The city’s Sesquicentennial Committee has some plans to help ring in the New Year and Canada’s 150th this weekend. Check out the list of activities planned during the day for the entire family.
New Year’s Day Celebration
Join us for a New Year’s Day community celebration in Lamoureux Park as we kick off Cornwall’s year-long Canada 150 festivities!
The fun will get underway at 2:30 pm and there will be a full slate of free activities including snowshoeing, tobogganing, a snowman competition and more. There will also be sleigh rides through the park from 4 pm to 8 pm!
See the full schedule of events below!
New Year’s Day Celebration schedule of events
Kick Off (starting at 2:30 pm near children’s play area in Lamoureux Park)
– Opening ceremonies
– Official launch of 2017 Sesquicentennial celebrations with dignitaries
– Singing of O Canada
Activities (starting at 2:30 pm unless otherwise noted)
– Old time snowman competition
– Community tree decorating
– Sleigh rides through Lamoureux Park (from 4 pm to 8 pm)
– Toboggan pull race competition (various ages)
– Family Big Pull competition
– Snowball toss
– Community tree lights
– First Nations crafts
– Face painting
– Information booth
Food (At concession stand near splashpad, prices to be posted)
– Hot dogs and marshmallows
– MockTails pastry
– Hot and cold drinks
– Maple toffy at Cabane a sucre