Celebrate Canada Day at Queen's Park

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Celebrate Canada Day at Queen's Park

Ontario Government Welcomes Families to Mark Canada’s Birthday

Ontario is inviting families and people of all ages to celebrate Canada Day with live performances and entertainment at Queen's Park.

The annual celebration will take place on Tuesday, July 1. Visitors can:

  • Meet costumed characters from "The Octonauts" and the movie, "Frozen"
  • Watch a performance by Canadian beatbox champion, Scott Jackson
  • Scale the rock-climbing wall
  • Enjoy face painting, crafts, midway rides and more

The event will also offer a farmers' market showcasing some of the best foods grown across the province.

Admission is free and festivities run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with the official opening and 21-gun salute beginning at noon.

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Michael Chan

“Canada Day is the perfect time to welcome Ontarians of all ages and ethnicities to Queen’s Park to celebrate together. We are a nation of immigrants, each with a story to tell, but we are connected by our love for Canada and Ontario.”

Michael Chan

Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade

Jeff Leal

“On Canada Day we have a wonderful opportunity to recognize the diverse talents and backgrounds of the people who make Ontario such a strong and unique part of Confederation. The farmers’ market at this year’s Queen’s Park Canada Day celebrations features a wide variety of fresh and delicious local food grown by farmers right here in Ontario.”

Jeff Leal

Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

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