Canada 150

Canada DaysFrench Translation of Canada Days

Celebrate Canada's 150th birthday at Canada Days! A citywide celebration, Canada Days presents festivities at four locations across Toronto including a four-day festival at Nathan Phillips Square from June 30 to July 3, and one-day events at Mel Lastman Square, Humber Bay Park West and Scarborough Civic Centre on July 1. The rich fabric of Canada will be heard, seen and felt this summer!

Full program details to be announced in early-May.

Canada Days is part of TO Canada with Love, the City of Toronto's year-long program of celebrations, commemorations and exhibitions marking Canada's 150th birthday. 

Produced by the City of Toronto in partnership with the Province of Ontario and Government of Canada.

Canada Days at Nathan Phillips Square

Nathan Phillips Square
June 30 to July 3, 2017 – Afternoons to 11 pm

From June 30 to July 3, Canada Days at Nathan Phillips Square will bring Canada's rich cultural fabric to life through an incredible mix of music, dance, circus, street arts, nightly fireworks, and food and beverage. The dynamic music program features two stages showcasing current urban, indie, roots, pop and world music by emerging and established artists from across the city, all regions of the country, and around the world – reflecting Toronto's kaleidoscopic character, cultural diversity and creative energy. 

 


Canada Days at Mel Lastman Square

Mel Lastman Square
July 1, 2017 – 2 to 11 pm

The long-standing event – where Toronto celebrates Canada Day – continues with a special Canada 150 edition highlighting urban music and culture from Toronto, Canada and the world through Persian funk, Indigenous hip hop and indie rock, and Afro-Latin soul. Site animations including family-friendly activities, outdoor theatre, circus arts and a hospitality area offering food and beverage will be available for the public throughout the day. A spectacular fireworks show will end the evening at 10:55 pm. 

 


Canada Days at Scarborough Civic Centre

Scarborough Civic Centre
July 1, 2017 – 2 to 11 pm

The multi-stage event will feature performances by local, national and international music acts from desert blues, Taiwanese indie, and electronica to legends of reggae and South Asian hip hop that will get everyone on their feet. Hear the heartbeat of Canada at the drum stage through pow wow and dhol drum performances and experience the artistry of emerging singers, dancers and spoken word artists at the bandshell stage. A family activity zone and a hospitality area offering food and beverage will be available for the public throughout the day. A spectacular fireworks finale at 10:55 pm will end the night. 

 


Canada Days at Humber Bay Park West

Humber Bay Park West
July 1, 2017 – 2 to 11 pm

The family-friendly event features two stages with a full line-up of exciting performances by award-winning local, national and international artists creating contemporary music influenced by the cultures and communities of the Etobicoke area – Ukrainian, Polish, Filipino, South-Asian, Somali and more. A hospitality area offering food and beverage will be available for the public throughout the day. Site-specific dance and multi-arts performances on the water and throughout the green space will highlight the event's location at the mouth of Mimico Creek. The night concludes with a spectacular fireworks display at 10:55 pm. 


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