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Celebrate Canada 150

Canada DayCanada turns 150 this year, so celebrate with our list of awesome things to do. 2017 is a big year – for Canada and for Prince Edward County. As Canada turns 150, the County commemorates 225!

Royal VisitRoyal Visit ~ Fri June 30 in Wellington. Prince Edward County is getting ready to roll out the red carpet — to welcome Royalty. Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall, will visit The County on Friday June 30th to help us celebrate this milestone.  Details }


Canada Day in Wellington ~ Fri June 30 & Sat July 1. Canada Day is so big it takes two days to celebrate, with a street dance, fireworks on the beach, a parade, music and vendors in the park (venue has been changed to the ESSROC arena). Details }

capture the momentCapture the Moment! ~  VisitTheCounty is sponsoring a FREE Canada 150 photo booth at the ESSROC arena on Wellington Canada Day. Pick a prop, strike a pose.

Pancake Breakfast ~ Sat July 1 @ 8:00 to 10:30 a.m. at Wellington Town Hall. Pancakes made from scratch, sausages, homemade strawberry-rhubarb compote, County maple syrup, and coffee, tea or juice. $10 (large serving) or $8 (small). Details }

Wellington Rotary RibFest ~ Sat July 1 at Wellington Park, Main Street. Annually, on Canada Day, the Wellington Rotary Club provides a RibFest for the celebrations in Wellington Park, with proceeds targeted for various charitable causes and service projects in the County, Nationally and Internationally. Details }

RheostaticsCanada Day in Picton ~ Sat July 1 @ 12pm to after dark. Join us in a grand celebration for Canada! Main Street is closed for daytime activities. Evening activities include a fireworks finale. Details }

The RHEOSTATICS on Canada Day! ~ Sat July 1 @ 7:30pm. The Regent Theatre presents RHEOSTATICS on Canada Day! With eleven albums released since 1987 … Details }

Canada Day at Sandbanks Provincial Park ~ Sat July 1. Park Time Capsule will be on display in the Nature Shop. This event is managed by The Friends of Sandbanks, a charitable, non profit organization.  Details }

Canada Day at Sandbanks Winery ~ Sat July 1 & Sun July 2. Celebrate Canada’s big birthday this year as we release new wines we’ve created specially for Canada’s 150th! Taste wine right from the barrel, while local food truck Burger Revolution serves up some amazing food all weekend long. Details }

BBQ and Entertainment at Barley Days Brewery ~ Sat July 1. Live music featuring Craig Foster and on site — BIG MIKE’S BBQ will be #smokingup a storm. Details }

Celebrate Canada Day at Waring House ~ Sat July 1. Come celebrate Canada’s 150th at The Waring House! We’ll have great live music starting at 4pm, a delicious cross-Canada menu, and amazing fireworks after dark! Musical performances by The Frere Brothers, Tom Leighton, and Rick Bauer! Wear your Red and White and come celebrate with us! Details }

Thank you to our page sponsor Picton Harbour Pontoon Tours

Picton Boat Tours

Celebrate at Karlo Estates Winery ~ Sat July 1. DJ Jason Ferguson of Definitive Entertainment will be  spinning at Karlo for Canada Day and you can party with your hostess with the mostess and morning show host Orlena Cain. MAKE IT A CANADA DAY TO REMEMBER!… Tickets are limited. Details }

Canada Day Celebrations at Waupoos Winery ~ Sat July 1. Waupoos Estates Winery is hosting a huge Canada Day celebration including food for the whole family. Games, music, and feature wine and cocktails. Details }

Art in the County Canada Day celebration ~ Sat July 1. In honour of Canada’s 150th Birthday, Art in the County welcomes Elizabeth Crombie Real Estate Team, Royal LePage ProAlliance Realty Brokerage as Presenting Sponsor of a special celebration that will take place at the show on 1 July. Admission to the show will be FREE to all from 10 am to 6 pm that day, and everyone will be invited to share in some Canada Day birthday cake and refreshments. Details }

Thank you to our page sponsor Elizabeth Crombie, Royal LePage

Elizabeth Crombie

Canada Day with the Legion and Picton Elks ~ Sat July 1 at Picton Elks, 21 Elk Street, Picton. Don ‘t miss out on our outdoor Canada Celebration from 12 noon until 4pm with The Reasons. Come dance the afternoon away. Have something from the BBQ and mingle with friends while celebrating Canada’s birthday. Details }

Pancake Breakfast & Bake Sale ~ July 1 @ 8 am to noon at Picton Masonic Hall, 13251 Loyalist Pkwy. Adults $10, 12 & under $5. Proceeds to Picton Kiwanis Terrific Kids Program.

Canada Day Weekend Brunch at Trail Estates Winery ~ July 1 and 2, served 10:00 am to 2pm. Enjoy piping hot, freshly made Ice Riesling-Infused French Toast, fresh fruit and maple cream to enjoy beside the vineyard. Details }

Vimy flightVIMY FLIGHT makes Picton Airport stopover – part of Canada 150 cross-country tour ~ Mon July 3 @ 11am to pm, at Picton Airfield. Thanks to Prince Edward Flying Club, a number of vintage WW1 biplane replicas will be visiting Picton. This event, which is free and open to the public, is part of the cross-Canada “VIMY FLIGHT Birth of a Nation tour” (vimyflight.ca) commemorating our country’s heroes of the past century and Canada’s 150th birthday. Details }

The Canadian Adventure ~ Sat July 8, 15, 22 and 29th at  St. Andrews, 31 King Street, Picton. Join us to celebrate the cultural diversity of four geographic regions in photos, music, stories, dance, and food. Details }


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