Four Ways to celebrate Canada Day
Canada Day 2021 may not be exactly the same celebration we are used to from past years BUT there are some great ways to spend the holiday here in Windsor Essex. We’ve come up with a list of a few ways to celebrate but make sure to check back often to see what each municipality across Windsor Essex Pelee Island has in store and stay tuned for our Canada Day Event Guide for new local additions popping up across the region.
Join in on the Canada Day Virtual Fireworks Experience brought to you by snapd and presented by Tim Hortons and AM800, along with The City of Windsor, The Town of Amherstburg, The Town of Essex, The Town of Kingsville, The Municipality of Lakeshore, The Town of LaSalle, The Municipality of Leamington, The Township of Pelee and the Town of Tecumseh.
Download the app now at snapd.com/app and join in the fun with fireworks on Thursday July 1st at 9:30 pm!
hometown fun & activities
Town of Kingsville
Join The Town of Kingsville for Canada Week which will feature lots of opportunities for everyone to share virtually, and while maintaining social distancing. On Wednesday, June 30th local Kingsville restaurants will offer Canadian food and beverages to go! Visit all of your favourite places along our Canada Day Food Trail between June 30th and July 4th. Various local businesses will also have Canada Day cupcakes available. Thursday, July 1st visit the Kingsville arena, Cottam Fire hall or Ruthven library for 1 of 500 FREE Canada-themed family gift bags and participate in the community-wide scavenger hunt! Follow the list of riddles in your Canada Day gift bag. Staying at home? Keep an eye on our Kingsville Parks and Recreation Facebook page for your chance to explore different parts of Canada from the comfort of your own home every hour. For more details and more fun, visit the Town of Kingsville website.
Town of Amherstburg
So much to Celebrate! Pick up your “All Canadian Amherstburg Celebration Kit” complete with crafts, sweet treats and your very own print of the 2021 Community Mosaic Mural (entry participants, this is for you too). Curb side pick up at the Gordon House location in the heart of Downtown Amherstburg (266 Dalhousie St.) from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm on June 30th. Tune in to //Facebook.com/visitamherstburg on July 1st to see the virtual unveiling of the Community Mosaic Mural Project.
#Tim HortonsWE Contest
If you are looking for fun ways to ring in Canada’s Birthday – why not check out the contest our favourite Canadian coffee shop is serving up? Stay tuned for our second annual Tim Horton’s WE Contest where you can share your Canada Day pics and be entered to win some fun (and delicious) prizes!
Take Out & Delivery Guides
Get prepped for Canada with our handy Take Out & Delivery Guides for local restaurants, EPIC wineries and Barrels Bottles Brews partners
Instead of sweating over the BBQ why not sit back and totally relax this year? If you are having a socially-distance get together in your backyard or simply celebrating with your household family members, why not take a look at our online list of Takeout and Delivery options and let someone else to do the cooking! With everything from Pizza to Poutine and everything in between, our local restaurants, markets and butcher shops are ready to take the reins and let you enjoy yourself this Canada Day!
Our local wineries, breweries and distilleries would be happy to have you pick up an order or deliver straight to your doorstep! Keep the party local and cheers our country with one of our local EPIC Wines or one of our Barrels Bottles and Brews partners. Chill a crisp rosé or a sparkling white, uncork your favourite red, mix up a handcrafted cocktail or crack open an ice-cold lager and let the celebrations begin! There are so many local choices that the hardest part of cocktail hour will be deciding what to serve!
Wherever you are this year, you will be able to join in on the fun – from virtual events to decorating contests there are many ways for you and your family to say Happy Birthday Canada from the comfort of your home! So put on your finest Red & White, get out the arts and crafts supplies, start planning a locally sourced fete and let’s get together virtually and share our pride in being Canadian.