Niagara-on-the-Lake Celebrates Canada Day

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 or call 905-468-6621.

The Friends of Fort George and Parks Canada organize special events that celebrate the history of Niagara.

The Friends of Fort George and Parks Canada organize special events that celebrate the history of Niagara.


Ravine Winery:

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.

Take in "le grand spectacle" at Ravine Winery on Canada Day.

Take in “le grand spectacle” at Ravine Winery on Canada Day.


Stratus Vineyards:

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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