Skip to content

Fun, food and music to celebrate Canada Day in Capreol

Enjoy family activities, live music and a barbecue at the Northern Ontario Railroad Museum in Capreol on July 1, with fireworks by the lake to cap off the festivities

If you’re looking for family fun on July 1, you can head to the Northern Ontario Railroad Museum and Heritage Centre in Capreol for their Canada Day celebrations. 

Admission is free and the day will begin with the museum’s opening at 10 a.m., with the official Canada Day program starting at 11:30 a.m. Live entertainment from 12 to 4 p.m. will feature Rodéo (Rodney Meilleur/ Leo Duquette) and with Scott Mitchell hitting the stage from 5 to 9 p.m.

The day will include a photo booth by Fun Cube, snacks by Cotton Candy Man, family activities as well as a barbecue, beer garden and fireworks display at the Capreol Waterfront on Lakeshore St.

“Canada Day in the Town of Capreol is a great community celebration and an exciting way to learn about northern Ontario’s railroad, mining and lumber history,” said Joanne Bowers, chief administrative officer, NORMHC. “Visitors can explore Prescott Park and its unique collection of rolling stock, climb aboard a fire engine, see a spectacular model railroad layout & try a locomotive simulator.”

You can find more information about the event on the Railroad Museum’s Facebook page, found here