Canada Day Events 2019




Celebrate all things Canadian on July 1!  Plan the perfect Canada Day long weekend with our picks of the best events, outdoor festivals and warm-weather outings for you and the kids. Most of these events are Free!

Here's what's happening in and around the city on Canada Day Weekend...


Canada Day at Harbourfront Centre
June 28, 2019 to July 1, 2019
Canadian songwriters are renowned worldwide for their excellence in expressing the human experience through their artistry. During the Canada Day Weekend Celebration at Harbourfront Centre, hear the stories of Canada from coast to coast, told through the Canadian Songbook: past, present and future. Free admission. More


Toronto Ribfest - Food and Music Festival
June 28, 2019 to July 1, 2019
Kick off a Canadian Summer with Toronto Ribfest! Enjoy fabulous food, attractions your whole family can enjoy, great music, a Kidz Zone, a massive Midway, entertainment on three professional Toronto stages and lots more. More


The Redpath Waterfront Festival
June 29, 2019 to July 1, 2019
Oh buoy! The Redpath Waterfront Festival returns to Toronto's waterfront on Canada Day weekend from June 29 to July 1, with shiploads of nautical fun for the whole crew. Every three years, the Redpath Waterfront Festival welcomes a fleet of majestic tall ships to Toronto’s waterfront. These ships will be docked from Bathurst to Bay and will be open for deck tours. Have a mari-time on land with sailing-training activities, live entertainment and a Maritime Market. And celebrate Home Port Heroes from WWII with old photos, artifacts and nautical games from Parks Canada and the Navy. Free & ticketed events. More


It’s Your Festival
June 29, 2019 to July 1, 2019
“It’s Your Festival” is the oldest and biggest Canada Day Festival in Canada and one of the Top 100 Festivals in Ontario. It’s Your Festival is organized by Hamilton Folk Arts Heritage Council and 4,000 dedicated volunteers. Free. More


Celebration Canada at Canada's Wonderland
June 29, 2019 to July 14, 2019
Join us for a Canada's birthday celebration (June 29, 2019 - July 14, 2019) featuring a spectacular fireworks display on July 1, 2019, Tundra: A Cirque Experience, Flying Frontenacs, live music, authentic Canadian food, street performers and more! More


Canada Day Celebrations Ajax
July 1, 2019
There will be children's activities, air brush tattoo's, inflatable rides, strolling buskers and more. Visit our local community groups and organizations, enjoy live entertainment and cultural performances on stage, and try some delicious food at one of our many food vendors. Free. More


Canada Day Aurora
July 1, 2019
The Town of Aurora offers many FREE activities for families to participate in as they Celebrate Canada’s Birthday. Free. More


Canada Day Celebration at Black Creek Pioneer Village
July 1, 2019
This Canada Day weekend we invite you to Party Like it’s 1867! Experience the excitement of a 19th century carnival as performers attempt feats of daring and skill! With musicians, theatrical performances and carnival games, this is a celebration not to be missed. Enjoy a party on the Green, carnival games, a citizenship ceremony, theatrical performances, amazing acrobats, magicians, musicians and more! The best part? Admission to the Village is FREE for all on July 1st! More


Celebrate Canada Day Brampton
July 1, 2019
Come and enjoy international and local live entertainment, the many fun, family activities, global food vendors, craft beer garden and spectacular fireworks displays. Free. More


City of Burlington’s Canada Day
July 1, 2019
Bring your national pride to celebrate Canada Day and enjoy free Canadian-inspired activities and entertainment all day at Spencer Smith Park. Free. More


Caledon Canada Day
July 1, 2019
Albion Hills is your destination for a Canada Day celebration like no other. With music, strolling entertainers, tractor rides, wood carving demonstrations, archery lessons, food trucks, swimming pool and splash pad, hiking trails and more, this is a birthday bash you won’t soon forget. The event is jam-packed full of free fun for the whole family. Free. More


Fireworks at Canada's Wonderland
July 1, 2019
Canada's Wonderland will present its spectacular fireworks display when the Park closes at 10:00pm (weather permitting). Spend your day enjoying over 70 awesome rides, including the all-new thrill ride Yukon Striker and then settle in for an explosive fireworks display. More


Downsview Park Canada Day Celebration
July 1, 2019
celebrate Canada's birthday on July 1st with FREE activities for the whole family and a spectacular firework show to end the night! This year we are starting all festivities at 4pm, so we can get the party started early! Admission and parking free. More


East York Canada Day
July 1, 2019
Party in the Park! Includes music, children’s activities, an artisan market, merchants, food and a craft beer garden. When the sun goes down, see a spectacular firework display! Free. More


Kanata Summer Festival - Canada Day in Newmarket
July 1, 2019
Celebrate Canada's birthday on Monday, July 1, 2019 with neighbours, family, and friends. Enjoy all of the family-friendly activities going on all day! Free. More


Canada Day at the Living Arts Centre
July 1, 2019
Join us for an afternoon of family-friendly artful activities and community performances throughout the day. Free admission. More


Canada Day Celebrations Markham
July 1, 2019
Markham’s Canada Day celebrations unite all members of our diverse community. This free, day-long event features a Citizenship Ceremony, Seniors’ Luncheon, People’s Parade and a community event and concert at Milne Dam – drawing over 20,000 residents and visitors. It’s a full day of fun for all ages that you won’t want to miss. Free. More


Canada Day Mississauga
July 1, 2019
Catch an incredible line-up of Canadian artists on the mainstage headlined by multi-award nominated rock group Marianas Trench, multi-instrumentalist Logan Staats, country duo Leaving Thomas and singer/producer Sickick. This year's celebration will have you waving your flags capped off with an epic fireworks finale presented by Tim Hortons. Canada's 152nd birthday is one event you don't want to miss. Free. More


Oakville’s Canada Day
July 1, 2019
New this year – the celebration will be an evening event starting at 6 p.m., with the fireworks show starting at 10 p.m. (weather permitting). Bring a blanket or lawn chair and get to the park early to ensure a great seat for the fireworks over the water. Family activities, music and food trucks will start in the park at at 6 p.m. Free. More


Canada Day in Oshawa
July 1, 2019
Celebrate Canada's Birthday at Lakeview Park! Join the festivities as the City of Oshawa presents an amazing day of fun and entertainment in celebration of Canada's 152nd birthday. Free. More


Q107 Canada Day Picnic
July 1, 2019
The annual Q107 Canada Day Picnic brings Woodbine Park to life with live music, loads of food, family fun, and Q107 Rock & Roll Tributes. Cap off the night with Toronto’s largest fireworks display from Ashbridges Bay, set to a “live” tribute to Prince! Come down and enjoy children’s entertainment and activities, great eats and a great selection of beers in the Moosehead Breweries licensed Garden. Free. More


Canada Day in Richmond Hill
July 1, 2019
Don’t miss out on one of the largest municipal fireworks displays in the Region! Richmond Hill's Canada Day celebrations dazzles thousands of residents every year with an exciting day full of live entertainment, food & beverage vendors, a beer garden, artist exhibit, midway, and fireworks displays! Free. More


Free Admission for first 500 on Canada Day at ROM
July 1, 2019
In celebration of Canada Day, the Ontario Government is offering free general admission to the first 500 visitors to the ROM on July 1, 2019. More


Canada Day at Rouge National Urban Park
July 1, 2019
Join us in wishing Canada a happy birthday at Canada’s first national urban park! Activities for all ages. Free. More


Vaughan Celebrates Canada Day
July 1, 2019
This year, Canada Day festivities will be held at the newly opened North Maple Regional Park and will feature FREE: admission, activities & entertainment, live performances, inflatables, arts & crafts, Vaughan Soccer Club Friendly Tournament & more! More


Canada Day at Westfield
July 1, 2019
Visit Westfield’s historic buildings, gardens and forests or take a hike on the trails. This is a great opportunity for new Canadians to experience the history of Canada. Visit the many historical buildings with volunteers in period clothing and enjoy a hike on the trails. The General Store and the Gift Shop have sweet treats and unique gifts. Regular admission applies. More


Canada Day and County Town Carnival in Whitby
July 1, 2019
Enjoy kids zone, Adventure Zone, Arts Trail, Farmers’ Market, community and food vendors, water activities, music, displays and much more. The evening ends with fireworks! Free. More


Multicultural Canada Day at Yonge-Dundas Square
July 1, 2019
This festival will be showcasing multicultural folkdance, arts and craft, foods and traditions. This festival features different cultures and ethnic groups that make Toronto a great place to live. At this event you will be able enjoy the performing arts, visual arts, crafts, dancing, information and foods representing cultures from around the globe that have made Canada, and Toronto their new home. More


Happy Canada Day!

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