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
  • Patrick Balcaen - Vice-president (204) 471-4009
  • Julie Gagnon - Secretary (204) 371-0269
  • Claude Moquin - Treasurer (204) 371-5664
  • Mélanie Brémaud - Councillor (204) 392-2024
  • André Carrière – Councillor and baseball contact (204) 355-8876
  • Shaun Sturby - Councillor (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

Envol 91
Le Comité Culturel de La Broquerie
Radio Canada
Elite Designs
Deals for Dollars
Ledingham
Townline Excavating
La Broquerie Rona
Caisse Groupe Financier
La Liberte
La Broquerie CDC
RM of La Broquerie
Enns Brothers
Townline Excavating
Smith Neufeld Jodoin
Penner International
Precision Electric
La Verendrye Golf
Penner Farm Services
Golf View Electric
La Broquerie Hotel
Horizon International Distributors
Manitoba Government
Patrimoine Canada
Funks Toyota
Tetrault Transport
Metalmaster Autobody
Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries
Hylife
Le Centre de la petite enfance et de la famille
T&T Properties
La Broquerie Pharmacy
Francofonds

Schedule 2018

Saturday June 23, 2018

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)
Sign Up Here
9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Beer gardens and canteen
10 a.m. Street Hockey Tournament at Caisse Centre. To register: https://goo.gl/forms/DcVF8CLoljW7acW33
9 p.m. – 1 a.m. Social evening with Jérémie and the Delicious Hounds (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 24, 2018

10 a.m. Mass at Saint-Joachim Parish
11:30 a.m. Parade (Sign up your float here)
Activities at Saint-Jean Baptiste
(Free Entry)
12:30 p.m. Historical trail launch Société développement communautaire La Broquerie (22, Arena Rd St. Jean Park near the flags)
1 p.m. – 6 p.m. Canteen, mini-donuts et French Canadian cuisine
1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Childrens carnaval, inflatable play structures and much more
1 p.m. – 6 p.m. Family baseball tournament
Main stage entertainment
1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Gérald Saint-Laurent
2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Les Chiens de Prairie
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Andrina Turenne
4:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Jacques Chauvin


To sign up for the street hockey tournament : https://goo.gl/forms/DcVF8CLoljW7acW33

Thank you to our Sponsors

Hylife
Patrimoine Canada
La Broquerie Rona
Precision Electric
Funks Toyota
Envol 91
Le Comité Culturel de La Broquerie
Ledingham
Horizon International Distributors
La Broquerie Pharmacy
La Liberte
Golf View Electric
Enns Brothers
T&T Properties
Francofonds
Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries
La Broquerie Hotel
RM of La Broquerie
Penner Farm Services
Townline Excavating
Penner International
Radio Canada
Deals for Dollars
Le Centre de la petite enfance et de la famille
Elite Designs
Tetrault Transport
La Broquerie CDC
Metalmaster Autobody
La Verendrye Golf
Manitoba Government
Caisse Groupe Financier
Townline Excavating
Smith Neufeld Jodoin

Baseball 2018

Saturday, June 23rd – 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

To register your teams for Saturday: https://goo.gl/forms/q6JgLQbqZ85Ll1vw1

Questions?
Contact: André (204-355-8876)

 Sunday, June 24th – Family baseball tournament

1 p.m. – 6 p.m. - No registration fee (on-site registration day of tournament)

For more information, please contact André Carrière (204) 355-8876

Thank you to our Sponsors

Le Comité Culturel de La Broquerie
La Verendrye Golf
La Broquerie CDC
Penner Farm Services
Precision Electric
Envol 91
Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries
T&T Properties
Hylife
Metalmaster Autobody
Townline Excavating
Funks Toyota
La Broquerie Hotel
Penner International
Elite Designs
La Broquerie Pharmacy
La Broquerie Rona
Le Centre de la petite enfance et de la famille
Deals for Dollars
Tetrault Transport
Radio Canada
Patrimoine Canada
Enns Brothers
Manitoba Government
Horizon International Distributors
Townline Excavating
Francofonds
Golf View Electric
Ledingham
RM of La Broquerie
Caisse Groupe Financier
La Liberte
Smith Neufeld Jodoin

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Thank you to our Sponsors

Francofonds
Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries
Townline Excavating
La Broquerie Rona
Ledingham
Manitoba Government
Penner International
Le Centre de la petite enfance et de la famille
La Verendrye Golf
T&T Properties
Metalmaster Autobody
Tetrault Transport
RM of La Broquerie
Precision Electric
Smith Neufeld Jodoin
La Liberte
La Broquerie CDC
Enns Brothers
La Broquerie Hotel
Caisse Groupe Financier
Golf View Electric
Horizon International Distributors
Radio Canada
Envol 91
La Broquerie Pharmacy
Patrimoine Canada
Deals for Dollars
Townline Excavating
Elite Designs
Hylife
Funks Toyota
Penner Farm Services
Le Comité Culturel de La Broquerie

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