Kings Castle Provincial Park)


MONDAY, JULY 22, 2019

6:30PM              FUNdraiser Bingo!
                          (Fisherman’s Loft at the Northumberland Arena)



6:30PM            - Street Parade
                           Theme: “Back to the 80’s!”
                           Sponsored by Cox & Palmer
                          - Parade Prizes to Follow

7:30PM              - Poker Registration
                          (Fisherman’s Loft,Northumberland Arena)


*PLEASE NOTE that the inside of the Arena will NOT be  open on Thursday Evening, all indoor events will

resume on Friday at 3:00PM.*


**Friday is for the Kids!**

FRIDAY, JULY 26, 2019

11:30AM             Poultry Show Judging
                          (building adjacent to Arena)


11:00AM             Giant Slip n Slide! **
                          (Murray River Ball Field)
                          sponsored by Island Wide Chimney Services


Hours of Operation:
Friday, July 26—12:00PM-6:00PM
(one day only!)

Advance Bracelets—$10.00
Available at: Millers Esso, The Fisherman’s
Daughter, and the Northumberland Arena
Bracelets $15.00 on-site
or Tickets for $1.00/Turn
sponsored in part by The Rotary Club of Montague

3:00-3:30PM      Chocolate Bar Bingo! (13 & under) **

3:00PM             “Take-Out” Lobster or Ham Suppers
                          Rabbit & Bunny Display**
                          Exhibits Open


3:00-9:00PM     Silent Auction

3:45-4:45PM       Music by Billy & Irving Hayter & Edwin Singleton

4:00-5:00PM     Visit with Batman & Anne of Green Gables!
                          (sponsored by Bradley-Handrahan Chartered Accountants) **


4:00-7:00PM   “Eat-In” Lobster or Ham Suppers

5:00-5:45PM   Tall Tales with Island-famed Storyteller Alan Buchanan (formerly of the Four Tellers)

6:00PM           Official Opening

6:30-7:30PM   Kid’s Craft Hour **  (Kid’s Korner—in the Arena)

6:30PM           40th Celebration Reception— entertainment by Jo-Anne Ford & Michael Buell, cake & food samples

7:00-8:15PM  40th Celebration—Then & Now: Welcoming back our Miss. Northumberland Queens!

8:15PM           Niall MacKay and the Decoders

DUSK           Outdoor Movie Night! **
                      (Approx 9PM) (Murray River Ball Field)



9:00AM-2:00PM Show N Shine
                          (9AM Registration, Murray River Waterfront—beside 9393 Main St.)


10:00AM            Provincial Dory Rowing Competition
                          (Sponsored by Richardson GMP & Jamie                         Miller Trucking) (Murray River Wharf)

                          Barbeque on the Wharf


11:30PM          -Log Rolling Competition
                         -Kayak Races*
                         -Fish Tank Races*
                         (*Life Jackets Required)


2:15PM            Performance by the Southern Kings Early Learning Center Children
                         Rabbit & Bunny Display
                         Exhibits Open


2:30PM           Performances by the Down East Dance Academy!


2:00-7:00PM   Silent Auction


2:30PM           Scavenger Hunt
                        (Kings Castle Provincial Park)

3:00-7:00PM Axes Eh? ($5 for 7 throws)


3:00PM           “Take Out” Lobster or Ham Suppers
                         Watermelon Eating Contest
                         (14 & Under)


3:15PM           Fishermen’s Skills Challenge (Main stage area in the Arena)
                        (sponsored by Mellish Boat Hauling)


4:00-7:00PM   “Eat-In” Lobster or Ham Suppers


4:30PM           Performance by the Michelle Banks Dancers


5:30PM           Fireman’s Softball Game


5:45PM           Garnet Buell & the Singing Islanders


7:00-9:00PM    Youth Talent Showcase

                          (sponsored by PEI Mutual Insurance Company)


9:15PM             $20,000 Cash Draw


10:15PM           Fireworks!

                          Sponsored in part by the Village of Murray River, Maritime Electric, Aspin & Kemp, Grant Thornton, Beach                           Point Processing, CIBC  (over Murray River Wharf)

10:30PM           Pub Night at the Fisherman’s Loft
                         (Northumberland Arena—$10 admission)

SUNDAY, JULY 28, 2019


10:00AM            Community Worship Service

                           Hosted by the Southern Kings Ministerial Churches (no admission, loose offering to Food Bank)

                           Featuring Toronto Based Gospel Band: Upstream


1:00PM              Car Rally!
                          (Northumberland Arena—1:30PM Start)


12:30PM           Ducktona 500!

                          Rubber Duck Race - Ducks launch from the Murray River Bridge.

                          -$5/Ticket - ticket number correspond with a numbered duck.

                          -Tickets Available during the festival, at the Northumberland Arena, Millers Esso, the                                                            Fisherman's Daughter, and White's Fabrication.

                          -First place $500, Second Place $200, Third Place $100.


Lobster & Ham


More Things You Need to Know...

Adults - $20
Child - $10

   (Under 12)

Friday is for the

Petting Farm, Bouncy Castles, Fun Activities, Special Visits - we have tons planned for your kiddos on Friday!


$4.00 Adults
$2.00 Under 12
Pre-school FREE!

Lobster Suppers

Unlimited Bouncy 
Play Bracelets

(Friday Only)

$10.00 advance
$15.00 on-site

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