Summer Sunday: City Funday – Almost a Week Away!
For Immediate Release
Public Relations Manager
Hamilton – July 8th, 2022
The City of Hamilton is thrilled to reveal the exciting details of its Summer Sunday: City Funday event, taking place in Victoria Park on Sunday, July 17th.
From 1pm to 6pm, the public can enjoy live entertainment, carnival competitions & games, local bands, dance troupes, the Gombeys, fun castles, a cool-down misting station, prizes, a fun photobooth and plenty of food and drink as well as complimentary personalized caricatures.
Entry to the event is free as are all activities, games, and entry into the various competitions.
The afternoon will be hosted and emceed by City Town Crier Ed Christopher and Power Girl Patrina O’Connor while DJ Fury will be in the park throughout the event keeping energy levels high!
There will be dozens of games and activities including face painting; a giant slide; giant Jenga; giant Connect Four; a bubble machine; Pop-a-Shot basketball; henna station; Cornhole; Skeeball; Plinko; Knock Down; Tic-Tac-Toe; Wipe Out; Football Darts; fun castles; ball pits; inflatable golf; bumper cars and even a zipline!
Carnival competitions will include a pie eating contest, ‘bobbing’ for donuts and a dance off – with fantastic prizes for the winners.
Food and beverage vendors will be onsite throughout the afternoon and include Leslie’s Desserts; Duch Pops; Ashley’s Lemonade; Bermuda Cupcake Company; Casa Dos Acores; Hot Dog Delight; The Factory Bda; and Sensational Delights.
There will also be lots of event giveaways including city sunglasses.
The line-up of activities on the day is as follows:
- 1pm – Opening of event
- 1:30pm – Dance performance by Rated E Dance Crew
- 2pm – Carnival eating competitions (pie eating contest etc.)
- 2:30pm – Live performance by local band Aimee and Davvy
- 3:30pm – Live performance by Bermudian singer Brixx
- 4pm – Carnival eating competitions, dance competitions
- 4:30pm – Live performance by local band Devil’s Isle Audio with Quinn
- 5:40pm – Gombey Evolution
- 6pm – Event Closes
The City has partnered with local charity Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Bermuda for a special ‘dunk tank’ fundraiser where you can try your hand at dunking all your favorite familiar faces for a good cause!
Dunk Tank participants:
- 1:00pm – 1:30pm – City of Hamilton CEO Dwayne Caines
- 1:30pm - 2:00pm – Bishop Nick Dill
- 2:00pm - 2:30pm – Reporter Gary Foster Skelton (Bermuda Broadcasting)
- 2:30pm - 3:00pm – Dr. Carika Weldon
- 3:30pm – 4:00pm – Social Media Personality Mr. Fotogenik
- 4:00pm – 4:30pm – Best of Bermuda award winner, DJ Rusty G
- 4:30pm – 5:00pm – Pro Boxer Nikki Bascome
- 5:30pm – 6pm – Entertainer Nadanja Bailey
Summer Sundays in the Park has become a staple event in the City events calendar providing a family fun day in the City that celebrates local music and talent while also supporting local vendors.
In the event of inclement weather, the rain date will be July 24th.
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