SESQUIFEST

JUNE 29-JULY 3, 2017

SESQUI- HORIZON 360°
JUNE 29-JULY 2
12:00 PM- 10:00 PM 

JULY 3

12:00 PM- 7:00 PM 
Budweiser Gardens Parking Lot (West)


HORIZON is a 360° cinematic journey across Canada, and a visual symphony that celebrates the people, landscapes and freedoms that make Canada home. Created and captured with advanced 360° technology and presented in full dome, HORIZON is a sensory and emotional experience for audiences of all ages!

SUNDAY JULY 2

SLOAN

CENTENNIAL '67 DAY, DUNDAS & TALBOT

DAILY PROGRAMMING AT SesquiFest

Explore Tent
JUNE 29-JULY 3
1:00-7:00PM
Talbot Street between King and Dundas. 

 

Get out of the sun and "explore" the best that London has to offer with our interactive display tent. Featuring hands-on and animated exhibits from local museums, heritage sites, programmers, and cultural organizations, including: Museum of Ontario Archaeology, Fanshawe Pioneer Village, Huron County Museum, Children’s Museum,  Royal Canadian Regiment Museum, Jet Aircraft Museum, Museum London, 427 (London) Wing RCAF Association, Eldon House, Tourism London, London Cross Cultural Learner Centre,  Habitat for Humanity, Forest City Sports and Social Club, Exodus Escape Room, and London Arts Council!

EXPLORE TENT

Pop-Up City
JUNE 29-JULY 1
1:00-7:00PM

Budweiser Gardens Parking Lot (East) 
 

The City of London presents an interactive feature of city services and departments. Learn all about how London works, touch a truck, play with outdoor games,  quench your thirst at the Thirstmobile, dress up like a future City of London employee, and more!

POP-UP CITY.

Licensed Areas
JUNE 29-JULY 3
Noon-11PM, must be 19+ to enter.

Budweiser Beer Garden by the Carolinian Stage on Dundas Street. 

Ontario Craft Beer Garden on Talbot at Carling.

CHEERS!

CHEERS!

London Multicultural Event
JUNE 30-JULY 2


Budweiser Gardens (Interior - Concourse)

Cool off inside Budweiser Gardens for displays representing a selection of London's ethnocultural communities, food vendors and displays.

Ethnic Food Booths

June 30-July 2 from 12PM onward

Try cuisines from across the world, including Afghan, African, Albanian, Caribbean, Chinese, Filipino, Hungarian, Italian, Latin-American, Polish, Romanian, Tamil, and Ukrainian.

 

Ethnic Displays

July 1 11AM – 5PM & July 2 11AM – 2PM

 

Ethnic Performances

Carolinian Stage (Dundas & Ridout)

July 1 12PM – 5PM & July 2 12PM – 2PM

Performances will involve song and music from Albania, a Chinese ensemble, Chinese choir, Hungarian (Transylvania) children’s choir, Joyful Noise choir, and a Latin American Duo, while dance will be performed by the following communities; Chinese, Colombian, Filipino, Korean, Polish and Ukrainian (song and dance). Enjoy the African and Caribbean traditional customs fashion show.

 

Presented by Tourism London, Budweiser Gardens, and London Multicultural Community Association.

Food Truck Alley
JUNE 29-JULY 3
Noon-11PM
Talbot Street and Dundas Street


Celebrate Ontario and Canada cuisine via some of your favourite regional food trucks, on-site all 5-days! 

FOOD TRUCK

ALLEY

JUNE 29-JULY 3   LONDON, ON

GET INVOLVED

Summer Ice Skating
JUNE 29-JULY 3
Budweiser Gardens Lot (East Side)


Participate in a quintessentially Canadian winter sport... in June! Our whimsical summer ice skating rink will let you take your skates for a spin in the sunshine. FREE, fun for the whole family, and an even more amazing photo op. Come out for skating all 5 days!

Produced by X-Infused.

MEDIA INQUIRIES: 
Rob Andrusevich
randruse@london.ca

GENERAL INQUIRIES:
Lia Karidas
lkaridas@london.ca

FREE EVENT: DUNDAS & TALBOT

Canada Day
Head Phone Party

ALL AGES EVENT
JULY 1, 10:30PM
Covent Garden Market Square


It's the best duelling DJ dance party ever, but if you're not wearing headphones... it's completely silent, and absolutely hilarious! FREE, family-friendly and fun. Just pop into the square and grab a headphone set. Celebrate Canada 150 in the most 2017 way POSSIBLE. 

Produced by X-Infused.

Artisans and Vendors
JUNE 29-JULY 3
12:00-11:00PM

Dundas Street between Richmond and Talbot. 

A wide-variety of local vendors and artisans will be on Dundas Street from 12:00-8:00pm, including Happy Bees Honey, Fancy Tarts, The Jewel Tree, Think Drink Inc., Ye Olde Fudge Pot, and more! You can also pick up unique Canada 150 London souvenirs at our merchandise tent from 12:00-11:00pm. No matter what you're looking for, you can bring home something to remember this historical event!

SOUVENIRS AND MORE

VENDOR INQUIRIES:
Ariel Webster
awebster@london.ca

 

VOLUNTEER INQUIRIES
Jennifer Bate
jbate@london.ca

 
 
 
 

Find the full schedule of live music and performances at canada150london.ca/SESQUIFEST

 

FREE Ice Cream from London Ice Cream Company

JUNE 29-JULY 3
1PM-8PM (while supplies last)
Talbot Street 


Try the London Ice Cream Company's special new Canada 150 flavours, on-site all 5-days! 

KIDZONE
JUNE 29-JULY 3
12:00-7:00PM

In front of Budweiser Gardens (Talbot)

The KIDZONE will be full of fun for the whole family, including face painting, balloon animals, the Children’s Museum, London Public Library, Canadian Raptors (Birds of Prey), CAN BIKE London, and more!

 
 
 
 
 
 
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