Special Events Office

Canada Day, July 1, 2014


photo of Canada Day fireworks

Canada Day 

Tuesday, July 1, 2014
5 pm to 10:30 pm 

Mel Lastman Square
5100 Yonge Street

Free Admission

Celebrate Canada's 147th birthday with a fun-filled evening of live music and dance performances, family activities and a spectacular fireworks show choreographed to music.

Show your Canadian pride and pick up a Canadian flag at information booth locations (while quantities last). We acknowledge the support of the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage.

5, 6 & 7 pm - A thrilling cirque performance by Zero Gravity Circus. Circus Wonderland is an aerial acrobatics spectacle based on Alice in Wonderland.

5 pm – 8 pm - Face painting, hair painting and temporary Canadian flag tattoo art by the Picasso Painters.

8 pm -  Welcome

8:05 pm - 2014 JUNO award-winner and Toronto-based alterative-country singer-songwriter Justin Rutledge will be performing solo songs from his new album Daredevil, featuring the songs of the Tragically Hip.

9 pm -  Roots rockers NQ Arbuckle will be performing music from their latest release The Future Happens Anyway with special guests.

10:15 pm -  Fireworks show by Circus Orange. Circus Orange combines live action performance with pyrotechnics, special effects, stunts and rigging, blurring the line between performance and technology in a pure entertainment experience.

Mel Lastman Square - North York Civic Centre
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