Downtown Wallaceburg | Wallaceburg
DATE: Aug 12 to Aug 13
TIME: 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
WAMBO (Wallaceburg Antique Motor and Boat Outing) is one of Canada's largest transportation shows. The show features Antique Boats, Antique, Classic & Specialty Cars, Fire Trucks, & Motorcycles. Other popular displays include Models & Toys, Art in the Park and Product / Direct Sales.. Enjoy your choice of entertainment at various locations around town of Live Music, Karaoke, a Soap Box Derby & Fire Truck Parades as well as a Dream Cruise of Classic Cars. Refreshments are plentiful with food, snacks and beverages all around town and a licensed tent at the main stage. WAMBO has something for everyone and Admission is Free!
|Events – Friday, August 12|
|5:00 pm||Opening Ceremonies & bell ringing at Wallaceburg Civic Park (near fountain)|
|All Day||Arrival of boats on the Sydenham River|
|4:30 –||Knights of Columbus BBQ at James & Nelson St., with live music.|
|5pm – Midnight||Refreshment Tent – James St. Municipal Parking Lot|
|5:00 – 9:00 pm||Terry Glover Memorial Cruise 5pm gathering at Canadian Tire (74 McNaughton Ave). Cruise to start at 7pm to Dresden and back.|
|9:00 –||Live Music on the Main Stage in downtown Wallaceburg. Be sure to bring lawn chairs!|
|Events – Saturday, August 13|
|8:00 am – 5 pm||Boats along Sydenham River|
|8:00 – 11:00 am||Knights of Columbus Breakfast – James St Municipal Parking Lot|
|8:00 am – 5 pm||Cars & Motorcycles on James St.|
|9:00 am – 5:00 pm||Fire Truck Show registration till noon – Wallace St., east of Hope St. & WAMBO Tour Wagon Stop|
|9:00 am – 5:00 pm||Art in the Park / Crafts – grassy area on the North side of the river next to Wallaceburg’s Adult Activity Centre/Public Library.|
|9:00 am – 5:00 pm||Product / Direct Marketing Tables – South Side|
|9:00 am – 5:00 pm||Wallaceburg & District Museum – Rope making, face painting, giant plinko and dunk tank. King St. South Side.|
|10:00 am – 1:00 pm||Soap Box Racing Practice and Time Trials on South Side|
|1:00 pm||Soap Box Racing on South Side|
|12:00 pm – Midnight||Refreshment Test – James St. Municipal Parking Lot. Afternoon entertainment.|
|12:00 pm – 6:00 pm||Karaoke tent by the Wallaceburg Library with DJ's Mike & Melody Shepley.|
|1:00 pm –||Cardboard Boat Races|
|2:00 pm||Participants BBQ draw at the Radio station|
|3:00 pm||Fire Truck Parade|
|4:00 pm – 5:00 pm||Awards Ceremonies for Cars – there will be a People's Choice Ballot Box available for spectators to vote.|
|9:00 pm –||Live music at James St. municipal parking lot. Be sure to bring lawn chairs!|
|Sunday Events – Sunday, August 14|
|10:00 – 11:30 am||Interdenominational Church Service – James St. Municipal Parking Lot.|
|10:00 am||Mini Garden Tractor Pull Registration – Location TBD|
|12:00 pm - 6:00 pm||Mini Garden Tractor Pull – Location TBD|
At the free main stage musical entertainment to rock downtown Wallaceburg:
* Friday, August 12, 2022: RAY WHALING BAND - 7 P.M.
* Saturday, August 13, 2022: Leave Those Kids Alone - 1 P.M. TO 3 P.M.
* Saturday, August 13, 2022: Dreamer "The Supertramp Experience" - 7 P.M.
Activities confirmed to take place, include: The Terry Glover Memorial Cruise on Friday evening, Saturday’s classic car show, motorcycle displays, boats in the Sydenham River, fire truck display, lawn tractor pull on Saturday, karaoke, vendors throughout the downtown core, soap box races and a refreshment tent in the downtown parking lot.
More details are being worked out for other activities and events, which will be announced in the coming weeks. Follow WAMBO on Facebook and Twitter for updates.
For more information, visit: www.wambo.ca