Prince Edward was covered in red and white as residents and visitors celebrated Canada’s 145th birthday over the weekend.
Events in Wellington began Friday with a supper hosted by the Wellington Legion and continued Saturday with a Street Dance with Eddy and the Stingrays, followed by fireworks at the beach, presented by Wellington’s volunteer firefighters’ pyrotechnics team.
Sunday’s events opened with a pancake breakfast at the Town Hall, followed by a grand parade, live entertainment and food in Wellington Park. The day was also the kick-off for Wellington’s 150th anniversary.
The kids’ fun zone featured arm wrestling, obstacle course, face painting by Prince Edward Child Care Services and a performance by the County School of Dance.
Celebrations in Picton began Saturday with a pancake breakfast hosted by the Kiwanis Club and continued Sunday with a giant Kids’ Carnival in Delhi Park with games, rides, food, music and prizes. The event is hosted by local churches.
Visitors downtown enjoyed sidewalk sales, buskers and a martial arts demonstrations. The Come Alive Outside play zone was set up on Elizabeth Street.
Dog owners included their pooches in the fun, participating in a Dog Parade from Benson Park to the Armoury Mall.
The celebrations culminated in glorious bursts of fireworks over the Delhi Park Hill.
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