Canada Day in Trent Hills

Monday, July 1, 2024

Join us for a full day of Canada Day celebrations in the communities of Campbellford, Warkworth and Hastings!

Below is the schedule from the 2023 Canada Day Celebrations. Event details and updates to come in 2024!

Campbellford: Old Mill Park - 8 am to 12:30 pm

8 am – 10 am: Rotary Pancake Breakfast – Members of the Campbellford Rotary Club serve a pancake breakfast complete with pancakes, sausages and local maple syrup to enjoy on them. $8 for adults 12 and over. $4 for children under 12. The special rate for a family of 4 is $20 (2 adults and 2 children under 12).

9 amEntertainment by Phoxy Music. Phil & Roxy are a husband and wife duo who call themselves Phoxy Music. Their warm harmonies are featured in a vast catalogue of music including original compositions and songs from the 1960’s on up.

Park Activities: From 10 am to 12 pm enjoy children’s activities in the park. Games, crafts, face painting,  cornhole with the Campbellford Curling Club, Blades of Glory demonstrations, Trent Hills Fire Department displays, Trent Hills Public Library activities, Zach the Juggler and Balloon Artist, and more! Youth and adults can test their skills with Upper Canada Axe Throwing.

10 am: Teddy Bear Parade led by Sparky the Fire Dog! Dress up your teddy bears and Celebrate Canada Day with a parade through Old Mill Park. 

10:30 am: Blades of Glory presents Challenge the Knight. “Challenge a Knight” pits very brave and very young wanna-be sword fighters vs our amazing and Battle hardened Knights in an ultimate showdown.

11 am: Blades of Glory introduces you to its newest team member – a dragon!

11:30 am: Blades of Glory presents the Knight Duel. Cheer for your favourite warriors as they fight toward victory in this blood-pumping medieval combat.

12 pm: Official Ceremonies with greetings from dignitaries, singing of O’Canada and serving of Canada Day cupcakes!r

Rotarian pouring syrup on pancakes _ pancake breakfast for canada day
Campbellford Canada Day with Sparky
Blades of Glory - challenge a knight Canada Day

Warkworth: Mill Creek Park - 11 am to 2 pm

  • Live Entertainment: Musical entertainment at the Band Shell
  • Fun for the kids: Bouncy castle, face painting, games, races and prizes
  • Canada Day treats: Hot dogs, popcorn, sno-cones and candy floss
  • Learn from the Trent Hills Firefighters at the Fire Department Display
  • WORLD FAMOUS WARKWORTH CANADA DAY CUPCAKES made by the Premier Bakers of Warkworth
  • Wear your best red & white outfit! Come out for the day and celebrate Canada’s Birthday!
Serving Candy floss in Warkworth to Celebrate Canada Day

Hastings: 8 am to Dusk

8 am to noon – Hastings Legion Branch 106 Breakfast

11 am – 1 pm – Hastings Fire Station Open House. Stop by Station 2 in Hastings for an open house. BBQ, hot dogs and drinks. See the trucks and talk with firefighters.

1 pm – Hastings Legion Branch 106 Barbecue

2 pm – Gates open for Party in the Park (15 Front St W – Hastings Village Green, behind the post office)

4 pm – Canada Day Parade: Celebrate Canada Day with the annual parade. Decorated bikes & wagons, old cars and floats are welcome to participate. Route starts at the Auction Hall (200 Front Street West) and travels along Front Street and Victoria Street.

5 pmParty in the Park — enjoy Live Entertainment with the band, “The Spirits,” as well as a beverage pavilion featuring local craft beer at the old baseball diamond and Upper Canada Axe Throwing

DuskAward-winning Fireworks Display brought to you by the Trent Hills Firefighters. Please be generous when you see firefighters and volunteers passing the boot for donations to support the fireworks display. 

Hastings Fireworks show on Canada Day

This project is supported by

Funded by the Government of Canada