Throughout St. Thomas and Elgin County there are tons of Canada Day celebrations to choose from for the big weekend. Enjoy live music, vendors, great food and good company at any of these locations you choose to celebrate at.
Date: Sunday, July 1, 8:00am - 11:00pm Location: Pinafore Park, 95 Elm Street, St. Thomas, ON
Come out to Pinafore Park and enjoy a delicious Lions Club pancake breakfast from 8am-12pm. After you’ve filled up on pancakes you are fueled up for this fun-filled day! Explore the different daytime festivities including live music featuring local bands, free games and inflatables, a petting zoo with pony rides, birds of prey and reptile shows, face painting, and check out the many vendors while enjoying the great variety of food and drinks options. Bring the kids to meet Queen Elsa and the Avengers! It looks like it's going to be a hot day, so make sure the kids are ready for the splash pad too!
Try something new and take a trip down to the Artisan Village and learn about wood carving, sculpting, and painting. Learn about the St. Thomas police, fire and EMS along with a special presentation by Constable James with new police dog Axel! The adults can cool off at the beer garden from 6:00pm - 10:00pm!
End this fun-filled day with an amazing firework show courtesy of the St. Thomas Kinsmen Club!
Port Stanley Canfest Date: June 30 - July 2 Location: Downtown Port Stanley Experience family fun, fireworks unique shopping & warm Canadian hospitality so come shop, dine and stay! Featuring live bands & theatre, boat parade, fireworks right on the main beach. Fun for everyone!
Port Burwell Date: Sunday, July 1 - begins at 11:30am. Location: Main Street Port Burwell Visit Port Burwell on July 1st for lots of activities and family fun to enjoy. Enjoy some live music, climb the lighthouse, visit the Marine Museum, and enjoy the free parking at the beach.
Fingal Date: Saturday, June 30, gates open at 7:30pm. Location: Fingal, ON The Township of Southwold invites members of the community to celebrate Canada’s 151st birthday and the official opening of the newly updated baseball diamond and accessible sidewalks at Fingal Ball Park with music, cake and fireworks on Saturday, June 30, 2018.
West Lorne Date: Sunday, July 1, 2018 Location: Miller Park, Jessie Street, West Lorne, ON The day starts with a kid's Country Carnival, a fish fry at 5pm followed by opening ceremonies, with fireworks beginning at dusk!
Dutton Date: Sunday, July 1, starts at 8:00am Location: Sons of Scotland Park, 1 Scotland Street, Dutton, ON N0L 1J0 Start the day off with breakfast at 8:00am served by the Volunteer Fire Department! There will be crafts, games, a firefighter challenge, face painting, balloons, public swim, slip 'n' slide, dog contest, bouncy castles, cotton candy and much more! Opening Ceremonies begin at 5:00pm with the raising of the Canadian Flag.