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Bradford West Gwillimbury > Canada 150

In celebrating Canada's 150th Birthday, the Town of BWG will be hosting a special Canada Day Parade through Bradford. The parade will feature local businesses and community groups celebrating the heritage and culture of Canada. Come out dressed in red & white and bring a flag to wave along the parade route! 
The festivities will continue in the evening at the Bradford & District Community Centre with lots of family friendly entertainment and activities outside. Live music, strolling entertainment, inflatable games, obstacle course and much more!

Date: Saturday, July 1, 2017

Parade Time: 1:50pm start

Parade Route: The parade will start on Professor Day Drive in front of Bradford District High School travelling east along Holland Street until Simcoe Road, and finally south on Simcoe Road ending at the Bradford & District Community Centre. 

Evening Celebrations: 4:00-10:30pm

Location: Bradford & District Memorial Community Centre (125 Simcoe Road)

Schedule of Events on Stage: Events & Activities:
​4:00pm -- Samantha Paixao

4:30pm -- BWG Diversity Group

5:30pm -- Blue Radio (Blue Rodeo tribute band)

7:00pm -- Bradford Lions Early Bird Draw 

                 Elite Dance Corps

7:30pm -- Official Ceremonies & Civic Awards

9:00pm -- Aeroforce (Aerosmith tribute band)

10:00pm -- Fireworks

  • Kids Zone - opens at 5:30pm
  • Photobooth - 4:00-9:00pm
  • Airbrush Tattoos - 5:00-9:00pm
  • Sign the Canada 150 Banner 
  • BBQ fundraiser by the Bradford Lions
  • Ice Cream for sale by Mister Treats
  • Community Group booths 
  • Strolling entertainment by Darren Bedford & Circus Jonathan

*all activities and times are subject to change

BWG Transit will be offered free of charge on July 1. Click HERE for route and schedule information.

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