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Canada Day on the LaHave

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

We're excited to announce that plans are underway for the return of Canada Day on the LaHave on July 1, 2022!

The Town's Canada Day on the LaHave Committee is extremely pleased to partner once again with the South Shore Multicultural Association, the Bridgewater and Area Chamber of Commerce, and DesBrisay Museum to plan an outstanding day of fun and excitement, multicultural activities, great food, and so much more!

We will continue to update this web page and our online map as more exciting events are added in the lead up to July 1, so keep checking back!

Please understand that the schedule of events/performers is subject to change without notice. In terms of weather, barring a major storm, Canada Day on the LaHave is a rain-or-shine event. Please come dressed for the weather, whether it's hot, cool, or rainy! In the event fireworks are postponed because of wind or rain, they will be rescheduled as soon as possible, pending the availability of Bridgewater Fire Department members to facilitate the show!

For a complete map of EVEYRTHING happening in Bridgewater on Canada Day, please visit https://www.explorebridgewater.ca/canadaday22 or check out the detailed events listing below!


CANADA DAY BREAKFAST
>>> Branch 24 Royal Canadian Legion
From 8 to 12 Noon at 78 Churchill Street


CANADA DAY YARD SALE & BAKE SALE
>>> Bridgewater Curling Club
From 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 90 Dominion Street


MULTICULTURAL FESTIVAL
>>> 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Woodland Gardens/DesBrisay Museum
Beginning at 10 a.m.
- Bridgewater Fire Department Band  (10:00 a.m. O Canada)
- James Jermey (Blessing)
- Chinese Arts and Culture Society
- Kavyashree Nagaraj
- James Jermey

12 Noon
- Welcome and Official Opening with Dignitaries
- Mohamad Asif al Alia
- Wontarana Drum and Dance
- Julio Fernandez
- Oasis Belly Dancers
- Indian Festivals Club of Nova Scotia

PLUS more fun on site, including cultural activities for all ages, food trucks, and craft vendors.

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ALSO DesBrisay Museum will be open to the public and the amazing staff team there have some great activities and fun planned for the day! Pop on inside to say hello and explore what they have to offer!

FREE BRIDGEWATER TRANSIT
>>> Bridgewater Transit will be running FREE to use from 11 a.m. to 12 Midnight thanks to the support of the Bridgewater and Area Chamber of Commerce
Follow the bus online at www.bridgewater.ca/bus


CANADA DAY FREE SWIM
>>> O'Regan's Subaru Outdoor Swimming Pool
Pack your towel and sunscreen and come cool down for FREE. Time 12 Noon to 3 p.m.


PARADE OF SAIL
>>> PROCESSION OF VESSELS UP THE LAHAVE RIVER TO BRIDGEWATER
Join us downtown and watch the boats arrive and tie up at Pijinuiskaq Park. Estimated for around 2 p.m. depending on tides and progess of participants.


THE GREAT BENJAMINS CIRCUS
>>> One big day of performances at the Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre
Two all-ages shows will take place at the LCLC at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. For ticket information, please visit https://benjaminscircus.com/tickets/


KING STREET KITCHEN PARTY
>>> 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. Downtown Bridgewater

All day
- Free chalk art and bubbles for kids at Wonderland Milkshake and Smoothie Bar

LIVE music at FirkinStein Brewing
>>> Starting at 2 p.m.

  2 to 3 - Patrick Thompson
  3:30 to 4:30 - Danny Shannon
  5 to 6 - Sam Wentzell
  6:30  to 7:30 - Logan Steeves
  8 to 9 - Kaylyn Turner
  9:30 to Close - Ed Halverson

Starting between 4 and 5 p.m.
- South Shore Players performance @ Pijinuiskaq Park
- Food Truck Vendors on King Street between Old Bridge and Empire, including Purple People Feeder, MJ's Streetside Grill, Smokinstein, Hook the Cook and more!
- DJ Blair Lipsett @ North Parkade
- Baggles the Clown near Old Bridge
- Halifax Henna @ Pijinuiskaq Park Look Off
- Pirates of Halifax near North Parkade, made possible by The Peeler Family
- 143 Construction Engineering Flight tent and face painting
- Motorcycle Show & Shine @ Town Centre Parking Lot
- Games on the Go near Old Bridge
- Face painting and Canada-themed colouring contest @ Greco Bridgewater
- BBQ hosted by MP Rick Perkins
- Jac's Burgers & Shakes Burger Eating Contest
- Sparkle Tattoots with Norena's Glitter Girls
- EPIC Pro Wrestling Promo Tent, featuring Highlander Robbie MacAllister

LIVE music at King Street Beer
>>> Starting at apx 7 p.m.
- Radio in Colour

FRESH AIR FILMS
>>> Presents "The Lorax" at apx. 9 p.m.
- Join us @ the North Parkade

BRIDGEWATER FIRE DEPARTMENT BAND AT THE LOOKOFF
>>> Starting at 10 p.m.
- Bridgewater Fire Department Band @ Pijinuiskaq Park Look Off prior to and during the fireworks!

FIREWORK SHOW
>>> Starting at 10:30 p.m.
- Fireworks made possible by the Bridgewater Fire Department

PLUS! Other open businesses in Downtown Bridgewater on Canada Day include:
>>> Many downtown businesses will be open July 1! Here's a listing of those we've heard from so far, in addition to those hosting special events already listed above!
Aubenodt Distillery
Fancy Pants
IOS Greek Donair and Pizza -- 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Jessy's Pizza
Ko's Restaurant
La Casetta
The Ark -- 4 to 8 p.m.
The River Pub
Treasured Friends -- 3 to 9 p.m.