CTVNewsOttawa.ca takes a look at the Canada Day activities happening in Ottawa.
Canada Day in Canada’s Capital Region
Canadian Heritage will host “Canada Day 2022” at LeBreton Flats Park in Ottawa and at Place des festivals Zibi in Gatineau.
LeBreton Flats Park
LeBreton Flats Park will host the daytime ceremony at 11:30 a.m. and the evening show at 8 p.m.
The daytime ceremony will feature: Lisa LeBlanc, Tenille Townes, Chantal Kreviazuk, Sarahmee, DJ Shub, Boogat, Kellie Loder, Sebastian Gaskin, Josiane Comeau, Riit, Gurdeep Pandher.
The evening show will feature Charlotte Cardin, Salebarbes, Walk Off The Earth, Ariane Moffatt, Sarahmee, Neon Dreams, Riit, Cindy Bedard, Sebastian Gaskin and Gurdeep Pandher.
You can also visit the Tim Hortons Summer Fun Zone, Grains on the Go Exhibit, Giant Tiger GT VIP Zone, Via Rail Miniature Train and more.
Zibi Festival Square
Canada Day events will take place at Zibi Festival Place from 9 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Friday. There will be performances by emerging artists and activities for the family.
Discover emerging artists including Lisa LeBlanc, Jonathan Roy, ALLDAYJAM aka Mike Clay, Melissa Ouimet, Geneviève et Alain, Marie Clo, Kia Kelly and Double Magnum. You can also attend BMX demonstrations and participate in many activities.
While the main Canada Day festivities will be held at LeBreton Flats Park, Canadian Heritage says Canada Day activities will be held on Parliament Hill on Friday.
There will be an aerial performance by the SkyHawks. The Canadian Forces Snowbirds are scheduled to perform an air show from 3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
The Tim Hortons Canada Day Fireworks will take place near LeBreton Flats Park starting at 10 p.m.
According to Canadian Heritage, the best views will be of LeBreton Flats Park, Zibi Festival Square and surrounding streets.
For more information, visit Canadian Heritage’s Canada Day website.
NATIONAL ARTS CENTER
Celebrate Canada Day at the National Arts Centre.
Attend a free NAC Orchestra concert, learn how to make a paper birchbark basket or create your own Canada Day dance, attend a powwow practice class and listen to the Unisong choir .
For more information, visit https://nac-cna.ca/fr/series/la-fete-du-canada-day.
TD OTTAWA JAZZ FESTIVAL
The TD Ottawa Jazz Festival offers free local performances on Canada Day at Marion Dewar Plaza at Ottawa City Hall.
Enjoy live music from the Jazz Youth Summit, Prime Rib Big Band, Lynne Hanson and the Lionyls.
For more information, visit https://ottawajazzfestival.com/
RCMP MUSICAL WALK
Celebrate Canada Day with the RCMP Musical Ride.
Enjoy a family show on July 1 at 2 p.m., with shows also scheduled for July 2 and 3 at 6 p.m.
The show is free, but donations for the Ottawa Food Bank will be collected Friday and Saturday. On Sunday, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress will collect donations to support displaced Ukrainian families in Ottawa.
The RCMP Musical Ride will take place at the Musical Ride Center at 1 Sandridge Road.
For more information visit https://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/en/celebrate-canada-day-weekend
For more information on each museum in the area, visit the websites.
CANADA DAY IN BARHAVEN
Canada Day in Barrhaven 2022 is scheduled for Thursday, June 30 through Sunday, July 3.
Discover Midway, Kidz Zone, food vendors, entertainment stages and more.
Canada Day activities on Friday include a seniors and family breakfast, Midway, multicultural performances, Indigenous vendors, musical performances and fireworks at 10 p.m.
For more information visit https://canadadaybarrhaven.ca/
CANADA DAY IN GREELY
Enjoy the Canada Day festivities at the Greely Community Center.
Events include pancake brunch at 11 a.m., children’s games and interactive events, and “Fantastic Fireworks” at 9:30 p.m.
For more information click here – https://www.greelycommunity.ca/index.php/upcoming-events/82-canada-day-in-greely/2022-07-01-11-00
CANADA DAY IN KANATA
Celebrate Canada Day in Kanata on Friday.
Festivities include a family entertainment zone, live bands and fireworks at 10 p.m. The midway opens at 10 a.m. on July 1 and there will be family entertainment all day.
For more information, visit https://canadadayinkanata.com/.
O CANADA ORLEANS
Don’t miss the free non-stop activities, music and entertainment to celebrate Canada Day at Ô Canada Orléans.
Festivities will be held at Petrie Island.
Events include a KIDZONE, Beach BBQ, School of Rock Rising Stars and Fireworks.
For more information, visit https://www.ocanadaorleans.ca/.
CANADA DAY IN STITTSVILLE
The Stittsville Village Association presents Canada Day in Stittsville.
The party will take place from 1 to 10 p.m. Friday on the grounds of Sacred Heart High School – 5870 Abbott Street East.
Don’t miss the inflatables and games, food, live music and fireworks at 10 p.m.
For more information, visit https://www.stittsvilleva.com/event/canada-day-in-stittsville-2022/.
The Osgoode Village Community Association invites you to enjoy Canada Day in Osgoode.
Events include a parade on Osgoode Main Street, children’s activities, the zoo crew, a talent show, music by Heirs of the Dog and fireworks at 10 p.m.
Events will take place at the Stuart Holmes Arena on Osgoode Main.
For more information, visit https://www.osgoodevillage.org/canada-day.html.
The Riverside South Community Association invites you to enjoy the Canada Day fireworks.
Enjoy the music starting at 8 p.m., with fireworks starting at dusk.
The event will take place at Claudette Cain Park.
For more information, visit https://riversidesouth.org/canada-day.
CANADA DAY IN ARLINGTON TREND
Celebrate Canada Day with the Trend Arlington Community Association.
The festivities begin at 5 p.m. on Friday, with entertainment in the space around the community center at 50 Bellman Drive. The festivities will end with a fireworks display at sunset.
For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/441954810652137?ref=newsfeed.
CANADA DAY IN WEST CARLETON-MARCH
Com. Eli El-Chantiry says Royal Canadian Legion West Carleton Branch 616 in Constance Bay is hosting a pork roast dinner and live entertainment Friday starting at 3 p.m.
The Dunrobin Community Association is hosting a Canada Day celebration at the Dunrobin Community Center on Thomas A. Dolan Drive. The festivities begin at 6 p.m. and include a barbecue, live band and fireworks.