In previous years, the Glen Williams Town Hall Board and the Acton Fire Fighters Association provide Canada Day festivities, activities and a fireworks display on July 1st. As community celebrations for 2020 are restricted due to the COVID-19 pandemic, virtual Canada Day events will allow residents to engage with fellow Canadians through various social media platforms.
The Government of Canada is celebrating Canada Day virtually this year to bring us together and share our pride in being Canadian. The Town of Halton Hills will join the virtual conversation, promote Canada Day programming and encourage the participation within our community.
Canadian Heritage's Virtual Canada Day
- Virtual Broadcasts: On July 1st, engage in artistic performances from iconic Canadians coast to coast to coast! At 1 p.m. EST with hosts Serena Ryder and Pierre-Yves Lord, , discover talented artists from Sudbury, Montréal, Québec, Moncton, Winnipeg, Yellowknife and Calgary. At 8 p.m. EST an artistic collaboration of performers from across Canada. Let yourself be entertained in the comfort of your home. The night winds up with a montage of the best Canada Day fireworks from past years. Show information website: canada.ca/en/canadian-heritage/campaigns/canada-day.html
Canada Day in Halton Hills
Oh Canada! The Town is offering activities at a local level to! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram leading up to and on Canada Day for fun facts about our country, inspirational quotes and to reflect on past Canada Day celebrations in Halton Hills.
- Show your National Pride! In 2017, Halton Hills was designated the most patriotic town in Canada. Residents are encouraged to “dust off their flags” and decorate their homes in red, white and Canadian flags. Share your photos with us at #HHCanadaDay #OhCanada #Canadaday
- Community Chalk Challenge! From now until Canada Day, we’re challenging the community to get active and creative with chalk! Draw fun games like hopscotch or giant chess, create an obstacle course or a race track for toy cars and trucks, or learn colours and numbers. All you need is some side walk chalk, a sunny day and a bucket full of creativity. Create a special Canada day themed design and share your designs with us using #HHchalkchallenge #HHCanadaday
- Explore Halton Hills Scavenger Hunt! Go on a scavenger hunt and discover Town buildings, heritage sites and art...even your own back yard! The Town is offering walking scavenger hunts of both Georgetown and Acton. Great prizes if you solve the puzzle. More details inside.