As the nation prepares to celebrate Canada’s birthday, there are a variety of events and festivities planned across the country. From coast to coast, Canadians will be coming together to mark the occasion with music, food, and fireworks. Here is a guide to some of the best Canada Day events happening this year.
In Ottawa, the nation’s capital, the celebrations kick off early with a concert on June 30th, featuring artists such as Alessia Cara and Walk off the Earth. On July 1st, the day begins with a flag-raising ceremony, followed by the Canada Day noon show featuring a lineup of talented performers. The evening culminates with a spectacular fireworks display over Parliament Hill.
In Toronto, the Canada Day celebrations are centered around the Harbourfront Centre, where a variety of cultural activities, including music, dance, and storytelling, will take place. Visitors can also enjoy a craft market, food vendors, and a kids’ zone. The evening will end with a fireworks display over Lake Ontario.
Montreal is hosting a series of events throughout the day, including a parade in the morning and live music performances in the afternoon. There will also be family activities, face painting, and a Canada Day cake cutting ceremony. The day will end with a fireworks display at the Old Port.
In Calgary, Canada Day festivities are taking place at Prince’s Island Park, with live music performances, food trucks, and a beer garden. Visitors can also take part in cultural workshops and watch a dragon boat race on the Bow River. The celebrations will end with a fireworks display at 11 p.m.
In Vancouver, the Canada Day celebrations will take place at Canada Place, with a variety of family-friendly activities, including a citizenship ceremony, a food truck festival, and live music performances. The day will end with a fireworks display over Coal Harbour.
No matter where you are in the country, there are plenty of ways to celebrate Canada Day. From fireworks and concerts to parades and cultural activities, there is something for everyone. So get out there and show your Canadian pride!