Paint It Red Decorating Contest - This event has already occurred

Friday, June 11, 2021 9:00 a.m.

Upcoming Dates:

Monday, June 14, 2021 9:00 a.m.
Friday, June 18, 2021 9:00 a.m.
Monday, June 21, 2021 9:00 a.m.
Friday, June 25, 2021 9:00 a.m.
Monday, June 28, 2021 9:00 a.m.


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Paint It Red - Canada Day the Durham Way Decorating Contest

Paint it Red and White and Canadian all over!!

In Celebration of Canada Day and in the spirit of our community and OUR great country  - the Region of Durham and regional municipalities of Pickering, Uxbridge, Ajax, Brock, Whitby, Scugog, Oshawa and Clarington are kicking off the Canada Day the Durham Way Decorating Contest – it’s time to paint the Region red and white and Canadian all over!

Contest runs from June 1 – July 2, 2021.

Participate in the Contest – decorate and show your Canadian spirit!

  • Light It Up with red and white lights;
  • Dress It Up in red and white, create fun outfits, decorate your faces;
  • Paint It Up by hanging signs, or painting designs in your windows!

Enter Early!

  • Post photos or videos on your facebook or Instagram with the #CanadaDaytheDurhamWay,
  • Tag #pickering and @durhamtourism or email to
  • Submissions received before June 18, 2021 at 4:30 pm may be included in the Region-wide online Canada Day Celebrations.
  • Last date to enter is July 2, 2021 at 4:30 pm

You’ve shared your entries - What happens next!?

  • All entries will be entered into a draw for fantastic prizes, to be held July 5, 2021.
  • Select submissions will be shared on municipal or regional social media throughout the month of June.
  • Municipal entries will be entered for a fantastic gift basket full of local Durham goods valued at $200 (1 winner per municipality)
  • @Durhamtourism entries will be entered for an Amazing BBQ Prize Pack valued at over $400 (1 winner – region wide)

Complete Rules & Regulations are available on our website, or as an attachment.

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