Canada Day at Major’s Hill Park

June 30, 2017

July 2, 2017


Major's Hill Park, 482 Mackenzie Ave, Ottawa


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 and exhibits. You can be both spectator and participant, with lots of activities for everyone.

Take part in workshops and learn about indigenous culture, enjoy Buskers, Discover Parks Canada’s Hidden Gems,  learn to Swing dance, learn to tie a turban, have  a Canadian chicken sandwich as part of 25th Annual Great Canadian Chicken BBQ,

On July 1, view the  20-minute 17-second pyromusical fireworks show from the Park.

Who is it for?

All ages – Family


Date & Time:

June 30 to July 2, 2017

June 30, 2017 | 09:00 AM to 10:00 PM

July 1, 2017 | 09:00 AM to 12:00 AM

July 2, 2017 | 09:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Schedule of Performers:

June 30, 7:15 PM – Jonathan Painchaud

June 30, 8:30 PM – Moon Vs Sun featuring Raine Maida and Chantal Kreviazuk

July 1, 6:15 PM  | Ruth B

July 1 at 7:30 PM | Laurence Nerbonne

July 1 at 9:30 PM | Mother Mother

July 1, 11:15 PM | DJ Rise Ashen with Lil Theland

Fireworks: July 1, 2017 | 11:00 PM

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:

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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