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Year-round the Town of Paradise hosts an array of events. Seasonal events are planned throughout the year which offer residents and visitors an opportunity to celebrate and enjoy the community spirit of Paradise. The two main festivals for the Town are Snow and Ice, the annual Winter Carnival in Paradise held in February and SunSplash Paddle In Paradise, the summer celebration held annually in August.

For a complete listing of community events and activities taking place in Paradise, visit our Calendar.

Paradise Holidaze 2019 (Sunday, November 17)

Date: Sunday, November 17

Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: Paradise Double Ice Complex - Resource Centre A and Gymnasium

Cost: $4 at the door; free for children 12 and under

This expo includes many craft, food and retail business vendors selling Christmas items leading up to the Holiday Season. Expect cuisine from many vendors plus there will be a children’s zone which includes bouncers, face painting, and fun activities for you children while you browse the aisles.  Come out before the Christmas Rush and find that perfect gift for your loved ones.  . For more information, please call (709) 782-6290 or email

Skate & Scootfest (Sunday, November 24)

It’s that time of year again - our annual SKATE & SCOOTFEST is back!  Skateboarders and scooter riders are invited to compete for the “2019 Scootfest Champion” title on Sunday, November 24 at the Skate Park at the Rotary Paradise Community Centre.

Skateboarding and Scooting are separate - youth can compete in both, must bring your own scooter and/or skateboard.

Competition times for both scooters and skateboarders are as follows:

  • Ages 7 to 10 -    2:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.
  • Ages 11 to 13 – 3:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.  
  • Ages 14 to 18 – 4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Experienced participants may move up an age group if they choose.

 

Registration begins November 18 at 12 p.m. Scootfest is free for all members or a $2.00 drop-in fee for non-members and can be completed online.

 

Information & Requirements:

- Helmets MUST be worn by ALL participants.

- Participants Must bring own helmet, scooter and/or skateboard.

- Participants must display sportsmanship, respect towards other competitors and judges, follow rules and guidelines of Scootfest and Skate Park. Failure to do so may lead to disqualification.

- Families are welcome and encouraged to come watch and cheer on competitors.

 

Any questions or concerns please email bmurray@paradise.ca or call 782-3518.

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Ticket Raffle (Saturday, November 30)

Date: Saturday, November 30

Time:  4 p.m. Raffle starts, 6 p.m. tree lighting activities

Location: Paradise Double Ice Complex

The Kin Club is holding its Christmas Raffle on November 30 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the main foyer of the Paradise Double Ice Complex.

Tree lights go on at 6:15 p.m. illuminating the lobby. There is free hot chocolate for everyone!The Ta Da Choir and members from the Paradise Arts Committee will be on site to perform Christmas Carols.

For more information, please call 782-6290 or email psilver@paradise.ca.

Brunch and Pictures with Santa (Saturday, November 30)

Date: Saturday, November 30

Times: 

  1. 8:40 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
  2. 10:10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  3. 11:40 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  4. 1:10 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Location: Paradise Double Ice Complex (Brunch - Gymnasium / Pictures - Resource Centre)

Cost: $6 for adults and $4 for children (Note: tickets must be purchased in advance for breakfast sittings)

Join Santa Clause at the Paradise Double Ice Complex for brunch and free pictures. Only those who attend the Brunch with Santa will have the chance to get their pictures taken. Tickets will go on sale beginning November 22 at the Reception Desk of the Paradise Double Ice Complex and must be purchased before November 30.

Annual Christmas Parade (Sunday, December 8)
If you’re hoping to see Santa Clause before he heads back to the North Pole to finish getting ready for Christmas, join us for the Town of Paradise Annual Christmas Parade!

When: Sunday, December 8

Time: 1 p.m.

Location: Starts at Paradise Elementary School on Karwood Drive, moves up Topsail Road, and finishes at the Paradise Double Ice Complex.

For more information, please call 709-782-6290 or email.

Please note: There will be road closures and delays from 12:55 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Parade day.

 

Town of Paradise Annual Christmas Parade Registration

Calling all community groups, businesses and residents! It’s time to register to be part of the 2019 Christmas Parade.

A maximum of 50 applications will be accepted due to limited space. Please note, all motorized vehicles will require proof of insurance.

Please complete and email the Parade Information Entry Application Form to be entered into the Town's 2019 Christmas Parade. If you have any questions, please email or call (709) 782-3570. All applications must be received by 12:00 p.m. Monday, November 25, 2019.

Paradise Snow & Ice (Wednesday, February 5 to Sunday, February 9)
* Details to be announced.

 

Sponsorship Opportunities 

The Town of Paradise invites you to be part of Paradise Snow & Ice .

In partnership with the Town, the Snow & Ice Committee is offering you the opportunity to become involved as an official sponsor of Paradise Snow & Ice. This annual winter event will run from February 5 to 9, 2020.

Paradise Snow & Ice will feature many community activities such as:

  • sliding and roasting fire Family Fun Days;
  • various sporting events;
  • TaDa! Events! Diva’s Show Tunes;
  • Poker Night;
  • family bingo;
  • Youth Centre events
  • Adult Paint night;
  • Youth Art;
  • skating at the Paradise Double Ice Complex;
  • entertainment at local senior homes;
  • Comedy Night featuring Newfoundland’s own John Sheehan
  • Open mic night
  • Fireworks plus so much more!

By choosing to become a sponsor of Snow & Ice in Paradise 2020, your company will gain considerable exposure. Sponsorship proposals have been designed to allow you to choose your company’s level of support.

Please take the time to consider each package and feel free to contact the Department of Recreation & Community Services at 782-6290 or psilver@paradise.ca.

Platinum Sponsor

 

In exchange for a $2501 - $3500 contribution of cash or supplying in-kind products/services platinum sponsors receive:

  • title sponsorship of the Event (maximum of three Platinum Sponsors+ Radio);
  • 8 tickets to the Comedy;
  • 8 tickets to the Diva’s Show Tune show;
  • sponsors name featured on one of the large events
  • sponsor’s name featured in all radio advertisements;
  • sponsor’s name or logo in all newspaper ads;
  • sponsor’s name and logo featured on publications
  • on stage verbal acknowledgement during ticketed events;
  • permission to display company banner at event;
  • sponsor’s name or logo featured on official web page;
  • sponsor’s name or logo published in the Shoreline at the conclusion of the event.

Gold Sponsor

 

In exchange for a $1501-$2500 contribution of cash or supplying in-kind products/services gold sponsors will receive:

  • 10 tickets to the Comedy Show;
  • Sponsor’s name to be on one of the events
  • sponsor’s name or logo in all newspaper ads;
  • sponsor’s name or logo printed on publications;
  • permission to display company banner at event;
  • sponsor’s name or logo featured on official Snow & Ice web page;
  • sponsor’s name or logo published in the Shoreline at the conclusion of the event.

Silver Sponsor

 

In exchange for a $501-$1500 contribution of cash or supplying in-kind products/services silver sponsors will receive:

  • sponsor’s name printed on publications;
  • sponsor’s name or logo mentioned on official Snow & Ice web page;
  • sponsor’s name or logo published in the Shoreline at the conclusion of the event.

Bronze Sponsor

 

In exchange for a $100-$500 contribution of cash or supplying in-kind products/services bronze sponsors will receive:

  • sponsor’s name or logo mentioned on official Snow & Ice web page
  • sponsor’s name or logo published in the Shoreline at the conclusion of the event.

 

SPONSORSHIP REQUEST FORM

 

Snow & Ice in Paradise 2020

 

The following are ways in which your business can get involved. There are four different packages from which your company can benefit. Please see the attached Sponsorship Package for additional details.

SPONSORSHIP LEVEL

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CONTRIBUTION

Platinum Sponsor

 

$2501-$3500 or products and / or services

Gold Sponsor

 

$1501-$2500 or products and / or services

Silver Sponsor

 

$501-$1500 or products and / or services

Bronze Sponsor

 

$100-$500 or products and / or services

 

If you would like more information on our sponsorship program, please contact Pat Silver at 782-3570 or psilver@paradise.ca

To submit your sponsorship request, please contact Pat Silver at 782.6298 or email psilver@townofparadise.ca with the information noted below.

 

DEADLINE: Tuesday, January 7, 2020

 

Business Name:                                                                                                                 

 

Contact Person:

 

Email Address:                                  

 

Telephone Number:                                                          

 

Address:

 

City:                                                  Province:  

 

Postal Code:

 

Fax Number:

 

Note: each business must provide company logo in .jpeg or .png format

 

Community groups or event organizers can also submit events to appear in our Community Calendar.

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