With Canada Day fast approaching on July 1st, make sure that you’re celebrating Canada’s 146th birthday in style!
Here at BUNAC we’ve rounded up the best of what’s going on in Canada and here in the UK to celebrate all things Canada, so there’s no excuse not to celebrate Canada’s favourite holiday!
Join the official city celebrations of Toronto
With celebrations being held in Mel Lastman Square, join in on the Harbourfront centre event for a day of markets, cafes, games, music and dance! Billed as a ‘culturally diverse, fun and innovative’ you are sure to have a great day as an honourary Canuck!
If you are in the area, then make sure you are on the harbour on 30th June for waterfront fireworks!
Canada Day at Canada Palace, Vancouver
Join the party with over 250,000 others in the cities largest celebrations with over 25 music and dance acts, extreme sports displays and a celebration of great Canadian inventions. Stick around until the evening to experience the Canada Day parade from 7pm, and enjoy an ‘awe-inspiring’ double-barge fireworks display.
Spend Canada Day in the Capital
If anyone is close to the capital Ottawa (only 4 hours away from Toronto), this is by far the biggest celebration in Canada. Canada’s capital region buzzes with activity, as Canadians from across the country flock to the capital to show their national pride.
The festivities take place on Parliament Hill, in downtown parks and on the streets. Enjoy 13 hours of FREE family fun including music, dance, cuisine, exhibits and displays from across the nation, all in honour of Canada’s 146th birthday.
Still in the UK? Join in on the Celebrations still!
Just because you’re not heading over to Canada just yet, it doesn’t mean you have to miss out! Make a trip to the capital and celebrate Canada day in Trafalgar Square in London.
Enjoy the final of the coveted James R. Wright Cup street hockey tournament at the purpose-built hockey arena, followed by an evening of free music events and even a free yoga session! The new Taste of Canada campaign means you can head to a number of restaurants in London for some traditional Canadian food. Poutine, anyone?
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