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July 16 2022

Join us and help celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the Village of Kars on July 16th! 

There will be activities for people of all ages throughout the day that you won't want to miss!

These activities include:


  • Pancake breakfast

  • Ice cream

  • Evening beer garden: 4pm - 10pm

Other food and drink options to be announced.

Kids Activities:

  • Bouncy castle: 12pm - 6pm

  • Old fashioned kids games

  • Face painting

  • Scavenger hunt: 10am & 12pm (sign up required)

  • Races

Other Activities:

  • Softball tournament: 8am (teams already chosen)

  • Canoe/kayak poker run: 8am (stops between Long Island Marina & Lindsay's Wharf - look for the bright orange signs)

  • Historic walk of the village: 10am & 2pm (sign up required)

  • Boat rides down the historic Rideau River (sign up required)

  • Craft and farmers market: 9am

  • Car show: 10am

  • Historic & military displays

  • Horse drawn farm machinery

  • Photo contest voting

More to be announced.

* Sign up for the events you would like to participate in when you get to the RA Center! When the time of the event comes, if there is still space, you are welcome to participate even if you didn't sign up prior. 

** More event times to be announced.

The Trinity and St. Andrew's churches will also be having events of their own throughout the day.

Trinity Church events:

  • Tour of the church and Rideauvale cemetery

  • Ringing of the bell

  • BBQ from 11am - 2pm

  • Live music

  • Refreshments throughout the day

More to be announced.

St. Andrew's Church events:

  • Cemetery tour

  • Open house

More to be announced.

Interested in submitting a photo to our photo contest?

Click HERE to learn how!

Interested in volunteering for this celebration?

Please contact the Kars RA at: 

Leave/send a message with your name and contact information and someone will get back to you shortly.

We would like to thank the following businesses for their support of this event: