The annual Canada Day celebration and fireworks display takes place in various locations throughout Ottawa. There is continuous entertainment throughout the day at Parliament Hill, Major’s Hill Park, and Jacques-Cartier Park, and on closed streets downtown.
|Flag Raising Ceremony and Changing of the Guard at Parliament Hill||9:00 am – 10:00 am / A perfect way to kick-start your Canada Day with pomp and pageantry.
Carillon Concert at 10:00 am
|Canada Day Noon Show at Parliament Hill||noon – 1:30 p.m. / Featuring live entertainment and kids activities.|
|Canada Day Evening Show at Parliament Hill||7:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. / Live music and entertainment|
|Evening Show at Major’s Hill Park||6:15 pm – 10:30 pm / Live music and entertainment on the Tim Hortons Stage|
|Canadian Museum of History||9:00 am – 5:00 pm / Arts, crafts and entertainment|
| Fireworks||11:00 p.m. / The fireworks are launched from five separate locations, creating a dazzling 360-degree display. Note that Parliament Hill is not the best viewing location, because your view may be blocked by the tall buildings.|