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Canada Day - Festivities

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The Town of Aurora offers many free activities for families to participate in as they Celebrate Canada’s Birthday.

There will be in-person and virtual activities from June 26 to July 2, 2021.

Check back here for regular event updates.

Aurora Famers' Market - Fresh Food Kits

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Get ready to order your Ultimate Canadian French Toast & Market Fresh Frittata Experience Kit.

Enjoy the freshest food kit with ingredients provided by the Aurora Farmers’ Market vendors. Each kit will have the main ingredients you need to prepare these two dishes. You are not going to want to miss this delicious opportunity.

Nothing tastes better than farm to fork to yum!

Order Fresh Food Kits

Pre-order online. Registration deadline is Friday, June 25, 2021. Two options available, please see below.

Canada Day Community Zone

Saturday, June 26 to Sunday, July 4, 2021

As part of Aurora’s Canada Day Festivities, local community organizations are welcome to participate in the online Community Zone. 

The Community Zone will offer an array of at-home Canada Day activities for Aurora families to engage with. Examples might look like a colouring sheet, an at-home scavenger hunt, a trivia game about Canada, or a link to a YouTube video your organization produced that engages the viewer to be active.

Submit your Application Form by Friday, June 11, 2021 or while space is available.

Canada Day Activity Bag

Aurora’s free Canada Day Activity Bag, includes a variety of crafts and activities specific to each of our provinces and territories. This activity bag will keep your children busy during the Canada Day holiday, and will provide a unique opportunity to learn new things about the Great White North. Activities include painting your own keep sake rock, making some sand art, creating your own family tree and so much more!

  • Best suited for children between the ages of 4 to 12 years.
  • Pick-up date is on Saturday, June 26 between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. at the Aurora Seniors Centre (90 John West Way). 
  • Register for your free Canada Day Activity Bag. Registration opens on June 12, 2021.

Virtual Classic Car Show

Virtual classic car showAre you a classic automobile enthusiast?

Are you an owner of a classic car, truck or hot rod?

Why not participate in Aurora’s Canada Day Virtual Car Show!

Automobiles from across Canada will be showcased and awarded great prizes.

How to Register

  • To participate, please complete the Entry Form and send a photo via email to Colin Chappell.
  • All entries must be received by Friday, June 18, 2021.

Canada's Birthday Town

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Did you know that in 1969, Aurora officially became Canada's Birthday Town?

Discover the story of how Aurora came to be known as Canada's Birthday Town by watching the new documentary and visiting the online exhibition.

Learn more at Canada's Birthday Town.

More Information and Contact

For more information, please call the Special Events line at 905-726-4762 or email Shelley Ware


Thank you to our event sponsors.

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Proud Live Stream and Virtual Programming Sponsor

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