From the City:
Cambridge, Ontario. June 27, 2011… Cambridge’s Canada Day Celebrations are as patriotic as it gets; the nation’s biggest parade, midway rides/activities, and Waterloo Region’s best fireworks display. This year, the July 1st celebrations will also include the Warriors’ Day participants.
The new parade feature honours our troops who have served our country and continue to do so in places like Afghanistan. The celebrations kick-off with a fishing derby at 8:00 am in Riverside Park, 49 King Street West, and run until 11:00 pm providing fun for the whole family. Some of the exciting things to take in include: midway rides, games, children’s activities, live bands, an exotic petting zoo, magic shows, and a video game theatre.
The 2011 Grand Marshal, retired Cambridge Fire Chief Terry Allen, will lead the parade at 1:00 pm starting at Bishop and King streets. It will continue along on King Street to Riverside Park. Please note this section of King Street will be closed to vehicular traffic. The Honourary Chair is Pat Baker, a dedicated Cambridge volunteer.
Elements for the celebration include:
Fishing Derby – 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Parade on King St. – 1:00 pm
Live Bands – 3:00 pm -9:30 pm
Children’s Centre – 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Exotic Petting Zoo – 12:00 noon – 8:00 pm
Fireworks Show – dusk (approximately 9:30 pm)
Conklin Midway – 12:00 noon – 11:00 pm
Game Asylum – 3:00 pm – 11:00 pmTags: cambridge, ontario