Celebrate Canada all of July at Canada’s Wonderland #CWBestDay

 

We love heading to Canada’s Wonderland. My teen loves the thrill rides so much so that we are season pass holders. We will get there at least 5 times this year. We have already been twice to the theme park, once to celebrate Mother’s Day and the second visit had us studying the velocity of rollercoasters. The second being a fun school field trip. This long weekend we will be headed back to the park because we can celebrate Canada all of July at Canada’s Wonderland. Who wouldn’t want to celebrate all things Canadian all month long as we celebrate 150 years of Canada?

So what is going on at Canada’s Wonderland?

Besides a great Fireworks display on July 1st there is:

o West Coast Lumberjack Show, Arthur’s Baye – July 1 – 15: Internationally recognized for their daredevil skills, these lumberjacks will entertain guests of all ages while competing in Log Rolling, Tree Climbing, Axe Throwing, Chainsaw Carving, and more!
o Freestyle Ski Aerials, Arthur’s Baye – July 16 – 31: Skiers and Kayakers will fly off a massive ski jump overlooking Arthur’s Baye during Celebration Canada. Will they stick the landing? You be the judge!

o Flying Frontenacs Stunt & Dive Show, Arthur’s Baye – Daily June 24 to Labour Day: Don’t miss the Flying Frontenacs as they stunt dive off a 70ft (21m) platform and display their athleticism on trampolines with incredible flips, turns and dives.

o Cirque Canadien, Wonderland Theatre – June 30 to Labour Day: Prepare to be mesmerized by a magical display of acrobatics, mystique and athleticism as the performers of Cirque Canadien bring you on a journey through the seasons of Canada.

o Starlight: Northern Reflections, Royal Fountain Nightly June 24 to September 2: A breathtaking nighttime spectacle that celebrates the natural beauty of Canada through a stunning display of lighting, music, lasers and water effects, set to the backdrop of 3D projection on Wonder Mountain.

o Fireworks Canada Day – Saturday, July 1: Come enjoy Canada Day with some of the best fireworks in the Toronto area, featuring a unique design set to an original soundtrack and over 6,000 colourful explosions you won’t want to miss it!

o The Great Canadian Fiddle Show, Arthur’s Baye – Select dates in July: Join in the fun in this energetic show celebrating Canadian fiddle music and step dance.

o White Pine Dancers, Arthur’s Baye – Select dates in July: Experience the magic of First Nations History through song and dance. Each performance will captivate you with their gift of song, vibrant colours, flowing movement and thundering drums!

o Celtic Dancers, Arthur’s Baye – Select dates in July: The sights and sounds of traditional Irish dancing and music will take over Celebration Plaza with several performances daily.

o Street Performers, Arthur’s Baye – July 1 – 31: Enjoy the antics of stilt walkers, jugglers, and more in Celebration Plaza throughout the day!

o Earth Rangers, Arthur’s Baye – Select dates in July: The Earth Rangers are returning to the Park during the month of July to educate children and families about biodiversity, sustainable behaviours, and protecting animals and their habitats!

o Live Music & More! Arthur’s Baye – July 1 – 31: Great live bands playing some of Canada’s best tunes from the east coast to the west coast.

o Traditional Canadian Food, Arthur’s Baye – July 1 – 31: Poutine, Nanaimo bars, bacon, maple syrup and so much more!

Remember as well there are 2 new rides to enjoy. My teen enjoyed the Soaring Timbers. We are looking forward to trying the Muskoka Plunge on our next visit. We here this 60 ft tall waterslide complex that features four slides is pretty fun.  These four slides twist and turn for over 300 ft and each slide takes a different path to the bottom. My daughter can’t wait to try it out.

With so many things Canadian a trip to Canada’s Wonderland is a great way to celebrate Canada 150. To get your tickets or to download the Canada’s Wonderland app please visit the Canada’s Wonderland site. 

* We have been season pass holders for years and we pay for our passes. With that said we have been blessed this season by the park in partnering with us to offer some sponsored posts in return for compensation. We really do love being Season pass holders and love all the fun that happens at the park all season long. 

 

Xtreme Wheels Stunt Show at Canada’s Wonderland

It’s Canada Day, and one of our favourite places to head is Canada’s Wonderland for the fireworks tonight. Now, we were in the park just two days ago for the very first Xtreme Wheels Show of the season. My daughter and I love Canada’s Wonderland. We have been season pass holders for three years now and this week’s visit was our second already this year. My teen and I love creating memories here.

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What do we love about Canada’s Wonderland? It has something for everyone in the family. From the golfer who will want to try out the mini-putt course to the little ones who will love Planet Snoopy and Kidville to the thrill seeker like my daughter who loves the coasters. This weekend is special because of Canada’s birthday at the park; they are celebrating it all weekend long.

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There is the Craz-E-Crew Xtreme Wheels show. The fireworks tonight,  a Bacon Festival and Canadian Forces Appreciation Day! Sounds like a great way to celebrate your Canadian spirit!

Also at the park, new for this season are two rides. The Skyhawk and the Flying Eagles.

 

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The Skyhawk is the first ride of it’s kind in North America. My daughter first tried it out on our last visit to the park. She loved taking control of her cockpit, showcasing her flying abilities as she challenged herself to engage in the multiple inversions at 135 feet in the air! Something this momma didn’t ride.

The Flying Eagles are little two person planes that glide 28 feet above the ground and allow each rider to control their flight experience. You can do donuts in the sky on this one. Perfect for the younger kids.

Now my daughter is a thrill seeker when we are in the park, She runs from ride to ride so she can pack her day full of rides, but even a busy teen needs a break once in awhile. We take those breaks watching some of the great entertainment that is available all summer long in the park. The other day we took in the Kinetx show (a favourite of ours that has some great new twists this year) and the Xtreme Wheels Stunt Show.

Loving the start of the #XremeWheels show at @canadaswonderland #cwbestday #ad

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The Craz-E-Crew Stunt Team is one of the world’s largest and most popular action sports thrill shows, featuring extreme sports stunts with BMX bikes, pogo sticks and inline skating! Some of the crew reached heights of up to 20 feet in the air while performing ! Let me say I held my breath at a couple of times during the show!

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Want to know how to save money while at the park?

The first plan online. Buy your tickets ahead of time and save money when you do so. Going to eat lots while you are at the park?

 

Going to eat lots while you are at the park? Buy the All Day Dining ticket that allows you to eat every 90 minutes while in the park. If you get to the park, early you could eat 5-6 times if you wished. We had three meals in the park the other day. Typically we allow one meal that we do around 2 pm ( we love the buffet and hit it then) and then grab a snack or funnel cake to share later in the day. Since we are season pass holders we save money, by showing our passes as well.

To save on drinks buy the souvenir cup. It is well worth the purchase. Get the green cup for $14.95 and for the first day you use it all your refills are free! Are you a seasons pass holder like me? Grab the orange one for $25.95; it gives you free refills all summer long. I know on those hot summer days we will be using it lots.

Tell me will you get to Canada’s Wonderland this summer?

*Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company in conjunction with Blog Meets Brand, and I have been compensated for my participation. All opinions are my own