Canada Day Celebrations

Canada Day Celebrations

This summer, Canada will celebrate 150 years of confederation.

Through unity, negotiation, commitment, standing up for our beliefs and sacrifice, Canada has evolved into the country we call home. This summer, Scugog will celebrate Canada 150 with a momentous three day celebration!

Scugog Summer Jam lineup and Set times

KX96 and 94.9 The Rock present ‘Scugog Summer Jam’ music festival at the Port Perry Fairgrounds, June 30 to July 2 featuring Big Wreck and Aaron Pritchett with special guests along with Waterloo Brewery. To purchase tickets Visit or Vos Independence.

 Big Wreck – Friday, June 30 Port Perry Fairgrounds 10 p.m.

Gates open at 4 p.m. with The Rock D.J. party

Pre-Opening music provided by: Grape Lady Falls 6:30 p.m.

Opening Acts: The Pick Brothers Band 7:30 p.m. The Bomb at 8:30 p.m.

note: set times are subject to change

 Aaron Pritchett – Saturday, July 1 Port Perry Fairgrounds 10:30 p.m.

Gates open at 4 p.m. with KX96 D.J. party

Pre-Opening Music provided by: Tears for Beers 7 p.m.

Opening Acts: Marshall Dane 8 p.m. Brooklyn Roebuck 9 p.m.

note: set times are subject to change 

 Local Musical Guests – Sunday, July 2 Port Perry Fairgrounds

Local live entertainment and special events

Canada Day 150 in Palmer Park

The Township of Scugog celebrates Canada Day 150! Come join us on July 1 and 2 for a weekend of unforgettable fun and entertainment! Our celebrations kick off on July 1 at 10:30 a.m. with a parade through Historic Downtown Port Perry. Featuring our annual “Vettes for Vets”, along with antique cars, local athletes, fife & drum and pipe bands, historical characters, and MORE! While the parade ends in Palmer Park, the fun has only just begun! After opening ceremonies, the day is packed full of live performances, kids’ activities, tasty vendors, beverage tent, and tons of exciting, inclusive events for the entire family. The night ends with our largest firework show yet, displayed over Lake Scugog at 10 p.m. On July 2, the excitement carries on with more live music, kids’ events, pancake breakfast, and scavenger hunt! You will not want to miss out as Scugog celebrates Canada Day 150!


 Saturday, July 1 Palmer Park

  • Annual “Vettes for Vettes” Parade at 10:30 a.m.
  • Opening Ceremonies at 11:15 a.m.
  • Live music and entertainment all-day in Palmer Park
  • Kids’ Zone featuring princess/superhero characters, magician, jumping castles, face painting, and more from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Tons of tasty vendors all-day
  • First-ever Canada Day beverage tent provided by Old Flame, open 12 p.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Spectacular firworks show over Lake Scugog at 10 p.m.

Saturday Entertainment Schedule

 Sunday, July 2 Palmer Park

  • Pancake Breakfast at the Latcham Centre at 9:30 a.m.
  • Scavenger Hunt Finale at 12:30 p.m. – Questions will be posted online and in the Township offices at 10 a.m. on June 30
  • Children’s entertainment from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. featuring Zoo to You, The First Act Travelling Troupe, Terri & Rick, and Bumbling Bert.

Sunday Entertainment Schedule

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