Canada Day in The County
Prince Edward County takes celebrating the nations birthday very seriously with organized festivities in Picton and Wellington – here’s what’s scheduled for 2019.
The Wellington Recreation Committee presents two fun-filled days celebrating Canada in Wellington!
Sunday, June 30| 5 – 11PM
5:00 – 7:00 PM | Chicken Dinner Barbecue, Wellington Legion
5:00 – 7:00 PM | FREE Street Dance, Main Street in front of the Town Hall featuring:
- CUE THE FUNK [5:00 – 7:00 PM]
- THE SHADOWS [7:30 – 11:00 PM]
DUSK | Fireworks presented by Wellington’s Volunteer Firefighter’s supported by your boot drive donations, can be viewed from Wellington Beach or the south-end of the park in town
Monday, July 1 | 8 AM – 2 PM
8:00 – 10:30 AM | Pancake Breakfast, Wellington Town Hall
9:30 AM – 2:00 PM | Wellington Library Book Sale, hosted in the basement of the library
10:30 AM | Canada Day Parade, Belleville Street to Consecon Street
POST PARADE | Strawberry Social, in the United Church, and Lunch on the Lawn / What Not Shop, in the Anglican Church
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM | Wellington Rotary Ribs, available in the park
12:00 PM | Opening Ceremonies, in the Gazebo
12:00 – 2:00 PM | Junior Firefighters’ Challenge and Kids’ Games, CML Snider School front lawn
12:00 – 2:00 PM | FREE Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides, Main Street [sponsored by Twin Birch Suites & Cottages]
Come to Main Street Picton on July 1st for a day of family fun!
Monday July 1st | 12-5 PM
Main Street Picton (Elizabeth Street to Bridge Street & Benson Park)
Bring your own water bottle and fill-up at our free re-fill stations! Let’s make this year’s event free of single use plastics.
On Picton Main Street
- Come Alive Outside Green Street Challenge – brought to you by Wentworth Landscapes
- Giant Maze
- Pedal Car Drag Racing
- Balloon Art & Airbrush Tattoos
- Free Family Shade Tent
- Party Train
- Food & Craft Vendors
- Water Bottle Refill Stations
In Benson Park
- Boxtopia – an interactive art activity brought to you by The Department of Illumination
- Tai Chi Demonstration at 1pm
- One Man Circus Show (stage shows at 1:30 & 3:00 PM)
- Giant Soccer Target Practice with Event Sponsor Canadian Tire
12:00 – 12:15 PM | Canada Day Opening Ceremonies & Singing of National Anthem
12:15 – 12:45 PM | Grace Bongard
1:00 – 1:45 PM | The Kitchen Family
2:00 – 2:45 PM | Instant Rivalry
3:00 – 3:45 PM | The Frere Brothers
4:00 – 4:45 PM | Elvis Tribute Artist William Elvis Young
Picton Canada Day Fireworks
Mary Street Parking Lot (Mary & Elizabeth Streets) | 7-10 PM
Join the party in the Mary Street parking lot before the fireworks on Canada Day! There will be food, vendors, live music and more!
8:00 – 10:00 PM | Live Music with Elvis Tribute Artist William Elvis Young
10:00 PM | Fireworks!
See all the details plus ways to enjoy Canada Day beyond Picton and Wellington on our blog here.