Celebrate Canada 150 in the Kawarthas! Events and festivities are taking place in communities across the region!
Apsley Canada Day Parade, July 1st Beginning at 1 PM
Celebrate Canada’s Birthday by enjoying the Apsley Canada Parade hosted by the Apsley & District Lions Club! The parade begins at 4 pm at Apsley Public School and ends at Lions Park where the festivities continue! In the park, there will be a bouncy castle, games, music, Lions food booth and more! Fireworks will begin at dusk.
Buckhorn, Buckhorn Community Centre, July 1st Beginning at 1 PM
Canada Day Celebrations in Buckhorn take place from 10 am-4 pm, and 8 pm until dusk. This year’s event will include North Star Productions planetarium and shows inside the BCC, Evolve Skateboard and Scooter lessons, pony rides, petting zoo, bingo in the park and much more! Check out the licensed pub for a cold one and enjoy entertainment by the Buckhorn Jammers. Fireworks begin at 10 pm. Learn more.
Douro-Dummer Canada Day Celebration & Parade, July 1st Beginning at 12 PM
A Canada Day and Canada 150 Parade and Festivities will be taking place in Douro. The Parade will start at the Douro Community Centre at 3 pm and end at the Douro Library. Following the parade at 4:30 pm at the Douro Parish Hall there will be an entertainment line-up including: Hand Drumming (Curve Lake First Nations), Chuckles the Clown, Faces By 2 Face Painting, and games! Starting at 6 pm, there will be a complimentary BBQ prepared and served by the Knights of Columbus.
Lakefield, Isabel Morris Park, July 1st Beginning at 3 PM
A free family oriented event to Celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday! Enjoy vendors in the park, petting zoo, children’s games, Peterborough Utilites Water Truck, Lakefield & District Lions BBQ Truck and much more! There will be live music from 3-8 pm. PyroFlys Fire Jugglers perform at 9:15 and fireworks by Fire in the Sky Productions at 10 pm.
Lakefield Legion, July 1st, Beginning at 1 PM
Lang Pioneer Village Historic Dominion Day
The best place to be on Canada’s 150th birthday is back in time! Celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial birthday with an 1860s celebration during Historic Dominion Day, Saturday, July 1st from 10 am-4 pm at Lang Pioneer Village Museum.