June 28, 2019 | by: Brian Symonds


It’s the Canada Day LONG WEEKEND! There are SO many activities taking place around our beautiful Annapolis Valley! Wherever you are, whatever you do, we hope you have a GREAT Canada Day long weekend! And, PLEASE ENJOY RESPONSIBLY!

Here is a brief list of some of the events in the Valley that we have found:

Canada Day Activities 2019:

Family-Friendly Canada Day Celebrations in Willow Park, 11am-3pm
Mayor welcome, face painting, balloon twisting, soap slide, bouncy castles, dunk tank, a cash BBQ, and free cake!

Canning Recreation’s Canada Day celebrations, 1-4pm at Bruce Spicer Park
There will be:
A free-will BBQ with hot-dogs and cake starting at 1pm
Live music from The Dearlies until 3pm
Face painting until 3pm
AND Children’s games brought to you by the Activity Camp staff until 4pm!

The village of Lawrencetown welcomes you to Canada Day celebrations at the fire hall from 1-3pm
cake, fish pond, face painting, wagon rides, bouncy castle, entertainment, games, and more!
Followed by a free swim at the pool from 3-5pm

31st Annual Burlington Canada Day Celebration:
parade (12:30)
flag raising ceremony, pie baking competition, silent auction, horse pull, lots of food; including a chicken BBQ, pie throw, children’s carnival, and live entertainment!

Aylesford Lake:
The Municipality of the County of Kings presents Canada Day at Aylesford Lake Beach. 11am-3pm. Free event!

Join in the fun at Jubilee Park, with a ful day of activities, including:
Pancake breakfast (legion 8-10am)
Free swim at Centennial Pool (2-4pm)
Cool Moves BMX (3:30-5:45pm)
Official Welcome; cake cutting ceremony (6-7pm)
Fireworks at dusk

Join your friends and neighbors at Macdonald Museum and celebrate Canada’s Birthday from 1 til 3! Flag raising at 1 followed by live music, BBQ, cake, as well as children’s activities. A free family event in co-operation with the Town of Middleton. *This will be an indoor event if it’s raining.*

Mayor & Councilors BBQ 11:30-1:30 (Fisherman’s Memorial Park)
Cake cutting at 12:45, with hot dogs, cake, drinks, and entertainment (Arena)
Free public swims 2-4pm, & 6:30-8pm

Celebrate Canada Day in Hantsport!
Pancake breakfast (7:30-9:30)
Children’s Parade (10:30 – starts at Hantsport School, ends at Churchill House)
Show & Shine Car Show (11AM-4PM)
Grand Street Parade (1pm)
kids activities; slip & slide, bouncy equipment, face painting and balloon twisting (2pm)
live music (6-10pm)
Fireworks at 10pm
…and more!

Halls Harbour:
Bring the family for a day of fun!
Pancake breakfast (7:30-10 @ Fire Hall)
Kids parade & flag raising (11am-12pm)
BBQ & Market (12-4pm at the Harbour)
Chicken BBQ (4-6pm)
Live music (6-9pm)
Fireworks at dusk

A full schedule of events, including:
live entertainment
chicken BBQ
bouncy castle
street dance

Canada Day swim 2-pm, Kentville Pool