Tim Hortons Canada Day

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Daytime Concert & Festival


Please note, this event will take place rain or shine. In the event of severe inclement weather (lightning, thunder, etc.) please check back to this website and town social media (@townofnewmarket) for updates regarding event delays or cancellations.


Date:
 Monday, July 1, 2024

Location: Riverwalk Commons (200 Doug Duncan Drive) 

Time: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Vendor Applications: 
  • The application period to participate at this year's Canada Day Daytime Concert & Festival is now closed. Thank you to all of those who submitted a vendor applications expressing an interest in participating. 

Event Details:

Join us July 1, 2024 for our annual Tim Hortons Canada Day Festival featuring: 

  • Live concerts at Riverwalk Commons
  • Food vendors including a licensed area and BBQ managed by the North Newmarket Lions Club 
  • Rides on the Tim Hortons Express Train 
  • Roaming busker entertainment
  • Busker circle shows
  • Vendors 
  • Facepainting 
  • and more! 
Be sure to also check out the festivities happening next door on Newmarket's Main Street.

Performances:

Schedule

Main Stage #1 - Riverwalk Commons Stage -  Live Music

11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The Lonely Hearts
12:45 to 1:30 p.m. The Lonely Hearts
2 to 2:45 p.m. The Lonely Hearts 
3:15 to 4 p.m. The Lonely Hearts

Busker Stage #2 - Timothy St. (between Doug Duncan Drive & Cedar Street)

11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Rockabilly Joe
12:15 to 12:45 p.m. FireGuy
1:30 to 2 p.m. Rockabilly Joe
2:45 to 3:15 p.m. FireGuy


Main Street Stage #3 - Main St. & Water St. - Live Music 

10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. - Joe McLeod
1:00 to 4:00 p.m. - Krysta Fairbarn


Main Street Stage #4 - Main St. & Botsford St. - Live Music 

10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. - Jayme Lynne
1:00 to 4:00 p.m. - Corey Marshall


Busker Stage #5 - Timothy St. (just west of Main St.)

10:30 to 11:00 a.m. Doo Doo the Clown
11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Aaron Matthews Magic
12:30 to 1:00 p.m. Doo Doo the Clown
1:30 to 2 p.m. Aaron Matthews Magic

Free Bus Shuttle:

(Please note that the bus shuttles are wheelchair and stroller accessible and will also include a bike rack for cyclist use.) 

Bus Shuttle Service - Magna Centre -> Riverwalk Commons
Stop Location:
Magna Centre stop location: West Entrance
 
Route:
West on Mulock Dr.,
North on Prospect St.,
West on Water St.
 
Bus leaves location at:
10:45 AM
11:15 AM
11:45 AM
12:15 AM
12:45 PM
1:15 PM
1:45 PM
2:15 PM
2:45 PM
3:15 PM
3:45 PM
4:15 PM
 

Bus Shuttle Service - Riverwalk Commons -> Magna Centre
Stop Location:

Riverwalk Commons stop location: YRT bus stop at Water St. and Doug Duncan Drive

(North side of Water St.)

 
Route:
West on Eagle St.,
South on Lorne Ave.,
East on Mulock Dr.
 
 Bus leaves location at:
11:00 AM
11:30 AM
12:00 PM
12:30 PM
1:00 PM
1:30 PM
2:00 PM
2:30 PM
3:00 PM
3:30 PM
4:00 PM
4:30 PM

Bus Shuttle Service - Ray Twinney Complex -> Riverwalk Commons
Stop Location:

Ray Twinney stop location: Main Entrance

(East side of building)

 
Route:
East on Eagle St.
 
Bus leaves location at:
10:45 AM
11:15 AM
11:45 AM
12:15 AM
12:45 PM
1:15 PM
1:45 PM
2:15 PM
2:45 PM
3:15 PM
3:45 PM
4:15 PM
Bus Shuttle Service - Riverwalk Commons -> Ray Twinney Complex
Stop Location:

Riverwalk Commons stop location: YRT bus stop at Water St. and Doug Duncan Drive

(South side of Water St.)

 
Route:
East on Water St.,
South on Prospect St.,
West on Mulock Dr.,
North on Yonge St.,
West on Eagle St.
 
Bus leaves location at:
11:00 AM
11:30 AM
12:00 PM
12:30 PM
1:00 PM
1:30 PM
2:00 PM
2:30 PM
3:00 PM
3:30 PM
4:00 PM
4:30 PM

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Parking:

Available Parking
Free public parking is available in the following locations in the downtown area: 
- Doug Duncan Drive 
- Large parking lot North of the Community Centre and Lions Hall
- Fairy Lake Park (off Water Street)
- All Our Kids Playpark (off Timothy Street)
- Residential streets where parking signs permit 

Public parking with access to the event from the Tom Taylor Trail: 
- Municipal Offices (395 Mulock Drive) 
- Cane Parkway 
- Newmarket Seniors Meeting Place (474 Davis Drive) 
- Newmarket Youth Centre & Sk8 Park (56 Charles Street)

Parking is also available at the Ray Twnney Recreation Complex and Magna Centre with access to the event via the event bus shuttle. 

Closure Information:

Road Closures
Monday, July 1, 2024:

Main Street will be closed from Water Street to Queen Street from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Timothy Street will be closed from Main Street to Doug Duncan Drive from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. (also closes Cedar Street)

Please note some parking spaces will be closed in preparation for the event starting on Sunday, June 30, 2024 in the following locations: 
- Main Street between Water Street and Park Avenue 
- Elman W. Campbell Museum 
- Cedar Street 
- Doug Duncan Drive 
- Parking lot next to Ground Burger on Timothy Street 
- Old Town Hall 


Evening Concert & Fireworks 


Date: Monday, July 1, 2024

Location: George Richardson Park (Bayview Parkway)  

Time: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.

Don't miss the music from the Newmarket Citizen's Band from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. followed by a live concert from 9 to 10 p.m. featuring the band Switchbeat. Fireworks will take place from approximately 10:10 to 10:30 p.m.  


Coffee for a Year Contest presented by

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Details:

Participants attending the dayime concert & festival will have the opportunity to complete and submit a ballot (while ballot quantities last) for a chance to WIN one (1) Coffee for a Year prize, presented by Tim Hortons.

Prize: 

  • Coffee for a Year (ten (10) $100 Tim Hortons gift card(s) for a total value of $1000.) 
    • The prize must be accepted as is, and may not be exchanged. No substitutions will be allowed. All ten (10) $100 Tim Hortons gift card(s) with a value of $1000, cannot be exchanged and/or substituted for any cash value.

Contest Eligibility: 

  • Participants must be 18 years of age or older as of July 1, 2024
  • Only one entry may be completed and submitted by a single attendee
  • To win, participants must be Newmarket residents


For full details on contest Terms & Conditions please click on the link below:

Tim Hortons Coffee for a Year Contest - Terms & Conditions

TIM HORTONS COFFEE FOR A YEAR TERMS & CONDITIONS

As part of the Corporation of the Town of Newmarket's Canada Day Event & Fireworks, and it's partnership with Tim Hortons, Tim Hortons is providing 500 eligible attendees the chance to win ten (10) $100 Tim Hortons gift card(s) for a total value of $1,000 ("Tim Hortons Coffee for a Year").

CONTEST ELIGIBILITY

The Town of Newmarket has full discretion in applying the following criteria in awarding the ten (10) $100 Tim Hortons gift card(s) for a total value of $1,000 ("Tim Hortons Coffee for a Year"). ("Tim Hortons Coffee for a Year").

  • Participants must be 18 years of age or older as of July 1, 2024.
  • The 500 attendees who complete and submit a Tim Hortons ballot to a Town of Newmarket staff member on July 1, 2024 will be formally entered into the random draw. 
  • Only one entry may be completed and submitted by an attendee.
  • To win, participants must be Newmarket residents.
  • Employees of the Town of Newmarket and their consultants and consultant subcontractors are not eligible.

PRIZE:

  • Ten (10) $100 Tim Hortons gift card(s) for a total value of $1,000 ("Tim Hortons Coffee for a Year"). ("Tim Hortons Coffee for a Year").
  • The prize must be claimed within two weeks (14 days) of the Town of Newmarket's initial contact to the winner. Failure to claim a prize will result in a redraw where a Town of Newmarket staff will randomly draw another attendee as winner on day 15. 

PROCEDURE FOR AWARDING PRIZE(S)

  • Town of Newmarket staff will contact the winner to notify them of their prize during the week of July 1, 2024.
     
  • The winner will accept their prize at a Tim Hortons restaurant located in Newmarket, at a date, time and specific Tim Hortons restaurant location pre-arranged by Tim Hortons, a Town of Newmarket staff and the prize winner.
  • In order to claim the prize, the winner must participate in a photo at the time the winner claims their prize, for Tim Hortons and Town of Newmarket marketing purposes.
  • When accepting their prize, the winner must answer a skill-testing question and show valid photo ID.  
  • If the winning attendee is determined to be under the age of 18, the prize will be awarded to the attendee's parent(s) or legal guardian who must answer the skill testing questions and show valid photo ID.

GENERAL RULES

  • By participating in this contest, attendees consent to the use of their name, voice, resemblance, photograph and/or image without compensation, whether online, in print, or in any other media, in connection with contest publicity and/or any aspect of the Town of Newmarket and Tim Hortons. Participants waive all rights, including moral rights, in this respect.
  • By entering, attendees release and hold harmless Tim Hortons and the Town of Newmarket and their officers, employees, council members and agents from any and all liability, claims, and actions of any kind arising from or in connection with the contest or any prize won. 
  • The prize must be accepted as is, and may not be exchanged. No substitutions will be allowed. All ten (10) $100 gift card(s) for a total value of $1,000, cannot be exchanged and/or substituted for any cash value.
  • For the random draw, the Town of Newmarket staff will randomly select a winning ballot from the total ballots collected. The Town of Newmarket shall assume no liability for losses, delays, errors, malfunction, damage or any other issue that may occur during collection, retention or processing of the ballots.
  • The Town of Newmarket reserves the right to withdraw, terminate, amend or suspend this contest at any time without notice. The published contest schedule and rules are subject to change at any time and without notice.
  • The Town of Newmarket reserves the right to disqualify from this contest and any future contests or other promotions conducted by the Town of Newmarket, any individual that they find or believe to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the contest, to be acting in violation of the official rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.
  • Any contact information, such as phone number or email address, will not be kept on file or shared, and will be used solely for the purpose of contacting participants who have won the prize.
  • Participation in this draw includes acceptance of these rules, which will be applied by Tim Hortons and the Town of Newmarket. All decisions are final.
  • This contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws. 



 


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