Canada Day 2017 in Burlington

Canadian FlagThis year, our great nation will celebrate its 150th birthday on Saturday, July 1st and there will be loads of FUN and ENTERTAINMENT for friends and family to enjoy! As always, there are great activities to participate in on this fabulous summer statutory holiday. At Burlington Kids, it is important to us that you have information in advance to plan your day and maximize your FUN! Here is a of planned Canada Day celebrations in Burlington, updated for 2017.


Spencer Smith and Waterfront Park – Noon to 10:00 pm – FREE Admission

1400 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington, ON L7S 1A1

As always, this Burlington event that makes the TOP 100 List for Festivals in Ontario will be jammed packed with entertainment, food and fun! The musical lineup for the city’s Canada Day celebrations will include the likes of the Burlington Teen Tour Band (BTTB), Mystic Drumz, Kobbler Jay, and many others. There will be countless vendors, too. The following is a detailed listing of scheduled events:

Main Stage – Performance Lineup

Time Artist Location             
Noon Prime Live Band Main Stage
1 p.m. Opening ceremonies with Burlington Teen Tour Band Main Stage
2 p.m. Mystic Drumz Main Stage
3 p.m. Sir John A MacDonald – The Characters Talent Agency Main Stage
3:30 p.m. Come Home 2 Burlington Featured Act Main Stage
4:15 p.m. Eva Bighorse and the Cayuga Lake Dancers Main Stage
5 p.m. Kobbler Jay Main Stage
5:30 p.m. Mount Farewell Main Stage
6 p.m. Tianna Woods Main Stage
9 p.m. Symphony on the Bay Main Stage
10 p.m. Fireworks presented by BUNZL Canada
Main Stage

Park Activities – Family Zone 

Noon-5 p.m. Face painting with BeeBop the Clown Family Zone
Noon-5 p.m. Balloon animals with MD Children Entertainment Family Zone
Noon-5 p.m. Photo booth with Mardi Gras Photo Booth Family Zone
Noon-5 p.m. Hair spray art with Edu-corp Family Zone
Noon-5 p.m. Inflatables with Niagara Inflatables and Main Event Fun Family Zone
Noon-6 p.m. Canadian hockey player and Canadian Mountie stilt walkers with Heath Tarlin Throughout the park
9 a.m. Canada Day 5km Run and 1km Kids Run East Lawn
10 a.m. Yoga West Lawn
2 p.m. & 4 p.m.
Scholars in Collars Dog Show East Lawn


Burlington also usually plays host to other events to mark Canada Day, so check back to this article to see what else will be happening to mark Canada’s 150th on July 1st! 

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