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Healthy Living Festival 2018

Saturday June 16, 2018

Thank you to everyone who came to Downtown Smiths Falls on Saturday June 16, 2018 to celebrate the Healthy Living Festival!

We hope you enjoyed a fun-filled day of health and fitness oriented activities!

Festival Highlights from our Local News Sources

Have a look at the lovely articles below that highlight the 2018 Healthy Living Festival! A special thank you to Hometown News, the Smiths Falls Record News, Your TV Smiths FallsThe Wedge for putting these articles, images and interviews together.

Hometown News Festival Image Gallery
*Photos by Kathy Botham

Hometown News Little Run Image Gallery
*Photos by Kathy Botham

The Smiths Falls Record News Festival Article

The Smiths Falls Record News Healthy Living Ambassador Article 

YourTV Smiths Falls Pre-Festival Interview with Kathy Botham

The Wedge Downtown Smiths Falls & Healthy Living Festival Article

The Healthy Living Festival also sends a thank you to Lake 88.1FM for having us in-studio for an interview on Friday, June 15th and also on-air the morning of the festival to talk about the sixth annual Healthy Living Festival!

The Healthy Living Festival has something for all ages! Whether you are interested in learning more about healthy lifestyle choices or looking to experience a fun and exciting day with the family, the Healthy Living Festival is the place for you!

Hosted by the:
Smiths Falls Downtown Business Association
(613) 283 – 4124 X 1114
77 Beckwith St. N.
Smiths Falls, ON K7A 2B8

The 2018 Healthy Living Festival Ambassador:

Congratulations to Richard Coldrey,
our 2018 Healthy Living Festival Ambassador!

*Photo by Kathy Botham

Each year, the Healthy Living Festival recognizes nominees who inspire you and promote healthy living in our community, and we don’t just mean active living and healthy eating!

Healthy Living also includes: 
– Building self-esteem and a better self-image
– Having a positive attitude and outlook
– Mental Health Awareness & Education
– Safety/Injury Prevention
– Substance Use/Addictions Education and Prevention

The Healthy Living Festival Ambassador is selected by the award recipients of the last three years: Jennifer Andress MacDonald – 2015, Rachael Bell – 2016, and Jenn Bonn – 2017.

Nominees for the 2018 Healthy Living Festival Ambassador Award:

  • Brian Paquette
  • Dr. Frazer Smith
  • John Maloney
  • Kim Marshall
  • Leia Antunes
  • Dr. Mark Czubak
  • Natatia Gemmell
  • Ram Mongandes
  • Richard Coldrey
  • Sarah Patterson
  • Vicki Dickson

Congratulations to all of our nominees, and thank you for everything that you do!

The LITTLE THING RUN at the Healthy Living Festival


Grab your favourite superhero t-shirt, costume, mask or cape, strap on those super-speed running shoes and join us for a free fun run, just for kids!

  • 500m super speed
  • 1km super strength
  • 2km super challenge! *new*

Visit our Little Thing Running Page on Facebook!

Brought to you by Royal LePage Advantage Real Estate in Smiths Falls


Festival Vendors:

Algonquin College (Perth Campus)
Art & Science Physiotherapy + Pilates
Avon Canada
Beautiful Full Figure Boutique
Bee Wild Herbs
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lanark County
Bodi Boost Natural Therapy & Beauty Clinic
Carol McCue R.D.H.
Coffee Culture Cafe & Eatery
Costco Kanata
Craft Dog: Handmade Pet Supplies
Debbie’s Serenity Room
Dr. Michael MacPhee & Associates Dental
Ecole Sainte-Marguerite-Bourgeoys
Fellowship of Christian Farmers Canada
Functional Performance Fitness
Hilton’s Unforgettable Tails
Juice Plus + Tower Gardens
Kirk Orthodontics
KL Health
Lanark County
Lanark County Interval House
Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit
Le Vel
LeafFilter North of Canada Inc.
Local Immigration Partnership/The Smiths Falls
Arts & Culture Council
Loon Kombucha
Mary Kay
Metroland Media
Millers Bay Farm
Modern Thymes Health & Bulk Foods
Open Doors for Lanark County & Youth
Order of Eastern Star/Masons
Parkinson Canada
Parks Canada
Pet Valu Smtihs Falls
Precision Cheer & Dance
Redeemer Dance Academy
Restorative Health
Rideau Community Health Services
Rideau River JKA
Rising Phoenix Health & Wellness Coaching
Scentsy (Sold by Cait)
Scouts Canada
Serendipity Lane
Shoppers Drug Mart Smiths Falls
Small Business Advisory Centre
Smiths Falls Chamber of Commerce 
Smiths Falls Community Hospital Foundation
Smiths Falls Crime Stoppers
Smiths Falls Curling & Squash Club
Smiths Falls D.C.I. Girls Rugby Team
Smiths Falls Family Chiropractic 
Smiths Falls Lawn Bowling Club
Smiths Falls Municipal Drug Strategy
Smiths Falls Nurse Practitioner Led Clinic
Smiths Falls Police Services
Smiths Falls Public Library
Smiths Falls Toastmasters
SunLife Financial
The Garden Market
The Soul Space
The Town of Smiths Falls
Tupperware (Sold by Stephanie)
Vickie Dickson – Health on Purpose
Voxx Life
Y Not Therapies
Yura Sisa

Meet the Healthy Living Festival Committee!


*Photo by Kathy Botham

In order of appearance: Leanne Jarrett (Coordinator), Shelly Pankow-Bradley, Lorraine Allen, Lizabeth Wood, Christa Dales-Donnelly, Robin Burrill & Sheldon Giff 

The Healthy Living Festival Committee is made up of six Volunteer Committee Members, and one coordinator. The Committee spends nine months planning and executing the annual Healthy Living Festival to bring a Fun, FREE & Exciting Day to Downtown Smiths Falls.

It was a pleasure hosting the sixth annual Healthy Living Festival on Saturday June 16th, 2018! We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did.

Road Closure Reminder

For the Healthy Living Festival 

Ad designed by the Smiths Falls Record News

Entertainment & Inflatables 

Brought to you by our Platinum, Gold, Silver & Bronze Sponsors!

William St. Stage & Main St. Stage Schedules

*Designs by Donna Pearson

*Please Note: The 11:00 – 11:30 a.m. “Rock the Arts” Puppet Show is a Walk-About Interactive Performance

Festival Gallery

Have a Look Back on the 2017 Healthy Living Festival