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Canada Day

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Join the Town of Paradise on July 1, 2017 for our annual Memorial Day Ceremony and Canada Day Celebrations.

Memorial Day Ceremony

UPDATE: 9:30 a.m. July 1, 2017: Our Memorial Day ceremony is going ahead outside at our war memorial at the Town Hall. Those attending are asked to dress for the weather. The ceremony begins at 10:55 a.m.

Please join us as we pay our respects for all fallen soldiers, and commemorate the brave efforts of the province's veterans.The day begins with flag raising and wreath laying ceremonies in honour of the sacrifices of our Newfoundland soldiers at Beaumount Hamel during the Battle of the Somme of the First World War.  

Time: 10:55 am

Location: Town Hall, Paradise

For more information or to lay a wreath, please contact the Department of Recreation and Leisure Services by telephone at 709.782.3570 or email at

Canada Day Celebration

To celebrate Canada's 150 birthday we have a great day of fun activities planned. The celebration will include a free BBQ, large bouncy castle rides, games provided by Frontline Action, laser tag, and free face painting. There will also be an all-day concert at the new bandstand in Paradise Park beginning at 2:45 p.m.. The day of celebration comes to an end at 9:40 p.m. with closing fireworks. For more information on this event please call 782-6290, or email.

Time: 1:00 pm 

Location: Paradise Park (1 Sarah Davis Way)
Schedule of Events:
  • 1:00 p.m. - Paradise Park Opens
  • 1:00 p.m. - Thomas Amusements Opens (regular fees apply)
  • 2:00 p.m. - Free Activities: Face Painting, Kite Workshops, Frontline Action Bouncers, Laser Tag, and more!
  • 2:30 p.m. - Free BBQ
  • 3:00 p.m. - Outdoor Concert
    • Terry Rielly - 3:00 p.m.Edison Lane - 5:30 p.m.
    • Red City - 6:45 p.m.
    • Celtic Connection - 8:10 p.m.
  • 9:40 p.m. - Fireworks