Madawaska’s 41st Acadian Festival

August 10-12, 2018

Thursday, August 9, 2018

9:00am -5:00pm -  Merchant Sidewalk Sale - Main Street Madawaska        

Sponsor: Greater Madawaska Chamber of Commerce 728-7000

1:00pm-3:00pm -  Charlemagne Tournament ($5 entry fee per person)

Refreshments will be served

Location: Senior Citizens Center, Corner of 11th and Main Street             

Contact: Pauline Marquis 728-4737

8pm  - Comedian Andrew Albert

Location: Big Ricks Restaurant

Friday, August 10, 2018

8:30am - 5:30pm - Quilting Show SPONSORED BY ACADIAN QUILTERS

Location: Daigle’s Furniture Store, 350 Main Street  

Sponsor: Acadian Quilters & Daigles Furniture

9:00am -5:00pm - Merchant Sidewalk Sale - Main Street Madawaska        

Sponsor: Greater Madawaska Chamber of Commerce 728-7000

10:00am-4:00pm - Art Show

Location: 7th Ave Multi Purpose Building

10:00am-4:00pm - Craft Fair

Location: 7th Ave Multi Purpose Building

10am - Watermelon Eating Contest

Location: Shop-N-Save

11am-2pm - Free Ployes!

Location: Norstate Federal Credit Union

11:00am-1:00pm - Senior Picnic - $4 Lunch for Public - SPONSORED BY DOLLYS

11:00am-2pm - Music By: Famille LeBlanc

Location: Multi Purpose Building

6:00pm-12:00am - Party du Main Street -

Giant Inflatable Obstacle course - Disney Characters - Face Painting & More!

Location:  Main St.  Madawaska

The Great Stephan Magic Show for kids and Adults, presented by Roberts Jewelry!

6-7pm - Balloon Animals

7-10pm - Storefront Custom Magic

Location: Roberts Jewelry

6pm-9pm  Emphasis Entertainment - Professional Dancers from New York

Four shows throughout the evening - Times TBD

Location: Main Street

6:30pm-8:30pm - Four Seasons Challenge  (Madore Shuffle)

Location:  Main Street

7:30pm - Poutine Eating Contest

Location: Big Ricks Burgers and Wings

8pm - 11pm - La Famille LeBlanc

Location: Madawaska Legion

8:30pm - 11pm -  RMF Entertainment - w/ Lead Singer of Turning Point

Location: - In front of Key Bank

8:30pm - 11:30pm - Teen Dance with DJ Sue

Location: Main Street

9pm - 12:00am  - Undecided

Location: Big Ricks Burgers and Wings Main Street

Saturday, August 11, 2018

 

8am - 10am - Madawaska Athletic Boosters 5K Color Run

Location: Madawaska Multi-Purpose Building

8:30am - 4pm - Quilting Show - SPONSORED BY ACADIAN QUILTERS

Location: Daigle’s Furniture Store, 350 Main Street  

Sponsor: Acadian Quilters & Daigles Furniture

9:00am - 5:00pm  - Merchant Sidewalk Sale - Main Street Madawaska                      

Sponsor: Greater Madawaska Chamber of Commerce 728-7000

 

Food, Craft, and Business Vendors on Site at Multi Purpose Building

10:00am-4:00pm - Art Show

Location: 7th ave Multi Purpose Building

10:00am-4:00pm - Craft Fair

Location: 7th ave Multi Purpose Building

10:00am-3:00pm - Show & Shine Classic Antique Car Show

Location: 7th ave Multi Purpose Building / Field

*Rain date- Sunday August 12th 10:00am-12:30pm (same location)

11am - 3pm Music By: - La Famille LeBlanc

Location: 7th ave Multi Purpose Building / Field

10:00am - 7pm  - Family Fun Day

Activities for kids & adults, fun bounce houses, and much more.

Location: 7th ave Multi Purpose Building / Field

10:00am - 7pm - Giant Inflatable Fun Park (Giant Inflatables for all ages!) DAY PASS $5

Location: Multi-Purpose Building / Field

10:30am - 12:30pm - 3pm - Professional Frisbee Dog Show!

www.frisbeedogshow.com/shows

Three shows with Meet & Greet of the dogs after the shows!

Location: Multi Purpose Building

10am - 12pm - 2pm - Mr. Drew and his Animals too!

Mr.Drew and His Animals Too! is a truly unique educational show. Using animals he has rescued and rehabilitated,Mr. Drew brings a "hands on" experience with snakes, lizards, turtles and more!

Location: 7th Ave Multi Purpose Building / Field

11am - 1:30pm - 4pm - Timber Tinas Great Maine Lumberjack Show! 

POWER “HOT” SAW RACE, AXE THROWING, CROSS CUT SAWING, UNDERHAND CHOPPING, CHAINSAW CARVING AND LOG ROLLING!

Location: 7th Ave Multi Purpose Building / Field

10am-TBD - K-9 State Police demonstration & Forest Ranger Helicopter 

(weather permitting)

Location:  Multi Purpose Building

10:00am - 4:00pm - ATV Rides - Free rides for the kids

Location: 7th ave Multi Purpose Building / Field

11am  - Baby Crawling Contest

Location: 7th ave Multi Purpose Building / Field

1:00pm-3:00pm - Film on Acadians of the St. John Valley by Brenda Jepson

Location: Madawaska High School Library

1:00pm-5:00pm - Human Foosball (Kids Tournament)

Location: Multi Purpose Building / Field

2:00pm - 4pm - Acadian Dinner Meet & Greet

Location: Madawaska HIgh School Cafeteria

4pm  - Acadian Family Supper - $15.50 Adults / $10 Kids under 10yr - by Chez Helen

Join us in Welcoming the Thibodeau, Pelletier, Ayotte and Fournier Families!

Pre-Sale Tickets available at chez Helen

4pm - 6pm Music By: St. John Valley Sound Express

Location: Madawaska High School

7:00pm - 10pm Music By: - Star City Syndicate (Presque Isle Band)

Location:  7th Ave. Multi Purpose Building / Field

10pm - Fireworks

Location: Multi-Purpose Building / Field

Sunday, August 13, 2017

  

10:30am-12:15pm - Madawaska Fire Dept Chicken BBQ

Sponsored by Madawaska Fire Dept.

Tickets are $9.00 US - $12 Canadian

Location: Madawaska Fire Station

1:00pm - Acadian Festival Parade  (Line up at Marden’s parking lot for 12:00pm)

3pm - Human Foosball local business tournament

Location: Multi-Purpose Building

3pm - 4pm - 5pm - Professional Frisbee Dog Show!

www.frisbeedogshow.com/shows

Three shows with Meet & Greet of the dogs after the shows!

Location: Multi Purpose Building

After Foosball tournament- Closing Ceremony: Festival Awards & Announcements

Location: 7th Ave Multi Purpose Building

3:00pm - 7:00pm Music By: DJ Sue

Location: 7th Ave Multi Purpose Building

Food Vendors on Site at Multi Purpose Building after Parade

August 15th - Acadian Day

3pm - Acadian Mass

3-6pm - Entertainment, Stew, Hot Dogs, Trout, Ployes

3-4pm - Adam Ouellette

4-5pm - Tyler “Tiger” Martin

5-5:45pm - Daniel Morin

6pm - Tintamarre Parade

Soiree Du Bon Vieu temps - High School Cafe

6:30-7:30pm - Gus Lacasse

7:30-8:30pm - Chanteaur Acadian

8:30-10pm - Josee Vachon

Story Teller - Roger Paradis