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Celebrate Canada Day the Durham Way!
 July 2020
Residents and visitors are invited to join an uplifting, virtual celebration of our amazing community by tuning in to Canada Day the Durham Way on July 1 .

From 2 to 5 p.m., this collaborative event—in co-operation with the Region of Durham and all eight local-area municipalities—will highlight unique attractions and talents that drive our vibrant arts and culture scene.

Come together as a community—while practising social distancing—by tuning in to this first-of-its-kind, virtual Canada Day celebration. The event will be available on Durham Tourism’s Facebook Live with a watch party shared through each municipal Facebook page, as well as on Rogers Television.
Enjoy virtual fireworks and fun with snapd
this Canada Day!
This Canada Day, snapd will offer a unique way for residents to enjoy fireworks from a safe distance. By downloading the free snapd HUB app on your mobile device, Durham residents can access a number of unique and memorable activities throughout the day, culminating with a spectacular virtual fireworks countdown and display led by Canadian astronaut, Chris Hadfield, at 9:30 p.m.

Simply download the free snapd HUB app, select Canada Day event, follow the prompts and enjoy the show!  
Whitby Music in the Park is going virtual
Whitby Music in the Park is going virtual with Whitby Live. Starting July 8 , on Wednesday and Thursday evenings at 7 p.m., residents can enjoy a virtual live concert experience from their living rooms. Whitby Live will run for seven weeks and will feature a variety of bands and musicians.
Pickering Museum Village launches two
drive-thru tours this summer
Pickering Museu m Village is excited to be launching two drive-thru tours this summer.

Drive-thru Storytelling Tour:

Join tour guide Nellie back in 1850 in Pickering Township when the lumber trade and Frenchman’s Bay are booming. Nellie will entertain visitors of all ages with her stories and memories of Pickering from the late 1700s to the booming 1850s. Tours start on July 3 and will run every Friday until the end of August.

Haunted Ghost Drive-thru Tour:

Otherworldly encounters at the museum, ghost stories collected from past staff and volunteers, and the results of a paranormal investigation are featured in this haunted ghost story experience. The Haunted Ghost Drive-thru Tour is running every Thursday night from July 16 to October 29 from 7 to 10 p.m.

Visit the Pickering Museum Village Facebook page for a sneak peak!
Pingle's Farm Market
open for season under
new ownership
Willowtree Farm recently announced that they have taken over ownership of Pingle’s Farm Market in Hampton. The McKay family purchased Pingle’s Farm Market from Colleen and Walter Pingle whom after 37 years decided to retire and start a new chapter in their lives.

Pingle’s Farm Market is open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Stop by to shop their selection of locally grown produce, amazing gourmet grocery items and famous pies!
Clarington Tourism Business and Attractions Directory now available online
Clarington has many small businesses and attractions that make the community a great place to live for residents and an attractive destination for visitors and tourists to explore. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the local tourism landscape, forcing some attractions and businesses to close temporarily or alter their operations and provide their services in new ways.

This directory is an up-to-date resource outlining which businesses are temporarily closed, and which are open with safety precautions. Clarington Tourism will continue to add information as it becomes available, and this directory will be updated weekly.
For unique trip ideas or to plan your perfect day, visit  DurhamTourism.ca , or call 1-800-413-0017. If this information is required in an accessible format, contact  Durham Tourism.