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Canada Day 2019

This national holiday is a great occasion to see Torontians paint the town red, the city-wide firework party starts after dusk

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This national holiday is celebrated with festive parades, fireworks, concerts, and other merriment, with lots of red and white and maple leaves all around. The festival is spread across the entire country, and Toronto sees one of the largest celebrations. The festivities take place on July 1st across city parks and squares. Festive hotspots include Amesbury Park, Canada’s Wonderland, Centennial Park, Downsview Park, Mel Lastman Square, Mississauga Celebration Square, Port Credit Memorial Park, Stan Wadlow Park, Harbourfront Centre at 235 Queens Quay West, Ashbridge’s Bay, Markham Civic Centre, Richmond Green Park, Chinguacousy Park, and Milliken Park. The major celebration starts after dusk around 10 p.m

Marchers at Toronto's Pride Parade on Canada Day
Marchers at Toronto's Pride Parade on Canada Day

One of the most popular Canada Day celebrations take place in Ajax Rotary Park. There are many children's activities, like air brush tattoo's, inflatables, strolling buskers and plenty of games. Entertainment includes cultural performances on stage and live music. Also plenty of delicious food is available from food vendors.

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Rainbow flag at Toronto's Pride Parade on Canada Day
Rainbow flag at Toronto's Pride Parade on Canada Day
End the day by watching the spectacular Canada Day fireworks finale from Toronto Island
End the day by watching the spectacular Canada Day fireworks finale from Toronto Island

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