What better place to celebrate the birth of our nation than in the original capital of Upper Canada, Niagara-on-the-Lake? Come and join in the fun!
Here’s what you can expect in the way of Canada Day celebrations in Niagara-on-the-Lake:
From 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., entry into Fort George is complimentary.
08h00 – Rotary Club of Niagara-on-the-Lake Pancake Breakfast in Simcoe Park
12h00 (noon): Rotary Club of Niagara-on-the-Lake BBQ lunch in Simcoe Park
13h00–15h30: Kindred takes “Kitchen” music to new heights in the bandshell in Simcoe Park
15h00: Watch the Giant “Cakewalk Parade” as it makes its way along Queen Street featuring the 41st Regiment Fife and Drum Corps, which accompanies the giant cake (donated by Willow Cakes & Pastries) to Simcoe Park to be sliced and served.
Fort George festivities:
Take advantage of free admission for all from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Fort George to take in more celebrations at the fort:
18h00: Friends of Fort George BBQ
18h30: The evening program begins with:
• Kiddie Militia and Drill
• The 41st Regiment Fife & Drum Corps
• Fort George Artillery demonstration
• Musical entertainment by the Howling Horns
22h00: Spectacular fireworks display!
For more information, visit friendsoffortgeorge.ca or call 905-468-6621.
For a truly spectacular view of the valley and Lake Ontario as well as spectacular fireworks, consider spending the evening at Ravine Winery. Bring along a blanket or a lawn chair and enjoy the view and the spectacle. They’ll have the BBQ lit and the wood oven fired up for delicious wood-oven pizza. Catch a bird’s-eye view of the fireworks at Fort George and Paul’s annual grand fireworks display in the vineyard. Entry is complimentary however a non-perishable food item for donation to Newark Neighbours is appreciated.
Stratus Vineyards is whooping it up on Canada Day with a “Wildass Picnic” prepared by Canadian Chef Jamie Kennedy. This casual, high-energy luncheon features a collection of Wildass wines paired with delicious, summertime picnic fare among the vines. Cost is $85/person.
Happy Canada Day to everyone from the Niagara-on-the-Lake Bed & Breakfast Association!
Posted by Donna S. Vieira, on behalf of the Niagara-on-the-Lake Bed & Breakfast Association
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