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Canada Day at The Picton Fairgrounds
July 1 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Celebrate Canada Day at the Picton Fairgrounds with a fun-filled afternoon of family activities, games, art and play! This is a rain or shine event!
Friday July 1 | 12pm – 4pm | Picton Fairgrounds
🍁 Come Alive Outside Play Zone and Walking Trail
🍁 Inflatable amusements by Hart Entertainment
🍁 Art activities led by The Baxter Arts Centre sponsored by the Bloomfield Hallowell Recreation Committee
🍁 Fantastic Face & Body Art Airbrush Tattoos & Mr. BaZinga’s Balloon Twisting
🍁 Live music in the Crystal Palace sponsored by the South Marysburgh Recreation Committee
🍁 Firefighters Association free BBQ sponsored in part by the County Farm Centre
🍁 Fun and games with the Picton Recreation Committee
🍁 DJ and live broadcast with 99.3 County FM in the skatepark
… and more!
- We encourage you to walk, bike or take the FREE County Transit shuttle from Wellington or Bloomfield.
- Vehicle entry to the Picton Fairgrounds will be through the MacSteven Drive entrance. The Main Street entrance will be closed to vehicles.
Get ready for fun:
- Bring a refillable water bottle. This is a bottled-water-free event.
- BYO picnics are welcome! The BBQ will be free while supplies last and the Picton Library Expansion fundraising concession stand (cash only!) will be open throughout with light snacks.
- Download the Come Alive Outside “Mile A Day” app and log your first mile on the fun walking trail.
- Dress for the weather and don’t forget your sunscreen!
- Bring your bikes, scooters and bathing suits to enjoy the skate park and splash pad.
- Head into town before or after to shop the Picton BIA sidewalk sale, or drop into the Regent Theatre and enjoy free, popular, Canadian films!
- 12:15 – Opening ceremonies with cupcakes, speeches and O, Canada! in the Crystal Palace
- 12:00 – 2:00 – Bookmark weaving craft and demo with the Baxter Arts Centre in the Bluebird Building
- 12:30 – 4:00 – Live music in the Crystal Palace featuring Roper and Roper, Caleb Hutton and Mark Despault
- 1:00 – 4:00 – Airbrush tattoos and balloon twisting on the lawn
- 2:00 – 4:00 – Paint pouring activity with the Baxter Arts Centre in the Bluebird Building (register at the Bluebird Building in advance)
All other activities are open 12-4pm
Picton Recreation Committee
County Farm Centre
Ameliasburgh Recreation Committee
Bloomfield Hallowell Recreation Committee
Hillier Recreation Committee
Sophiasburgh Recreation Committee
South Marysburgh Recreation Committee