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2024 Canada Day at Assiniboine Park

DATE
July 01, 2024
TIME
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
LOCATION
2355 Corydon Ave, Winnipeg
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Canada Day at Assiniboine Park

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Celebrate Canada Day at Assiniboine Park with Live Music, Entertainment, and Fun!

Immerse yourself in Canada Day festivities at Assiniboine Park! This July 1st, join a vibrant community celebration overflowing with live music, engaging activities, and delicious treats.

Unforgettable Entertainment

Lyric Theatre & The Leaf Stage: Witness a captivating lineup of local artists throughout Canada Day at Assiniboine Park. From the energetic rhythms of Viva Brasil Canada to the soulful melodies of Andrina Turenne and the foot-stomping fun of Son of Dave, there’s something for everyone.

Canada Day Entertainment Schedule

Lyric Field Stage

  • 11:00 AM: Citizenship Ceremony
  • 11:15 AM: O’Canada by Musica Singers of Manitoba (Host: Jane Testar)
  • 12:15 PM: Viva Brasil Canada
  • 1:15 PM: Andrina Turenne
  • 2:15 PM: Son of Dave
  • 3:15 PM: School of Rock
  • 4:15 PM: Zrada

Performance Garden at The Leaf Stage

  • 12:00 PM: Coast-to-Coast Canada Day Drumming Presented by the Winnipeg Chinese Cultural and Community Centre (Host: Cassidy Mann)
  • 2:15 PM: Jace Bodner
  • 3:15 PM: Dom Adams
  • 4:15 PM: Onna Lou

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Activities

● Concerts at the Lyric Theatre and the Performance Garden at The Leaf (full schedule below)

● Citizenship ceremony at the Lyric Theatre, beginning at 11:00 am

● Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) Workshops at the Tannis M. Richardson Classroom in The Leaf | 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

● Bouncy castles and activities for kids at the Lyric Field | 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

● Food trucks at the Lyric Field | 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

● Food Truck at The Gardens at The Leaf |  11:00 am – 5:00 pm

● Pavilion Pop-Up Patio | 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

● Happy Solstice Market by diary sessions in the Gardens at The Leaf | 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

● Fire teachings with Cree Crowchild at the Indigenous Peoples Garden Fire Node | 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

● Cake & Fortune Cookies presented by the Winnipeg Chinese Cultural and Community Centre in the Kitchen Garden | 2:00 pm

Market Vendors

  • Bead ‘n Butter
  • Festie Boutique
  • Artel Studio
  • Salvaged Earth Designs
  • AspensGloops
  • Aine’s Creations
  • Brie’s Botanicals

Transportation and Parking

Parking in Assiniboine Park is limited and can be difficult to find during large events. Please consider carpooling or using alternate transportation options like public transit or active transportation. Click here for parking lot locations.

A park and ride will be available at the Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) located at 500 Shaftesbury Blvd. A shuttle will transport visitors from CMU, to the Park, and back from 11:00 am – 6:00 pm. The final ride departs at 5:30 pm.

A Canada Day Shuttle will be travelling between The Forks and Assiniboine Park from 11:00 am – 6:00 pm. Details coming soon.

The event extends its gratitude to its generous sponsors.

Casinos of Winnipeg presents the Lyric Concert Series.

The Richardson Foundation presents the Pop-up Pavilion Patio.

Liquor Mart presents Movies in the Park.

Balcaen & Sons presents Jazz in the Leo Mol Sculpture Garden.

Manitoba Blue Cross presents Wellness Wednesdays.

Indigenous Peoples Day and Canada Day celebrations are funded in part by the Government of Canada.

Please note: This blog post is for informational purposes only. Winnipeg for Free is not associated with Assiniboine Park in any manner. Confirm program details and availability directly with Assiniboine Park. 

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