May 17th is celebrated with children parades (no military), games (like potato race), songs, banners, flags, speeches, barbecues and national costumes. It's a day to spend time with family and friends. The kids usually get to eat as many ice creams and hot dogs as they want.
I wish I could be home celebrating with all of you. I would also like to arrange a Norwegian celebration here in Canada, but I have too many things going on over the weekend. However, you can read more about our national day - here.
Stolt av å være nordmann.