Canada Day is just around the corner, and it's the perfect time to celebrate all things Canadian! This year, why not make your celebrations even more memorable by hopping into your trusty Toyota and exploring the exciting events happening around the city? From breathtaking fireworks to unique cultural performances, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Here are some fun ideas to make your Canada Day unforgettable:

Drive on over to Assiniboia Downs, where the Canada Day Fireworks and Festival will be taking place from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere filled with delicious food, lively entertainment, and talented artisans. As the sun sets, prepare to be awed by a spectacular fireworks display lighting up the night sky.

For a different kind of celebration, pack up your vehicle and head to The Forks, a cultural hub with a wide range of festivities planned. The Forks will host live music performances on the Forks Market Stage throughout the day, featuring talented artists like Darryl Buck, a renowned Indigenous singer/songwriter, and folk-pop group Indian City. As the evening unfolds, get ready for a mesmerizing drone show finale starting around 10:30 p.m. Watch in awe as remote-controlled drones adorned with colorful lights create a stunning display, combining ancestral celestial teachings with cutting-edge technology. This unique show, curated by Elder Wilfred Buck, will truly leave you in awe.

Assiniboine Park is another fantastic destination to celebrate Canada Day. Begin your day by witnessing a citizenship ceremony at the Lyric Theatre at 10 a.m., symbolizing the diversity and unity of Canada. Throughout the park, numerous activities await both children and adults, including bouncy castles, face painting, and captivating concerts at the Lyric Theatre and the performance garden at The Leaf. Additionally, don't miss the maker's market and the enlightening fire teachings with Cree Crowchild at the Indigenous Peoples Garden.

If you're looking to explore beyond the city, Oak Hammock Marsh and Grosse Isle offer captivating Canada Day celebrations. Oak Hammock Marsh promises a day filled with nature and wildlife, while a journey on the Prairie Dog Central to Grosse Isle provides a scenic and memorable experience. For a taste of history and culture, head to Steinbach's Mennonite Heritage Village, where you can immerse yourself in the rich heritage of the region. Alternatively, Teulon's Green Acres Park hosts a variety of musical and dance performances that are sure to entertain and delight.

Moreover, various business improvement zones such as the West End BIZ, St. James Village BIZ, and Transcona BIZ are organizing their own neighbourhood Canada Day celebrations. Explore these vibrant communities and experience the local spirit while enjoying special events and activities.

As you embark on your Canada Day adventure, McPhillips Toyota is here to ensure that your journey is comfortable and hassle-free. With our reliable and fuel-efficient Toyota vehicles, you can travel with peace of mind and focus on creating lasting memories with your loved ones.

Our dealership will be closed to honour our great country's birthday on Saturday, July 1 and Monday, July 3, so this Canada Day, gather your family and friends, hop into your Toyota, and celebrate the true essence of being Canadian. Whether you choose to witness breathtaking fireworks, experience a mesmerizing drone show, or explore the diverse festivities across the city, Winnipeg has something special in store for everyone. Happy Canada Day!