Here’s how & where York Region is celebrating Canada Day this Friday
Canada Day Event Listings
Want to know what’s going on in your community this Canada Day but didn’t know where to look? Experienceyorkregion.com has you covered. We’ve searched the websites and compiled the info you need to enjoy Canada Day festivities wherever you live in York Region.
City of Markham
Canada Day Festival @ Markham Centre
Location: Markham Centre- Birchmount Road/Entreprise Boulevard
Date & Time: Friday July 1st, 3pm – 10pm
Activities: Food trucks, Kids Zone, Fireworks
City of Richmond Hill
Canada Day Festival
Location: Richmond Green Park- 1300 Elgin Mills Road East
Date & Time: Friday July 1st, 11am – 11pm
Activities: Food and beverage concessions, Attractions, Live performances, Fireworks (at 10pm)
*Admission is free. Fees may apply to some activities, vendors and exhibitors.
Town of Aurora
Dance in the Park
Location: Aurora Town Park- 49 Wells Street
Date & Time: Thursday June 30, 7pm – 11pm
Activities: Live bands, food, dancing, Rotary Beer Garden
Canada Day Parade
Location: Yonge Street (The route will be travelling north on Yonge Street from Murray Drive to Aurora Heights)
Date & Time: Friday July 1st, 10am
Activities: Marching bands, cultural performers, buskers, steel band and more.
Canada Day Festivities
Location: Lambert Wilson Park (115 Industrial Parkway North)
Date & Time: Friday July 1st, Live entertainment begins at 11am
Activities: Live entertainment, children’s activities, inflatables, mini-golf, food vendors and more (exact live entertainment schedule is described in the link, under the section ‘live entertainment schedule’)
Free Indoor Activities at Aurora Family Leisure Complex (*Limited Space)
Location: Aurora Family Leisure Complex- 135 Industrial Parkway North
Date & Time: Friday July 1st, activities between 10am – 3:30pm
Activities: Public swim, skate, parent/child and youth open gym drop ins
City of Vaughan
Vaughan Celebrates Canada Day
Location: Boyd Conservation Park– 8739 Islington Ave. West
* Free Shuttle bus and Park & Walk available- details on website
Date & Time: Friday July 1st, 2pm – 8pm
Activities: Live entertainment (Featured performance by singer/songwriter and JUNO award nominee Scott Helman at 7pm), Food Zone, arts and crafts, Video gaming stations, caricature artist, life size games and much more.
Town of East Gwillimbury
Canada Day Event
Location: Mount Albert Lions Community Centre– 5057 Mt. Albert Rd
Date & Time: Friday July 1st, 6pm – 10pm
Activities: Strolling entertainment (stilt walkers), Hockey circus show, hula hoop show, LED show, Live band, Kids activities (Creative club Lego), BBQ, Fireworks show to end it off at 10 p.m.
Town of Georgina
Canada Day Celebration at the ROC
Location: The ROC- 26479 Civic Centre Rd, Keswick
Date & Time: Friday July 1st, 2pm – 10pm
Activities: Live entertainment, children’s activities, inflatables, food and more. Live entertainment schedule link: https://www.georgina.ca/sites/default/files/entertainment_schedule_22_final_v2.pdf
Town of Newmarket
Location: Riverwalk Commons– 200 Doug Duncan Drive
Date & Time: Friday July 1st, 11am – 4pm
Activities: Live concerts at Riverwalk Commons featuring Ear Candy and Blush, Interactive activities for the whole family rides on the Tim Hortons Express Train, Roaming entertainment, Buskers, Vendors, and more.
Event Concert & Fireworks
Location: George Richardson Park– Bayview Parkway
Date & Time: Friday July 1st, 7:30pm – 10:30pm
Activities: Newmarket Citizen’s Band from 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. followed by a live concert from 9 to 10 p.m. featuring the band Switchbeat. Fireworks will take place from approximately 10:10 to 10:30 p.m.
Town of Whitchurch-Stouville
Canada Day Celebrations and Fireworks – Whitchurch-Stouffville Strawberry Festival
Location: Stouffville Memorial Park– 2 Park Dr, Whitchurch-Stouffville
Date & Time: Friday July 1st – Sunday July 3rd, starts at 9am each day
Canada Day festivities on Friday July 1st– 9am start
Activities: Fireworks at dusk. Canada Day picnic, Kids activities, Carnival, Food Zone, Full events schedule for Friday detailed on link.
Township of King
Canada Day Event in Kettleby Park
Location: Kettleby Park– Kettleby Road between Keele and Jane
Date & Time: Friday July 1st, 5pm – 10pm
Activities: Food (Bring your own food or purchase some at the event), Music, Fireworks., Children’s games, free cake, stage and grounds entertainment, historical tours of Kettleby and the event will end with a fireworks show