Canada Day at Major’s Hill Park

June 30, 2018

July 1, 2018

Free

Major's Hill Park, 482 Mackenzie Ave, Ottawa

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Events Description

 Join the fun as we celebrate Canadian culture, heritage and sports at Major’s Hill Park. The festivities will feature a variety of performances, demonstrations, escape games, and exhibits. You can be both spectator and participant, with lots of activities for everyone.

Highlights include:

  • Live Painting Tournament – Art Battle Canada at Canada Day: This special Canada Day Weekend presentation will feature a 3-round tournament of live painting on both June 30th and July 1st. Join us for an exciting interactive experience inside the creative process!
  • Head over to the Escape Manor Zone to participate in an all-Canadian scavenger hunt and exclusive mobile escape room experience. Do you have what it takes to be locked in a cage with only 10 minutes to escape or face your fate? Search for clues, solve puzzles, and ultimately find the key to get out before the clock hits zero!Cage escape times are on a first come, first served basis. Scavenger hunt and brain teasers will be available all day/night.

On July 1, view the  15 minute pyromusical fireworks show from the Park.

Who is it for?

All ages – Family

WHEN & WHERE

Date & Time:

June 30 to July 1, 2018

  • Live Painting Tournament – Art Battle Canada at Canada Day | 11:00 – 11:30 PM & 2:00 – 2:30 PM
  • VIA Rail Miniature Train | 11:00 – 5:00 PM
  • The Zoosemobile (Experience a unique musical ride aboard this bicycle made out of recycled material.) | 11:00 – 6:00 PM
  • Enter the GoodLife Fitness ‘Choose Your Adventure’ contest for your chance to win a $10,000 adventure courtesy of Exodus Travels | 11:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • Joe Fresh Pop-up Shop| 11:00 – 6:00 PM
  • Dairy Farmers of Canada | 11:00 – 6:00 PM
  • Growing Connections – Farming up close and Personal! Presented by Grain Farmers of Ontario. | 11:00 – 6:00 PM
  • Giant Tiger Zone (Grab a seat with your friends and family and join in on the #CanadianConversation with Giant Tiger!) | 11:00 – 6:00 PM
  • Tim Hortons Village | 11:00 – 6:00 PM
  • Ottawa Senators Hockey Club – Meet the Sens Street Team and be part of a unique Ottawa Senators Virtual Reality experience.  | 11:00 – 6:00 PM
  • Will You Escape? The Escape Manor Experience | 11:00 – 10:00 PM
  • Chill Zone – Come and chill in our beanbags and swings and have fun at our 22-player foosball table, create a rainbow of colour at life-size Litebrite, or take a selfie at our mega-mirror. | 11:00 – 10:00 PM
  •  Artworks by Various Artists | 11:00 – 10:00 PM
  • Street Food Zone | 11:00 – 11:00 PM
  • Crazy make-up by Flash Tribu | 12:00 – 5:00 PM

Performers:

Elijah Woods x Jamie Fine @ June 30  | 2 PM

Megaphono showcase @ June 30 | 4 PM

Andréanne A. Malette @ June 30 | 7 PM
River Town Saints @ June 30  | 8:30 PM

Silla and Rise & Rise Ashen @ June 30

Noubi Trio @ July 1 | 11 AM

The Beaches @ July 1 | 2 PM
Logan Staats @ July 1 | 4 PM
La Bronze @ July 1 | 7:30 PM
Jacobus @ July 1 | 7:30 PM
Charlotte Cardin @ July 1 | 8:45 PM
Yao, Miss Shelton @ July 1

Schedule subject to change, please verify before travelling.

Venue & Address :

Major’s Hill Park – 482 MacKenzie Ave, 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:

Direction Gatineau-Ottawa toward Parliament Hill:

  • Ottawa: intersection of Murray Street and Mackenzie Avenue
  • Gatineau: on Laurier Street South direction, at Elisabeth-Bruyère intersection
  • Ottawa: on Wellington Street, in front of the Supreme Court of Canada

Direction Gatineau-Ottawa toward Major’s Hill Park:

  • Ottawa: on Wellington Street, in front of the Supreme Court of Canada
  • Gatineau: on Laurier Street, in front of the Canadian Museum of History
  • Ottawa: intersection of Murray Street and Mackenzie Avenue

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