In Canada’s Capital Region

On July 1, enjoy the free shows and activities taking place at LeBreton Flats Park and in the heart of Ottawa-Gatineau.

Schedule — LeBreton Flats Park

Between 9 am and 10:30 pm (ET), LeBreton Flats Park comes alive for Canada Day celebrations. Have a look at the programming!

Activities — elsewhere in Ottawa-Gatineau

Canada Day is perhaps the most exciting time to be in downtown Ottawa-Gatineau. See all the experiences that await you on July 1.

Can’t-miss events

Daytime ceremony

The daytime ceremony kicks off the national celebrations. It offers us the opportunity to connect with people from different communities, bringing us closer through our shared values and experiences.

Evening show

The evening show brings people together across the country as Canadian artists unite to promote local culture. It’s also your chance to sing and dance to Canadian classics and newer hits!

Fireworks display

The celebrations end in style in Canada’s Capital Region as the Tim Hortons Canada Day fireworks light up the Ottawa-Gatineau sky. Discover the best vantage points!

Google map

This Canada Day, plan your trips to Canada’s Capital Region using this Google map.

Make the most of Canada Day

  • Discover the observation points for the fireworks display
  • Plan your trips and give yourself more time
  • Use public transit,  the best way to get around on July 1
  • Consult the planned street and bridge closures
  • Arrive early to go through security screening
  • Bring your reusable water bottle
  • Don’t forget: comfortable shoes, sunscreen, hat, etc.

Show and celebrate your Canadian pride!

Major sponsors

VIA Rail Canada
Grain Farmers of Ontario

Participating sponsors

GoodLife Fitness
Ottawa Senators Hockey Club
GoGo Squeez
Smoke's Poutinerie

Official sponsors

Giant Tiger logo
Tim Hortons logo
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