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Family Activities for July 1, 2

Jun 30, 2017

Canada is turning 150, celebrations all weekend! Here is the list of local events for families:

North Bay Canada Day Celebration

Visit our waterfront for fireworks, musical performances, kids’ zone and much more.
Events going on during the day:

  • 9:00-9:30am Road Race Registration
  • 9:30am Canada Day 5km Road Race
  • 10:00am-11am Cricket Coaching
  • 11:00am-2:00pm Cricket Games
  • 12:00pm Dignitary speeches and cake cutting ceremony 
  • 12:00am - 5:00pm Free admission to Museum Exhibit: Hockey, More Than Just a Game
  • 12:00pm-4:00pm Canada Day Kid Zone
  • 12:00pm-5:00pm Near North Media Lab
  • 12:00pm-5:00pm Historic Demonstration 
  • 12:15pm-2:00pm Multicultural Showcase
  • 8:30pm Moose FM Rocks the Boat Fireworks Cruise
  • 10:00pm Fireworks Finale 

July 1, 09:00 am, Kiwanis Bandshell, North Bay


Callander Funfest and Canada Day Celebrations

Join the fun and celebrate Canada's 150th Anniversary in Callander on Saturday, July 1st. Pancake breakfast, parade, time capsule, bouncers, vendors, live music, fireworks... Lots of activities for young and old. See program at e look forward to seeing you!
July 1, 07:30 am, Centennial Park, Callander


Canada 150 Celebrations in Parry Sound

Beginning at 11 AM in the Town Dock Band Shell & the Stockey Centre Parking Lot.
July 1, 11:00 am - 11:00 pm, 9 Bay Street and 52 Seguin Street


Burk's Falls Canada Day Celebrations

Classic Car Show 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free screening of Lego Batman at Burk's Falls Towne Theatre 3 p.m. Legion and fairgrounds celebrations starting at 2 p.m. Guided heritage river walks 2 to 4 p.m. Horse-drawn wagon rides 3 to 7 p.m. Free BBQ 5 to 7 p.m. Community street dance, legion parking lot, 6 p.m to 12 a.m. Fireworks at dusk at fairgrounds.
July 1, 11:00 am - 11:59 pm, Almaguin Communities, Almaguin Highlands


Canada Day 2017 In McKellar

Pancake Breakfast 9 to 11:30 a.m. Volunteers recognized. BBQ lunches. Music by Spur of the Moment noon until 4 p.m.
July 1, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, McKellar Community Centre, 701 Hwy. 124, Mckellar


Canada Day in Conjunction with South River, Machar and Lions Club

BBQ, Face Painting & Children’s games, Fire Fighters Extrication Display, Vendors and Farmers Market

  • 1:00 pm - Parade
  • 1:30 pm – Arrive at Arena grounds with performance by Callander Pipes & Drums
  • 1:45 pm – Official Opening Ceremonies
  • 2:15 pm – Entertainment by Barbwire & Pearl and Friends
  • 2:30-3:30 pm – Magician Lucas Stark
  • 4:00 pm – Bed Races on Lincoln Ave
  • 5:00 pm – Canada Day draw
  • Local talent and a special fireworks display at Eagle Lake at dusk

July 1, 1:00 pm, Arena Grounds, South River


North Bay Farmers’ Market Strawberry Social

Come celebrate Canada's 150th birthday with us by enjoying the ruby of the season, Strawberries. Many of our vendors will have strawberry themed promotions, flavours and giveaways. Enjoy strawberry shortcake on Saturday.
July 1, 08:30 am, 165-195 Oak St E, North Bay


Canada Day Fun - West Ferris Ringette at the NB Waterfront

The WFRA will be part of North Bay's Canada Day Celebrations with a booth and activities in the Kids Zone on Saturday July 1st from 12:00pm to 4:00pm located at the Waterfront left of the Old Chief.  Drop by for a ringette demonstration and try a summer fun version of the fastest game on ice. 
July 1, 12:00 pm, North Bay Waterfront, Memorial Drive, North Bay


Canada Day at Discovery North Bay Museum

Visit Discovery North Bay Museum on Canada Day to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday. Free Admission 12pm-5pm Sponsored by the City of North Bay. Featuring:

  • "Hockey: More than Just a Game" from the Canadian Museum of History 
  • The Near North Media Lab
  • The Gateway Guild of Spinners and Weavers 
  • Metis Nation of Canada Summer Youth Cultural Program Historic Demonstrations by Cliff Moulder

July 1, 12:00 pm, 100 Ferguson Street, North Bay


Time Capsule Opening Presented by the Callander Bay Heritage Museum & Alex Dufresne Gallery

On July 1st, 1992, Canada's 125th celebration, the community of Callander gathered at the North Himsworth Museum (now the Callander Bay Heritage Museum) to fill a case with objects of their present for people of the future to open. Now, 25 years later, the time has come to cut the lock, open the box and step back to the early 90s.
July 1 02:30 pm, Callander Bay Heritage Museum & Alex Dufresne Gallery, Callander


NAISA Sound Art Drop In For Children 

Join us this summer from June 29 to September 4 at the NAISA North where children big and small can become sound art performers and active listeners
July 2, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, 106 Ottawa Ave, South River


Sunday Breakfast 

Breakfast every Sunday includes coffee and tea. All ages - $6
July 2, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, Corbeil Four Seasons Club, 1482 Corbeil Road, North Bay


Jocko Point Brunch

On Sunday, July 2, the Jocko Point Community Centre will host its monthly Brunch from 9 am until noon. Come out and enjoy the all-you-can-eat buffet that includes salads, hot breakfast and main dishes, and desserts. Adults: $9. Kids 7 through 12: $3.50.
July 2, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, 1082 Jocko Point Road, North Bay