Tuesday, August 6

6:00 pm & 7:30 pm Community Baseball Games @ Ball Field


Wednesday, August 7

6:00 pm & 7:30 pm Community Baseball Games @ Ball Field


Thursday, August 8

6:00 pm & 7:30 pm Community Baseball Games @ Ball Field


7:00-11:00 pm Family Movie Night @ Community Tent. Early Show: How To Train Your Dragon 2.  Later Show: The Fast & The Furious.  Admission by freewill donation of cash and/or non-perishable items for the Food Bank.  Popcorn & non-alcoholic beverages $1 each.


Friday, August 9

6:30-8:30 pm  All Ages Corn Boil and Ceilidh Sponsored by Jill Hann Royal LePage @ Community Tent. Corn on the cob, hotdogs and non-alcoholic beverages available for $1 each.   Presentation of the Sambro Spirit Awards and local musical entertainment.


Saturday, August 10

8:30 am-4:30 pm Sambro Island Lighthouse Boat Tours @ Government Wharf presented by SILHS.  Adults $40/Children 5-16 $20/Children under 5 free (must be accompanied by adult over 18 years of age)


10:00 am–11:30 am Community Parade Sponsored by the Spryfield Head Shoppe.  From Atlantic View Dr. in Sambro Head to Sambro Fire Station.  Expect traffic delays between 10 am-12 noon from Atlantic View along  Ketch Harbour Road to Old Sambro Road and then to West Pennant Road.   Prizes will be awarded @ Community Tent following at 11:30 am.


12:00–3:00 pm BBQ and Family Carnival sponsored by Bluenose Seafood Inc. with bouncy castle and games @ Ball Field


12:00 noon Washer Toss Tournament sponsored by Clyde A. Paul & Associates @ Ball Field $20 per 2 person team


2:00–8:00 pm Kyle’s Tailgate Party Sponsored by the family of the Late Kyle MacKay, Live Music by Lime Rickey @Community Tent. MUST BE 19 YEARS OR OLDER.  $6 admission includes chance to win door prizes.  Beer & coolers $5


Sunday, August 11

9:00-11:00 am Community Breakfast sponsored by Oceanview Fisheries @ Community Tent.  Scrambled eggs, pancakes, sausage with juice or tea/coffee.  Adults $6/Youth 5-12 years $3/Kids under 5 free.


10:00 am Service of the Sea Church Service @ St. James United Church


12:30 pm Blessing of the Fleet @ Sambro Government Wharf, Weather permitting.  Arrive at the wharf for 12 noon.


2:00 pm  Consolation Baseball Game @ Ball Field


1:00-3 pm Cake Walk @ Community Tent


3:00-3:30 pm Rubber Duck Race Sponsored by Mishoo’s Store @ Grand Lake.  Numbered ducks may be purchased in advance from Mishoo’s store in Sambro or SACA volunteers for $5 each.  Win up to $500!


3:00–6:00 pm Fish Cake Supper with Beans, Brown Rolls and Strawberry Shortcake @St. James United Church Hall Adults $15/Child $8


4:00 pm Final Championship Baseball Game@ Ball Field


8:00–9:45 pm Parade of Sail Sponsored by Midnight Magic Fisheries off Crystal Crescent Beach.  Decorate your boats with festive lights for a chance to win a prize.  Boats must respect the distance required to be off shore in order for the fireworks to be safely presented.


9:45 pm  Closing Fireworks Display Sponsored by James Gray Fisheries @ Crystal Crescent Beach Provincial Park.  Freewill admission gratefully accepted outside the beach gates on Sambro Creek Road.  Please note vehicles must exit the park promptly at the conclusion of the fireworks.  Raindate: August 18th.


Rubber Duck Race Tickets $5 each and 50/50 Tickets $2 each or 3 for $5 available before and during festival from Mishoo’s or SACA volunteers


Event Locations:

Mishoo’s Variety Store and Takeout (“Mishoo’s”) 1 West Pennant Road, Sambro

James McPhee Memorial Ball Field (“Ball Field”), 133 West Pennant Road, Sambro

Community Tent beside the Sambro Fire Station (“Community Tent”), 160 West Pennant Road, Sambro

Government Wharf, Government Road, Sambro

St. James United Church, 3811 Old Sambro Road, Sambro

Grand Lake, Williamswood

Crystal Crescent Beach, Sambro Creek

* Exact Change and Small Bills Appreciated *