Past Centennial events

Waiting for the June 4th Party of the Century―
L to R: Kristina Timms, Judith Clark (June 4 event Prime), Rana Hammal

Photo: Nicole K.

Ushers – Silent Films
Photo: Productions Sonne

Bateaukracboom – Stiltwalkers
Photo: Bateau Kracboom

Beaconsfield Garden Club tour
Photo: Nicole K.

100 Years of Toys
Photo: Nicole K.

Event: Exhibition ― 100 Years of Toys and Collectibles           

Dates: Tuesday, June 1 to June 30

Vernissage: Monday, June 7 at 7:00 p.m.

Time: Library hours

Location: Beaconsfield Library Media Room, 303 Beaconsfield Blvd.

Description: The Beaurepaire-Beaconsfield Historical Society presents a fun exhibition of vintage and traditional toys and collectibles. The 2010 Roberta Angell Prizes will be awarded at the vernissage.

Cost: Free

Contact Info: 514-428-4460 and  bibliothè

Event: Concert ― The Valentino Orchestra - 1920s   

Date: Tuesday, June 29

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Centennial Park, 288 Beaconsfield Blvd.
If rain: Beaurepaire United Church, 25 Fieldfare

Description: The roaring twenties was the decade when Jazz gained worldwide popularity. Nothing quite like it had ever happened before. Exuberant new dances were created to take advantage of the upbeat tempos of Jazz and Ragtime music. The Valentino Orchestra, featuring fourteen fabulous musicians, will delight you with their authentic 1920s sound.

Cost: Free

Contact Info: 514 428-4480 or

Event: Beaconsfield Yacht Club Open House           

Date: Sunday, June 27

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: Beaconsfield Yacht Club, 26 Lakeshore Road

Description: A triple celebration as the BYC celebrates the Centennial, the 200th anniversary of The Grove and the 40th anniversary of the club!! Everyone is welcome to join the celebrations: Go out for a sail; stroll on the grounds; have some birthday cake; or participate in special surprise activities!!

Cost: Free

Contact Info: 514 695-1272 or

Event: Beacon Hill’s 80s Bash!

Date: Saturday, June 26

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Location: Beacon Hill Pool, 100 Harwood, Beaconsfield

Description: In honor of Beaconsfield’s 100th Anniversary, the Beacon Hill Pool and the Beacon Hill Community Association invite everyone to celebrate the decade of the 1980s. Come in your ‘80s attire, enjoy a swim and loads of laughs around the pool! BBQ ($), games for kids, great music and a blast back to the past... 80s style!!!

Cost: Free

Contact Info: Danielle Delaney 514 695-3978 or Lisa Nellis 514 428-9141 and

Event: Fête Nationale celebrations   

Date: Thursday, June 24

Time: Noon until 5:00 p.m.

Location: Centennial Park, 288 Beaconsfield Blvd.
If rain: Beaconsfield Recreation Centre, 1974 City Lane.

Description: Celebrate Quebec’s creativity; learn about life in the time of New France; enjoy the traditional dance and music performances, stroll through the art and artisan alley or play in the children’s area. Centennial Park is the place to be on June 24!

Throughout the afternoon:  Horse drawn wagon rides; traditional arts and crafts; art exhibition and sale; mini sailboat regatta; traditional sugar shack and taffy ($); and BBQ ($).

For Children:  Petting farm, bread making, quill pen writing, adventure obstacle course, Chief Topleaf, crafts and the Ecomuseum kiosk

Puppet Show:  “The Forkman Cabaret” by Panadream

  • 2:00 p.m. in French and 3:30 p.m. in English
  • Forkman, a wacky character, was born with a metal fork for a hand! He’s the host of an all string marionette cabaret, featuring incredible acts such as Svetlana the Russian tightrope walker and a very peculiar giant magician, among others. It’s an action-packed comedy of errors that will keep children laughing.

Main Stage:

  • 12:30 p.m. Salute to the Flag and patriotic presentation
  • 1:30 p.m. Bon Débarras ― traditional music
  • 2:20 p.m. Les Petits Pas Jacadiens ― traditional dance 
  • 2:50 p.m. Lebel and Labelle tout un Cirque ― clown act
  • 3:50 p.m. Les petits Pas Jacadiens ― traditional dance    

Cost: Free (charge for food)

Contact Info: 514 428-4480 or

Event: Beaurepaire Pool 1930s Gangster Party           

Date: Saturday, June 19

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Location: Beaurepaire Pool, 545 Beaurepaire Drive

Description: Join us for a 1930s gangster party! The fun starts at 4:00 p.m.! Wear 30s inspired clothing, bring your bathing suits and enjoy fun and games in Rockhill Park and at the pool. Party Guard Parties will be on hand to provide hours of entertainment. Cap off the evening with an outdoor screening of “The Wizard of Oz”.

Cost: Free

Contact Info: 514 697-6876

Event: All Star Charity Softball Game   

Date: Sunday, June 13

Time: Semi Finals: 10:00 a.m.; Final: 2:00 p.m.

Location: Christmas Park, 424 Beaconsfield Blvd.

Description: The Beaconsfield Men’s Slo-Pitch league hosts this
fun “All Star” Softball game. Come Enjoy a BBQ ($) and watch the final games of this Charity tournament. An annual fundraiser that raises over $17,000 every year for local charities such as the Friends of the Library, Christmas park School, the West Island Women's Shelter and many more.  

Cost: Free – BBQ ($ with profits to charity)

Contact Info: Joe Brimo 514 945-5631 or

Event: Beaconsfield Garden and Art Tour ― Centennial Edition

Date: Sunday, June 13

Time: 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

Location: Private residences in Beaconsfield

Description: Take a tour of six of the most beautiful private gardens in Beaconsfield. Each garden will feature an artist or rug hooker creating a work of art. Proceeds go to NOVA and the West Island Palliative Care Centre.

Cost: Tickets are $20 and are available as of May 15 at the following NOVA thrift shops:

  • 43 Saint Anne, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue 514 457-1642
  • 449 Beaconsfield Blvd., Beaconsfield 514 694-8417
  • 2750 St. Charles Blvd, Kirkland 514 697-6692

Contact Info:

Event: Beaconsfield Lawn Bowling Centennial Invitational           

Date: Saturday, June 5

Time: To be announced

Location: Herb Linder Annex, 303 Beaconsfield Blvd.

Description: Lawn Bowling was the first organized sport in Beaconsfield. Come watch some friendly competition.

Cost: Free

Contact Info: 514 428-4460

Event: 1910 Party of the Century   

Date: Friday, June 4

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Location: Beaurepaire Village

Description: Take a step back in time to June 4, 1910, the date of Beaconsfield’s incorporation. Stroll down the "Main", marvel at the buskers, enjoy a performance or meet some of the people who built this community. Come dressed in a 1910 costume and be eligible for a prize.

Some of the performers and activities:

  • Over The Top singers
  • Magicians, juggler
  • Stilt walkers and acrobats
  • Old fashioned ice cream
  • Crafts for kids
  • Vintage Cars and fire truck
  • Face painting and more…               

Main Street Stage from 6:40 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

  • 6:40 p.m. Appalachian Cloggers
  • 7:30 p.m. Main Street Parade arrives 
  • 7:30 p.m. Birthday cake
  • 7:45 p.m. RCMP Pipes and Drums
  • 7:55 p.m. 690 Lakeshore Air Cadet Drill Team
  • 8:00 p.m. Celtic Grace Irish Dancers
  • 8:30 p.m. Salty Dog (Celtic Canadian Band)           

Silent Film (Beaurepaire United Church)
The silent era brought to life — three different short films (12-15 minutes) accompanied by pianist Roman Zavada. Screenings at: 7:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.
Main Street Parade
A mini-parade departs at 7:00 p.m. from St. Rémi school and travels west on Beaconsfield Blvd. to Beaurepaire Village.       
Beaconsfield Blvd. Street Closure
5:00 to 10:00 p.m.  between St. Louis and Fieldfare
7:00 to 7:30 p.m.  between Neveu and St. Louis (during the parade)

Transportation for Seniors
In recognition of our seniors’ contribution to the community, the Beaconsfield office of Comfort Keepers, a government-accredited senior care provider, is pleased to offer Beaconsfield seniors transportation to and from the 1910 Party of the Century. Seniors residing in Beaconsfield can call Comfort Keepers’ office at 514 695-3198 until June 3rd to reserve their spot. 

Cost: Free

Contact Info: 514-428-4480 and