Tim Hortons Childrens Village Thursday | Belleville Waterfront & Ethnic Festival

   West Zwick's Park, Thursday July 12th to Sunday July 15th 2018         FREE Gate Admission & Shuttle Buses


Thursday, July 12th Schedule

Balloon Art - 4:00PM to 8:30PM

Our Balloon Art will be awesome this year as Christopher the Twistopher (Chris Bauer) will be joined by friend Mister Twister (Caleb Gazely) offering an incredible variety of art for all ages! These talented young men have over 1,000 designs between them! Whether you’re looking for flowers, swords, cartoon characters or animals the possibilities are endless!

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Canadian History Monster Colouring Mural - 4:00PM to 8:30PM

Help us Celebrate this great country by getting creative and decorating a giant mural depicting the best of the best in Canadian History. Help colour National Monuments, Historic Canadians, National Treasures, and Historic Moments courtesy of West City Honda.

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Sandy Dale Face Painting - 4:00PM to 8:30PM

Come and visit Sandy Dale's team as they will be transforming kids all festival long with AMAZING Face Art, Glitter Tattoos, "Festival Bling" and Hair Feathers.

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Eric the Juggler & Classy M'Lassie

Watch out for Eric The Juggler all 4 days in the Children’s Village this year. You may want to stand back as he juggles everything from bowling pins and small balls, to knives and a chain saw?!?! Eric is also bringing along “Classy M’Lassie and her tiny bike too. Great entertainment for all ages! 


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Neema Children's Choir

Visit their booth in the Vendor Marketplace Thursday and Friday, and hear the Neema Children’s Choir from Uganda perform. The choir has been touring Canada every summer since 2015. Thanks to funds raised through the Neema Child Project they perform in schools, churches, farmers markets, private events and big festivals. Choir members are between the ages of 8 and 17 have been orphaned in Africa due to the effects of AIDS, civil wars and under-developed social systems. Their messages in song and dance are heartfelt and heartbreaking but also inspirational and motivational. Their energetic and impactful presentations have been well received by tens of thousands of Canadians to date. CD’s of their music and many African crafts will be available to purchase at their booth which will be at the festival ALL 4 DAYS.

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Instrument Petting Zoo

“Instrument Petting Zoo” … this is your opportunity to learn about, try & explore a variety of different musical instruments! You are never to young or old to pick up a musical instrument and make some noise.

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Tread On It!

Talented Kingston artist Jeff Mann brings his “Tread On It” t-shirt painting to the festival this year. Many Belleville families will remember Jeff from our Family Artfest events in the past. Used and recycled car parts are dipped in paint and pressed onto your shirts to create very unique and colourful designs. You get to design your own shirt, hang it up to dry and take it home to show off to family & friends!  (if you have an old T-Shirt please bring it along … there will be some available free onsite but only while supplies last).

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Big Bo Peep & Flightless Floyd 

Keep your ears and eyes open when in the Tim Horton's Children's Village because you might just come across some of our Giant Friends. Big Bo Peep & Flightless Floyd will be roaming around the children's village!

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