Municipality of Port Hope Prepares to Celebrate Canada Day 2019 with Full Weekend of Events
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, June 27, 2018 – Port Hope, ON
The Municipality of Port Hope is gearing up for its Canada Day celebrations this weekend, with events taking place throughout the community, beginning Saturday, June 29, through to Monday, July 1.
“We do Canada Day big here in Port Hope, with activities and events scheduled all weekend long, and throughout the community,” noted Bob Sanderson, Mayor of the Municipality of Port Hope. “Together with our community partners, we’re hosting an impressive homegrown festival of music, food, culture, and all of the favourite Canada Day traditions, including our parade and evening fireworks display. We’re looking forward to a busy weekend ahead.”
Patrons can expect to see a few new activities at the celebration this year, including the addition of a climbing wall, an escape room, wildlife presentations and a pancake breakfast in the park. As well, Northumberland County has planned their annual Multicultural Day in Memorial Park, which will take place on Saturday, June 29, and will kick-start the weekend of events.
Highlights of the 2019 Port Hope Canada Day celebrations include:
Saturday, June 29
Sunday, July 30
Monday, July 1
Entertainment in Memorial Park
*Residents are advised that sections of the waterfront will have restricted access due to the damage from high water levels of Lake Ontario. Event attendees are asked to comply with these closures. The fireworks display will not be impacted; however portions of the beach, waterfront trail and the boat launch area are currently closed.
Our partners and sponsors play a key role in uniting our community for shared and engaging experiences on Canada Day. Many generous supporters have come forward to help in the delivery of this community celebration. To view the list of sponsors and for the full event schedule, visit porthope.ca/canada-day.
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For more information, please contact:
Communications / Community Engagement Coordinator
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