Is celebrating our nations’s 150th anniversary in the company of 500,000 other folks in downtown Ottawa not necessarily your cup of patriotic tea?

Then stay home here in Mississippi Mills, where we have a wealth of family-friendly events running from Friday to Sunday.

June 30, Pakenham

5 pm Charity BBQ to support brain cancer research hosted by the Pakenham RBC branch with refreshments served from the Centennial Restaurant patio
6-9 pm Bouncy Castles & Face painting outside the Stewart Community Centre
7 pm Annual Canada Day Eve Parade
8-Dusk Live Local Music Coordinated by Mike Ryan. Refreshments available
Dusk An amazing fireworks show by Apogee

July 1, Pakenham & Almonte

7-11 am Pakenham Fireman’s Breakfast
7:30 am – 12 pm Paddle for the Almonte General Hospital at the Almonte Fairgrounds
10 am-3 pm Canada Day Car Show & Shop

Civitan BBQ & breakfast

Etsy Street Market
We are partnering with Etsy Canada to create a fantastic 60 seller marketplace on beautiful, historic Mill Street, right in the heart of downtown Almonte.
3 pm – dusk Family Picnic, Gemmill Park

  • Legion BBQ & Refreshment Garden
  • Wraps & Stuff Food Truck
  • T-Shirt making with JB Arts
  • Face painting with Mississilli Faces
  • Inflatable games and more

Performance lineup at Gemmill Park includes:

  • The Legion Colour Party
  • Hosts Kris & Rob Riendeau
  • George Turcotte
  • Delaney Grant
  • The Barley Shakers
  • Bluefest Be-in-the-Band
  • The Ramblin’ Valley Band
  • Rock Star Live
  • with Special Guests Sir John A. MacDonald and Queen Victoria
Dusk An amazing fireworks show by Apogee

New Location- Stay in Gemmill Park Bowl to watch!

July 2, Pakenham celebrates Canada 150

The fun continues with a full day of family friendly Canada 150 activities in Pakenham including an antique car & tractor show, canoe races, kids games and a family dance with Mike Ryan!