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2017 Canada Day Celebrations in Markham

Saturday, July 1, 2017

3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Location: Milne Dam Conservation Park map
East side of McCowan Road, south of Highway 7

Free Admission

There is NO public parking at Milne Dam Conservation Area.

FREE parking is available at the Markville Shopping Centre, 5000 Highway 7  map
 and free shuttle buses from Markville to Milne Dam Conservation Area will be available
from 12 noon - 3:45 p.m. & 4:30 p.m. - midnight.

Ride your bike to Milne Dam Conservation Area. Bike racks will be provided (please bring your own bike lock).

The People’s Parade leads the procession into Milne Dam Conservation Area, the location of our official Canada Day Celebration.
Beginning at McCowan Road and Highway 7, the Parade showcases the diversity and creativity of Markham’s communities and residents.
Enjoy colourful floats, dancers, entertainers and much more beginning at 4:00 p.m.

 The official Canada Day Celebration begins at 4:30 p.m. when we raise the Canadian flag and proudly sing our national anthem.

On-stage performances feature a wide range of music and dance selections by local and well-known artists to entertain audience members of all ages.

We end a great day with a large-scale fireworks display beginning at 10:00 p.m.

Milne Dam Conservation Area provides an idyllic setting for the Canada Day festivities, with ample space for an audience of over 25,000
- including families, youth and seniors from all backgrounds and cultures in Markham

3:00 to 6:00 p.m. - FREE Children’s activities, balloon twist, colouring zone, airbrush tattoos,
                         meet your favourite kids mascot, performance by Doo Doo the Clown,
Little Pear Garden Dance and more
3:00 to 10:00 p.m. - Live entertainment, food and displays
4:30 p.m. - National Anthem and flag-raising ceremony
6:30 p.m. - Splash 'N Boots
7:25 p.m. - Julia Gartha, Star Search Markham Winner
8:00 p.m. - Panicland, Canadian pop band
9:00 p.m. - Special Performance by Francesco Yates, Chart-topping Canadian singer-songwriter
Dusk (Approximate 10:00 p.m.) - Fireworks display (No unauthorized fireworks allowed)



Canada Day Celebration on Main Street Unionville

Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.

Location: Unionville's Millennium Bandstand
 (at the corner of Main Street and Fred Varley Drive)  map

The Kindred Spirits Orchestra celebrates Canada Day with an 8 p.m. gala performance concert at the Bandstand.

Beethoven, Leonore overture No. 3

Tchaikovsky, The Tempest, Fantasy Overture    
Brahms, Tragische Overture, Op. 81    
Verdi, Overture to La forza del destino    
J. Strauss, Radetzki March    
Brahms, Hungarian Dance No. 1

Tchaikovsky, The year 1812, solemn overture, Op. 49 View Notes Listen

Kristian Alexander | conductor

Free admission. 



Celebrate Canada’s 150 Birthday at the Pride of Canada Carousel

July 1, 2017

12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Address: 8080 Birchmount Rd., Unionville, ON, L6G 0B6

What can be more Canadian than spending the 150th Birthday of Canada on the Pride of Canada Carousel
which has 44 unique characters portraying Canadian animals, culture and history.

Join in on the fun happening in downtown Markham including free face painting and balloon twisting activities.


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