Sunsplash Festival

July 12nd - 15th

This year’s Sunsplash Festival contains four days of action packed activities for all ages! Sponsored by the town’s Business Improvement Area (BIA), the Sunsplash committee strives to provide residents and visitors with a memorable weekend!

THURSDAY, July 12, 2018

 Campbell Amusements Carnival

Begins at 5pm  to 11pm

 Lakeview Park

6 pm  to 7 pm

 Chalk Art Competition for Kids

Glitter & Gems Facepainting

Family Fun Tent

6 pm

Second Hand Royals

Lakeview Park Ampitheatre

7 pm

Disaster Strikes

Lakeview Park Amphitheatre

8 pm


Lakeview Park Amphitheatre

9 pm – 11 pm

 Rock of Ages

Lakeview Park Amphitheatre

FRIDAY ,  July 13, 2018


1 pm  to 8 pm

17th Classic Cruise Car Show

Notre Dame St

 3 pm

Local Acoustic Acts

TD Family Fun Tent



TD Family Fun Tent



TD Family Fun Tent

6 pm

 Rose Cora Perry & The Truth Untold

Lakeview Park Ampitheatre

8 pm  to  10 pm

Midnight Metro – Alternative

Lakeview Park Ampitheatre

10 pm to 1am

Christine Palazzolo Band

K of C Refreshment Tent

SATURDAY,  July 14, 2018


9 am (One Hour Earlier than in the past!)

22nd Annual Sunsplash Parade
 & Windsor Optimist Youth Band

Notre Dame St

11 am to approximately 4 pm

Can AM  Watercross Races

Lakeview Park – West Beach


2 pm   to  8 pm

Kingsport Environmental Birds of Prey -Shows at 3 p.m. &  6 p.m.

TD Family Fun Tent

5 pm  to 7 pm

SOLTRA Lawnmower Races

Belle River District High School

6 pm to 8 pm

Sunsplash Idol Competition

Lakeview Park Amphitheatre

8 pm to 10 pm

The 519 Band  – Blues/ Rock & Roll

Lakeview Park Amphitheatre

10 pm to 1 am

Mistaken Identity – Rock

K of C Refreshment Tent

SUNDAY, July 15, 2018


8 am to  10 am

Muskies Canada Kids Fishing Derby


7:30 am to 8:30 am only

Belle River Marina BIG tent

10 am  to 2 pm

Jangles the Balloon Artist

Fishing Derby & TD Tent

11 am

Lakeshore’s Community Worship


11 am to approximately 4 pm

Can Am Watercross Championship

Lakeview Park – West Beach

1 p.m.

Family Sandcastle Building Competition

Behind the Amphitheatre

2 pm

Acoustic Afternoon  Musician

TD  Free Family Fun Tent

3 pm


TD  Free Family Fun Tent

5 to 6pm

Bobby Sproat

TD  Free Family Fun Tent

Watch this video from David Langford to see what is going on Sunsplash Weekend!  

The Belle River-On the Lake BIA encourages you to join in with its community and spend a fun weekend with family and friends. We have planned a huge variety of fantastic FREE music and entertainment including the CANAM Watercross Races, and SOLTRA Lawnmower Races on Saturday. Kids can enjoy themselves at the Lakeview Park vendors,  Sunday morning fishing derby, SOLTRA lawn mower races,  Campbell Amusements Carnival or by participating in the parade.

Adults are welcomed to visit the Knights of Columbus Refreshment Tent on Friday or Saturday night. Admission to the tent is $10.

This exciting weekend starts off with the 17th Annual Sunsplash Classic Car Cruise with hundreds of classic cars on Friday. Lakeview Park will be home to the Campbell Amusements Carnival and a variety of vendors.There will be many events held in the  TD Entertainment Tent. The Lakeview Park will feature the K of C Refreshment Tent & BBQ at the Belle River Marina. The every popular Sunsplash Idol Competition will be held on Saturday night.

Another way in which you can join in is to decorate you bikes, trikes, scooters, golf carts and four wheelers in summer fun theme for this years Sunsplash!

The CANAM WATERCROSS TOUR is pleased to announce the return of an IJSBA sanctioned water craft racing and freestyle tour! Jetski racing will once again return to town during the Sunsplash Festival July 14th and 15th 2018!  The prestigious “Canadian Watercross Nationals” will take place Saturday and Sunday at Belle River’s West Beach.  The event is hosted by the CANAM Watercross Association under the direction of Amy Green and is one of the stops on the 2018 Canadian Watercross Tour.

February 16-24, 2019
Head to Cobo Hall for the 61st annual Detroit Boat Show!
March 14th - 17th
Novi's famous boat show will be start on March 14th and run until the 17th!
February 23, 2019 @ 8:00am - 10:00am
The Edsel and Eleanor Ford House is the perfect place to bird watch this winter!
September 12-15, 2019
Head to Lake St. Clair Metropark for the 9th annual Metro Boat Show!
Saturday, June 1st
Take advantage of this awesome opportunity to help raise money for a great cause and exercise!