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Summer Starts Here: Riverview SUNFEST returns June 24 to July 1

(RIVERVIEW, NB) – The Town of Riverview’s 20th annual SUNFEST summer festival kicks off June 24 with a week of lively outdoor events, leading up to and including Canada Day fun.

“It doesn't feel like summer officially starts until SUNFEST,” said Mayor Andrew J. LeBlanc. “Riverview residents are looking forward to enjoying the many outdoor events with their families, in particular the free swim at Lion Ken Gabbey Pool and Canada Day in Caseley Park.”

SUNFEST is open to Riverview residents as well as those from surrounding communities who wish to join the fun. 2023 events will include:





  • 8:00 a.m.-1 p.m. Buy or sell in the third annual Town-Wide Yard Sale, rain or shine! Register your Riverview property address to be added to the virtual map! All details can be found at www.townofriverview.ca/yardsale
  • 9:00 a.m.- 4:00p.m.  This is your chance to participate in this outdoor, fast paced high flying 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament at RES. Get your team together - we'll provide the gameday atmosphere; you bring the competition! Check out www.townofriverview.ca/3on3 for details on fees and how to register.
  • 10:00 a.m. Celebrate the 2nd Annual SUNFEST HuckFest Disc Golf Tournament at CDT Disc Golf Course. Registration details will be posted on the CDT Disc Golf Facebook page, so check it out!
  • 10:00 a.m.-12:00p.m. Come out to Caseley Park and The Riverview Public Library from for some fun at the Summer Reading Club Launch Party. Visit The Riverview Library Facebook page for more details.
  • 10:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. Located on the waterfront in Riverview, alongside the walking trail, the Art in your Face Outdoor Art Show
  • 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Come Swim into Summer with us at the Lion Ken Gabbey Pool! This is a free swim for all ages!
  • 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. Meet some adorable animals at the Ice Cream Barn's Petting Farm
  • Mi'kmaq Heritage Nature Path Tour - two tours to the Elsipogtog Cultural Center are available to residents to gain a deeper understanding and connection to the cultural teachings of the Mi'kmaq.
  • 6:00 p.m. Movie night is back thanks to our friends at Jean Coutu! Enjoy the latest Super Mario Bros movie on the big screen in at the Riverview Community Hall 145A Lakeside Drive



  • 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.  Yogafest hosted by Chocolate River Wellness will feature vendors, yoga classes and more! Visit chocolateriverwellness.com for more information
  • 1:30 - 3 p.m. This is your chance to learn cricket with Cricket Moncton! Register at townofriverview.ca/sunfestcricket
  • 1 - 4 p.m. Sunshine soap making with Rosemary Wellness - pre-register at www.rwsoap.com



  • 10 a.m. Stop by and view work by local artists at the Art Show beginning today at the Riverview Library
  • 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Parkland Riverview is hosting a Giant Card Party. Book your table today, spaces limited. Please call 506-387-7770 to register
  • 6 - 8 p.m. Come join this free, all-ages event to celebrate Multiculturalism Day with a campfire at Mill Creek Nature Park Lookout.



  • 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Men's Pickleball tournament is back - register by June 20 at www.riverviewpickleball.com
  • 2:00 p.m. Parkland Riverview is hosting an Outdoor Concert featuring Ivan & Vivian Hicks. Join us around our gazebo and fish pond for an afternoon of entertainment! Please bring your own lawn chair if you can as our chairs are limited.
  • 5 - 8 p.m. Learn-to-skateboard at the Extreme Maritime Kitchen Party, a fun all-ages event hosted by the Riverview Skatepark and Youth Center



  • 1 - 3 p.m. Bring your own mug to the 55+ Card Party at Riverview Middle School 506-387-2024
  • 6:00 p.m. Join Albert County Museum for a Heritage Talk at the Library



  • 12:00 – 5:00 p.m. Canada Day celebrations are back! Join us at Caseley Park for live entertainment and family fun. This year starts off with Sons of Gael and Apryll Aileen, followed by a performance from local favourite - Flea Market Underground.  In addition, there will be BBQ, an amusement zone, face painting, henna tattoos, games, Junior Leader canteen and much more!
  • 10:00 p.m. Tri-Community Canada Day fireworks



Five official SUNFEST GEOCACHES have been hidden to introduce you to this great outdoor game! If you can find them all, the Town is giving away 100 limited-edition geocoins! This year's design is inspired by Riverview's 50th Anniversary and the historical CANUSA GAMES.

For a complete list of events please visit RiverviewSunfest.ca or check out the related documents box at the top of this page for a digital version of the brochure.


Media Contact

Ashly Barron

Communications Manager
Town of Riverview

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