Wednesday, July 1, 2020
While we might not be able to gather together in person, we can still celebrate this Canada Day connected as a community. The Town of Oakville is excited to bring you a full day of virtual entertainment and activities you can do from the comfort of your home on July 1, 2020.
We invite you to enjoy musical performances, Canada Day themed challenges, a town-wide singing of O Canada, virtual fireworks display, and more!
Share your photos and stories with us for a chance to win cool prizes! #OakvilleCanadaDay
Colour our sheets and share with us for a chance to win cool prizes! Winners will be contacted after Canada Day with prize details.
We have 153 trees to give away in celebration of Canada’s 153 birthday! We also have hundreds of flowers for you to take home and plant on Canada Day. Details to come.
We plan to host an inspirational rock painting tutorial and invite you to drop off your painted rocks to be included in a Canada Day art installation. We’ll even supply the rocks! Details to come.
In response to the COVID-19 crisis and following direction from public health authorities, the Town of Oakville cancelled its annual Canada Day event in Bronte. Learn more about the town’s efforts to support the community in response to COVID-19.
Schedule is subject to change without notice.
9 a.m. – Welcome from Oakville Mayor Rob Burton, Town Council and local dignitaries
9:10 a.m. – Indigenous Welcome
9:20 a.m.– Fitness Workshop
10 a.m. – Colborne Centre Guitgang Performance
10:30 a.m. – OMAC Martial Arts Studio Demonstration
11 a.m. – Haley Marie Performance
11:30 a.m. – Greetings from Queen Victoria of Oakville
11:45 a.m. – Mighty Mike, the 1920s themed strongman with an urban flare
Noon – Intrada Brass
12:30 p.m. – Oakville Symphony Performance. Check out the Community Classroom program and explore music further with the Oakville Symphony and Oakville Community Foundation.
1 p.m. – Oakville Public Library Spelling Bee
1:30 p.m. – Burloak Theatre Group Performance
2 p.m. – Drumming Performance Live from Vancouver. Click on the Canada Day Drumming tab for links and details about how you can participate!
2:30 p.m. – High Rendition Jazz Performance
3 p.m. – Oakville Improv Performance
3:30 p.m. – Oakville Chinese Network Performance
4 p.m. – Oakville Academy for the Arts Performance
4:30 p.m. – Oakville Public Library interview with local author, Ian Hamilton
5 p.m. – Bella Magic’s Gaia Maple Tree
5:30 p.m. – Start sharing your Canada Day Family Feast or BBQ photos!
5:45 p.m. – Make magic with the enchanting Bella Magic
6 p.m. – Sidewalk/Driveway/Balcony Canada Day Chalk Art
6:30 p.m. – Canada Day Rock Painting with Artist
7 p.m. – Oakville Museum Historical Tour
7:30 p.m. – Grace Academy/Spurrell Studio Choir
8 p.m. – Show your Canadian Style (plaid, red and white, Canadian Tuxedo, etc.)
8:15 p.m. – Get lit with the Guiness world record holder for Most Torches Extinguished By Fire Eating in 1 Minute, Fireguy!
8:30 p.m. – Performance by Roger Gibbs. Foreword by Andrew Tyrrell, President of the Canadian Caribbean Association of Halton (CCAH).
8:45 p.m. – Fire Prevention Safety Message
8:50 p.m. – Sing O Canada from your backyard, driveway or balcony with Oakville Suzuki Association. Sing loud!
If you haven’t already, download the free snapd HUB app (click on the Virtual Fireworks tab for details) and get ready for the countdown with Chris Hadfield at 9 p.m.
9 p.m. – Watch the virtual fireworks using the snapd HUB
Now enjoy the Canada Day show from Ottawa
For more information about Oakville’s Virtual Canada Day, visit www.oakville.ca.