On June 30th, Osborne Street will close at approximately 6:00 PM. The Festival site begins to emerge within hours for a fully functioning patio, entertaining, eating and shopping experience. From 7:00 PM until 11:00 PM the festival draws crowds of thousands to enjoy the best neighbourhood in the City.
On July 1st, Canada Day the Main Stage kicks off with opening ceremonies at 11:00 AM. Aboriginal drumming groups, marching of the flags by our local veterans will open the day. The singing of our national anthem followed by the Happy Birthday song will be heard for miles as our dignitaries cut the Giant Canada Flag Birthday Cake. Over four hundred pieces of cake will be handed out to festival goers.
Embracing Canada’s cultural mosaic, and Canada 150 this year’s festival will feature a Main Stage featuring local and National talent, hand-craft market place, Movie Night under the Stars, extended patios, live music stages, Skyzone Family Area, Fashion shows, Drag shows, dog show, Adventure Zone, culture dancers including Aboriginal drumming, and much more!
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