Canada Day Contest

Celebrate Canada Day on the water! Enter for a chance to win 2 tickets to the SOLD OUT Firework Boat Cruise with Collingwood Charters!! Wrap up your Canada Day Celebrations with a scenic view of the escarpment on a sunset tour and finished off with a magnificent view of the fireworks over the harbour! Visit Collingwood Charters online…

To Enter- Click on the Facebook post on the right to visit my Facebook Page and like / share my Canada Day Contest Post.
Winner will be randomly selected on Thursday, June 9th at 9 p.m. and announced on my Facebook page.

Canada Day 2018

Celebrate Canada Day in Southern Georgian Bay

Here’s a roundup of all the Canada Day events and celebrations happening in Collingwood, Blue Mountain Village and Thornbury.

Collingwood


Celebrate our country and community at the Collingwood Festival for Canada, June 30 and July 1. This family festival in the historic, harbour front community of Collingwood is a traditional tribute to our country. Online Schedule

 

Saturday, June 30 and Sunday, July 1, free family activities take place throughout downtown Collingwood and the harbour area, including a concert, fireworks and water sports. There will also be FREE transit on July 1 across South Georgian Bay from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m!

Collingwood Festival for Canada Schedule

Collingwood – Saturday, June 30th

  • Candid Canuck – all day in front of Collingwood’s Town Hall (under the clock tower) Take a ‘selfie’ with a Canadian Icon and enter the Collingwood Downtown facebook contest to win great prizes!
  • 32nd Annual Kids’ Fishing Derby 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Shipyard Park, Heritage Drive near the boat launch
  • Collingwood Downtown Farmers’ Market 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Pine Street parking lot at the corner of Pine and Second streets.
  • Strolling Entertainers 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Throughout Downtown
  • Presenting Princess Emilie 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Town Hall, 97 Hurontario Street (under the Town Clock)
  • The Lumberjack Show 11:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Sheffer Court, 186 Hurontario Street (between Third and Fourth Streets)

Collingwood – Sunday July 1st

  • Candid Canuck – all day in front of Collingwood’s Town Hall (under the clock tower) Take a ‘selfie’ with a Canadian Icon and enter the Collingwood Downtown facebook contest to win great prizes!
  • Annual Celebrity Pancake Breakfast 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Town Hall, 97 Hurontario Street (under the clock tower)
  • Strolling Entertainers 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Throughout Downtown
  • 3rd Annual Family Bike Parade 10:00 a.m. Starts at Trott’s Sports Excellence Parking lot and concludes at Loblaw parking lot.
  • Get Out On The Water 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Collingwood Harbour, 1 Heritage Drive
  • Children’s Activity Centre 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Sheffer Court, 186 Hurontario Street (between Third & Fourth Streets)
  • Presenting Princess Emilie 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Town Hall, 97 Hurontario Street (under the Town Clock)
  • Citizenship Reaffirmation Ceremony & Gigantic Canada Day Birthday Cake 12:00 p.m. (at Noon) Federal Building, 44 Hurontario Street
  • 9th Annual Rubber Duck Race 2:00 p.m. Starts at Hume Street Bridge and concludes at the Pretty River Bridge
  • A Celebration of Song & Dance 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Millennium Park, 1 Heritage Drive (behind the Grain Terminals)
  • Healthy Kids Community Challenge Activity Centre 4:00 p.m. to Dusk Millennium Park, 1 Heritage Drive
  • Poetry Tent 4:00 p.m. to Dusk Millennium Park, 1 Heritage Drive (behind the Grain Terminals)
  • Fireworks 10:00 p.m. Best views are from Millennium Park, but the Shipyards Amphitheatre or anywhere along the Waterfront Promenade will not disappoint!
  • Classic Movies On The Bay Immediately following the Fireworks Shipyards Amphitheatre, 2 North Maple

32nd Annual Kids Fishing Derby, June 30th at Shipyard Park (Heritage Drive near the boat launch). Full Event Details

Annual Celebrity Pancake Breakfast
Canada Day, 8 am.
$5 for Adults $3 for Kids

Canada Day, 10 am.
Decorate your bike and parade the main street.
Full Event Details


Rubber Duck Race
Canada Day, 2 p.m.
First Place $1000
Full Event Details.

Blue Mountain Village

Canada Day Weekend
Saturday June 30th to Monday July 2nd

Blue Mountain Village Website

Celebrate at Blue Mountain Village with ceremonial flag cake, live music all weekend, headlining band The Carpet Frogs, guided hiking, family activities, Subaru Movies Under The Stars and fireworks.

Entertainment Schedule:

  • Headliner The Carpet Frogs – Sun. July 1 – 8:30 p.m.
  • Sawyer Bullock Magic Show – Sun. July 1 – 3 p.m.
  • Pat Robitaille Sat. June 30th 7 – 9 p.m.
  • Rebecca Rain – Mon. July 2nd 2 – 4 p.m.

Thornbury & Clarksburg

Canada Day Eve Party

Saturday, June 30th
4:00pm – 9:30pm
Location: Beaver Valley Community Centre. 58 Alfred St. W.

The Blue Mountains Public Library, Town of the Blue Mountains, Thornbury-Clarksburg Rotary are excited to host the annual Canada’s Day Eve Party on June 30th, 2018 from 4:00-9:30pm at the Beaver Valley Community Centre (outside in the sunshine.)  Festivities include: live music from Graham Playford,  a BBQ by Black Angus Fine Meats and Game, fresh tacos provided by Culinary Designs.  There will also be fun & interactive children’s activities, face painting, face painting, treats from Chapman’s Ice Cream, a lemonade stand, and a beer tent sponsored by Creemore Springs and Ardiel Cider House.
More info…

Beaver Crawl Triathlon
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
10 km Bike, 5 km Paddle and 3 km Run
Pre-Registration Required
For more information, or to register for this event, please visit the Beaver Crawl website.

Parade
Sun. July 1st 12:00 p.m.
Begins downtown Clarksburg, travels along Marsh Street/Bruce Street South
and ends downtown Thornbury.

Clarksburg
Pancake Breakfast (9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.)
Live Music – Bored of Education (10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
Children’s Activities (10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
Horse and Carriage Rides
Georgian Bay British Car Club Show and Shine (12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.)

Thornbury
Children’s Activities (10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.)
Food Vendors (11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.)
Thornbury Farmer’s Market (11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.)
Live Music (11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.)
Magic Show (11:15 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.)
Sidewalk Sale (12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
Cake Cutting (1:00 p.m.)

Thornbury Harbour 
Live Music (12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
Fire Department Activities (1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.)
Coast Gaurd Boat (1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.)
OPP Marine Unit and Emergency Response Team (1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.)
Air Show – Gord Price (2:00 p.m.)

Happy Canada Day!

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