From Sea to Sea

Get ready to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canada’s Confederation. During this historic year, Canadians from coast-to-coast will join friends, neighbours, and families to honour our great country, its diverse people, stunning geography, and unique culture in meaningful ways.

Wherever you’re celebrating this year, we hope you and your family enjoy a safe, fun, and memorable Canada 150!

Looking for ideas to celebrate Canada 150?

We’ve put together a list of awesome events in some popular Ontario cities.


The biggest Canada Day party ever in Ottawa celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation over the entire long weekend, June 30 to July 2, 2017! Three official sites will feature programming over the three days, including live entertainment by a range of Canadian artists, as well as the President’s Choice® Canada Day fireworks, the largest Canada Day pyrotechnic show ever!



From June 30 to July 3, Canada Days at Nathan Phillips Square will bring Canada’s rich cultural fabric to life through an incredible mix of music, dance, circus, and street arts. Including performances by Barenaked Ladies, dvsn, Belly, Ron Sexsmith, The Toronto Symphony Orchestra, and more!



A city-wide crawl for the big day… July 1, 2017. Historically, over 100,000 people enjoy FREE and family-friendly festivities at one of London’s many Canada Day sites. This year, 10 programs/events will be presented in the form of a Passport, encouraging Londoner’s to experience curated programming across London, and have a blast right until the fireworks.



Celebration Square will host the Canada 150 celebration with a live concert in the heart of Mississauga. Featuring two stages with unforgettable performances by K’NAAN, Neon Dreams , DJ Shub, and more! Hosted by Alan Carter, Farah Nasser, Jeff McArthur and Crystal Goomansingh from Global News.



Celebrate Canada’s 150th with Newmarket at the Canada Day Festival. Fun for all ages, including a ferris-wheel and merry-go-round, rock climbing wall, face painting, inflatables, balloon twists and more.  Plus, enjoy the local vendors and awesome stage entertainment at the Newmarket Farmer’s Market at Riverwalk Commons.



Enjoy live entertainment representing Canada’s diversity, local vendors offering a variety of products and services, and children’s activities in partnership with the annual Promenade Days, Downtown Barrie’s street festival. The celebrations will also include unique programming in honour of Canada’s 150th birthday! Stay and enjoy a fireworks spectacular over Kempenfelt Bay at 10:00 p.m.