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Show Off Your Patriotic Pride on Canada Day

Adventure #50: Show Off Your Patriotic Pride on Canada Day.

Canada Day is the day when people all over the country sport red and white to celebrate their nation. In Burlington, it’s a day for residents to head down to the Waterfront to listen to music, see old friends, eat fun food and stroll along the promenade and pier.

The city’s Canada Day Celebrations have really evolved in the past decade. When we moved to Burlington ten years ago, the event at Spencer Smith Park featured mostly community groups both on stage and in information booths (there were few vendors). I remember thinking that it all seemed so quaint compared to the massive Sound of Music Festival in the same spot just weeks earlier.

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