City of Niagara Falls Canada Day Celebrations

July 1, 2019

July 1, 2019

Free

Niagara Falls, ON

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Events Description

The 2019 Niagara Falls Canada Day Celebration is one of the largest free community events in our city and it will be held on Monday, July 1, 2019. This year we are including a 1K & 5K Run/Walk for St. John Ambulance at Oakes Park, a Citizenship Ceremony, the OPG Niagara Falls Canada Day Parade at 11:00 am, Opening Ceremonies on the City Hall Main Stage, followed by great entertainment! There will be a huge free Scotiabank Children’s area, Car Show extending another block this year, Artisan Market, Enchanted Fairy Land, BMX demos, and much more!

Join us this Canada Day in Niagara Falls! There will be something for everyone.

July 1 Passport Card: Pick up your picture board Passport Card at City Hall and have it stamped when you visit participating picture boards and event attractions. Return your stamped passport by 2:30 p.m. for your chance to win a great prize! Draw will be held at 2:45 p.m. on the Main Stage at City Hall.

Who is it for?

All ages – Family

Free

WHEN & WHERE

Date & Time: Monday, July 1

1K & 5K Run or Walk for St. John Ambulance | 8 a.m. @ Oakes Park (5700 Morrison Street)

 Registation begins at 8 a.m.; 5K race begins at 9 a.m. and 1K Fun Run begins at 9:15 a.m.
 Prizes and medals for age category winners

Citizenship Ceremony

9:15 a.m. Niagara Falls Public Library (4848 Victoria Avenue) in the LaMarsh Room

Niagara Falls Concert Band

10:15 to 11 a.m. Outside of the Niagara Falls Public Library (4848 Victoria Avenue)

OPG Niagara Falls Canada Day Parade | 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Downtown
 Nine marching bands, a giant Olympic beaver, superheroes, buskers, local community groups, and more!
 Starts on Victoria Avenue at Armoury Street and travels to Valley Way and Queen Street
 Ends on Queen Street at St. Clair Avenue

Opening Ceremonies | 12:30 p.m. @ Niagara Falls City Hall, 4310 Queen Street (at Erie Avenue)
 Canadian National Anthem featuring Casey Hyde
 Amazing tribute acts to Elton John, Abba with Cher, Madonna, Janis Joplin and Freddie Mercury!
 Free birthday cake (while supplies last)
 Free raffle

Scotiabank Children’s Zone & Scotiabank Children’s Stage | 12 noon to 4 p.m. @ Rosberg Family Park (Queen Street at Erie Avenue)

 Performances by the Silver Starlets
 Live Mermaid, Princesses, Illusionists
 Reptile Kingdom, Mad Science Fun Stations
 25-foot Rock Climbing Wall
 Inflatables
 Mini-Putt
 Face Painting
 Balloons
 Henna Tattoos

Fun for All Ages |12 noon to 4 p.m. @ Queen Street
 Artisan Market
 Enchanted Fairy Land featuring whimsical installations by Fae Nature
 EXTREME Sports with special BMX Stunt Team performances
 Hoola Hoop Fun Zone

Car Show sponsored by Brock Ford Sales and hosted by Cruising on the Q | 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. @ Queen Street from Victoria Avenue to Crysler Avenue
 Free Entry
 Fabulous Cars
 Awards: Cast your vote for People’s Choice and see who will take home Best in Show

Live Entertainment on the Taps Stage | 12 noon to 11 p.m. @ Taps Brewery (4680 Queen Street)
 10-Year Anniversary Celebration begins Sunday afternoon (June 30)

 

Road Closures

For the downtown celebrations on Monday, July 1, the following road closures will be in effect:

 Jepson and Armoury Streets from 7 a.m. to 12 noon
 Victoria Avenue (from Jepson to Queen) closed 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
 Queen Street closed from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Parking:

Parking is available along Park Street in the Municipal Lot near Chrysler Avenue. Park Street is parallel with Queen Street and you can walk to Queen Street from Park Street.

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