Victoria Park Canada Day festivities announced

Staff ~ The Guardian comment@theguardian.pe.ca
Published on May 30, 2011
Individuals watch in awe as fireworks are set off at Victoria Park on New Years Eve. Guardian photo by Mitch MacDonald

Plans for Canada Day festivities at Victoria Park in Charlottetown have been announced.

Events get underway at 11:30 a.m.

“We think that the move to Victoria Park is a great idea,” Charlottetown Mayor Clifford Lee said.

“Many Islanders like to gather in this historic, waterfront park in the middle of Charlottetown, the Birthplace of Confederation. With fireworks, food and entertainment scheduled, it will be an excellent day for families across the Island to enjoy.”

There will be bouncy rides, games and sports zone for kids, balloon twisting, face painting, horse and wagon rides, a petting zoo, and food and craft vendors.

Local performers are continuously on stage from 11:30 a.m. on Canada Day right up to the fireworks show.

All activities are at Victoria Park and are free of charge.

 

This year’s line-up includes:

11:30 a.m. - Michael Pendergast

12:00 p.m. - Canada Day Cake Cutting Ceremony

1:30 p.m. - Katie McGarry

2:30 p.m. - Native Gumbo

3:30 p.m. - North Lakes

4:30 p.m. - Chris Dalziel

5:30 p.m. - Somerset Dancers

6:30 p.m. - Ten Strings and a Goat Skin

7:30 p.m. - The Count and the Cuban Cocktail

8:30 p.m.- Boxer the Horse

More announcements on Canada Day activities to follow in the coming days.