Canada Day 2016 in Brockville

Happy Canada Day!

Canada Day Celebrations (and other activities on July 1st)


8:00 am Canada Day Run – 1K Kids Run – Blockhouse Island free
9:00 am Canada Day Run – 5K – Blockhouse Island

Contact: 613-342-5893

11:00 am-11:00 pm StrawBEARy Festival – Hardy Park

Enjoy bbqs, cotton candy, strawberry shortcake, fresh strawberry smoothies, fresh berries and much more. Food and craft vendors, entertainment, Teddy Bear Parade and other children’s activities.

Contact: 613-498-1803

11:45 am Canada Day Paradedown King Street  free
12 noon Singing of the National Anthem and Cake Cutting Ceremonyon Court House Green  free
2:00 pm & 6:30 pm Rockstar Milot Land Tour – Freestyle Motocross – Water Street Parking Lot

Limited capacity, tickets available online. Enjoy a 35 minute free style motocross stunt show. Live bands all day and into the evening plus a free kids zone. One $15 festival weekend pass gives you access to all 1000 Islands Regatta events (including Kim Mitchell June 30th)

 $15 weekend pass
3:00 pm & 7:00 pm Brockville’s Criminal Past Historical Walking TourBrockville Museum

For those that dare, hear the story of one of Canada’s largest bank heists, the twisted tale of the last man hanged in Brockville, the frightening account of a mass shooting and discover exactly what happened to John Simpson’s skin.

10:00 pm


Fireworks – After dark over the waterfront (close to Blockhouse Island)  free


10:00 am – 4:00 pm Canada Day CelebrationFort Wellington National Historic Site

Discover and celebrate why you are Canadian at Fort Wellington with a traditional cannon firing and loads of family fun. Join in for children’s activities, historic demonstrations and refreshments.

Contact: 613-925-2896


Mallorytown Landing

11:00 am – 4:00 pm Canada Day CelebrationThousand Islands National Park

Visitors can enjoy cake, Canada-themed airbrush tattoos, games, and crafts along the scenic shore of the St. Lawrence River.






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