Peterborough 150 - Celebrate at Home #ptbo150

Peterborough 150 - Celebrate at Home #ptbo150

Peterborough 150 – Celebrate at Home #ptbo150

Welcome to the kawarthaNOW.com special section for Peterborough 150 - Celebrate at Home #Ptbo150. There are four days of fun for the entire family, with celebrations running from Saturday, June 29th through to Sunday, July 2nd. You'll find all the information you need to enjoy Canada's 150th birthday right here at home in Peterborough.

The City of Peterborough is offering free transit on Canada Day to encourage people to leave their cars at home. Which you'll probably want to do anyway because a number of downtown roads are temporarily closed on Canada Day. (Photo: Peterborough Moves)

Ride Peterborough Transit for free on Canada Day

Some roads will be temporarily closed for Canada 150 festivities.
The Canada 150 event map, showing all the celebrations in Peterborough, is available online and in printed form. (Map: Peterborough 150)

View or download this map of all the Canada 150 events in Peterborough

Printed version also available at nine locations in downtown Peterborough.
The streets of downtown Peterborough will be crowded on Thursday, June 29 with "Downtown Pop-Up", the first of four days of Canada 150 celebrations in Peterborough. (Photo: Peterborough DBIA)

Peterborough kicks off Canada 150 with Downtown Pop-Up on June 29

Day-long celebrations include indigenous performances, live music, chainsaw carving, circus arts, and more.
Roots master Rick Fines will be one of five musicians performing at the street dance on Hunter Street West in downtown Peterborough from 4 to 10 p.m., part of The Bash 150 on Friday, June 30. (Photo: Peterborough DBIA)

Canada 150 celebrations continue in Peterborough with The Bash 150 on June 30

Part of Hunter Street West will be pedestrian-only for art exhibits and live music.
In "Between the Water and the Sky", Jade Willoughby will perform a new solo dance performance accompanied by the Peterborough Symphony Orchestra string quartet and the indigenous a cappella group Unity. (Photo courtesy of Public Energy)

Original music and dance performance brings cultures together to celebrate Canada 150

Indigenous singers Unity and dancer Jade Willoughby perform "Between the Water and the Sky" with PSO string quartet on June 29.
A still from "Time-Scape", a film by Kerri Kennedy that will be screened at the "Visions/Old Land" exhibit on Hunter Street in downtown Peterborough on June 30. (Photo courtesy of Electric City Culture Council)

Peterborough’s Hunter Street West becomes a theatre during Canada 150 celebrations

"New Visions/Old Land" features four original films and videos with live music or sound by local musicians.
Students from Peterborough's St. Paul and Immaculate Conception Catholic Elementary Schools working on "Canada Walking Forward", an art exhibit of 150 clay footprints of the students' own feet decorated to answer the question "What does Canada mean to you?". The exhibit is one of four student art exhibits that will be on display during Peterborough's four-day Canada 150 celebration from June 29 to July 2. (Photo: Canada 150th Committee)

Student artwork celebrates Canada’s 150th birthday

Four elementary school student art exhibits on display during Peterborough's 150 celebrations June 29 to July 2.
A very Canadian float in the 2010 Peterborough Canada Day Parade. Expect the floats at this year's parade, with the theme of Canada's 150th birthday, to be even more amazing. (Photo: Peterborough Canada Day Parade / Facebook)

It’s going to be a sensational Canada Day in Peterborough

A full day of celebrations including family fun, the Canada Day parade, multicultural festivities, Kim Mitchell at Peterborough Musicfest, and Canada 150 fireworks.
The all-day family-friendly Multicultural Canada Day Festival takes place on July 1st at Del Crary Park in downtown Peterborough. (Photo: New Canadians Centre)

Canada 150 celebrates diversity in Peterborough with Multicultural Canada Day

New Canadians Centre ramps things up for its annual Del Crary Park event for Canada's 150th birthday.
Iconic Canadian rocker Kim Mitchell returns to Peterborough MusicFest on July 1, 2017 as part of the Celebrate At Home Canada's 150th birthday celebrations in Peterborough (photo: The Feldman Agency)

Kim Mitchell to help Peterborough rock Canada Day during Canada 150 celebrations

Iconic Canadian rocker performs free Canada Day concert at Peterborough Musicfest.

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