Canada Day 2015 is upon us! We’re open all day Canada Day, but we thought we’d compile a bit of list of what’s going on in our region so you can plan a really awesome Canada Day for you and your family! From the Laughing Demon family to yours — Happy Canada Day!
Canada Day 2015 Events
Downtown Kitchener’s events start at 4 pm and run until 11 pm.
This year’s Canadian Entertainment line up includes:
Heaven Through Hell
City Hall’s rooftop fireworks are expected to start up around 10:30
U of W is hosting a great day with entertainment for all ages at Columbia Lake Fields with a fireworks finale at 10pm. Through the day you’ll find tons of stuff for the kiddos including TVOKids Stage, face painting, water slide, and inflatable rides. You’ll find a food fair and craft beer garden, so no need to pack a lunch! An even show featuring the Strumbellas and Kim Mitchell starts at 6:30. Find out more details on University of Waterloo’s Canada Day Celebration Page.
Colombia Lake’s fireworks are expected to start around 10:00
If your looking for a quieter family day, consider Waterloo Regional Museum. They are offering free admission to the museum and the living history village for a fun Canada Day family event including musical entertainment, fun games like croquet and horseshoes.
For all you early risers, Cambridge Riverside Park events start at eight in the morning with a fishing derby. The annual Canada Day parade starts at 1 p.m. at King and Bishop streets, running down King to Eagle Street. This year’s round-up of events:
Fishing Derby – 8am – 11am
Food & Other Vendors – 9am – 10pm
Carnival/Midway – 12pm – 11pm
Parade – 1pm – 2:30pm
Children’s Area – 1pm – 6pm
Beer Garden – 12pm – 10pm
Live Bands – Throughout Afternoon
Fireworks – approx. 9:30pm.
Cambridge coordinators expect to start the fireworks around 9:30
In Guelph celebrates Canada Day at Riverside Park, starting at 11 a.m. with family activities and a food court. The Royal City Big Band performs an evening concert at 7:30 p.m. Riverside is very much a family venue and — Momstown Guelph can tell you more about all of it!
Expect fireworks to start around 10 p.m
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