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Rock ‘n Roll Festival Schedule

June 29, 2017

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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until July 2, 2017

2017 Schedule

MAMMA MIA will be playing at the James M Hill theatre June 30th-July 3rd at 7 pm nightly.
Tickets are $20 each.  The story telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs propels this
enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, creating an unforgettable show.  Non stop
laughs and explosive dance numbers make this a smash hit.


  • 7:00pm – Opening Ceremonies & Street Dance
    The official opening of the festival. Music by Millbank Music. Bring a lawn chair.
    Location: Waterfront Parking Lot, Newcastle.
  • 10:00pm – Celebration of Lights on the River
  • 10:00pm – Fireworks party zone, Free Admission, adult dance DJ Planet Zee
  • 10:30pm – Rock N Roll Festival Fireworks


  • 12:00pm – 4:00pm – Live Entertainment and Children’s Activities
    Location: Queen Elizabeth Park
  • 6:00pm – Car Owners Meet & Greet
    Location:  Under the tent
  • 9:30pm – 1:30am – Adult Dance featuring “Midnight Special”
    Gates open at 8:30pm
    Admission: $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Buy Here. (Ages 19+)


  • 9:00am – Sidewalk Sale around the Square
  • 9:00am – Show Off Your Baby
    Take a walk around the Town Square as the owners of these antique beauties show off their babies. Security will be on site.
  • 11:00am – Canada 150 Birthday Bash with the largest cake ever! Sponsored by Atlantic Superstore
    Flag Raising
  • 12:00pm – 4:00pm – Live Entertainment and Children’s Activities
    Location: Queen Elizabeth Park
  • 1:00pm – Fire and Knights Canada Day Parade
  • 2:30pm – 5:00pm – Entertainment in the tent
  • 3:00pm – Canada’s Forgotten Father (30 minute preview teaser)
  • 4:00pm – Special Presentation in the tent
  • 6:00pm – Cruise Around The River
    Take a step back in time and watch the parade of nostalgic antiques cruise around the river. The parade will make its way down the North side of the beautiful Miramichi River, across the Centennial Bridge and up the South side of the River. Parade starts and ends at the Goodie Shop Restaurant.
  • 9:30pm – 1:30am – Adult Dance featuring Big Bad Party Band with special guest CCMA Award Winner Jason Barry
    Gates open at 8:30pm
    19 years of age and over.
    Admission: $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Buy Here
    Tickets are also available at the Goodie Shop and N & J Convenience


  • 10:00am – 11:30 am – Rock of Ages – Church Service
    Come out to see Rock of Ages, an eclectic group of Christian rockers of all ages. They love high energy, high impact music that pleases audiences wherever they go. They want to give praise to God with their signature sound. They will also appeal to participants with an engaging and emotional drama, interpretive dance and spellbounding message. Prepare to be ROCKED! Don’t miss this opportunity.
  • 1:00pm – 5:00pm – Golden Oldie Car Show
    A spectacular display of classic cars.
    Location: Waterfront Parking Lot, Newcastle.
    “The Very Best” Car Show in Atlantic Canada!
  • 1:00pm – 4:00pm – Kids Fun Day
    An afternoon filled with fun and games for young and old.
    Location: Waterfront Parking Lot Newcastle.
  • 1:00pm – 4:00pm – Boat Tours to Beaubear Island
    departing from Ritchie Wharf
  • 1:00pm – 3:00pm – Pit Stop Challenge
    This new and exciting event will give participants the thrill and experience of competing for the fastest time in a simulated racing pit stop challenge by changing all four tires on a real Atlantic modified tour race car. Entry Fee is forty dollars for a team of four. Prizes will be awarded based on the amount of teams participating. If interested please contact Barry Richard at 506-624-3626 or by email at speedwaymiramichi@gmail.com
  • 1:30pm – 4:30pm – Rock N Rumble featuring NWE Wresting
    Admission: $10
  • 1:00pm – Music in Tent by DJ Planet Z
  • 5:00pm – Closing Ceremonies
  • 6:00pm – Let’s Burn Rubber!!!
    That’s Right the tire fryer is back. The Rock N Roll Festival is pleased to be partnering up with Speedway Miramichi for the return of the popular Tire Fryer. For more information please call Barry Richard at 506-624-3626 or by email at speedwaymiramichi@gmail.com



June 29, 2017