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Being in the automotive industry for over 30 years, we have created this presence by continuously building trust and taking care of our communities. We wish everybody a very happy Canada Day and hope you enjoy these Canada day events.


The 3 day long weekend is one of its kind, off course because it is the 150th birthday of Canada. The events start on early Friday evening and ends after a majestic 3 days long extravaganza. Below is the schedule of events for the entire weekend.


Official Sites:
– Parliament Hill
– Major’s Hill Park
– Canadian Museum of History

June 30th

Major’s Hill Park:
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.: Buskers, trivia games, airbrush tattoos, fun photo opportunities
4:30 p.m.: Swing dancing performance
5:00 p.m.: Pukawiss dancers Performance, David R Maracle – Spirit World and Traditional Regalia Dance
7:15 p.m.-10:00 p.m: Jonathan Painchaud; Moon vs. Sun
Canadian Museum of History:
5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.: Inflatable games, wall climbing and live wild animals
5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.: dance performances by Syrian refugee children
8:30 p.m: A silent battle of the DJs featuring DJ TIZI, DJ Little Fever and DJ Rise Ashen


Parliament Hill:
9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m: Public entertainment, a carillon concert, pop-up performances
11:40 a.m.-1:15 p.m.: Opening celebrations, A 21-gun salute “Salute to the Canadian Armed Forces” Air Show with the Snowbirds, CF-18 and vintage planes
Special presence of: The Prime Minister of Canada
1:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.: Citizenship Ceremony, CIBC Reaffirmation Program, concert featuring Kinnie Starr and others.
5:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.: Canada 150th “Sharing Dance”, street performers, a dance battle, pop-up concerts, buskers, floating decorations and more.
8:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m.: Evening show featuring Canadian artists Cirque du Soleil, Alessia Cara, Marie-Mai, Walk Off The Earth, Lisa LeBlanc and more.
11:00 p.m.: The President’s Choice® Canada Day fireworks begin

Best Viewing Spots:
The central loop of Confederation Boulevard
Major’s Hill Park, overlooking the Ottawa River
The lawn of the Canadian Museum of History along the Gatineau side of the Ottawa River

Major’s Hill Park:
9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.: buskers, trivia games, face painting, fun photo opportunities, swing dancing performances, rides for kids on the VIA Rail miniature train, the Chicken Farmers of Canada’s 25th annual Great Canadian Chicken BBQ, and much more.
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.: Rotating live entertainment acts
10:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.: Rotating family acts
6:15 p.m.-10:20 p.m.: Ruth B, Laurence Nerbonne, Mother Mother as well as DJ Rise Ashen with Lil Theland

Canadian Museum of History:
From 9:00 a.m. to midnight, Inflatable games, wall climbing, live wild animals, puppet theatre, a Syrian house, plus the official opening of the museums’ new Canadian History Hall
6:30 p.m.: The Souljazz Orchestra
9:00 p.m.: The Lost Fingers presenting a special Canada 150 show

Other Sites
Various sites around the city are offering free admission and special programming on Canada Day including national museums (Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, Canada Aviation and Space Museum, Canadian History Museum, Canadian Museum of Nature, Canadian War Museum, Diefenbunker: Canada’s Cold War Museum, National Gallery of Canada), as well as the Bytown Museum, the National Arts Centre and the TD Ottawa Jazz Festival.

July 2nd

Major’s Hill Park
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.: live entertainment, buskers, trivia games, face painting, fun photo opportunities, rides for kids on the VIA Rail miniature train and more.

Canadian Museum of History
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.: The museum is offering similar indoor and outdoor family-friendly programming as on July 1