Major events and celebrations

Show your pride for Canada by participating in one of these major events and celebrations.


Services and information

Canada 150

Celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation! Commemorate events, celebrate accomplishments and honour individuals who have helped shape Canada as we know it today.

Canada Day

Take part in the nation’s biggest birthday party on July 1. Witness the ceremonies, shows and fireworks and take in the musical talent at several locations in the nation’s capital.

Celebrate Canada days

Participate in this special week of celebrations that begins on National Aboriginal Day (June 21) and comes to a spectacular finish on Canada Day (July 1).

Royal tours

Get information about current, upcoming and past royal tours in Canada and the protocol to follow when meeting the Royal Family.

Games of la Francophonie

Cheer on the athletes and artists that take part in these games that are held every four years.


Get funding in support of national celebrations, commemorative events and anniversaries.


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