Timmins kayaking

Schedule

Please note festival event schedule is subject to change.  Please check back often, or contact Tourism Timmins for updated information (877) 387-8466 

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REGISTER HERE FOR THE PONTOON CRUISES HOSTED BY WILDEXODUS – http://wildexodus.com/cruises/

Race Schedule – Saturday August 24 (Register for Water Events at RACEROSTER)

ENTERTAINMENT LINEUP SUBJECT TO CHANGE

 

FRIDAY AUGUST 23

4:00 PM  – GATES OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
4:00 PM to 9:00 PM Indoor Vendor Marketplace Participark
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM Fishing Pavilion Near the Mattagami River Bleachers
4:00 PM to 9:00 PM Indigenous Village Exhibition Participark
4:00 PM to 9:00 PM The Rock Harley-Davidson Exhibit Parking Lot
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM FREE KIDS’ ACTIVITIES

Proudly Sponsored by Eastlink & The Kiwanis Club

Kid Zone – Participark Participark
Climb ‘n Fun –  Inflatables Science Timmins –  Military Vehicle Display Complimentary Candy Floss courtesy of the Kiwanis Club – Facepainting ($5 and $10)
4:00 PM to 1:00 AM Food & Beverage Vendors Open Participark
4:00 PM to 1:00 AM Outdoor Vendor Marketplace Participark
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Moose FM No Kayak Grand Prix

6:00 PM – Judging & photos

6:30 PM – 1st Heat

7:00 PM – 2nd Heat

7:00 PM – Awards Ceremony

Mattagami River Public Beach Area
Wild Exodus; Pontoon Boat River Cruise Mattagami River Boat Launch
3:00 PM Pontoon boat cruises on the mighty Mattagami River.  A guided two hour sightseeing pontoon boat cruise on the Mattagami River. Discover scenic city vistas from the boat.

Book this cruise at http://wildexodus.com/cruises/ or 705-266-0960

5:00 PM
7:00 PM
9:00 PM
FRIDAY NIGHT CONCERTS

SOUND CHECK 4:00 PM

Live Concert  7:00 PM to 1:00 AM

EASTLINK COMMUNITY

 Main Stage

7:00 PM Cold Water
8:15 PM The Rivers
9:30 PM Sarah Smith Band
10:45 PM Mothership – Led Zeppelin Tribute from Ottawa
Bar closes at 1 AM with DJ music

BE WISE DON’T DRINK AND DRIVE

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE – Pick up/Drop Off Craig St. Entrance

EVENT SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE
SATURDAY AUGUST 24
6:00 AM to 8:30 AM Indigenous Ceremonies: Sunrise Ceremony Participark North of Judging Deck
8:00 AM to 5:30 PM Registration tent is located at the Mattagami River Public Beach Area – All boats are launched from Mattagami River Public Beach

Race starts at Bleachers.

11th ANNUAL KAYAK CHALLENGE
Sign in – 8:00 a.m. – Mattagami River Public Beach Area at the Registration Tent

9:00 AM – The Marcel Pelchat OPG Elite Challenge

9:30 AM – The Elite Recreational Challenge

10:00 AM – The Recreational Challenge

11:15 AM – The Plastic Boat Challenge

11:30 AM – Paddling Magazine 2 person Canoe Challenge

12:00 PM – The Celebrity Challenge

12:30 PM – The Seniors/ Masters Elite Challenge

1:15 PM – The Dr. John Shaw Seniors/Master Recreation Challenge

1:45 PM – The Open Little Boat Challenge

2:30 PM – The D& L Home and Cottage Youth Challenge

3:00 PM – The Novice Challenge

3:45 PM – The Open Long Challenge

  5:00 PM –    Award Ceremonies (located at the Mattagami River bleachers)

9:00 AM Rebel Soul Tribe – Yoga In The Park Small Ball Diamond
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Mountjoy Farmer’s Market Participark
9:00 AM to 7:00 PM YMCA Comfort Station Participark
9:00 AM to 7:00 PM

 

Fishing Pavilion

*10AM-7PM Fishing Seminars

Near the Mattagami River Bleachers
9:00 AM to 7:00 PM Indigenous Village Exhibition Participark NE Corner
9:00 AM to Close Outdoor Vendor Alley Participark
9:00 AM The Rock Harley-Davidson Exhibit Parking Lot
10 AM to 6:00 PM CLASSIC CAR SHOW SW Section of Participark
10 AM to 6:00 PM

 

 

 

FREE KIDS’ ACTIVITIES

Sponsored by Eastlink & The Kiwanis Club

Kid Zone Participark
Climb ‘n Fun –  Inflatables Science Timmins –  Military Vehicle Display Complimentary Candy Floss courtesy of the Kiwanis Club – Facepainting ($5 and $10)
9:00 AM to 1:00 AM Food & Beverage Vendors Participark
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

 

 

 

Live Music EASTLINK COMMUNITY Main Stage
12 PM -Indigenous Drum & Dance

  1 PM  Mr. Bill

  2 PM  Sabrina& the Fam Jam

5:00 PM 11th Annual Great Canadian Kayak Challenge Awards & Prize Draws (COMPETITORS MUST BE IN ATTENDANCE TO WIN PRIZES) Mattagami River Bleachers                          
WildExodus; Pontoon Boat River Cruises Mattagami River Boat Launch
1:00 PM Pontoon boat cruises on the mighty Mattagami River.  A guided two hour sightseeing pontoon boat cruise on the Mattagami River. Discover scenic city vistas from the boat.

Book this cruise at http://wildexodus.com/cruises/ or 705-266-0960

3:00 PM
5:00 PM
9:00 PM
6:00 PM Rebel Soul Tribe 1st Annual Stand-up Paddle Board 3km River Race Mattagami River Bleachers                          
LIVE CONCERT 7:00 PM to 1:00 AM EASTLINK COMMUNITY Main Stage
7:00 PM  Mitch Jean Band
8:15 PM  Sarah Smith
9:30 PM Musical Fireworks Extravaganza produced by Pyroworld

Sponsored by: CGV Builders, Debastos & Sons, First Student, Fountain Tire, Kerr, Line X, Microtel, Mikeys, Miller Paving, N. Lacroix Plumbing & Heating, Nasco, Panels & Pipes, Pizza Hut, Robert Robino, Sling Choker, The Bucket Shop, Timmins Garage, Timmins Seamless Eavestrough, Toromont CAT, Tulloch, United Equipment Rentals

10:00 PM  Fortunate Losers
11:15 PM  Bai Bang
Bar closes at 1 AM– BE WISE DON’T DRINK AND DRIVE – TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE
EVENT SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE
SUNDAY AUGUST 25
8:00 AM to 10:00 AM Main Food and Beverage Tent Pancake Breakfast
9:00 AM HGS 3-PERSON KAYAK SPRINT EVENT Mattagami River Bleachers             
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM Indoor/Outdoor Vendor Marketplace Participark
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM YMCA Comfort Station Participark
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM Indigenous Village Exhibition Participark North East Corner
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM The Rock Harley-Davidson Exhibit Parking Lot
10:00 AM The Canadian Tire 5 km Guded Family Leisure Paddle & Shore Lunch Mattagami River Boat Launch
10:00 AM to 6:00 PM Fishing Pavilion

*10AM-6PM Fishing Seminars

Near the Mattagami River Bleachers
10:00 AM to 6:00 PM CLASSIC CAR SHOW SW Section of Participark
9:00 AM The Rock Harley-Davidson Exhibit Parking Lot
10:00 AM to 6:00 PM FREE KIDS’ ACTIVITIES

Proudly Sponsored by Eastlink & The Kiwanis Club

KID ZONE – Participark
Climb ‘n Fun –  Inflatables Science Timmins –  Military Vehicle Display Complimentary Candy Floss courtesy of the Kiwanis Club – Facepainting ($5 and $10)
9:00 AM to 6 PM Food & Beverage Vendors Open Participark
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Live Music EASTLINK Stage 1
10 AM  Mr. Bill

11 AM  Indigenous Drum & Dance

  1 PM  Bai Bang Acoustic

  3 PM  Solitary Diamond

  5 PM  Jeff Baldoc

12:00 PM to 5:00 PM Summer Water Sports Company Mattagami River Bleachers
12:00 PM – Thrilling Water Stunts Performance

2:00 PM – Thrilling Water Stunts Performance

4:00 PM – Thrilling Water Stunts Performance

Wild Exodus; Pontoon Boat River Cruise Mattagami River Boat Launch
1:00 PM Pontoon boat cruises on the mighty Mattagami River.  A guided two hour sightseeing pontoon boat cruise on the Mattagami River. Discover scenic city vistas from the boat.

Book this cruise at http://wildexodus.com/cruises/ or 705-266-0960

3:00 PM
7:00 PM 
9:00 PM
2:00 PM 50:50 Draw in support of Crimestoppers EASTLINK Stage 1
5:00 PM Alzheimer Society Rubber Duck Race from the Mattagami River Bridge. Mattagami Bleachers
5:30 PM Survey Draws EASTLINK Stage 1
EVENT SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE

THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING THE 11TH ANNUAL GREAT CANADIAN KAYAK CHALLENGE & FESTIVAL!  

SEE YOU NEXT YEAR!