Windsor, Ontario

July 25 - 31, 2022

Opening Ceremonies

Opening Ceremonies

Thank you to the thousands that joined us at Riverfront Festival Plaza for the official kick off to the 2022 games! If you missed out on the fun you can click here to view a highlight of the event!

DATE: Tuesday, July 26, 2022 START TIME: 5:00 pm (Festival Plaza)

OPEN FREE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC – Join us at Opening Ceremonies to be held at Riverfront Festival Plaza. Enjoy an evening of live entertainment and fireworks supporting first responders. Food and beverage options will be available for purchase.

View the full list of Food Vendors and Activities and Displays.

Registration is not required for entry. However, register online and print your ticket to drop at gate entrance for a chance to win a $200 value gift basket compliments of Windsor Fire & Rescue Services.

Event Schedule
4:30pm – Doors open with food and beverage tents & activities
5:00pm – Emcee Dan MacDonald and DJ Kacper Kawala
– Taste of Carrousel featuring cultural cuisine presented by Multicultural Council of Windsor Essex
– Vendors and community activities (9 hole mini putt, bean bag toss, water boat display on river)
6:00pm – Official program of the Opening Ceremonies presented by Port Windsor
6:45pm – Leave Those Kids Alone band
7:45pm – DJ Kacper Kawala
8:15pm – Simply Queen Tribute Band
10:00pm – Fireworks
10:15pm – Live entertainment and DJ continues
11:00pm – Event Ends

Opening ceremonies is the party you don’t want to miss – kicking off a week of fun in Windsor!

Festival plaza is just a short walk from the host hotel, and you can continue the party after as you explore downtown Windsor and their main drag, just a few blocks away.




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