Fireworks will light up the sky in Haliburton County tonight. Events in Minden Hills, West Guilford and Gooderham will kick off their fireworks display at dusk.

Here is a full list of events happening during the day:

West Guilford

  • Location: West Guilford Recreation Centre
  • Registration for Pine Lake Swim 8:30 and Horseshoe Tournament 9:30
  • Vendors 8:30 – 12:00
  • Opening Ceremonies 12:00 – includes Matt Duchene with his Gold Medal!
  • Best decorated bike and best red & white dressed will receive awards
  • Canada Day Citizen Award will be given out
  • Following opening ceremonies, Waterfront Races, Foot Races, and many others for both kids and adults until 5:30 p.m.
  • Beef BBQ supper served at 5:30 including a piece of homemade pie!
  • Fireworks at dark
  • More information, call 705-754-2168

Oxtongue Lake Community Centre

  • 11:00 – 2:00
  • Birch bark canoes and quill work display by Rick Nash
  • BBQ
  • People’s Choice for “best decorated” Canadians
  • Drum circle
  • Colouring table
  • Stormy the Clown
  • Cupcakes
  • Georgian Bay Saxophone Ensemble

Minden Hills

  • 10:00 – 3:00
  • Live performances
  • River raft races
  • Kids fishing derby (registration 8:00 a.m.)
  • Wagon rides
  • Food vendors
  • Wendy Bolt will save her 23″ hair to raise funds for the Minden Legion and her hair will be given to make wigs for cancer patients
  • Fireworks at dusk at the fairgrounds

 Gooderham

  • Live entertainment
  • Fireworks

Haliburton Highlands Museum

  • 11:00 – 4:00
  • Old-fashioned Canada Day celebration!
  • The 1870s farmstead will be opening for the summer season
  • Games, treats, crafts and fun for the whole family – all while learning a bit about the history of this wonderful area!
  • For more information, call 705-457-2760 or email info @haliburtonhighlandsmuseum.com