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2018 Canada Day Celebrations in Markham

Sunday, July 1, 2018

3:00 p.m. - 12 a.m.

The Official Site of Markham's Canada Day Celebration
is located in Milne Dam Conservation Park,
8251 McCowan Road

There will be NO PARKING at Milne Dam Conservation Park.

Parking is available at the new location of Centennial Community Centre

8600 McCowan Road
see below map

Shuttle Buses will take you, your family and friends
to the official Markham's Canada Day Celebration

  in Milne Dam Conservation Dam Park.

Shuttle buses will be available at Centennial Community Centre and Milne Dam Conservation Park.
They will run between 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.
There will be no shuttle buses between 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. due to the People’s Parade.

Last shuttle into the park is 9:45 p.m. for fireworks.

The free shuttle buses will take you back to the Centennial Community Centre.

Markham's Canada Day Celebrations kick off with festivities including live entertainment,
international food vendors and a wide variety of activities for the kids.
The celebrations culminate in a joyful fireworks display at sunset,
for Markham's residents and all of our friends and family
from neighboring communities to come out and enjoy.

From 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. visit the Kid's Activity Zone
for airbrush tattoos, drawing, balloons
Learn-to-Camp by Parks Canada and more!

People's Parade

Sunday, July 1, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Beginning at McCowan Road and Highway 7, leading in to Milne Dam Conservation Park

Watch the past, present and future of Markham come to life at the People's Parade!

Members of the community are encourages to join the procession and show their pride as Canadians for Canada's 151st birthday.

Entertainment Schedule

3:00 p.m. - Doo Doo the Clown
3:10 p.m.
- Emma from Sugar Pops
3:20 p.m.
- Doo Doo the Clown
3:30 p.m.
- “Remember Me” from Pixar’s Coco By Scott Dion Brown
3:50 p.m.
- Doo Doo the Clown
4:30 p.m.
- PA Dayz
4:50 p.m.
- Opening Ceremonies
5:50 p.m.
- Doo Doo the Clown
6:05 p.m.
- Song Medley By Markham Federation of Filipino Canadians
6:25 p.m.
- Rùm Cuillin
6:40 p.m.
- Doo Doo the Clown
6:55 p.m.
- Daniela Di Star Search Markham Top 15 Finalist
7:15 p.m.
- Michelle White Star Search Markham 3rd Place Winner
8:05 p.m.
- Something Free
9:00 p.m.
- Special Evening Performance by Neon Dreams
10:00 p.m.
- Grand Finale Fireworks
10:30 p.m.
- Turning Point

International Food Vendors Offer:
Ice Cream
Funnel Cakes
Fruit Smoothies
Fresh Juices
Bubble Tea
Soft Drinks
Hot Dogs
Fish and Chips
Fresh Cut Fries
Twisting Sweet Potatoes
Blooming Onions
Roasted Sweet Corn on the Cob
Deep-fried Chicken
Chicken Tenders
Bacon and Kimichi Poutines
Lamb or Beef Shish Kebab
BBQ Eel or Squid
Deep Fried Tofu
and More!


Canada Day Celebration on Main Street Unionville

Celebrate Canada Day on Main Street Unionville. map

July 1, 2018 at 1 p.m to 5 p.m.

Live entertainment, balloons-with-a-twist,
and horse and carriage rides for charity.

Then later enjoy the sounds of the Kindred Spirit Orchestra at 8 p.m.
(at the corner of Main Street and Fred Varley Drive)  map

 Kristian Alexander | conductor  
 Jing Ye | violinist  
 Jesse Dietschi | contrabassist  

   Michael Berec | host  
 Beethoven, Overture to King Stephen, Op. 117  
 J. Strauss, Radetzki March  
 Ravel, Boléro  
 Bottesini, Concerto for contrabass and orchestra No. 2  
 Brahms, Hungarian Dance No. 1  
 Saint-Saëns, Dance macabre  
 Tchaikovsky, The year 1812, solemn overture, Op. 49

Free admission.

Canada Day Celebrations
at the Pride of Canada Carousel

Join us this Sunday, July 1st, for Canada Day celebrations
at the Pride of Canada Carousel
, 8080 Birchmount Road, Unionville map
for free rides, face painting, balloon twisting plus treats from 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.!

And then head over to The Origin (169 - 179 Enterprise Blvd. map)
for live entertainment and face painting from 2:15 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.

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