Canada Day 2015 Collingwood & Blue Mountains

Canada Day 2015 – Wednesday, July 1st

Calendar of Events for Canada Day 2015 – Collingwood, Blue Mountain Village, Thornbury, Clarksburg, Meaford, Creemore & Wasaga Beach


11am-3pm Children’s Activity Centre – Town Hall, 97 Hurontario Street
11am-4pm Strolling Entertainers – Throughout Downtown
12pm-1:30pm  Local Live Lunch featuring music by Strange Potatoes and lunch by Butcher’s Bistro – Sheffer Court, 186 Hurontario Street (between Second and Third Streets)
2pm Citizenship Reaffirmation Ceremony & Gigantic Canada Day Birthday Cake – Federal Building, 44 Hurontario Street
2pm Collingwood Optimist Club Rubber Duck Race – Pretty River from Hume Street to Pretty River Parkway
6:00pm Canada Day Concert featuring the Mike McCarthy Band and the Aidan Funston Trio – The Station, 45 St. Paul Street
10pm Fireworks View from the Amphitheatre, along the Waterfront Promenade, The Station, or new this year view from Hurontario Street which will be closed during the fireworks from Second to Third Streets.

Blue Mountain Village 

9am-4pm Military Display, Events Plaza
10:30am Columbia Guided Hike, Columbia Store
1pm-4pm  Creation Station, Events Plaza
1pm-4pm Face Painting, Water St. Bandstand
1pm-4pm Balloon Twisting,  Events Plaza
2:00pm O’Canada & Cake Cutting, Village Stage
3pm-5pm Live Music with Melanie Brulée, Village Stage
4:30pm Beavertail Eating Contest, Village Information Centre (across from Beavertails)
6pm-7pm Groove Dancing, Village Stage
8:15-10:15pm Live Music with The Carpet Frogs, Village Stage
10:15pm FIREWORKS! Over the Mountain


7:30am-11am BEAVER CRAWL  BIKE – PADDLE – RUNIn 2011, the Town of The Blue Mountains, Free Spirit Tours and Georgian Bay Youth Roots hosted the first annual Beaver Crawl Triathlon. This was a non-traditional triathlon, where participants started at  Kimberlely and biked to Heathcote, then paddled along the river to Slabtown and from there ran to the finish line in Clarksburg.The  Annual Beaver Crawl is open to everyone in the community who wishes to participate, beginning at Ravenna Hall.  Click here for information and to register. 


8:30am-10:30am Pancake Breakfast -Royal Canadian Legion downtown Clarksburg
3 pancakes, sausage, drink – $6.00 | 3 pancakes, drink – $4.00
9am-10:30am Stage – Highway 26 – a local band featuring classic rock and blues
9:30am Magic Show – Lion’s Park Gazebo
11am-Noon  Beaver Valley Parade
 3pm – 6pm  Clarksburg Farmers Market


10am-2pm Face Painting & Balloon Twisting – Bruce Street Parkette
 10:30am  Magic Show
 11am- 2pm  Rotary Chili & Hotdogs – Bruce Street Parkette
 Noon  Cake Cutting, Greeting, O Canada – Bruce Street Parkette, Thornbury
Noon-1pm Harbour Stage – Highway 26 – a local band featuring classic rock and blues
 11am-2pm  Stage – Bored of Education
Noon-2pm Georgian Bay British Car Club – Bruce Street Parkette
 Noon-3pm  Sidewalk Sale
1pm Airshow – Harbour – Canadian Aeorbatic aerobatic champ, Gord Price, will perform his exhilerating air show at 1PM sharp over Georgian Bay.
 2pm  Magic Show


 9am-11am Pancake Breakfast served by the Military Family Resource Centre. Cost is by donation and all proceeds assist with services and activities for military families. Market Square
 10am-2pm  BIA Community Sidewalk Sale
10am-4pm Golden Town Cruisers Car Show along Bayfield Street
 11am  Canada Day flag raising ceremony will be held at the flagpoles next to Meaford Hall. Following ceremony – Canada Day cake.
 11am-4pm  Beautiful Joe Heritage Society will have its Tricks for Joe Booth set up. Cameras will be rolling and pets will be invited to do a “trick for Joe.” Market Square
Noon Tyler Boyle will be on site with his GROOVE dance program
 1-3pm  Meaford Library will host the Library Obstacle Race and a craft table.
1-4pm Meaford Hall Galleries – Meaford Museum and Georgian Bay Art Academy have teamed up to provide an opportunity for a Canada in art project that everybody can contribute to.
 Dusk Annual Kinsmen fireworks display set off over Georgian Bay at the harbour.


10:30am-Noon Creemore Ladies Auxiliary Canada Day Brunch at the Legion
 12:30pm  Registration for 3-0n-3 Ball Hockey
 12:30pm-3pm  Olde Thyme Games by the Legion three-legged, egg-and-spoon and sack races, scavenger hunt, water balloon toss, lawn bowling, ring toss and bean bag toss, 1st Creemore Scouting selling popcorn.
 12:45pm  Harold Crawford Memorial Kids Bike Parade starts Mad River Park and heads to the Legion.
 1-3pm  3-on-3 ball hockey games begin, barbecue at Legion
 6pm  Firefighters’ barbecue on the west side of the arena
8pm Lady and Man of the year presentations, cake cutting, boot drive to help fund the fireworks
8:30pm  The Baker Magic Show, emilie-que leads the singing of O Canada
 Dusk  Fireworks

Wasaga Beach

9am-Noon Play Land Park Square – Beach Area 1: Lion’s Club Pancaker Breakfast
11-11:30am Opening Ceremonies
11am-3pm  Horse Drawn Buggy Rides
Noon-4pm Wasaga Beach Fire Department Water Games
11am-6pm Inflatable Playground
Noon-5pm Face Art
 Noon-1pm  Dance by Design Youth Dance Show
 3-6pm  Music The Black Tie Affair Live on Festival Stage
6-7pm Rod West from Beach 97.7
7-10pm The Martels, Last Date Tour
10pm – Dusk Fireworks – Beach Area 2

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