For the second year in a row, Lake Country will have a full-day celebration of Canada Day, July 1, at Swalwell Park.

The Rotary Club of Lake Country, in partnership with the District of Lake Country, Heritage Canada, and numerous community supporters, has been organizing Canada Day events in Lake Country for more than 10 years.

This year’s celebration begins at 8 a.m. with a traditional pancake breakfast, hosted by Rotary, followed by a full day of stage entertainment and tent exhibits by local businesses and non-profit agencies.

  • Join the Children’s Art Creation Activity, sponsored by the Lake Country Art Gallery.
  • Visit the Children’s Garden Centre, sponsored by the Lake Country Garden Club.
  • Dress up in a vintage costume and have your photo taken at the Lake Country Museum and Archives display.
  • Watch model car races on the gravity race track, sponsored by the Lake Country Scouts.
  • Enjoy the stage entertainment program, featuring Classical, Folk, Celtic and Rock Music, and local dancers, beginning at 9 a.m. and extending until 8 p.m.
  • Visit the market area to purchase food, crafts, and other products from local Lake Country merchants.
  • Watch ‘The Movie in the Park,’ featuring ‘Black Panther,' hosted by the District of Lake Country.

Public parking for the Canada Day celebration will be available at George Elliot High School, Winfield Memorial Hall, District of Lake Country Municipal Offices, and the Lake Country Curling Club. Free shuttle bus service will be available from these parking lots from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.

An ALS interpreter will be present to ensure the formal proceedings at 11 a.m. are enjoyed by the deaf and hard-of-hearing members of the community.

Some event parking will be available at Swalwell Park for people with disabilities only.