2014 Waterfront Festival Photos

Jacques Surveyer – photographer

CBIA July 2014 Newsletter

2014-FireworksPlans are well underway for the 19th Annual Waterfront Festival at the Old Mill Park Sat Aug 2 from 8am starting with the Rotary Pancake Breakfast on to the night with the Fireworks put on by the Campbellford/Seymour fire Dept.

Donations are welcome to help “Light up the Sky” …. If you wish a Donation Jar in your store to help contact us info@campbellfordbia.ca

Help Wanted

Has anyone got a small motor boat to help out for the Waterfront Festival. We have the Fire Dept Boat in the water but just in case they get called away we always like to have a 2nd boat in the water for safety.

The water events start at Noon with the Belly Flop, then Tube Races, Canoe and then the ever popular Cardboard Boat Races and finish up at 4 pm with the collection of all the Ducks from the Duck Race.2014-Duck-Races

Please call here at the store 705-653-4335 or Em info@campbellfordbia.ca.

Double Ducky Derby Dash

The race event of the year. The Ducks have been practicing all year for this event. They have gone through rigorous training, special diets and are ready to compete. Tickets are on sale now at participating Merchants. Call if you need more or want to help sell tickets for this event. If we want our town to prosper we all need to pitch in together.

Prizes $100.00 Gift Certificate to Campbellford Canadian Tire and $100.00 Gift Certificate from Sharpe’s of Campbellford. Pick one, pick both and Double your chances.

Vendors & Volunteers

2014-Tube-RacesVendor spaces in the Park are all allocated. If you are interested in a space please give a call as the overflow spots are still available. Volunteers are always needed, if you would like a day in the park with some great people and want to lend a hand, we would love to have you.

The letters have been sent out asking for donations from our members for towards the prizes for the Waterfront Festival. Please contact Arlene Whidden at 705-653-5397 or your BIA secretary at 705-653-4335 to arrange to pick up your donation. Ducky tickets and Fireworks donation jars. Just a reminder, the money collected through the sale of Ducky Tickets ($1,200.00) is applied directly toward the insurance for this event. The sale of the tickets help make it possible.

Flourish Campaign


Click Here for Flourish Campaign Details

Incredible Edibles Festival


With the Festival complete and we take a moment to look back to see how this event fared…. we can only say WOW !!

Congratulations to all the Committee and Volunteers. This is an event that can heighten the profile of Campbellford, bring more focus to the unique variety of foods available locally and bring tourists to our town. Let’s spread the word that Campbellford is a destination trip. Great Shops, Great Town and really Incredible Edible Food.

For next year or more information
Contact Joan 705-653-4747

Harvest Festival

25 October, 2014 ???

We have been working on an event for the Fall and are wondering about holding a
Downtown Merchant Harvest Day with a Scarecrow contest, sales and specials and window display contest.

We are currently doing all of the costing for this event and looking to find out if our membership is interested in having it in the first place. Your feedback on this project would be extremely helpful. reply to info@campbellfordbia.ca.

From The Sidewalk – Flue Crew Chimney Service


“Flue Crew Chimney Service” just held their Grand Opening Event over the weekend.

With the “Wood Pellet” stove fired up, they offered tasty samples all day long. From Fireplaces to Retractable Awnings they have a pleasant mixture to offer you.

Come in to the store to see the excellent quality products from wood and gas heat solutions to top quality awnings, wood pellet BBQ`s, bio ethanol fireplaces that require no chimney and the highest quality central vacuum systems available today for residential and commercial use.

The Flue Crew, 6 Front Street South in Campbellford 705-653-0111