Relive the past and discover the events surrounding the first Dominion Day (now Canada Day). Patriotic speeches, music, cake and lemonade and vintage base ball are a few of the activities that will bring the past to life.
Enjoy a red and white special at the Pioneer Village Cafe: BBQ ribs and chicken with potato salad coleslaw and traditional rice pudding.
Vintage base ball game between the Vintage London Tecumsehs and modern London Tecumsehs at 1:00 pm
Event Cost: $7
Buffet Cost: $15 per person | $7 Children (12 and under)
SOUTH LONDON NEIGHBOURHOOD RESOURCE CENTRE –
Canada Day celebrations will be held at the South London Neighbourood Resource Centre (1119 Jalna Boulevard) starting at 2 p.m. and will feature citizenship ceremonies, cake cutting, food vendors and fireworks at 10:00 pm.
Admission is free and everyone is welcome.
BYRON SPORTS OPTIMIST PARK –
Byron Sports Optimist Park (651 Boler Road) is having a Canada Day Fireworks Celebration with the gates opening at 6 p.m. and fireworks at 10 p.m. The evening will feature music, cake, face painting, speeches and fireworks.
CHILDREN’S MUSEUM –
Children’s Museum of London: Celebrate Canada Day with outdoor games, Canada-themed crafts, Arctic artifact shows and more! No Fireworks.
Discover Canadian inventions, find out which foods are unique to our country and so much more. From 10am – 5pm.
HARRIS PARK –
Southwestern Ontario’s largest fireworks display! Free admission, family friendly, celebration of this great nation and its people.
Festivities include First Nations Gathering, Canada Day Ceremony, Canada’s Birthday Cake, Exhibits honouring Canada’s Heroes, Vendors and Community Exhibits, Great Entertainment and Spectacular Fireworks!
Bring a lawn chair!
Schedule of Events
First Nations Gathering
* Featuring Naahii
* Dennis Whiteye, Master of Ceremony
* Sam Hearns, Elder, Veteran, Eagle Staff
* Scott Shaw, Bagpiper
* Scouts Canada Flag Party
* 1 Hussars Mounted Cavalry
* Citizenship Affirmation with Ms. Nancy Poole, CM Officiating
* #WePlayOn Musicians
* National Anthem
* Canada Flag Cake
* Tree Planting
Master of Ceremony
Director, London Celebrates Canada
Sarina Haggarty with Ben Heffernan
Western Fair District presents Rise 2 Fame Youth Talent Search
Featuring Avery Raquel
(Best viewed from Harris Park)
OPTIMIST CLUB OF EAST LONDON –
The Optimist Club of East London’s 2015 Canada Day Celebration will be back at our original location – Argyle Arena – with an exciting line up of on stage entertainment, as well as carnival games, Reptile Show and much more for all ages.
The Citizenship Ceremony starts at 11 am, we will be serving the Canada Day Cake afterwards – to celebrate the birth of our country and to welcome our newest citizens. There will be entertainment on stage from noon till the fireworks.
- Free Hand Flags for 1st 1000 people
- Free Flag Pins for 1st 1000 people
- Prizes & Mini Zoo
- Old Fashioned Carnival
- Reptile Show
- Face Painting
- Live Entertainment
- Activities for the whole Family!
ELDON HOUSE –
Enjoy a tour of Eldon House and its grounds. Special entertainment, activities for children and adults are planned to celebrate Canada’s birthday and the 50th Anniversary of the flag. Cost: Free