Virtual Canada Day Ideas

This year, Canada Day will be celebrated a little differently. The usual flooding of the streets to celebrate will be replaced with virtual events across the nation.

Take a look at the virtual Canada Day celebrations happening on July 1st in all provinces and territories across Canada.


Canada-wide Celebration

Canadian Heritage Virtual Canada Day Celebrations.  Enjoy Canada Day with virtual shows and interactive activities on Canadian Heritage’s social media sites and on CBC and Radio-Canada. canada.ca/canadian-heritage

Follow their social pages for updates: Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | YouTube

For family friendly activities, Canadian Heritage has put together a variety of activity packs for kids to do on Canada Day including colouring, scavenger hunts, photo contests and more. canada.ca


British Columbia

Surrey Virtual Canada Day.  Featuring musical performances by Colin James, Bif Naked, Madeline Merlo and more and will also include virtual tours, Indigenous and other cultural performances, dance lessons, a rodeo tribute and a virtual firework finale. surrey.ca/culture-recreation

Victoria Canada Day Virtual Run.  Virtual half marathon, 10K and 5K race. downtownvictoria.ca


Alberta

Calgary Virtual Canada Day.  Virtual 1-hour concert featuring Paul Brandt and more. calgary.ca


Saskatchewan

Saskatoon Virtual Canada Day. Virtual celebration featuring Saskatchewan talent starting at 10am. optimistcanadadaysaskatoon.com


Manitoba

Manitoba Virtual Canada Day.  One-hour variety show featuring some of Manitoba’s best and most diverse talents in the areas of music, comedy, dance, art, skateboarding, spoken word, DJs and much more. theforks.com


Ontario

City of Toronto Virtual Canada Day.  Featuring a virtual Canadian pancake breakfast, Culture Jam with Kardinal Offishall and Prime Time shows by Gordon Lightfoot and more. toronto.ca

CN Tower Canada Day.  15-minute light show beginning at 10 pm that will be livestreamed. youtube.com

Mississauga Virtual Canada Day Celebration.  Global news and ET Canada host virtual interviews and musical performances. goodmorningsauga.ca

Vaughan Virtual Canada Day.  Featuring the Barenaked Ladies. vaughan.ca

Richmond Hill Virtual Canada Day.  Featuring live entertainment and family-friendly activities. experienceyorkregion.com

Brampton’s Canada Day Celebration.  Virtual events begin at 12pm with virtual firework show at 10pm. Recently added in-person activities include live entertainment, a tasty treat from local food vendors and a free Canada Day cookie at various locations. brampton.ca

Oakville Virtual Canada Day.  Enjoy musical performances, Canada Day themed challenges, a town-wide singing of O Canada, virtual fireworks display, and more. oakville.ca

Canada Day the Durham Way.  Featuring an exciting lineup of local performers and family friendly entertainment. durham.ca

Pickering Canada Day at Home.  Featuring entertainment, music and a virtual fireworks show. pickering.ca

Markham’s Virtual Canada Day.  Featuring speakers, live entertainment, a drumming circle and virtual fireworks. yourvoicemarkham.ca

Canadian Museum of Nature Canada Day.  Learn about the maple leaf, take the online museum tour, make chalk paint, draw our provincial flowers, or make a sweet Canadian treat. nature.ca

Arnprior Community Singing of O’ Canada. Residents of Arnprior are invited for a group singing on O’ Canada starting at 9am. arnprior.ca

Cornwall’s Virtual Canada Day Celebrations.  From 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. there will be performances by favourite local bands and messages from local and regional leaders. cornwall.ca


Quebec

Fête du Canada Day MTL 2020. A one-hour event starting at 7pm teeming with artistic performances filmed in the Olympic Stadium. canadadaymtl.ca


Newfoundland and Labrador

City of St. John’s Celebrates Canada Day.  Featuring local celebrities, exciting musical performances and much more. stjohns.ca


Prince Edward Island

Charlottetown Virtual Canada Day Celebration.  Featuring local performers, comedians, chefs and more. charlottetown.ca


Nova Scotia

Our Halifax Virtual Canada Day.  Musical guests, activities and more starting at 7pm. discoverhalifaxns.com


New Brunswick

Whoa Canada Moncton Virtual Celebration.  Featuring local musicians and more. moncton.ca


Nunavut

Iqaluit Virtual Canada Day Fun Run.  Two route options will be announced, send your run times to recreation@iqaluit.ca. iqaluit.ca


Northwest Territories

Live From Yellowknife.  Virtual concert hosted on Zoom. facebook.com


Yukon

Dawson City Virtual Canada Day.  Virtual ceremony streamed on Facebook starting at 10:30am including performances, flag raising ceremony and speeches. whatsupyukon.com