City of Charlottetown Canada Day Activities
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!
||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.
|1:00 - 1:45 p.m.
||Catherine O'Brien and the Fraser Express
|2:00 - 2:45 p.m.
|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.
|6:00 - 6:45 p.m.
|7:00 - 7:45 p.m.
||The Johnny Oliver Band
|8:00 - 8:45 p.m.
|9:00 - 9:45 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
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