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Soccer Complex Grand Opening

The City of Cambridge is proud to announce the official Grand Opening of the new sports park, the Soccer Complex at 880 Linden Drive (corner of Linden Dr. and Fountain St.).

Join us on Saturday, June 15 from 10 am to 2 pm for a family friendly event.  Admission is free. Bring a lawn chair as bleacher seating is limited. 

Schedule of Events

10:00 AM – Ribbon cutting ceremony

10:30 AM – Entertainment by Shy Harry

11:00 AM – Conestoga Condor soccer exhibition game (see more information below)

11:30 AM – Soccer skills and drills

12:00 Noon – Mascot soccer skills and drills competition & entertainment by Shy Harry

12:30 PM – Rugby skills and drills

2:00 PM – Draw for Conestoga Soccer Jersey

*schedule is subject to change

Conestoga Condor Soccer Exhibition Game

The soccer exhibition will feature Conestoga Condor, current and former, men’s and women’s soccer athletes. The game will feature male athletes from Conestoga's men’s national silver medal team and several all star athletes from the women’s team.  

Kids Area Activities

  • Inflatable obstacle course
  • Bullseye soccer inflatable target 
  • Face painting 
  • Mascot meet and greets 
  • Activities, games and crafts with Idea Exchange Queen's Square

Meet Local Sport Groups

Get the opportunity to stop at their tents to learn more about their sport and give it a try!

Food Trucks

 

The Grand Opening is proudly sponsored by:

tmmc logo   conestoga condors logo   explore waterloo region logo   royal bank logo   cambridge toyota logo

Thank you to our media sponsors!

bounce radio logo   lite 92.1 logo   hot radio logo    cambridge today logo

Getting Here

Parking at the event will be limited. Consider other transportation options like walking, biking or taking the bus. 

Taking the bus? Use the Grand River Transit website to plan your trip. 

Riding your bike? Bike racks are onsite. Don't forget your lock. 

View the parking map to see all the parking options near the event. 

Accessibility at the Grand Opening

The majority of the event  will be taking place on grass. There are paved pathways leading to the grass, but assistance might be required. 

Washrooms and a water bottle filling station located at the Toyota Fieldhouse are accessible. There is accessible parking spaces onsite. 

For questions regarding accessibility, contact Inclusion and Accessibility Services.

Learn More!

If you are interested in learning more about the sponsorship opportunities and the Grand Opening please email sponsorship@cambridge.ca

To learn more about the new outdoor soccer complex visit the the project webpage

Volunteer opportunities are available for the Grand Opening. For more details or to apply visit www.cambridge.ca/volunteer


Summer Nights Live

Whimsical Wednesdays come together with Concerts in the Park to offer a full line-up of outdoor summer entertainment for all ages!

2024 Concerts in the Park

Join us Sunday evenings at 7 p.m. in beautiful Cambridge parks as local artists perform a variety of musical styles. Several of these performances are sponsored through the Central Ontario Musician's Association.  

DateParkPerformerGenre 

June 30 

 

July 7

 

Central Park Gazebo 

 

Mill Race Amphitheatre

 

Cambridge Concert Band

 

Aaron Solomon Band

 

Concert Band 

 

Celtic 

 

July 14 

 

Forbes Park Bandshell

 

Andrew Sansone

 

Tribute band: Alternative and Pop Rock

 

July 21

 

Central Park Gazebo 

 

Paul Mitchell

 

Jump Swing Band

 

July 28

 

Mill Race Amphitheatre

 

Galt Kiltie Concert

 

Concert Band

 

August 4

 

August 11 

 

Mill Race Amphitheatre 

 

Forbes Park Bandshell

 

Emi-Lee Small at 6:30pm & Tea for Three at 7pm

 

Leisa Way Country Band

 

Pop, Folk Pop // Traditional Folk Music

 

Country

 

August 18 

 

Central Park Gazebo

 

Ernie Kalwa

 

Jazz 

 

August 25

 

Forbes Park Bandshell

 

The Potluck Dixieland Band

 

Dixieland

 

 In the event of inclement weather during outdoor events, check back here for cancellation updates.

2024 Whimsical Wednesdays

A great free family event!  Join us most Wednesday evenings in July and August from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. for some amazing entertainment, games, crafts & more!

No tickets are necessary–just bring your own cozy spot to sit and come enjoy. Free parking is also available.

Check back for weather updates that may impact the event. 

DateEventLocation
July 3

Team T&J

Forbes Park, Hespeler 

July 10

Ultimutts

Central Park, Preston 

July 17

Pirate Life Adventure Show

City Hall, Civic Square

July 24

DJ Dance Party

Forbes Park, Hespeler

July 31 Isabella Hoops - North Fire Circus Central Park, Preston
Aug 7

Cambridge Symphony Orchestra

City Hall, Civic Square

Aug 14

Dragon Breath Entertainment-

Hula Hoops Show & Fire Performance

Forbes Park, Hespeler
Aug 21 Relative Minors & Balloon Art Entertainment Central Park, Preston
Aug 28 Kynamics Dance  City Hall, Civic Square

In the event of inclement weather during outdoor events, check back here for cancellation updates.

Accessibility

For questions regarding accessibility for any event listed above, contact Inclusion and Accessibility Services.