The West Island is getting ready to celebrate Canada’s 150th with amazing shows and family-friendly activities. Not sure what your city is doing, or want to try something new? Here is a roundup of what’s happening on this July 1st.
UPDATE: The events have been moved indoors to the Beaconsfield Recreation Centre located at 1974 City Lane.
Discover and appreciate the wealth and diversity of Canadian society. Enjoy beautiful performances from Ballet Raices de Colombia, Les Pieds Légers (Dances of Quebec, Bulgaria and Israël), a circus act by The Kif Kif Sisters and classic rock band That Darn Kat. Also available from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. are inflatable games, lawn bowling, Cross Canada mini golf club challenge, face painting ($2) and an “Olympik” obstacle course.
Where: Centennial Park, 288 Beaconsfield Blvd
When: July 1st from 1:00 p.m. to 10:15 p.m
For this special anniversary, the City of Dorval has put together an amazing lineup of shows and activities. Performances by Break City, America’s Got Talent contestant and International Hypnotist Spidey, Pop 40 group Stereo Nine, amongst many others will entertain and delight both young and old. Inflatables, food trucks ($), face painting, tattoos and fireworks will make this an event not to be missed.
Where: Millennium Park
When: July 1st from 12:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m
Come and enjoy inflatable games, arts and crafts, face painting, and food trucks ($). End the evening with a beautiful fireworks display. In case of rain the activities will be moved to July 2nd.
Where: Dollard-des-Ormeaux Civic Center
When: July 1st from 5:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m .
UPDATE: Due to weather conditions, the activities planned for Canada Day 150 have been postponed to July 2. The parade in Pointe-Claire Village has been cancelled. The following two activities will still take place on July 1: the citizenship ceremony at Stewart Hall and the Lakeshore Chamber Orchestra concert at Saint-Joachim Church. For more information visit: http://www.pointe-claire.ca/en/news/event-postponed-canada-day-150/
The city of Pointe-Claire is gearing up to celebrate Canada’s big birthday with a fun-filled day of kid friendly activities (inflatables, glitter tattoos, etc.) as well as zip-lining, lantern making, and some great shows. Unless otherwise indicated, activities will take place on July 2nd if it rains.
Special Canada Day Challenge – Be one of the first 50 people to fill up your reusable bottle at their water station and receive a Canada 150 souvenir.
Where: Alexandre-Bourgeau Park
July 1st July 2nd from 2:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
A full day of fun begins with the always enjoyable Pierrefonds-Roxboro Canada Day Parade and ends with a groovin’ good time courtesy of the Sugar Funk Project.
Where: Borough Hall and PCHS
When: July 1st from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Beginning at 12 pm with the raising of the flag, enjoy live DJ and music, face painting, a BBQ ($) and a steak dinner. This event has limited places and tickets must be purchased in advance.
Where: Royal Canadian Legion – Branch 91 (28, Rue Sainte-Anne)
When: July 1st beginning at 12:00 p.m.
Info: For tickets call 514-457-9332