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 

Download the 2017 schedule of events <– CLICK HERE

Download the Shuttle Service Schedule <– CLICK HERE

 

FRIDAY AUGUST 25, 2017
4:00 PM  – GATES OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
1:00 PM
Mattagami River Boat Launch
WildExodus; Pontoon Boat River Cruise
3:00 PM
Mattagami River Boat Launch
WildExodus; Pontoon Boat River Cruise
4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Participark
Indoor/Outdoor Vendor Marketplace
4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Participark
Indigenous Village Exhibition
4:00 PM to 1:00 AM
Participark
Food & Beverage Vendors Open
4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Large Ball Diamond
Paintball Tournament $20/Person
4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Kid Zone – Participark
Putt Around Town – FREE Mini Putt
4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Kid Zone – Participark Participark
Inflatables
6:00 PM & 8:00 PM
Mattagami River Boat Launch
WildExodus; Pontoon Boat River Cruise
7:00 PM to 1:00 AM
EASTLINK Stage 1
LIVE ROCK CONCERT 
7:00 PM
EASTLINK Stage 1
In Concert – The Twentiest
8:30 PM
EASTLINK Stage 1
In Concert – The Mudmen
9:30 PM
EASTLINK Stage 1
Kamiskotia Snow Resort 50:50 Draw
10:00 PM
EASTLINK Stage 1
In Concert – Hotel California
12:00 PM to 1:00 AM
EASTLINK Stage 1
DJ GOLIATH
 

 

SATURDAY AUGUST 26, 2017
6:00 AM to 8:30 AM
Mattagami River North of Judging Deck
Opening Ceremonies: Sunrise Ceremony, Sacred Fire lighting, Smudge, Blessing of the Water
8:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Mattagami River Public Beach Area
 
Bleachers
9th ANNUAL KAYAK CHALLENGE
Registration tent is located at the Mattagami River Public Beach Area – All boats are launched from Mattagami River Public Beach
Race begins at Bleachers.
9:00 am –    Elite Challenge
10:00 am –  Elite Recreational Challenge
10:15 am –  Recreational Challenge
11:00 am – Open Plastic Boat Challenge
12:00 pm –  Celebrity Challenge
12:30 pm –  Rec/Elite Masters Challenge
12:45 pm –  Open Little Boat Challenge
1:00 pm –    Youth Challenge
2:00 pm –    Novice Challenge
3:15 pm –    Open Long Boat Challenge
5:00 pm –    Awards Presentation(Bleachers)
competitors must be present to receive awards
9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Participark
Indoor Vendor Marketplace
9:00 AM to Close
Participark
Outdoor Vendor Alley
9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Participark
YMCA Comfort Station
9:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Participark NE Corner
Indigenous Village Exhibition
9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Kid Zone
Putt Around Town Mini Putt
9:00 AM to 1:00 AM
Participark
Food & Beverage Vendors Open
10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Helicopter Rides –  Landing site is located at Cloutier St. South and Bannerman Ave.
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
GOLDCORP Stage 2
Zumba demo’s
10 AM to 5 PM
Kid Zone Participark
Free! Face Painting, Inflatables, Climb n Fun, Neo Laser Tag & Balloon Animals. Free Cotton Candy Sponsored by the Kiwanis Club. Interactive Display – Porcupine Agricultural Society Fall Fair.
Paintball Tournament $20/Person
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
EASTLINK Stage 1
DJ Music by GOLIATH
12:00 PM TO 6:00 PM
GOLDCORP Stage 2
Chainsaw Carver Yves Willard (YNM Wood carving)
12:00 PM
ONTour Stage 1
ONTour Presents:  Stef Paquette
1:00 PM
ONTour Stage 1
ONTour Presents:  Next Generation Leahy
1:00 PM
Indigenous Village
Young Eagle Indigenous Drummers & Dancers
2:00 PM
ONTour Stage 1
ONTour Presents:  Jonathan Roy
3:00 PM
Mattagami River Boat Launch
WildExodus; Pontoon Boat River Cruise
3:00 PM
ONTour Stage 1
ONTour Presents:  The Philosopher Kings
4:00 PM
Mattagami River Boat Launch
WildExodus; Pontoon Boat River Cruise
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Main Food & Beverage Tent
In concert: Mr. Bill Farquar – Balladeer
6:00 PM & 8:00 PM
Mattagami River Boat Launch
WildExodus; Pontoon Boat River Cruise
8:00 PM to 1:00 AM
EASTLINK Stage 1
Live Rock Concert and Fireworks
8:00 PM
EASTLINK Stage 1
In Concert: Saturday Night Special
9:30 PM
EASTLINK Stage 1
Musical Fireworks Extravaganza Sponsored by Whysall Fireworks
10:00 PM
EASTLINK Stage 1
Kamiskotia Snow Resort 50:50 Draw
10:30 PM
EASTLINK Stage 1
In Concert: Harlequin
12:00 AM to 1:00 AM
EASTLINK Stage 1
DJ GOLIATH
SUNDAY AUGUST 27, 2017
8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Main Food and Beverage Tent Pancake Breakfast
9:00 AM
Mattagami River Bleachers
YMCA 3 PERSON KAYAK SPRINT EVENT
9:00 AM to 6;00 PM
EASTLINK Stage 1
DJ Music by GOLIATH
9:00 AM TO  1 PM
Participark
Food & Beverage Vendors Open
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Participark
Indoor/Outdoor Vendor Marketplace
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Participark
YMCA Comfort Station
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Participark North East Corner
Indigenous Village Exhibition
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
KID ZONE – Participark
Putt Around Town Mini Putt
10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Helicopter Rides –  Landing site is located at Cloutier St. S. and Bannerman Ave.
10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
KID ZONE – Participark
Free! Face Painting, Inflatables, Climb n Fun, Neo Laser Tag & Balloon Animals. Free Cotton Candy Sponsored by the Kiwanis Club. Interactive Display – Porcupine Agricultural Society Fall Fair.
Paintball Tournament $20/Person
10:00 AM
Mattagami River Boat Launch
5 km Family Leisure Paddle & Shore Lunch
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
EASTLINK Stage 1
ZUMBA Timmins Demo’s
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
EASTLINK Stage 1
In concert: Mr. Bill Farquar – Balladeer
12:00 PM
Mattagami River
Summer Water Sports stunt show
1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
GOLDCORP Stage 2
Chainsaw Carver Yves Willard (YNM Woodcarving)
1:00 PM
EASTLINK Stage 1
In Concert – Joanne Marie
1:00 PM
Mattagami River Boat Launch
Wild Exodus; Pontoon Boat River Cruise
2:00 PM
Mattagami River
Summer Water Sports stunt show
3:00 PM
EASTLINK Stage 1
In Concert – “Skinny & Alicia”
3:00 PM
Mattagami River Boat Launch
Wild Exodus; Pontoon Boat River Cruise
4:00 PM
Mattagami River
Summer Water Sports stunt show
5:00 PM
EASTLINK Stage 1
Kamiskotia Snow Resort 50:50 Draw
5:00 PM
EASTLINK Stage 1
In Concert – Shaun Melanson
5:00 PM
Mattagami Bleachers
Alzheimer Society Rubber Duck Race from the Mattagami River Bridge.
6:00 PM
EASTLINK Stage 1
Survey Draws

 

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Schedule for the 2017 kayak challenge event

Most races and related festival events take place or start a the Venue located at the Mountjoy Historical Conservation Park / Mattagami River.
Address: 600 Riverside Drive, Timmins, Ontario.

Latitude:48.47635

Longitude:-81.35315

View map and get directions below: