Events

Events

Celebrate Canada 150

13-Jul-2017

On July 1, 1867, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia entered into Confederation. This year marks Canada’s 150th anniversary.
There will be many events throughout Canada to celebrate the sesquicentennial, including several Pan-Canadian Signature projects, which are “large-scale, participation-oriented activities, of national scope and with high impact.”

• April to August: Confederation Celebration Roadshow — featuring musical performances and historical re-enactments of great moments 
in Niagara-on-the-Lake’s history.
• June to August: Ontario 150: Celebrate by Bike — community biking events to celebrate Ontario’s iconic cycling routes and Bike Friendly Cities.
• June 21 - August 15: SESQUI – an interactive and immersive media experience travelling across Ontario to showcase the best in Canadian arts and innovation. 

A few local Ontario celebrations include:  

• June 30 - August 20: Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta, rdv2017.com
• July 1: Canada Day Celebrations 2017 (Kingston), downtownkingston.ca
• July 1: Owen Sound Celebrates Canada Day, owensound.ca
• July 1: Canada Day on the Waterfront (Thunder Bay), thunderbay.ca/canadaday
• July 1: Quinte West Canada Day, quintewest.ca
• July 1: Canada Day (Brockville), brockvilletourism.com
• July 1 – 3: It’s Your Festival (Hamilton), itsyourfestival.ca
• July 6-9: Kingston Buskers Rendezvous, downtownkingston.ca
• July 6-9: Belleville Waterfront & Ethnic Festival, Bellevillewaterfrontfestival.com
• July 8: ACBS-Toronto 37th Annual Vintage Boat Show, acbs.ca

For more information, visit canada.pch.gc.ca.

 

South Shore JUN17