Welcome to the 41st Annual Acadian Festival!

Madawaska’s 41st Acadian Festival
August 10-12, 2018



Thursday, August 9, 2018

9:00am -5:00pm -  Merchant Sidewalk Sale - Main Street Madawaska    
Sponsor: Greater Madawaska Chamber of Commerce 728-7000

1:00pm-3:00pm -  Charlemagne Tournament ($5 entry fee per person)

Refreshments will be served
Location: Senior Citizens Center, Corner of 11th and Main Street         
Contact: Pauline Marquis 728-4737


8pm - Comedian Andrew Albert

Location: Big Ricks Burgers and Wings


Friday, August 10, 2018


8:30am - 5:30pm - Quilting Show SPONSORED BY ACADIAN QUILTERS
Location: Daigle’s Furniture Store, 350 Main Street   
Sponsor: Acadian Quilters & Daigles Furniture

9:00am -5:00pm - Merchant Sidewalk Sale - Main Street Madawaska    
Sponsor: Greater Madawaska Chamber of Commerce 728-7000

10:00am-4:00pm - Art Show
Location: St. John Valley Chamber of Commerce

10:00am-4:00pm - Craft Fair
Location: 7th Ave Multi Purpose Building

10am - Watermelon Eating Contest
Location: Shop-N-Save

11am-2pm - Free Ployes!
Location: Norstate Federal Credit Union

11:00am-1:00pm - Senior Picnic - $4 Lunch for Public - SPONSORED BY DOLLYS
11:00am-2pm - Music By: Famille LeBlanc
Location: Multi Purpose Building

6:00pm-12:00am - Party du Main Street - Poutine Palooza

Giant Inflatable Obstacle course - Disney Characters - Face Painting & More!
Location:  Main St. Madawaska

The Great Stephan Magic Show for Kids and Adults, presented by Roberts Jewelry!

https://www.thegreatstephan.com
6-7pm - Balloon Animals
7-10pm - Store Front Custom Magic
Location: Roberts Jewelry

6pm-9pm - Emphasis Entertainment

Professional Street Dancers from New York City!
Four shows throughout the evening - Times TBD
Location: Main Street

6:30pm-8:30pm - Four Seasons Challenge  (Madore Shuffle)
Location:  Main Street

7:30pm - Poutine Eating Contest
Location: Big Ricks Burgers and Wings

8pm - 11pm - La Famille LeBlanc
Location: Madawaska Legion

8:30pm - 11pm -  RMF Entertainment w/ lead singer of Turning Point
Location: - In front of Key Bank

8:30pm - 11:30pm - Teen Dance with DJ Sue
Location: Main Street

9pm - 12:00am  - Undecided
Location: Big Ricks Burgers and Wings Main Street


Saturday, August 11, 2018

8am - 10am - 5K Color Run
Location: Madawaska Multi-Purpose Building

8:30am - 4pm - Quilting Show - SPONSORED BY ACADIAN QUILTERS
Location: Daigle’s Furniture Store, 350 Main Street   
Sponsor: Acadian Quilters & Daigles Furniture

9:00am - 5:00pm  - Merchant Sidewalk Sale - Main Street Madawaska                  
Sponsor: Greater Madawaska Chamber of Commerce 728-7000


Food, Craft, and Business Vendors on Site at Multi Purpose Building

10:00am-4:00pm - Art Show
Location: St. John Valley Chamber of Commerce

10:00am-4:00pm - Craft Fair
Location: 7th ave Multi Purpose Building

10:00am-3:00pm - Show & Shine Classic Antique Car Show
Location: 7th ave Multi Purpose Building / Field
*Rain date- Sunday August 12th 10:00am-12:30pm (same location)

11am - 3pm Music By: - La Famille LeBlanc
Location: 7th ave Multi Purpose Building / Field

10:00am - 7pm  - Family Fun Day
Activities for kids & adults, fun bounce houses and much more.
Location: 7th ave Multi Purpose Building / Field

10:00am - 7pm - Giant Inflatable Fun Park (Giant Inflatables for all ages!) DAY PASS $5
Location: Multi-Purpose Building / Field

Sponsored by:  Aroostook County Action Program (ACAP)

Let’s Go! 5-2-1-0, Aroostook County Health Network (ACHN) 


10am-TBD - K-9 State Police demonstration & Forest Ranger Helicopter
(weather permitting)
Location:  Multi Purpose Building


10:30am - 12:30pm - 3pm - Professional Frisbee Dog Show!

www.frisbeedogshow.com/shows

Three shows with Meet & Greet of the dogs after the shows!

Location: Multi Purpose Building

10am - 12pm - 2pm - Mr. Drew and his Animals too!

http://www.mrdrewandhisanimalstoo.com
Mr.Drew and His Animals Too! is a truly unique educational show. Using animals he has rescued and rehabilitated,Mr. Drew brings a "hands on" experience with snakes, lizards, turtles and more!
Location: 7th Ave Multi Purpose Building / Field

11am - 1:30pm - 4pm - Timber Tinas Great Maine Lumberjack Show!

https://www.facebook.com/timbertinasgreatmainelumberjackshow/

POWER “HOT” SAW RACE, AXE THROWING, CROSS CUT SAWING, UNDERHAND CHOPPING, CHAINSAW CARVING AND LOG ROLLING!
Location: 7th Ave Multi Purpose Building / Field

10:00am - 4:00pm - ATV Rides - Free rides for the kids
Location: 7th ave Multi Purpose Building / Field

11am  - Baby Crawling Contest
Location: 7th ave Multi Purpose Building / Field

1:00pm-3:00pm - Film on Acadians of the St. John Valley by Brenda Jepson
Location: Madawaska High School Library

1:00pm-5:00pm - Human Foosball (Kids Tournament)
Location: Multi Purpose Building / Field

2:00pm - 4pm - Acadian Dinner Meet & Greet
Location: Madawaska HIgh School Cafeteria

4pm  - Acadian Family Supper - $15.50 Adults / $10 Kids under 10yr - by Chez Helen
Join us in Welcoming the Thibodeau, Pelletier, Ayotte and Fournier Families!
Pre-Sale Tickets available at chez Helen
4pm - 6pm Music By: St. John Valley Sound Express
Location: Madawaska High School

7:00pm - 10pm Music By: - Star City Syndicate (Presque Isle Band)
(Tickets available in advance)
Location:  7th Ave. Multi Purpose Building / Field

10pm - Fireworks
Location: Multi-Purpose Building / Field



Sunday, August 13, 2017

10:30am-12:15pm - Madawaska Fire Dept Chicken BBQ
Sponsored by Madawaska Fire Dept.
Tickets are $9.00 US - $12 Canadian
Location: Madawaska Fire Station


10:00am-4:00pm - Art Show
Location: St. John Valley Chamber of Commerce


1:00pm - Acadian Festival Parade  (Line up at Marden’s parking lot for 12:00pm)


3pm - 4pm - 5pm - Professional Frisbee Dog Show!
www.frisbeedogshow.com/shows
Three shows with Meet & Greet of the dogs after the shows!
Location: Multi Purpose Building

3pm - Human Foosball local business tournament
Location: Multi-Purpose Building

After Foosball tournament- Closing Ceremony: Festival Awards & Announcements
Location: 7th Ave Multi Purpose Building

3:00pm - 7:00pm Music By: DJ Sue
Location: 7th Ave Multi Purpose Building

Food Vendors on Site at Multi Purpose Building after Parade



August 15th - Acadian Day

3pm - Acadian Mass
3-6pm - Entertainment, Stew, Hot Dogs, Trout, Ployes
3-4pm - Adam Ouellette
4-5pm - Tyler “Tiger” Martin
5-5:45pm - Daniel Morin
6pm - Tintamarre Parade

Soiree Du Bon Vieu temps - High School Cafe

6:30-7:30pm - Gus Lacasse
7:30-8:30pm - Chanteaur Acadian
8:30-10pm - Josee Vachon
Story Teller - Roger Paradis


Acadian Day brought to you by:

Northern Computers

Dollys Restaurant

Plourde, Morneault, & Dubay Accounting services

Twin Rivers Paper

​Rudy Pelletier