Canada Day Celebrations are Back in Huntsville!

Grab those red and white clothes – it’s time to celebrate the return of Canada Day Festivities! This July 1, Huntsville has a full day of activities planned including music, speeches and cupcakes at Muskoka Heritage Place, a music festival in Rivermill Park and of course fireworks to cap off the day! After a few years away, we are all beyond excited to gather and celebrate Canada’s birthday together. So throw on your red and white gear and we’ll see you on July 1!

Here’s What You Can Expect for Canada Day Celebrations in Huntsville

Muskoka Heritage Place (9-11am):

For this day only, the gates to Muskoka Heritage Place, Village and Museum entrance (88 Brunel Road), will open at 9am, with free admission until 11am. After 11am, regular admission and train rates apply.

At 9am, The Huntsville Lions Club will be cooking up their popular breakfast special of peameal bacon on a bun so be sure to bring cash for a tasty start to your day.

At 10am on the Village Green, dignitaries, guests and residents will be welcomed by ‘Captain George Hunt’. Following a Land Acknowledgement statement, greetings will be shared from Huntsville Mayor Karin Terziano, Parry-Sound Muskoka Member of Parliament, the honourable Scott Aitchison, and Parry-Sound Muskoka Member of Provincial Parliament, Graydon Smith.

Following the official greetings and the singing of our national anthem, ‘O Canada’, led by Glen Reid, Huntsville Council will serve free Canada Day cupcakes and strawberry scones (while supplies last).

Guests are welcome to enjoy all that Muskoka Heritage Place has to offer until 4pm! July 1 is slated as Steam Up Day, with the first steam train run of the 2022 season. The last train leaves the Rotary Village Station (100 Forbes Hill Drive) at 3 pm.

Rivermill Park (12-6pm):

Join Hunters Bay Radio for a free music festival at River Mill Park in downtown Huntsville starting at noon until 6pm. There will be an incredible lineup of local musicians, a charity BBQ and beer garden.

Enjoy all that Downtown Huntsville has to offer with local food, craft beverages, heritage, culture, music, arts, historic architecture, shopping, parks, trails and free family fun.

Hunters Bay Fireworks (10pm):

Cap off your Canada Day celebrations at 10pm with fireworks by the Huntsville Fire Department over Hunters Bay, musically matched on the Moose 105.5 FM Radio.

If it Rains:

In case of rain, breakfast, speeches, cake and strawberry scones will be moved to the Algonquin Theatre/Civic Centre at 37 Main Street East starting at 10 am. Updates will be posted on the Town of Huntsville’s Facebook and Twitter accounts on Friday July 1, 2022 at 7am.

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