Must-Have Cottage Essentials For Canada Day Long Weekend

Must-Have Cottage Essentials For Canada Day Long Weekend

The Canada Day long weekend is coming up soon and some of us are lucky enough to get out of the busy city and up north to cottage country. Whether it’s a sunny or rainy weekend, we will be celebrating in style – here are our top picks for “Canada Day Themed” items that you need at the cottage.

1. A Pair Of Running Shoes

Women’s Wool Runners – $135.00 CAD
Allbirds, known as the most “comfortable shoe in the world,” (and we agree) made with premium natural materials and the perfect kicks to slip on for any moment at the cottage. Represent Canada wearing these runners, which are the perfect colour for the occasion.

2. A Cozy Sweater 

Limited Edition Canada Day Hoodie – $90.00 CAD

This extremely comfortable Spinco hoodie is available at all three Toronto locations, Ottawa, Kelowna and Cloverdale.


3. The Iconic Hudson’s Bay Blanket

Hudson’s Bay Company Luxe Cotton Knit Throw – $149.00 CAD

Drape this extremely soft Hudson’s Bay blanket over your sofa or use it as a shawl by the firepit to keep warm.


4. A Book To Read

THE WORLD NEEDS MORE CANADA by Heather Reisman (paperback) – $5.00 CAD

The World Needs More Canada® is Indigo’s big, love-filled ‘birthday card’ to Canada from the great culture makers of our time. This one-of-a-kind coffee-table book features anecdotes, insights, and candid photography from an eclectic mix of over 100 storytellers and visionaries.


5. Unisex Cotton Tee

Arborist (Adult Unisex Tee) – $39.95 CAD

Inspired by your favourite band tee, the back of the shirt features the dates of when all the Canadian provinces and territories entered Confederation. You can pick it up at The Drake General Store.


6. Canadian Flag Bathing Suit

JOYHY Women’s One Piece Backless Bathing Suit – $16.99 CAD

Rock this incredible one piece bather, no padding and wire-free and go for an authentic Canadian swim in Lake Ontario or Georgian Bay. Shop this swimsuit on


7. Canada Print Flip Flops

Canada Print Slip-On Thong Sandals – $5.00 CAD

Show off your love and dedication for the Great White North in these flip-flops from Joe Fresh.


8. Maple Leaf Printed Socks

Good Luck Sock Men’s Canada Maple Leaf Crew Socks (Red, Adult Shoe Size 7-12) – $13.00 CAD

Wear these Canada maple leaf crew socks to keep your feet warm and also show off your Canadian pride. You can find them on


9. Canada Cap

Canada Organic Cotton Cap – $38.00 CAD

It’s supposed to be a very sunny weekend so it’s good to keep this nearby – one size fits all. Made by the Canadian company, Roots.


10. Canada Flag Hammock

Canada Day Hammock – $29.99 CAD

Read a book or take a nap peacefully in-between the trees while swinging on our national flag, from Canadian Tire.


11. Red Cat-Eye Sunglasses

Zara Cat Eye Framed Sunglasses – 12.99 CAD

Rock these red framed Zara sunglasses all weekend long – they’re trendy, affordable and match the theme!


12. SodaStream FIZZI

In honour of Canada Day, our favourite sparkling water maker SodaStream offers the red version of their SodaStream FIZZI, which is perfect for any summer celebration. Be creative and make your own cocktail this Canada Day!


13. Canada Day Cooler Bag


Canada Day 9 Can Foldable Cooler Bag – $4.97 CAD

Bring this practical yet patriotic cooler from Walmart with you on a picnic to store a couple brews and some sandwiches.


14. Canadian-Made Alcoholic Beverage

Georgian Bay Cranberry Gin Smash – $2.95 CAD

Sit on the dock and enjoy this tasty beverage made with natural lemon, lime, and cranberry flavours, with a hint of coriander.


15. OH Canada Accent Pillow

Canada Pillow By KatAndDawgDesigns – $40.00+ CAD

A celebratory pillow cover for Canada’s 151st birthday! Such a wonderful home accent piece for your cottage or to give as a gift!


Featured Image: Instagram/@rootscanada

What other Canada Day essentials do you need for the cottage? Let us know in the comments!

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