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July 1 is Canada’s birthday - but 2017 is extra special as this year marks the nation’s sesquicentennial anniversary of Confederation and Ontario's 150th year as a province. Join the party and be a part of history. Family friendly festivities are planned through-out the day, while fireworks will light up the night skies across the province.

Celebrate Canada Day in the nation’s capital at a giant party on Parliament Hill featuring concerts, fireworks and plenty of red and white.

Sault Ste. Marie
Come to the Soo for Canada’s 150th birthday party at Roberta Bondar Park and Pavilion with family entertainment, food and activities, live performances and fireworks.

Escape to nature and celebrate Canada Day long weekend with outdoor fun, delicious food and special events on one of these resort getaway packages.

Toronto will play host to events, shows and festivities at four key locations over four days, while Ashbridges Bay will dazzle with their annual fireworks display. 

Niagara Falls
Don’t miss the Canada Day One World Music Concert in Queen Victoria Park which includes a parade, multicultural celebration with music , dance performances and a fireworks show.

Ontario Parks
The Canada Day weekend is a popular one at Ontario’s Provincial Parks. Get your camping spot early and take advantage of the natural beauty and great amenities Ontario’s parks have to offer!

Fort William Historical Park, Thunder Bay
Don your red and white on Canada Day at Fort William Historical Park in Thunder Bay and enjoy historical dramas, games, entertainment, and free birthday cake!

Blue Mountain Village
Canada turns 150 to live music, Canadian flag cake, guided hiking, family activities and FIREWORKS!

MusicFest, Peterborough
July 1 kicks off Peterborough’s MusicFest with live music and concerts every Wednesday and Saturday until August 26.

Canada’s Wonderland, Vaughan
Canada’s Wonderland will celebrate Canada Day for a full month (July 1-31) with Canadian-themed live entertainment, special events, tasty treats and more.

It’s Your Festival, Hamilton
Enjoy a diverse range of activities including a Baby Contest, Spelling Bee, Canada’s largest birthday cake and more. 

Milton Canada Day
Come out for a day of fun followed by spectacular fireworks under the stars.

Find more Canada Day Events from across the province.
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Ontario 150


2017 is Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation and of Ontario as a province. Join the year-round festivities and be a part of the country’s biggest party.

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