ONTARIO 150 Tour presented by Redpath Sugar: a pan-provincial event that will travel throughout Ontario during the summer of 2017 celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary. The Ontario 150 Tour to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary features a summer of entertainment in waterfront cities and towns. It launches on Canada Day weekend in Toronto and then travels to Owen Sound, Sault Ste. Marie, Midland, Amherstburg and finishes in Brockville on August 13th.ONTARIO 150 Tour programs include: a Canada 150 Fund initiative written specifically for this tour called Rhythm of the Nation, an interactive dance and musical performance centered around nationally-renowned street artist DJ Creeasian; The West Coast Lumberjack Show, an action-packed, must-see Canadian show that will have everyone breaking out their plaid; and in addition to the traveling programs, each port will have its own live entertainment and local activities.
Rubber Duck (Ontario 150 Tour Dates):
Redpath Waterfront Festival, presented by Billy Bishop Airport: July 1-3, 2017
— Redpath WaterFest (@TOwaterfest) June 30, 2017
Maawanji’iding: Festival Canadiana – July 7-9, 2017 @ the Waterfront (~ 1st Ave W, Owen Sound)
Bringing together local First Nations and Métis performers, emerging and established artists, interpretive displays, a display of vintage tugs, and many activities on and around the community’s scenic waterfront.
The World’s Largest Rubber Duck in Owen Sound
Arrival Friday July 7 at approximately 5:00pm
On display in harbour until July 9 at 9:00pm
Sault Ste. Marie
Savour the lip-smackin’ BBQ at Ribfest, boogie to live music all weekend long on two stages, fly through the air on the chilling carnival rides, replenish and refresh at the Rotary food court and much more. Schedule
Harbour Days – July 21-23, 2017 @ Midland Town Dock
Midland’s festivities kick off with a spectacular fireworks display at dusk on Friday night. In addition to the tour program, your family will love checking out duck-themed games, thrilling midway rides, and tantalizing your taste buds at Feast Fest – with over 200 vendors, craft breweries and amazing live entertainment!
Raiders, Rebels & Redcoats – August 5-6, 2017 @ Downtown Amherstburg
This is a two day family focused event ! Activities and experiences are all Canadian and take place along the spectacular shoreline of the Detroit River! Watch the West Coast Lumberjack Show, Rhythm of the Nation (Canada’s mosaic cultural sounds and dance) and live performances throughout the day. View the Tall Ship Appledor V. Hang out in the Kids Zone, purchase local products in the Market or food court or visit the WORLD’s LARGEST RUBBER DUCK! Fort Malden will be re-enacting famous battles and feature an encampment.
Rails to Trails – August 10-13, 2017
We’ve packed a bunch of fun into four fabulous days in beautiful Brockville, in a perfect setting overlooking the glistening waters of the mighty St. Lawrence River. Rails to Trails is a four-day, all ages and all senses festival that celebrates Canada’s heritage, history and so much more.
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