Bridgefest 150 unveils more performers, attractions

Organizers have released more details about BridgeFest 150, the three-day P.E.I. event billed as the main Canada 150 celebration in the Maritimes.

The event includes a fireworks display in Borden-Carleton, a concert in Summerside featuring Burton Cummings, a run for families on the Confederation Bridge and various festivities at the Gateway Village on the Island side of the bridge.

Details trumpeted on Thursday include:

- Performances by local musicians Gadelle, Meaghan Blanchard and More Soul.

- Participation of chef Michael Smith.

- Bridge tours, boat tours and helicopter rides.

- Kids' attractions including an inflatables park and petting farm.

- A "major display" from the Hockey Hall of Fame.

- A Concours Cars show.

- Descriptions of the run route, as well as the design of the participation medal and race T-shirt

Full details of the event, which runs from June 16 to 18, can be found at the official website.

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