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Friday September 8, 2023 to Sunday September 10

Windsor FireFest 2023

Event Website

Click here for the Windsor FIREFEST 2023 Program.

Windsor’s FIREFEST is back showcasing firefighting skills at the Riverfront Festival Plaza demonstrated in 4 rugged activities:

  • T2B RESCUE RELAY Community Obstacle Course (September 8)
    Only room for 20 teams. Participants must be 18+. Click here to sign up today!
  • Run with Responders (September 9)
    Community runners are invited to register for the 5K Run or Walk, Kids 1K and Kids Dash. Click here to register today!
  • TUG ACROSS the RIVER (September 9)
    Windsor vs. Detroit!  The Tug Across the River will see 30 firefighters in each country pulling a 1,500-metre rope attached to buoys from the middle of the river to their respective side. First to touch wins!
  • FIREFIT Western Ontario Regional (September 9 & 10)
    The FireFit Championships tour visits cities across Canada each season. The competition is based on firefighting tasks commonly performed in emergency situations.

Other activities:

    Features miniature version of the Firefighter course (includes ladder climb, run with hose and more). Face Painting, Balloon Sculptures, Chalk Graffiti, Bubbles and Mascots – lots of Mascots.
    Feel what it’s like to suit up as a Firefighter. Take a selfie at the Firefighter Gear Station (variety of equipment sizes to choose from).
    Post a positive message for firefighters and other first responders on “Thank You” Walls. Medical Service Clinic Mobile Unit will be open for tours and general information on health services.
    Variety of food & beverage options.
    Open to the public.

 Proceeds will benefit four organizations:

Admission to all events is free, and for the latest information go to www.windsorfire.com/firefest

Venue: Riverfront Festival Plaza

370 Riverside Dr. E.
Windsor, ON N9A 1P2 Canada


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