Armadillo's concert had people out on the grass dance floor in Virden's Victoria Park. Following the parade of floats through town, Mayor Jeff McConnell conducted opening ceremonies, including birthday cake cutting with Diane Gardiner and Deputy Reeve of the RM of Wallace-Woodworth Sandy Heaman. Hailey Plaisier sang the National Anthem as the historic Canadian flag was raised. A number of local talents entertained on Jubilee Stage. After dark fireworks lit up the sky.