Canada Day on Parliament Hill

July 1, 2017

July 2, 2017


Parliament Hill, Wellington Street, Ottawa


Events Description

Arrive early to enjoy the morning program on the East Lawn.

Take in a truly unique musical experience: the 53-bell carillon of the Peace Tower, featuring Dominion Carillonneur, Dr. Andrea McCrady.

Canada Day 150 Celebration including unique shows,  citizenship ceremony Air Show with the Snowbirds and CF-18 and the special presence of the Prime Minister of Canada, the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, the Governor General of Canada, His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston and Their Royal Highnesses the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall.

Canada Day evening show features performances from every region of Canada and including the musical fireworks ,

Cirque du Soleil, Alessia Cara (ON),  Marie-Mai (QC), Walk off the Earth (ON), Lisa LeBlanc (NB), Kelly Bado (MB), Dean Brody (BC), Louis-Jean Cormier (QC), Serena Ryder (ON), Kinnie Starr (AB), Gordon Lightfoot (ON), Mike Tompkins (ON).

On July 2, enjoy an evening of epic performances from notable Canadian artists and inspiring speeches by distinguished Canadians — all anchored by rousing stories and performances from some of the country’s most remarkable young future leaders. By WE Day Canada.

Who is it for?

All ages – Family


Date & Time:

July 1 & 2, 2017

July 1, 2017 | 09:00 AM to 11:30 PM

Carillon Concert | 09:35 AM – 9:45 AM

Opening Ceremonies |  11:40 AM to 1:15 PM

Evening Show | 08:30 PM – 11:30 PM

July 2, 2017 | 04:00 PM to 09:00 PM –  WE Day Canada.


Venue & Address :

Parliament Hill, Ottawa, ON K1N 9J6 Canada

Road closures
Roads by Parliament Hill, Major’s Hill Park, Jacques-Cartier Park and the Alexandra Bridge and the road in front of the Canadian Museum of History are closed on Canada Day.
Canada Day shuttle bus
A free shuttle will be running between the Canadian Museum of History (Gatineau) and Major’s Hill Park (Ottawa) from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on July 1.

Stop locations:

Gatineau: on Laurier Street, in front of the Canadian Museum of History
Ottawa: on St. Patrick Street, between the National Gallery of Canada and Major’s Hill Park

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