Canada Day Across Niagara | Canada Day Niagara!

July 1st, 2017 marks the 150th Anniversary of Canada. Each community has been tasked with planning a celebration you won’t forget to honour our great country. We have complied a list by community of all the Canada Day 150 Celebrations across Niagara.

Family Day Niagara

Celebrate Canada’s Birthday on July 1, 2017 at Charles Daley Park (North Service Rd,. Jordan – between Jordan Rd and Seventh St.)

The fun-filled family event includes:

  • Musical entertainment
  • Canada’s Birthday Cake
  • Food Court
  • Children’s Bouncers
  • Face-Painting
  • Fire Trucks
  • Mad Science
  • FIREWORKS at 10 pm and much more….

Park admission is $2 per person

Details coming soon!

Family Day Niagara

 Scotiabank Children’s Zone with Free Inflatables!  Queen St & Erie Avenue

  • 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm   Sandcastle Building & Demonstration.
  • 12:00 am – 4:00 pm    Free Electronic Animal Rides.
  • 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm    Free Children’s Inflatables.
  • 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm    Free Rock Climbing Wall.
  • 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm    Free Family Mini-Putt.
  • 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm    Free Face Painting.
  • 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm    Reptile Kingdom.

Scotiabank Children’s Stage (Rosberg Family Park) 

  • 11:00 am – Choir Rehearsal with Choir Nation. Everyone welcome!
  • 1:00 pm – Welcome by Emcees.
  • 1:00 pm – Illusionist Lucas Wilson.
  • 1:30 pm – Bubbleology Show with Miss T the Bubble Queen.
  • 2:00 pm – Mad Science Show.
  • 2:30 pm – Princesses – Belle, Princess Elsa, & Friends.
  • 3:00 pm – Peter Pan interactive show.
  • 3:30 pm – Loopy-Doo Circus

Scotiabank Children’s Zone – Near the Children’s Stage (Rosberg Family Park)

  • 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm     Free Face Painting & Community Group Displays.
  • 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm    Story Walk by the Niagara Falls Public Library.
  • 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm   Mad Science Fun Station.
  • 12:45 pm -1:30 pm    Bubble Station.
  • 2:00 pm – 3:20 pm    Circus Workshop (Isabella Hoops).
  • 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm     Mad Science Fun Station.


Queen Victoria Park 10pm

Public Skating Niagara

Come celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday with the City of St. Catharines. Join us for fun family activities, live music and other free festivities July 1, 2017 at Rennie Park in beautiful Port Dalhousie.

Noon to 4 p.m.
Rennie Park – 60 Lakeport Rd.

Fireworks – St. Catharines

Presented by the Lions Club Port Dalhousie

Lakeside Park 10pm

Family Day Niagara

Family events being held at H.H. Knoll Lakeview Park throughout the day. Fireworks along the Canal at dusk.

Family Day Niagara

AK Wigg to Harold Black Park
Fonthill, Ontario
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Canada 150

Event Details:

The Canada Day Parade will be held on Saturday, July 1 at **3:00pm** sharp!
Parade route will travel from AK Wigg to Harold Black Park

Family Day Niagara

Celebrate Canada Day in downtown Welland. Enjoy Family Fun in Merritt Park. Free activities on the water all from the King Street Docks. Final Round for the Canada 150 Talent Showcase starts at 2:30pm on the Merritt Park Amphitheatre. Fireworks at 9:50pm.

  • When: Saturday, July 1, 2017
  • Time: 12:00pm to 10:00pm
  • On The Water @ Merritt Park:
    Free Water Activities: Paddle Boards, Pedal Boats, Canoes and Kayaks
    Wibit on the Water: Reach the peak on the massive IceTower XXL. Ride the tubes on RodeoSplash for the ultimate cooling-down experience.
    Lifeguards will be On Duty for all water activities and Life Jackets are mandatory!
  • On the Merritt Park Amphitheatre @ 7:30pm:
    The beat definitely goes on this Canada Day when the legendary ’80s band The Kings take to the Merritt Park Amphitheatre, where they will no doubt perform their greatest hit: “This Beat Goes On/Switchin’ To Glide”.
    Opening act: the Madhatters
  • In The Park: Inflatables, Face Painting, Arts & Crafts, Canada Day Cupcakes, Pop-Up in the Park, Kub Kar Racing Track
  • On King Street: Explore the Museum’s 150th Exhibit, Robert Wood Singers, Smudge Fundaes, Food Trucks, Bike Valet Onsite

Family Day Niagara

Celebrate Canada Day in Niagara-on-the-Lake with the Friends of Fort George and Parks Canada! For over 20 years, thousands of visitors to Niagara and local residents have gathered in the Old Town and Fort George National Historic Site for day-long, family-friendly, Canada Day festivities.

Whether this is your first time celebrating Canada Day with us, or you’ve made this event a yearly tradition, we cordially invite you to join us on July 1!

Admission to Fort George is free on Canada Day!

Pancake Breakfast in Simcoe Park

Canada Day celebrations start early, with a pancake breakfast in Simcoe Park in downtown Niagara-on-the-Lake. From 8:00 to 11:00 a.m., the Rotary Club of Niagara-on-the-Lake will serve hot pancakes, sausages, juice and coffee in the park. Picnic tables are available throughout the park for seating.

Canada Day Parade

The Canada Day parade has become a longstanding tradition in Niagara-on-the-Lake, and features the 41st Regiment of Foot Fife and Drum Corps, soldiers from Fort George and a giant cake donated by Willow Cakes and Pasteries. The parade begins at 2:45 p.m., travels along Queen Street and concludes in Simcoe Park, where the giant cake will be sliced and served.

Friends of Fort George BBQ

Join us for a BBQ dinner inside Fort George, starting at 5:00 p.m. We’ll be serving up hamburgers, hotdogs, chips and pop! Proceeds from the BBQ go to support the Friends of Fort George.

Evening Program

Each year, our evening Canada Day program features entertainment that is fun for the whole family. Kids can learn what it was like to be a soldier in 1812 with the Kiddie Militia and Drill. Enjoy historical music performances by the 41st Regiment of Foot Fife and Drum Corps. Musket and artillery demonstrations.

This year’s musical entertainment features the Howling Horns: “From the ashes of the Horns from Hell comes the HOWLING HORNS! An 8 piece horn band featuring music from blues to dance to classic rock, come howl the night away with this premier Horn Band!”

The evening program begins at 6:30 p.m. inside Fort George. Admission is free!

Musical Fireworks Display

Canada Day celebrations at Fort George conclude with a spectacular musical fireworks display! Fireworks begin at 10:00 p.m. Free admission.

Canada Day Schedule 2016

Free Admission to Fort George!

10:00 am – 10:00 pm

Pancake Breakfast

Simcoe Park, 8:00 – 10:00 am

Canada Day Parade

Queen Street, 2:45 pm

Friends of Fort George BBQ

Fort George, 5:00 pm

Evening Program

Fort George, 6:30 pm

Musical Fireworks Display

10:00 pmFamily Day Niagara

Canada 150 Celebrations: Parade (Jul 1, 2017)

Location: Crystal Ridge Community Centre

Celebrating Canada’s 150th Anniversary of Confederation with a parade through Ridgeway.

Start Time: 11:00 AM

End Time: 12:00 PM


Canada Day Fireworks (Jul 1, 2017)

Location: Fort Erie Waterfront (Lakeshore Rd. at Beatrice St.)

Fort Erie celebrates Canada Day with an amazing fireworks show. Begins at 10 p.m. even if it rains.

Start Time: 10:00 PM

End Time: 10:30 PM


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