Canada Day 2018

The official Canada Day Sponsorship package for 2018 is now available.  If you are interested in sponsorship of the Canada Day celebration, please contact us at


Please note that all kids activities have been moved inside the community centre.
The BBQ, Amazing Race, Parade and evening entertainment will still be outdoors. 


2:00 – 5:00 PM

Kids activities Bouncy House (Circus Delights) Park Green Space
Music/balloon animals (Yaki Music) Stage
Face painting/Music/Entertainment (Dr. Kaboom) Stage
Petting Zoo (Big Sky Ranch)
Henna Tattoos
In front of community centre
Pony Rides (Big Sky Ranch) Beside diamond (fenced area)
Zoo Crew Inside Diamond
Pies Fred A Room
           Snow Cones/Cotton Candy (Circus Delights) Inside Diamond  

2:00 – 7:00 PM

  BBQ Inside Arena  

3:00 PM 

  Amazing Race
10 spots available in person, 10 spots available online!        Click Here to Register
All over village  

3:30 – 4:30 PM

  Agility Dogs Ball Diamonds  

5:00 – 6:00 PM 

Parade Pick a spot on Main Street!
Don’t forget about the Bike Contest. Registration link below:
Along Main Street

6:00 – 8:00 PM 

Entertainment Rory Gardiner

8:00 – 10:00 PM 


                           Trevor Alguire Band


10:00 PM

Fireworks Bring a lawn chair! Ball Diamond


If you are interested in any of the volunteer positions below please e-mail

Job Day Time Where How many needed Who
Stage set up June 30 6:00 PM Parking Lot 6 people Carley
Activities set up, welcome/organize vendors July 1 1:00 PM Community Centre 2 people Cheri and Amanda
Onsite Acitivity supervision (in charge of event) July 1 2 – 5 PM Community Centre 2 people Cheri/Carley
Onsite support – be around to manage the event – help with entertainment, help with parctipants, general event staff
July 1
2-3 Community Centre 1 person
3-4 Community Centre 1 person
4-5 Community Centre 1 person
Bicycle Contest – organize kids, judge winners, liaise with Rick/Foodland July 1 4:15-5 Vibration parking lot 1 or 2 people
Parade – barracades, organize July 1 4-5 Main Street/Nixon 1 person Greg
Parade – volunteers to help Greg July 1 4-5 Main Street/Nixon 2 or 3 people
Amazing race – oversee event July 1 TDB All around village 1 person Carley
Amazing race – oversee event July 1 TDB All around village Carley to determine Carley/youth
BBQ – setup and man BBQ station July 1 1-7 Community Centre Debbie to confim Debbie/Christine
Evening Entertainment (be onsite in charge) July 1 6-10 Community Centre 2 people Cheri/Carley
Fireworks – be available to direct setup and then be around during the fireworks July 1 Brian to confirm Brian
Tear down stage July 2 10:00 AM Parking Lot 6 people Carley
General clean up July 2 10:00 AM Community Centre 2 or 3 people

Major Sponsors

This project has been made possible in part by the Government of Canada.

Ce projet a été rendu possible en partie grâce au gouvernement du Canada. 

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This project has also been made possible by funding from the City of Ottawa 

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Local Sponsors
OVCA would like to thank the following local businesses for their sponsorship of the 2018 Canada Day celebrations.

Bouncy Castle Sponsor






Friends of OVCA


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