Canada Day Fun: Canada Agriculture and Food Museum

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Canada Day Fun: Canada Agriculture and Food Museum

AGRICULTURE
Canada Agriculture and Food Museum
DateJul 1, 2022
Time9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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A red-and-white illustration depicts a kitchen whisk and an apple inside a cloud shape; small maple leaves are scattered all around the image.
When
Times
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Fee
Free
Fee Description
Advanced Tickets Recommended

It’s time to celebrate! The Canada Agriculture and Food Museum is highlighting Canada’s birthday with lots of exciting activities for the whole family. Tempt your sweet tooth with maple ice cream making and tasting, or sample a piece of strawberry cake. Watch our special demonstrations and learn about Canadian livestock breeds, then test your knowledge with the Great Canadian Quiz! Little hands can keep busy making a special craft to take home.

Museum admission will be FREE, but advanced ticketing is strongly recommended as capacity will be controlled. Tickets will be available on Tuesday, June 28. For admission details and to book your ticket, see Visitor Information.

On-site activities

Maple Ice Cream Making (10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 3 p.m.)

Help us make our delicious maple ice cream, using an old-fashioned hand-crank freezer. The best part? Everyone who helps can taste the end result!

Parks Canada: Learn-to-Camp Activities (ongoing activity)

Are you interested in going on your first camping trip but don’t know where to begin? The Learn-to-Camp team has you covered! Visit the Parks Canada pop-up campsite and participate in activities that introduce you to camping.

Strawberry Cake with Strawberry Icing (from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.)

The sweet taste of strawberries is synonymous with Canadian summers. What could be better on Canada Day than sampling a piece of strawberry cake…made with fresh, local strawberries?

Learn more about this recipe

The Great Canadian Quiz (ongoing activity until 4 p.m.)

Spin the wheel and test your knowledge of Canadian trivia!

Kids’ Craft Station

Kids are invited to make a Canada Day-themed craft to take home.  

Face Painting ($)

Mae Issa Designs will be on site to work her magic! 

Special Demonstrations: Meet the Canadian Breeds

The Chantecler Chicken  Poultry House
The Canadienne Cow Dairy Barn
The Lacombe Pig Small Animal Barn
Afternoon Milking Dairy Barn

Online activities

Can’t make it to the museum? We’ve got you covered with fun, online activities! Make this Canada Day the sweetest one yet — with delicious recipes that highlight local products from across the country. Discover the history of the McIntosh apple…a delectable and uniquely Canadian treat. Looking to keep little hands busy? Kids of all ages will love creating a colourful craft with their own potato stamps!

Recipes