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City of Charlottetown Canada Day Activities

Victoria Park

Friday, July 1, 2016

Join Charlottetown Mayor Clifford Lee and City Council to celebrate Canada Day in Charlottetown - the Birthplace of Confederation and the Capital City of Prince Edward Island.

All events are FREE - everyone is welcome!

Time Event
11:30 a.m. Charlottetown's Official Canada Day Opening Ceremonies
Details: Opening Remarks by dignitaries, flag raising, the singing of the national anthem, 21-Gun Salute and Canada Day Birthday Cake.
12 p.m. - 10 p.m. 10-Hour Live Outdoor Concert - A Celebration of Island Musicians
12:15 - 12:45 p.m. Mi'kmaq Legends
1:00 - 1:45 p.m. Catherine O'Brien and the Fraser Express
2:00 - 2:45 p.m. The Woodpeckers
3:00 - 3:45 p.m. The Chaisson Trio
4:00 - 4:45 p.m. Adam MacGregor and the Foes
5:00 - 5:45 p.m. Yak Bak
6:00 - 6:45 p.m. Lady Soul
7:00 - 7:45 p.m. The Johnny Oliver Band
8:00 - 8:45 p.m. Copy Cat
9:00 - 9:45 p.m. Love Junkies
9:55 p.m. Singing of O'Canada
1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Canada Day Family Activities
Details: Balloon twisting, face painting, bouncy rides, horse and wagon rides, petting zoo, and so much more.
1 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Food Vending Area, Victoria Park
10:00 p.m. Fireworks Display
Details: Spectacular fireworks display from the shores of Victoria Park. Bring your own chairs and blankets for seating to enjoy one of the largest fireworks displays in Canada.

NOTICE: The Victoria Park Lane will be closed to traffic from 6 a.m. until 11 p.m.

* In case of inclement weather, the fireworks will be postponed until the following evening (Saturday, July 2). The 10-hour concert on July 1 is a rain or shine event. The Canada Day Family Activities from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. are weather dependent. In the event of inclement weather, an announcement will be made on the City's Facebook page and sent to local media.

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Please Note: The sound of fireworks can cause anxiety for pets. It is suggested that owners ensure their pets have proper identification and are kept at a safe distance from the fireworks or left at home for the duration of the fireworks. Pet owners are also reminded to clean up after their pets and keep them on a leash at all times, as per the City's Dog Control Bylaw.

A big thank-you to our sponsors: Canadian Heritage, Ocean 100 and Hot 105.5 and The Guardian.

For more information, contact the City of Charlottetown at 902-566-5548 or the City's Tourism Office at: 902-629-4116 or 902-629-4117.

To download a printable PDF version of the schedule click here


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