Welcome

The Société Saint-Jean-Baptiste of La Broquerie Inc. was established in 1893 for the purpose of celebrating and spreading "joie de vivre" in our community. It was and remains an opportunity to celebrate French Canadian culture through music, various activities and, of course, food!

The first edition of la Fête de la Saint-Jean-Baptiste was celebrated in La Broquerie in 1897 with a special mass, games and a picnic all held on one day. According to our ancestors, the celebration was put on hold during World War I for a few years.

The first Parade was held back in 1940 and still follows that same run to this day. Through the years, the event has evolved from a family celebration into a community event that is held over the weekend to celebrate the French Canadian heritage with over 1 500 people in attendance. There is something for everyone, from kids\' games, French cuisine to local artists.

Click on the photo below to view a booklet highlighting
the history of 120 years of "La Saint-Jean" in La Broquerie!

Board members and organizing committee

  • Roxane Dupuis- President (204) 333-7914
  • Julie Gagnon - Secretary (204) 371-0269
  • Claude Moquin - VP/Treasurer (204) 371-5664
  • André Carrière – Councillor and baseball contact (204) 330-6137
  • Shaun Sturby - Councillor and family baseball contact (204) 381-8973


We are always in need of volunteers during the Fête, please contact Julie at gagnonjulie1@gmail.com to find out how you can help!

Thank you to our 2018 Sponsors

RM of La Broquerie
La Broquerie CDC
Le Comité Culturel de La Broquerie
Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries
Le Centre de la petite enfance et de la famille
Francofonds
Patrimoine Canada
Elite Designs

Preliminary Schedule 2019

Saturday June 22, 2019

8 a.m. – 10 a.m. Free pancake breakfast (donated by Knight of Colombus)

8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Baseball tournament (20 teams – Registration $250 a team with for 3 guarateed games)
SOLD OUT
9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Beer gardens and canteen
10 a.m. Street Hockey Tournament at Caisse Centre.
To register: https://forms.gle/41HPex7Pb4VEHoRF8
9 p.m. – 1 a.m. Social evening with The F-Holes
(Tickets $10 in advance or $15 at the door) (photo à venir pour le site)
10 :30 p.m. Fireworks – presented by La Broquerie RONA

Sunday, June 23, 2019

10 a.m. Mass at Saint-Joachim Parish
11:30 a.m. Parade (to register click: https://forms.gle/ArXRGy67BVykcABX6)
Activities at Saint-Jean Baptiste
(Free Entry - Doors open at 12:45 PM)
12:45 p.m. – 6 p.m. Canteen, mini-donuts et French Canadian cuisine
12:45 p.m. – 5 p.m. Childrens carnaval, inflatable play structures and much more
1 p.m. – 6 p.m. Family baseball tournament
(on-line registration)https://forms.gle/QNU4terE8i7rpoU4A
2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Bibliothèque Saint-Joachim Library nook (storytelling and concerts with Marijo)
Main stage entertainment to be annouced
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Bandaline
2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. La "Bolduc" with Father Legal
4 p.m. - 5 p.m. Parazar
5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. E-Mineur

 

Thank you to our Sponsors

Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries
Le Comité Culturel de La Broquerie
Le Centre de la petite enfance et de la famille
Francofonds
RM of La Broquerie
Elite Designs
La Broquerie CDC
Patrimoine Canada

Baseball 2019

Saturday, June 22nd – CO-ED SLO-PITCH Tournament

 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. - (Co-Ed = 6 males & 4 females)
La Broquerie (MB)

$250/team & 3 games guaranteed
To guarantee your registration, fees must be paid by e-transfer via finance@ssjb.ca

Sign Up Here: https://forms.gle/SqopdrX5BrvauhEh9

Questions?
Contact: André (204-330-6137)

Sunday, June 23rd – Family baseball tournament

2 p.m. – 4 p.m. - No registration fee

Inscrivez-vous ici: https://forms.gle/QNU4terE8i7rpoU4A 

For more information, please contact Shaun Sturby (204-381-8973)

Thank you to our Sponsors

Patrimoine Canada
RM of La Broquerie
Le Comité Culturel de La Broquerie
La Broquerie CDC
Le Centre de la petite enfance et de la famille
Francofonds
Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries
Elite Designs

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Thank you to our Sponsors

Le Comité Culturel de La Broquerie
La Broquerie CDC
RM of La Broquerie
Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries
Patrimoine Canada
Elite Designs
Francofonds
Le Centre de la petite enfance et de la famille

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