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Canada Day – Virtual Celebration
July 1, 2020
The Town of Pelham’s Canada Day celebrations have gone virtual!
Join us on the Town of Pelham‘s Facebook page Wednesday July 1st, from 9am, as the Town collaborates with communities across the region to celebrate Canada like never before with a Watch Party packed with musical performances and entertainment for all ages.
For more information visit www.pelham.ca/canada-day
Schedule of Events:
9:00am: Let’s Get Moving! Warm up with Yoga, followed by Zumba! Great for all ages and abilities
10:00am: Explore with Mad Science!
11:00am: Canada Day the Niagara Way! Join the 12 municipalities of Niagara, the Niagara Parks Commission and the Niagara Region for online activities and festivals for Canada Day. Viral performances by Tim Hicks, Avenue Inn, Great Lake Swimmers, Pelham’s own Spencer Burton, Juliet Dunn and Peter Shea, and Rick McLean.
Noon: Mayor Junkin and MPP Sam Oosterhoff Canada Day Message followed by the National Anthem.
1:00pm: National Show! The daytime show, Canada Day Across the Country, offers you a virtual tour of the celebrations. With hosts Serena Ryder and Pierre-Yves Lord, discover talented artists from Sudbury, Montréal, Québec, Moncton, Winnipeg, Yellowknife and Calgary.
2:00pm: Fun Facts! A comedic but educational session about all things Canada. Let’s learn some fun facts about the Great White North!
3:00pm: Tic Tok Dance Party – Get up and get moving! Follow along step by step as we teach you 2 new dances that will soon be sweeping the nation.
4:00pm: Trivia Show – It’s time for True North Trivia! Join eccentric hosts Binx and Rex as they test your Canadian knowledge across multiple categories. Play along at home and compete for the best score among your family and friends.
5:00pm: Performance by Copper & Iron
6:00pm: Performance from By Design
8:00pm: National Evening Show: Hosted by Serena Ryder and Pierre-Yves Lord, the show features original artistic collaborations between performers from coast to coast to coast, including stops in Halifax, Toronto and Vancouver. They have quite the show in store for you!
10:00pm: Augmented reality Fireworks! At 10 pm point your smart phone or tablet to the night sky and a 3-minute show displaying 3D fireworks will begin. The augmented reality experience will give you the same visual and sound effects as a real fireworks display! https://www.canadavirtualfireworks.ca/
Image capture will also be available for you to share with family and friends.
Let yourself be entertained in the comfort of your home.
For more information, please visit: www.pelham.ca/canada-day