Canada Day in the Capital

Canada Day

Canada Day in Canada's Capital Region 2018 was a success! Thanks to all who participated, to our partners and generous volunteers who proudly celebrated our great country on June 30th and July 1st.

Join us in 2019, for a Canada Day celebration just as memorable!

In Canada's Capital Region

An epic weekend of festivities awaits you as we highlight Canada Day on three official sites! Join us in expressing Canadian pride and a common sense of belonging to such a diverse country on June 30 and July 1. Fun-filled activities and live entertainment will pump up the crowd for sure! There will be something for everyone to enjoy on Parliament Hill, at the Canadian Museum of History and at Major's Hill Park. Don't miss out!

Calendar of events

Join the Canada Day party in Ottawa–Gatineau on June 30 and July 1.

Official sites

Learn about the official sites that host Canada Day activities.

Performing artists

Discover the performers who will liven up the stage on Parliament Hill and other official sites.

Visitor information

Explore Canada's Capital Region and find information about facilities, transportation, security, accessibility and other services.


Gaze at the spectacular President's Choice® Canada Day fireworks on July 1.


Be a part of an enthusiastic team of volunteers.


See the sponsors that help make possible Canada Day events in Ottawa–Gatineau.


Get quick links to information and contacts for media inquiries about Canada Day in Canada's Capital Region.


Canada Day activities across the country

Gather in your community to celebrate Canada Day and show your pride in being Canadian.

History of Canada Day

Canadians across the country and around the world show their pride in their history, culture and achievements.

Join the conversation


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