windsorite daily poll / March 24th 2010
Wednesday March 24th, 2010
Posted at 9:01am
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It’s confirmed that Summerfest will take place at the WFCU Centre this June and July. An undetermined number of events may take place at the Downtown Armouries. The Detroit River fireworks are scheduled for Monday June 21st.
The event is moving from Windsor’s Riverfront due to reconstruction of the Civic Terrace and Festival Plaza, as well as an adjacent sewage retension basin project.
Facebook groups have sprung up in hopes of keeping the festival on the Riverfront this year.
In 2009, the Dragon Boat Festival for the Cure moved temporarily from Windsor’s Sandpoint Beach to Tecumseh’s lake front park due to a strike by City of Windsor employees. In late 2009, the festival made a decision to permanently remain in Tecumseh.
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