Canada Day the Durham Way 2021!
Residents are invited to join an uplifting, virtual celebration of our amazing community by tuning in to Canada Day the Durham Way on Thursday, July 1, 2021.
This collaborative event—in co-operation with the Region of Durham and all eight local-area municipalities—will highlight unique attractions and talents that drive our vibrant arts and culture scene. This event celebrates our region and our one-of-a-kind mix of small-town hospitality and unique urban amenities; a celebration of our multicultural landscape and cultures; exciting performers; one-of-a-kind children’s activities; and musical talent.
Come together as a community—while practicing physical distancing—by tuning in to virtual Canada Day celebration, which will be available through this page on July 1!
Join us in celebrating Canada Day by participating in the following activities and contests!
|FREE Canada Day the Durham Way Celebration Kits – 300 available!|
To help get you and your family in the spirit, FREE Canada Day the Durham Way Celebration Kits will be available at the Scugog Community & Recreation Centre!
Each kit will include:
1 in 5 celebrations kits will also include one of the following NEW Scugog items from Durham Tourism!
The kits will be available for pick up on June 28, 29 and 30 from 10:00am to 6:00pm at the Scugog Community & Recreation Centre.
Note: Kits are 1 per family, and only available to Scugog residents. There are limited quantities and will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. Proof of Scugog residency will be required upon pick-up.
|Paint the Region Red – Decorating Contest|
|Paint the Region red, white, and Canadian all over!
Businesses and community members are encouraged to decorate themselves, their homes, business windows, storefronts or their lawns with a Canada Day or red and white theme, then simply snap a photo and share it on social media tagging your municipality and @durhamtourism.
By sharing, you will be entered into a draw to win 1 of 9 prizes including Canada Day the Durham Way prize packs (valued at $200) and the grand prize – a Canada Day BBQ Package (valued at $500)!
To enter the contest:
If your account is private, or you are not comfortable sharing your photo on social media, please email submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submissions received before June 18, 2021 at 4:30 pm will have the chance to be included in the Region-wide online Canada Day Celebration Spirit Video.
Last date to enter is July 2, 2021 at 4:30 pm.
Note: by sharing your photo on social media, you are agreeing to possibly having your photo displayed in the event slideshow or re-shared on the Township of Scugog’s social media channels.
|Canada Day the Durham Way Playlist|
Music Brings Us Together!
Add your favourite Canadian tune to the Canada Day the Durham Way playlist, then cue it up on Canada Day. Submit up to five songs for a chance to win a fantastic wireless outdoor speaker valued at $200!
Playlists will be available starting June 30 on Spotify, through this page and through the Canada Day The Durham Way website at durham.ca/CanadaDay.
Please ensure songs are family friendly.
|Canada Day Neighbourhood Scavenger Hunt|
Join in on the fun with a Neighbourhood Scavenger Hunt! Explore and follow a series of clues or questions and find the answers in your neighbourhood.
Remember to hunt within your municipality with members of your household.
Click here for Scugog’s Canada Day Scavenger Hunt!
|To stay connected, join the Canada Day the Durham Way Facebook Event!|
|Way to Watch the Show|
|You can watch the virtual Canada Day event on July 1 in any of the following places:|
|Scugog’s Canada Day Children’s Programming|
|Join some of Scugog’s camp counselors for some fun Canada Day crafts!|
Canada Day the Durham Way Partners:
8 Durham Region Municipalities (Ajax, Brock, Clarington, Oshawa, Pickering, Scugog, Uxbridge and Whitby), Durham Tourism and the Region of Durham
We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our sponsors, supporters and Canadian Heritage.