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SunSplash Paddle in Paradise

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Get excited for our Annual SunSplash Paddle in Paradise Festival! This year Paradise’s week long summer festival kicks off on Sunday, August 12 and runs through to Sunday, August 19. Take a look at all the great activities we have planned to celebrate summer in Paradise.

SUNSPLASH OPENING CEREMONIES (AUG 12)
We’re starting off our SunSplash summer festival right with a BBQ and live outdoor entertainment. Our Sunsplash Opening Ceremonies will have food, music, prizes and fun races for children of all ages in conjunction with the Paradise Running Club. The Mayor will be on hand to welcome everyone to the start of Sunsplash. You won’t want to miss out on the fun!
PARADISE RUNNING CLUB “FIGURE 8” RACE (AUG 12)
Join Paradise Running Club as they help us open up SunSplash with energy and enthusiasm. This run is a chip-timed event and with custom designed medals awarded to winners in each age group. The race will lead into the Opening Ceremonies for SunSplash Paddle in Paradise. To register, please visit Paradise Running Club’s Race website at: paradiserunningclub.com. For more information, send them an email.
FAMILY GOODS AND SATELLITE BINGO NIGHT (AUG 15)
Come out for a night of fun at SunSplash Bingo Night. Satellite Bingo is one of the most exciting — and revolutionary — aspects of Charitable Gaming in the Atlantic Star Satellite Bingo Network. This event is hosted by the Kin Club of Paradise and takes place at the Paradise Double Ice Complex on Wednesday, August 15. Family Goods and Satellite Bingo Night will start at 7 p.m.
OUTDOOR MOVIE IN PARADISE PARK (AUG 16)
Bring the whole family to our outdoor movie screening on Thursday, August 16. A large screen will be set up at the bandstand in Paradise Park. Participants are encouraged to bring folding chairs. In case of inclement weather, the venue will move inside the Paradise Double Ice Complex. The entry fee is one non-perishable food item per person. Stay tuned to see what the movie will be this year.
OUTDOOR KITCHEN PARTY (AUG 17)
What better way to enjoy summer than with an outdoor concert featuring great local music. This year’s SunSplash Outdoor Kitchen Party at Paradise Park takes place on Friday, August 17 featuring performances by: Craig Young, Connemara, and the Masterless Men. Admission for this 19+ event is $20 and there will be a beer tent on site. Tickets go on sale in early August at the Paradise Double Ice Complex.
PADDLE IN PARADISE DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL (AUG 18)
Join the Avalon Dragons and the Town of Paradise on Saturday, August 18 for the 2018 Paddle in Paradise Dragon Boat Festival. Dragon Boating starts in the morning at 8 a.m., and there will be face painting, games and food concessions throughout the day. Come cheer on your favorite of the 30 teams competing in this year’s Dragon Boat Championship.
CANADIAN ARMED FORCES PARACHUTE TEAM- THE SKY HAWKS (AUG 18)
The SkyHawks have represented Canada and the Canadian Forces for over 45 years showcasing the professionalism, dedication and teamwork it takes to be a part of Canada’s military. Over the last four decades they have performed to over 73 million spectators worldwide under their signature Canadian flag parachutes. Watch them build formations in the sky as they bring their parachutes in close proximity to each other to put on a spectacular show. Depending on weather, this show will take place on Saturday, August 18 or Sunday, August 19. This will be a free event for spectators and there will be a chance for all residents to meet with the Sky Hawks after the show. For the best place to watch the show, join us at Paradise Park.
CEW WRESTLING AT THE PARADISE DOUBLE ICE COMPLEX (AUG 19)
Cutting Edge Wrestling is back in Paradise on Sunday , August 19 as part of SunSplash 2018. Early Bird Tickets will be available in early August at the Paradise Double Ice Complex.
SUNSPLASH FAMILY FUN DAY IN PARADISE PARK (AUG 19)

Family fun day on Sunday, August 19 is for everyone! There will be something for all ages this year including special performances, free bouncy castles rides, games, face painting, food concessions, and games of chance. This will be a ticketed from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and free for children under the age of 12. There will be live entertainment from local acts like Terry Reilly, Bollywood Dancers, Ray Lake and TADA Events.

The excitement continues from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. as we close out SunSplash with a free night of fun and live entertainment provided by Calver Street and Damian Follett and Friends with roasting fires for all who attend. We will end the week of great events with a fantastic fireworks display at 10 p.m.

 

If you would like to know more about SunSplash Paddle in Paradise, please call 709-782-6290, or email.

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