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Canada Day in the 416

Attention patriots! Here's the 411 on Canada Day celebrations in the 416:

Downsview Park Canada Day Celebrations (35 Carl Road)
Largest Canada Day celebration in the GTA. Musical performances and fireworks.
11am-11pm

Canada Dry Festival of Fire at Ontario Place (955 Lakeshore Blvd W)
Fireworks begin at 10:30pm each night from July 1-8 (internationally themed).

Historic Fort York (100 Garrison Rd)
Fort York Guard performs musket drills and artillery demos + fife & drum music. For the less military: cooking and dance demonstrations!
10am - 5 pm

Milliken District Park Canada Day Fireworks
5555 Steeles Avenue (Steeles & McCowan Rd)
Fireworks start at dusk.

95.3 New Country Canada Day Festival
Sunnyside Beach (Parkside & Lakeshore Blvd)
Free concerts, food & arts n crafts.
11 am - 9 pm

Celebrate Canada Day at Mel Lastman Square (5100 Yonge St)
Live concerts and fireworks.

Chin International Picnic (Exhibition Place)
July 1 - 3
Huge cultural festival with song and dance entertainment, a circus, amusement park, rides and games, beer garden, dozens of food concessions, major sports events; an International Shopping Bazaar and international headline entertainers.
12-10:30pm

Councillor Palacio's Canada Day at Earlscourt Park (St Clair & Lansdowne)
Music, games and FREE bbq.
12pm - 4pm

Dominion Day - Citizenship Ceremony at Black Creek Pioneer Village (1000 Murray Ross Parkway)
Ceremony at 2pm. Activities all day from 11am - 5pm

Carolyn Bennet St. Paul's Annual Canada Day Picnic at Wells Hill Park
Live entertainment, face painting, free hot dogs & drinks, and Native Smudge Ceremony.
12-3 pm

East York Toronto - Canada Day Fun at Stan Wadlow Park (Woodbine & O'Connor Ave)
Parade starts at 9am, Midway starts at 11am.
Fireworks start at 10 pm (Woodbine/Cosburn Ave).

Scarborough Canada Day Parade
Starts at Scarborough Civic Centre on Borough Drive down to Brimley Road to Lawrence.
5 pm

Scarborough Canada Day Celebrations at Thomson Park (Brimley, N of Lawrence)
Picnic and musical entertainment.
10 am

Queen's Park Canada Day (University and Wellesley Ave)
Musical entertainment, rides, clowns, exhibits.
11am

Rotary Club of Etobicoke's Toronto Ribfest/Canada Day at Centennial Park
Fireworks, live music, food. See Jerrold's Ribfest post.
Various event times.

Canada Day at Toronto Zoo (361 Old Finch Ave)
Free cake, face painting, and buskers.
9am-7:30pm

Canada Day at Todmorden Mills
Heritage Museum and Arts Centre

Broadlands Canada Day Old Style Community Picnic (19 Castlegrove Blvd)
12-4pm

Beaches Lions Club Canada Day Family Festival at Kew Garden Park
12-6pm

Art in the Park - Family Program at the AGO (317 Dundas St W)
Free family activities in Grange Park and admission to the AGO.
12-4pm

Amesbury Canada Day Celebrations at Amesbury Community Centre and Park (1507 Lawrence Avenue West)
11am - Free pancakes (while quantities last), entertainment, kids games, and rides, flea market all day long, and food.
Fireworks at 10pm.

(photo taken at the CBC Broadcase Ctr during the last election)


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