Rotary celebrations at Simcoe Park
8:30 a.m. – Pancake Breakfast at Simcoe Park
Pancake Breakfast | 8 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Barbecue | 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Cake parade | 3 p.m.
Kids activities | All afternoon
Live entertainment | All afternoon
Fort George celebrations
Free Tours | 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Food Trucks! | 4 p.m.
Historical Presentations | 6:30 p.m.
Live Music | On stage
Fireworks Display | 10 p.m.
Scavenger Hunt at the Pumphouse
The Niagara-on-the-Lake Arts Collective will host a Canada Day Scavenger Hunt for a chance to win prizes. Visit the member galleries on July 1, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. to find the answers to the questions on the entry form and learn about NOTL’s visual arts.
Canada Day 5K race
9 a.m. – Canada Day 5K race
(Not a free event)
Fireworks at Ravine Vineyard Estate Winery
An evening of drinks, barbecue-style food, live music and a big fireworks show!
Canada Day festivities will begin at 5 p.m., with fireworks lighting up the sky around 10:15 p.m. Attendance is free to the public. Donations will be taken to support the Indian Residential School Survivors Society. Cashless donations will also be accepted when entering this event. Please make your donation by visiting the GoFundMe page: Indian Residential School Survivors Society
Royal Canadian Legion barbecue (Branch 124)
Join the Legion for a barbecue and drinks with live entertainment by Under Cover and DJ Moose Mike. There will be prizes, raffles and games throughout the day.
Free admission | 12 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Pepperoni pizzas for Niagara Regional Native Centre
Bricks and barley in Virgil will be donating $1 from every pizza sold July 1 to 3 to the Niagara Regional Native Centre, as a way to participate in truth and reconciliation.