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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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