Celebrate Canada Day in Grand Bay-Westfield 2022

The Town of Grand Bay-Westfield invites you to celebrate Canada Day on Friday, July 1.

All activities are FREE!

8:00 a.m. at Unity Park – Intersection of Nerepis Road and Mullen Lane, Grand Bay-Westfield
Outdoor yoga by Yoga in the Bay

10:00 a.m. at Blueberry Hill Nature Preserve – Intersection of Bayview Road and Shannon Road, Grand Bay-Westfield
Nature Walk guided by Shelley O’Neill (Medicine Woman in the Woods)

11:00 a.m. at Brundage Point River Centre – 4 Ferry Road, Grand Bay-Westfield
Grand Bay-Westfield is honoured to invite attendees to learn about and participate in a smudge, facilitated by an Indigenous community member. To learn more about a smudge, visit here.  Following the smudge, will be the Land Acknowledgement and opening remarks by Mayor Brittany Merrifield, and the singing of the National Anthem.

11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Brundage Point River Centre – 4 Ferry Road, Grand Bay-Westfield
Live music entertainment (Matt Currie Band), rock climbing wall, bouncy castle, obstacle course, henna tattoos, face painting, tie dye (bring your own shirt), basketball, BBQ, treats, prizes – and more!

Donations accepted: Non-perishable food items for the local food bank as well as eyeglasses for the River Valley Lions.
Parking: Accessible parking only at Brundage Point River Centre. Parking available at Westfield Elementary School.

Dusk at Brundage Point River Centre – 4 Ferry Road, Grand Bay-Westfield
Outdoor movie. The movie is: Encanto (PG). For details, visit here.
In the event of rain, the movie will be inside the Brundage Point River Centre.

In the event of heavy rain:
The celebration will be cancelled except for activities that can be accommodated inside the Brundage Point River Centre, in the event of heavy rain.

Unity Park decorated for Canada Day weekend
The Town of Grand Bay-Westfield Community Vitality Committee invites you to visit Unity Park which has been decorated for the Canada Day weekend. The Canada Day decorations provide a backdrop for photographs of yourself, family, friends and pets. The decorations will remain until the evening of Sunday, July 3. Unity Park is located at the intersection of Nerepis Road and Mullen Lane.

Grand Bay-Westfield Canada Day Photo Contest

This contest is now closed

The Town of Grand Bay-Westfield wants you to show us how you celebrate Canada Day with photographs of yourself, family, friends and/or pets – dressed in red and white, a family BBQ, decorations, kayaking or even a Canada Day dessert you baked. This contest is open to Grand Bay-Westfield residents only from July 1, 2022 at 12:01 a.m. until July 3, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. The random draw for a chance to win 1 of 3 prizes will take place on Monday, July 4. Each winner will receive one (1) Adirondack chair and one (1) seasonal flower arrangement. For details on how to submit photographs as well as contest rules and regulations, visit here.

Brundage Point River Centre boat launch and parking lot will be temporarily closed for Canada Day activities

The Brundage Point River Centre boat launch and parking lot will be temporarily closed and gated on Thursday, June 30 at 8:00 p.m., and will re-open on Friday, July 1 at 5:00 p.m. The boat launch located at the Westfield Wharf (north side of the ferry landing) will be available for use. The Town of Grand Bay-Westfield apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.

Other local Canada Day activities (Not sponsored by the Town of Grand Bay-Westfield)

Canada Day Run in Grand Bay-Westfield (On behalf of the event organizer)

Event: SUBWAY® Restaurants Canada Day 10 Miler (Grand Bay-Westfield Canada Day Run)
Date: Friday, July 1, 2022
Start Location: River Valley Community Center (Arena)
Start Times: 9:00 a.m. (Optional 8:00 a.m. start for slower walkers/runners)

For event details, including how to register, visit https://events.runnb.ca/event/subway-restaurants-canada-day-10-miler/474702/

Participants are able to register up to, and including the day of the event. For more information, contact:

Event Organizer: Alex Coffin
Email: marathoncanada@live.com
Phone: (506) 654-1823

Canada Day Kayak (On behalf of event organizer)

Date: Friday, July 1, 2022
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Contact: jonisaactaylor@outlook.com
Bring your own kayak. Leaving from the boat launch (north side of the Nerepis Bridge), near the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure garage.