Canada Day At Mel-Lastman Square
Celebrate everything you love about Canada with the City of Toronto’s annual Canada Day fireworks and events. Programming details for 2023 will be announced later
Celebrate everything you love about Canada with the City of Toronto’s annual Canada Day fireworks and events. Programming details for 2023 will be announced later in the year
12 p.m. – Indigenous blessing & welcome by Cat Criger
12:05 p.m. – The Haneen Women’s Choir
1:15 p.m. – Brazillian music by JER
2:15 p.m. – Speeches, cake cutting, and National Anthem, O Canada, performed by Mis Blandine
2:30 p.m. – Congolese rhumba and R&B music by Mis Blandine and the Caza Jazz Orchestra
3:30 p.m. – Spoken word & hip-hop music by Beny Esguerra & New Tradition Music
4:30 p.m. – Iranian music by the Canadian Gohla Orchestra
5:30 p.m. – Celtic music by Alana & Leigh Cline
Around the Square
12:45 p.m. & 1:45 p.m. – Roller skate performance by The Groovin Girls
12 p.m. to 6 p.m. – Toronto Star Exhibition: Sounds Like Toronto, beside the pond
1 p.m. to 5 p.m. – Stilt walking basketballer Nick Nets
1 p.m., 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. – Comedy & music in the parkette by Mike Wood
2 p.m. to 6 p.m. – Whimsical roaming by Stasia Fantastia
3 p.m. & 5 p.m. – Trash Panda Brass Band
Fun Activities & Dance Lessons
12 p.m. to 6 p.m. – Shaker & hand-drum making with Blank Canvases in the tents by the plaza
12 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. – Airbrush tattoos by Picasso Painters in the parkette
3 p.m. – Cuban salsa dance lesson with Dailyn Martinez in the pond
4 p.m. – Voguing dance lesson with Danah Rosales in the pond
5 p.m. – Popping & waving dance lesson with A.J. Harper in the pond
Please note, a section of Yonge St between North York Centre and Hillcrest Ave is closed to southbound traffic on July 1.
Acknowledging our Truth
The City of Toronto acknowledges that Canada Day can be difficult for many. Learn more about Canada’s relationship with Indigenous communities by visiting the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation website and find out what action the City is taking to increase the visibility and overall well-being of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples in Toronto.
Suggested Fireworks at 10 p.m.
There will not be fireworks at Mel Lastman Square.
(Saturday) 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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