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The Good Games Festival, the highlight of our multi-sport event!

It’s a two-day extravaganza packed with fun and excitement for the whole community. Get ready for a dynamic experience that brings together sports, entertainment, and delicious food.

Here’s a taste of what you can expect at the festival:

Food Galore: Explore a mouthwatering array of 10+ food trucks, offering a diverse range of culinary delights to satisfy every craving.
Beer Garden: Kick back, relax, and enjoy refreshing beverages in our lively beer garden, the perfect spot to socialize and unwind.
Family Fun: Let your kids’ creativity soar with face painting and colorful balloons that will bring smiles to their faces.
Freestyle Soccer: Marvel at the incredible skills of freestyle soccer artists as they perform mind-boggling tricks and acrobatics with the ball.
Non-Stop Entertainment: Immerse yourself in a vibrant atmosphere filled with activations, a DJ pumping out energetic beats, and non-stop entertainment that will keep you engaged throughout the festival.
Dance Party: Get your groove on at our Saturday night dance party, where you can dance like nobody’s watching and make unforgettable memories.
Skill Zone: Test your basketball skills and participate in exciting challenges in our skill zone, designed for both beginners and seasoned players.

Best of all, entry to the festival is completely free! Bring your friends, family, and fellow sports enthusiasts for a day of excitement, community spirit, and unforgettable experiences.

At The Good Games 2023 as we prioritize sustainability and reduce plastic waste. We’re excited to introduce the City of Guelph’s Water Wagon initiative, providing access to chilled water throughout the event. Simply bring your own reusable water bottle and refill it at our convenient Water Wagon stations. Together, let’s stay hydrated and make a positive impact on the environment. Join us in creating a greener future at The Good Games 2023!

Save the date and get ready to immerse yourself in the vibrant festivities of The Good Games Festival. It’s more than just a sporting event – it’s a celebration of athleticism, camaraderie, and the joy of being part of something extraordinary. See you there!


  • 10 am – Festival Kicks off
  • 11am – 11 pm – 10 + Food Trucks Ready to fuel you!
  • 11 am – 11 pm – Beer Garden open for business
  • 11am-1 pm – Canadian Freestyle Soccer Championship and Interactive fun
  • 1 pm-2 pm – Q-mack Basketball Tricks and interactive fun
  • 2 pm-5 pm – Face Painting for kids
  • 2 pm-5 pm – Balloon Fun for Kids
  • 2 pm-3 pm – Arm Wrestling showcase and fun
  • 3 pm-4 pm – Martial Arts Showcase and lessons
  • 5 pm-6 pm – 3 legged races, Potatoe Sack races etc
  • 8 pm – Women’s Beach VB finals @showcourt (featuring Olympians and former national champs)
  • 8pm-11 pm – Athlete welcome, Limbo contest and all ages glow stick dance party


  • 10 am – Festival kicks off
  • 10 am – 5pm – Beer Garden open for business
  • 11am – 5pm – 10 + Food Trucks Ready to fuel you!
  • 10am-5pm – Beach VB Finals – Showcourt

Come watch some former Olympians, Pro’s and Canadian Champs compete in Beach VB right in the middle of the festival.

Saturday – Volleyball Showcourt kicks off at 9am
and runs all day long.



6pm – Women’s 2’s Bronze Medal Match
7pm Men’s 2’s Playoff match
8pm – Women’s 2’s Gold Medal Finals


10-5pm come watch a day featuring all finals for
Beach Volleyball 4’s and Men’s 2’s

12pm – Beach 4’s Gold Medal Final
3pm Men’s Beach Volleyball 2’Gold Medal final


  • ALL DAY – 175 Feet of Inflatable Obstacle Course fun!
  • ALL DAY Royal City Basketball Club with fun basketball drills and challenges
  • ALL DAY – Football Throwing machine
  • ALL DAY – Ladder toss, Spike Ball
  • ALL DAY – Shooting Games/Lawn Darts
  • ALL DAY – Inflatable axe throwing
  • ALL DAY – Cornhole competitions
  • ALL DAY SATURDAY only – Golf Chipping competition
  • ALL DAY SATURDAY only – Disc Golf Showcase and lessons
  • ALL DAY – 3v3 soccer pick up and play
  • ALL DAY – Grass Volleyball pick up and play
  • ALL DAY – Badminton pick up and play
  • ALL DAY – Pickleball court pick up and play
  • ALL DAY – The Devlan Dead hang competition
  • ALL DAY – Basketball Arcade Fun