Canada Day events

Canada Day Events in #LdnOnt 2016

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Happy 149th Birthday Canada!

Once again we’ve gathered all the fun, family friendly events taking place on the 2016 Canada Day long weekend. Check them out below and celebrate Canada!

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Canada Day Events in London

LONDON CELEBRATES CANADA AT HARRIS PARK

  • When: Friday July 1, 2016
  • Where: Harris Park/Fork of the Thames
  • Time: 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm (Fireworks begin at 10 pm)
  • What: Festivities include First Nations gathering, Citizenship Ceremony, Canada’s birthday cake, tree planting, vendors and community exhibits, great entertainment and spectacular fireworks!
  • Cost: Free admission!
  • For more info: Visit celebratecanada.info

Canada Day Events in London

CANADA DAY CELEBRATIONS IN SUMMERSIDE

  • When: Thursday June 30, 2016
  • Where: Meadowgate Park – 3155 Meadowgate Blvd.
  • Time: 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm (fireworks at dusk)
  • What: Gather with neighbours and community members to celebrate with music provided by Schwartzentruber Music Services
  • Cost: Concession stand & donations to the Summerside Optimist Club are appreciated
  • For more info: Visit summersideoptimistclub.com

Canada Day Events in London

SOUTH LONDON CANADA DAY CELEBRATION

  • When: Friday July 1, 2016
  • Where: South London Community Centre, 1119 Jalna Bvld.
  • Time: 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm (fireworks at 10 pm)
  • What: Live entertainment, Kid Zone, face painting, various food vendors, cake cutting ceremony and more.
  • Cost: Various costs see more information
  • For more info: Visit southlondoncanadaday.com

Canada Day Events in London

DOMINION DAY

  • Friday July 1, 2016
  • Fanshawe Pioneer Village
  • 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • A country tea, patriotic speeches, Victorian games, cake, lemonade, a buffet lunch and more.
  • Regular Fanshawe Pioneer Village admission $7. Enjoy a red and white special at the Pioneer Village Cafe: BBQ ribs and chicken with potato salad coleslaw and traditional rice pudding – cost $14 adults, $7 children.
  • Visit fanshawepioneervillage.ca

Canada Day Events in LondonGRAND BEND CANADA DAY

  • When: Friday July 1, 2016
  • Where: Grand Bend, ON – Main Beach
  • Time: 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Fireworks to start promptly at 10 pm.
  • What: Grand Bend’s Canada Day Celebrations & Fireworks attracts thousands of people from throughout Southwestern Ontario – enjoy the beach and lake while listening to live music (A tribute band to the music of Led Zeppelin, ZED) and end the day with a professional fireworks display.
  • Cost: Free. Other costs may apply.
  • For more info: Visit canadadaygrandbend.ca

Canada Day Events in LondonCANADA DAY CELEBRATION AT ELDON HOUSE

  • When: Friday July 1, 2016
  • Where: Eldon House
  • Time: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • What: Enjoy a tour of Eldon House and its grounds. Special entertainment, activities for children and adults are planned to celebrate Canada’s birthday.
  • Cost: Free!
  • For more info: Visit eldonhouse.ca

Canada Day Events in LondonCANADA DAY AT THE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM

  • When: Friday July 1, 2016
  • Where: Children’s Museum
  • Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • What: Enjoy fun, hands-on Canada Day themed activities all day at Canada’s first children’s museum.
  • Cost: Regular museum admission
  • For more info: Visit childrensmuseum.ca

However you choose to celebrate this Canada’s birthday, we hope that you have a fun and safe weekend!

If you know of other local, family friendly Canada Day events, feel free to share in a comment below!

City Mom

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Canada Day 2012 in London {#LdnOnt}

Happy 145th Birthday Canada!

Grab your red and white and get reading coz there’s lots of fun stuff to do this holiday weekend.

CALIENTE FESTIVAL HISPANO

When: June 30, 2012

Where: Victoria Park

Time: 11:00 am – 11:00 pm

What: Enjoy Latin food, dance, music and other exciting entertainment

Cost: Entrance to park is free

For more info: Visit calientefestivalhispano.com

NORTHWEST LONDON CELEBRATES CANADA

When: Saturday June 30, 2012

Where: West Park Church

Time: 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm (Fireworks at 10pm)

What: A BBQ, games for the kids, classic car show for the adults and fireworks to celebrate Canada!

Cost: You will be able to buy food tickets and wristbands for food and some activities.  E.g., a “family pass” will get you 15 food tickets and two wristbands for only $15.

For more info: Visit westpark.on.ca

LONDON CELEBRATES CANADA

When: Sunday July 1, 2012

Where: Harris Park/Fork of the Thames

Time: 12:00 noon to 10:00 pm (Fireworks begin at 10pm)

What: Join Miss Canada, Jaclyn Miles as one of the MCs for the day to celebrate Canada’s birthday. Enjoy entertainment and fun with Fireworks at 10.

Cost: Free admission!

For more info: Visit celebratecanada.info

THE CANADA DAY CELEBRATION

When:  Sunday July 1, 2012

Where: White Oaks Park – 1119 Jalna Blvd.

What:  Live entertainment, free inflatable rides, local and international foods, movies, wading pools and fireworks to end it all.

Cost: Various costs see more information.

For more info: Visit southlondoncanadaday.com

DOMINION DAY

When: Sunday July 1, 2012

Where: Fanshawe Pioneer Village

Time: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm  (Baseball at 1pm)

What: Historical debates, vintage baseball, cake and lemonade.

Cost: Regular Fanshawe Pioneer Village admission ($7)

For more info: Visit fanshawepioneervillage.ca

PORT STANLEY CAN FEST

When: June 30 & July 1, 2012 (Fireworks on July 1)

Where: Port Stanley Beach and surrounding area

Time: Various times. See June 30 schedule and July 1 schedule.

What: A two-day festival featuring live entertainment, face painting, treasure hunt, fish fry, strawberry social, garden party, boat parade, a free Laughter Yoga session and much more. The event finishes off with Fireworks on the beach at 10pm.

Cost:  Free. Other costs may apply.

For more info: Visit portstanleycanfest.ca

MORE CANADA DAY IN LONDON INFO

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However you choose to celebrate this holiday weekend, we hope you have a fun and safe weekend!

If you have information on any other London and area Canada Day weekend events, please feel free to share the info below in a comment.

Things to do in London on Canada Day 2011 (#LdnOnt)

Happy 144th birthday Canada!

This is a perfect time to say that I’m super proud to be Canadian! I love this country!

If you’re looking for all the fun activities to do in the city today you’ve come to the right place.

Let’s get right into it…

FIREWORKS & CORNROAST

  • When: Thursday, June 30 – 5pm, Fireworks at Midnight
  • Where: Gibraltar Weekend Market, 1712 Dundas Street
  • What: 20th Anniversary celebration with fireworks at midnight and Midnight Madness deals afterwards
  • Cost: Varied. Proceeds go to Breast Cancer Society of Canada
  • For more information: gibraltarweekendmarket.com

CANADA DAY STREET PARTY

  • When: 11am – 6pm
  • Where: Dundas Street between Richmond & Clarence streets
  • What: There will be free family activities, an outdoor cafe, music hall main stage, souvenir mini Canada Day flags for the first 3500 visitors, super-sized Canadian flag cake (while supplies last) and busker stations
  • Cost: Free
  • For more information: Downtown London

CANADA DAY DINNER & FIREWORKS

  • When: Cocktails 7:00 pm Dinner 8:00 pm
  • Where: Eldon House
  • What: An elegant, outdoor buffet dinner, live music by the Ken Varley Trio, a Made-in-Canada silent auction and exclusive seating for the Canada Day Fireworks over the Thames River
  • Cost: $60 for adults and $30 for children
  • For more information: Visit Eldon House and call 519-661-0333 to make advanced reservations

SOUTH LONDON CANADA DAY

  • When: 2pm – 10pm Fireworks at 10 pm
  • Where: White Oaks Park, 1119 Jalna Blvd.
  • What: Food vendors, wading pool with lifeguards, cake cutting ceremony, family movie, inflatable rides, live music, children’s activities and fireworks
  • Cost: Free
  • For more information: southlondoncanadaday.com

CANADA DAY AT BYRON OPTIMIST

  • When: Gate open at 6:00 pm – Fireworks at dusk
  • Where: Byron Optimist Park (Boler Rd.)
  • What: Face painting, music, cake and more
  • Cost: $5 for parking, donations accepted upon entry
  • For more information: Call (519) 641-4663

CANADA DAY GARDEN PARTY

  • When: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Where: Eldon House – 481 Ridout Street North
  • What: Take part in puppet performances, musical entertainment, outdoor games and activities, and tours of the historic home
  • Cost: $3.00 per person
  • For more information: eldonhouse.ca or call (519) 661-0333

LONDON CELEBRATES CANADA

  • When: 12:00 pm to 10:30 pm – Fireworks at 10:00 pm
  • Where: Harris Park
  • What: First Nations gathering, opening ceremonies, Miss Teen London, stage performances and fireworks
  • Cost: Free
  • For more information: celebratecanada.info

LONDON MAJORS CANADA DAY FIREWORKS GAME

  • When: Game time is 5:30 pm – Fireworks after the game
  • Where: Labatt Park – 25 Wilson Ave
  • What: Support Our Troops Red Friday: wear red, watch baseball and enjoy fireworks after the game
  • Cost: Ticket prices are $8 for adults and $6 for kids under 12
  • For more information: londonmajors.com or call (519) 694-6105

DOMINION DAY

  • When: Events start at 11:00 am, vintage baseball game starts at 1:00 pm
  • Where: Fanshawe Pioneer Village, 1424 Clarke Road
  • What: Historical debates, patriotic speeches, vintage baseball, chicken & ribs at the Pioneer Village cafe
  • Cost: $7.00 per person. Children under 3 are free
  • For more information: fanshawepioneervillage.ca
This event is on Saturday, July 2, 2011

HYDE PARK COMMUNITY 1ST ANNUAL CANADA DAY CELEBRATION

  • When: Saturday, July 2, 2011 from 6:00 pm to 10:30 pm, fireworks at 10:00 pm
  • Where: West Park Church, 955 Gainsborough Rd. (east of Hyde Park Rd.)
  • What: Games and classic car show, BBQ, live music, candy floss and snow cones
  • Cost: Wristband – $2.00 (for kid’s activities), Individual food ticket – $1.00 (all food items are purchased with food tickets), Family Pack – $15.00 gets 3 Wristbands and 15 food tickets
  • For more information: westpark.on.ca

However you choose to celebrate this great Canadian holiday I hope it’s fun and safe!

City Mom

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