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Canada Day

Wednesday July 1, 2015 noon - 10:00 p.m.

The Waterfront at Downtown Burlington - Spencer Smith Park

Celebrate our Canadian Heritage!

Bring your national pride and explore the abundance of Canadian inspired activities and musical entertainment all day long in Spencer Smith Park. Performances, children's activities throughout the day, Nickel Brook Brewing Company licensed area, plus the Scholars in Collars dog training show. 

Canada Day is a Top 100 Festival in Ontario!

FEO Top 100 Event Logo 2014

For the enjoyment and health of all event attendees, Event Organizers request that you refrain from smoking at this event. 


2014 Canada Day Road Closures Map

Canada Day Fireworks Road Closures

Fireworks road closures to accommodate the Canada Day celebrations will take place on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. Lakeshore Road from Maple Avenue to Elizabeth Street will be closed from 9 to 11 p.m. Directional signage will guide traffic around the closure via the detour route illustrated above. Halton Regional Police will supervise all closures.

For further details regarding road closure logistics, please call Peter Peebles, traffic technologist at 905-335-7600, ext. 7847.

Take the Shuttle Bus to Canada Day
A free shuttle service to downtown will run from noon to 11 p.m. with stops at:

  • Haber Recreation Centre
  • Mainway Recreation Centre
  • Burlington GO Station, north parking lot (Queensway Drive)
  • Burlington Performing Arts Centre, Elgin Street

Parking
Downtown parking during festivals and events is available at:

  • Locust Street waterfront parking garage (7-levels)
  • Meters on streets and various municipal parking lots

Parking restrictions are posted to ensure clearance for emergency vehicle access. Find additional parking information at www.burlington.ca/parking or call 905-335-7816.

Burlington Transit
Burlington Transit will operate on a holiday schedule and regular fares will apply. Please visit www.burlington.ca/transit for more information. Call BusLINE at 905-639-0550 for transit detour information.

Pets at events
Visitors to events and festivals are encouraged to leave their pets at home. The large crowds, noise, heat and excitement at these events are not a safe environment for your pet.

Cyclists and Pedestrians
Event organizers encourage cyclists to park their bikes at the bike corral located just off the promenade near the playground. Cyclists are asked to walk their bikes along the Spencer Smith promenade during the event.

In the event of inclement weather, please call 905-335-7766 for cancellation information. For event information, contact Tourism Burlington at 905-634-5594, the City of Burlington Events hotline at 905-335-7766, or visit the event web page at www.burlington.ca/canadaday.


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