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July 1st

Welcome to Hantsport, Nova Scotia, where July 1st marks an extraordinary celebration like no other. Join us as we commemorate Canada Day, a grand event that fills our town with joy and excitement. 

Children's Parade 

The Canada Day children's parade transformed into a lively and colorful birthday party extravaganza!

This year, the annual children's parade theme will be Birthday Party. To register, please email

Arnold Robertson 2 Mile Race

Dick Beazley 6 Mile Race

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July 1st Activity Schedule 

Pancake Breakfast - 7:30am-9:30am

  • Free will offering Churchill House

  • Tea and Coffee available

Running Road Races - 9:30am 

  • Dick Beazley 6 Mile Race

  • Arnold Robertson 2 Mile Race

Children's Parade - 10:30am

  • Start: Hantsport School - Finish: Churchill House

  • Birthday Party Theme

  • Prizes to be won!

3 v 3 Basketball - 8:45am Registration

  • HMCC Basketball Courts

  • $50.00 Registration Fee

  • Winner Gets Cash Prize

Opening Ceremony - 11:00am

  • Churchill House

  • There will be cake!

Bouncy Castles and West Hants

Activity Trailer - 12:30pm - 4:15pm

  • Med Starratt Field

  • $5.00 per person

Grand Parade - 1:00pm

  • Start: Hantsport School

  • School → Prince → Davison →William

  • → Main → Holmes Hill


  • Huey's Fish N Chips

  • Flyght Vending

  • Cotton Candy 4 U

Strong Person Competition - 2:00pm-5:00pm

  • HMCC Lower Parking Lot

Free Public Swim - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

GMB Dance Presentation - 4:30pm - 5:30pm

  • Med Starratt Field


  • 600PM-1000PM

Fireworks - 10:00pm

  • Billy Cleveland Field

First Aid Station on Site

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