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PECelebrates returns June 21 – July 1

June 14, 2024

June 14, 2024

PECelebrates, a celebration of community, cultures and Canada, will take place June 21 – July 1 across Prince Edward County.

“I am looking forward to celebrating these special events with our community,” Mayor Steve Ferguson says. “Thank you to the volunteers who help organize these diverse activities as a way for the community to come together.”

PECelebrates features a variety of events and activities that mark Indigenous History Month, Indigenous Persons Day, Pride Month, Multiculturalism Day, and Canada Day.

Details about the PECelebrates Festival are now available on the municipal website. Featured events includes Revel, the Wellington Street Dance and Fireworks Show, and Canada Day celebrations in Picton on July 1.

Revel: Celebrating Diversity in PEC (June 22)

Revel is produced by The County Museums and features several events on Saturday, June 22 from 12 pm to 4 pm at Macaulay Heritage Park in Picton. Revel celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day, Indigenous History Month, and Multiculturalism Day. Drop in for an open house of “A Path Forward,” a permanent and evolving exhibit co-curated by the Tsi Tyónnheht Onkwawén, the Downie Wenjack Fund, and The County Museums. Meet the artists and take a self-guided tour of the Macaulay House with some freshly baked goods made on the hearth fire with ground corn.

Don’t miss this opportunity to deepen your understanding of local Indigenous history and culture, and to celebrate diversity with the community. Admission is free, donations to A Path Forward are appreciated.

For more information and a complete list of events, visit The County Museums on Facebook or Instagram or contact the museum staff at museums@pecounty.on.ca or 613.476.2148 extension 2524.

Pride in the Park (June 29)

The Greater Than County Youth Collective is proud to present their third annual Pride in the Park on Saturday, June 29 from 11:30 am to 5 pm at Benson Park (Picton). This free, all-ages event will feature a sidewalk pride parade, a drag show, dancing, music, yoga, kids story time, free food, crafts, and more.

Wellington Street Dance & Fireworks Show (June 30)

The Wellington Recreation Committee is excited to bring back a great County tradition, the Wellington Street Dance and Fireworks Show, on June 30. The event starts at 5:30 pm with food trucks and live music by Cue the Funk will begin at 6:30 pm under the gazebo at Wellington Park. The evening wraps up with fireworks at dusk.

Canada Day at Benson Park (July 1)

Kickoff summer with Canada Day at Benson Park, produced in partnership by the Picton BIA and Picton Recreation Committee! There will be a variety of activities for all ages including a dunk tank! Join us for snacks, live music, games and all the best summer vibes from 1 pm to 4 pm at Benson Park. The second annual Dog Show Winners will be announced at 2:30 pm, so come early to sign up by 2 pm and have a chance to win prizes with your furry four-legged friends. Every dog registered gets a swag bag.

 

PECelebrates is partially funded by the Government of Canada.

Business Participation

Businesses and community organizations that have events planned during the PECelebrates dates are welcome to submit their events for inclusion in the festival calendar. Visit the PECelebates festival website for more information.

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