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Canada Day: Grand Manan
July 1, 2017
Head to beautiful Grand Manan Island to help locals celebrate Canada’s birthday! This tightly knit community has a whole slate of activities to keep you celebrating, no matter your age or interest!
Seal Cove Canada Day activities
6:30 am – 9 am: Community breakfast, Seal Cove Baptist Church
9:15 am: Flag raising, Seal Cove Cenotaph
9:00 am: Registration opens for the 10 km Road Race (just before the bridge in Deep Cove)
9:30 am: 10 km Road Race begins
5:00 pm: The Greasy Pole (free hot dogs, cake, and this famous Island tradition are not to be missed!)
Anchorage Beach Canada Day Activities
At the Anchorage Provincial Park there will be beach-related activities running from 10 am – 12 pm for children. These include a Money Dig, Toddler Race, Kids Road Race, and Kayak races (13 and up only.) You can register for these activities, and sign waivers for the afternoon activities, at the Beach Hut/Park entrance.
During the afternoon, Go-Go Gymnastics! will have huge bouncy castles, water slides, and much more available from 1-4 pm.
At 2 PM there will be a bicycle parade, and at 2:30 pm a SLOW bike race.
The Rotary Canteen and local vendors will be on site at the park selling food and other goods.
From 7-10 pm, the food vendors will be on site, and there will be activities including a scavenger hunt, beach bonfire, and kids games before the big fireworks show!