Virtual Canada Day Celebration

Virtual Canada Day Celebration

Share your Canadian pride with us on July 1! ​​We have a full day of activities planned as we continue to celebrate our nation’s birthday with a virtual experience that will bring our community together – while staying apart.

How it works:

  • On July 1, 2020 all activity & video links can be accessed on this page at your leisure or on the suggested times in the "schedule of events" below.
  • Virtual shows & performances will be taking place at the following times:
    • Canada Day the Niagara Way 11 a.m.  
    • Canadian Heritage Canada Day Shows
      • 1-2 p.m. daytime show
      • 8-10 p.m. evening show 

Virtual show details on July 1:

"Canada Day the Niagara Way" with the Niagara Region (11 a.m.)

  • Join the 12 municipalities of Niagara, the Niagara Parks Commission and the Niagara Region for online activities and festivities for Canada Day.
  • Celebrate with performances by Tim Hicks, Avenue Inn, Great Lake Swimmers, Spencer Burton, Juliet Dunn & Peter Shea and Rick Mclean.

"Canada Day Across the Country" with Canadian Heritage (1 - 2 p.m.)

  • Oh Canada! On July 1, let’s unite virtually from coast to coast to coast and share our national pride with the Government of Canada!
  • Featuring hosts Serena Ryder and Pierre-Yves Lord, discover talented artists, take a virtual tour of the celebrations and many more surprises.

"Canada Day Together" with Canadian Heritage (8 - 10 p.m.)

  • The evening show, Canada Day Together, is a very special edition of Canada’s annual iconic celebration
  • Let yourself be entertained by great Canadian artists, in the comfort of your home
  • Concluding the evening with virtual fireworks

Start celebrating before July 1:

  1. Decorate your house in red, white & maple leaves then share with us on social media using the hashtag #CanadaDayinLincoln
  2. Register and take part in the St. John Ambulance Virtual 5K run anytime between from June 27 and July 1. Proceeds from the Run for St. John Ambulance will provide medical supplies and equipment for their community services programs, including Medical First Responders, Search and Rescue Niagara, Therapy Dogs, and Youth Cadets
  3. Download the free Canadian Heritage Canada Day Celebration Kit with over 40 different activities for kids and families. Follow along with celebrations on Canadian Heritage social media platforms InstagramFacebookTwitter YouTube

Schedule of Events on July 1

  • 9 a.m. Kickoff Message

    Message from the Town Crier


  • 10:30 a.m. Birthday Video

    It's Lincoln's 50th Birthday! 


  • 10:45 Canada 150 Mural Mosaic Time Lapse Video

    In 2017, we created an amazing Canada 150 Mural Mosaic.  Check out this time lapse of how it came together!



  • 11 a.m. Canada Day the Niagara Way

    Celebrate with live virtual performances by Tim Hicks, Avenue Inn, Great Lake Swimmers, Spencer Burton, Juliet Dunn & Peter Shea and Rick Mclean.



  • 12:30 p.m. Lincoln Leapers

    Lincoln Leapers say Happy Canada Day in a special video.



  • 1 p.m. Canada Day Across the Country

    Celebrate with Canadian Heritage for a live virtual celebration.



  • 2:30 p.m. Canada Day DIY T-Shirt

    Join in the virtual fun with our friends at Creative Bug as they walk you through a Canada Day DIY T-shirt!


  • 3 p.m. Group of Seven 100th Anniversary

    Join our friends from the Lincoln Library to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Canadian art icons the Group of Seven.



  • 3:30 p.m. Mad Science Show

    Check out this unique virtual Mad Science® Spectacular Science Show.


  • 6 p.m. Beamsville Music Studio Performance

    Check out a virtual performance from our friends at Beamsville Music Studio.



  • 6:20 p.m. Sandy Vine and the Midnights Performance

    Dance & sing along with Niagara's premier party dance band Sandy Vine and The Midnights. 



  • 6:45 p.m. Riley Michaels Performance

    Singer, songwriter and guitar phenom, Riley Michaels, combines soulful vocals, heartfelt compositions and spectacular music to create a musical experience everyone will enjoy.


  • 7:15 p.m. The Doubts Performance

    Check out an electric performance from the ultimate cover band.


  • 8 p.m. Canada Day Together

     A very special edition of Canada’s annual iconic celebration with entertainment from great Canadian artists.



  • 10 p.m. Virtual Fireworks

    Enjoy a virtual fireworks display brought to you by Canadian Heritage.


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