Canada Day in Trent Hills


Friday, July 1st, 2022

We are thrilled to announce the return of in-person Canada Day celebrations in the communities of Campbellford, Warkworth and Hastings! 

The events will be very similar to past years with the day kicking off in Campbellford with the Rotary Pancake Breakfast in Old Mill Park. Children’s activities at Mill Park in Warkworth and ending with the Award-winning Fireworks display over the Trent Severn Waterway in Hastings. 

Campbellford: Old Mill Park - 8 am to 1 pm

8 am – 10 am: Rotary Pancake Breakfast – Members of the Campbellford Rotary Club serve a pancake breakfast complete with pancakes, sausages and Watson’s Maple Syrup to enjoy on them. $8 for adults 12 and over. $4 for children under 12. Special rate for a family of 4 is $20.

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 1 pm enjoy children’s activities in the park. Games, crafts, face painting, food booth, Blades of Glory demonstrations, bicycle obstacle course, Trent Hills Fire Department displays and more! 

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. New for 2022: Bike Parade– Decorate your bike for Canada Day! Following the parade stop by the Bike Action Trent Hills Booth for a bike check-up and try out the bicycle obstacle course.

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.

11:30 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!

Warkworth: Mill Creek Pond Park - 11 am to 2 pm

Live Entertainment: Musical entertainment at the Band Shell featuring Pat Kelleher and Friends.
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

Westben Concert on Willow Hill: 7pm

Last year, Westben celebrated the return to live music with a resoundingly joyful gathering of favourite local musicians at Willow Hill. This year, we continue the tradition! They’re back on the Hill to celebrate Canada Day with another dazzling display of musical talents from across our community including Ken Tizzard and Music for Goats, The John Cleats, Janet Jeffery, Jana Reid, Cale Crowe, Jane Archer and the Reactionaries and more!

Tickets – $35.00 Adult | $33.00 Senior | $5 Under 18. Buy Tickets Now

Hastings: On the banks of the Trent River - 10 am to Dusk

10 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 BBQ

4 pm – Canada Day Parade: Celebrate Canada Day with the annual parade. Decorated bikes & wagons, old cars and floats are welcome to participate. Route along Front Street to begin at the Pavilion.

Following the Parade – The Singing of O Canada will be led by Adrianna Hopman at the Gazebo. Adrianna is a 15 yr old Country Singer, Recording Artist and Songwriter.

6 pm – Live Entertainment at the Gazebo.

8:30 pm – Hastings Legion Branch 106 Dance (upstairs). Watch the fireworks from the patio.

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

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