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Friday September 8, 2023 to Sunday September 10
Windsor FireFest 2023
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.
- KIDS ZONE
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.
- FANS IN THE STANDS
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).
- HEALTH HUB & EDUCATION STATION
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.
- VENDORS VILLAGE
Variety of food & beverage options.
- BEER GARDEN
Open to the public.
Proceeds will benefit four organizations:
- Windsor Firefighters Benefit Fund
- Transition to Betterness(T2B)
- Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics
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