Capital City Canada Day

Capital City Canada Day

Celebrate Canada's 151st birthday in the Birthplace of Confederation! Show your Canadian pride on Sunday, July 1 in Victoria Park. Events for all ages will include a Living Flag activity, a Family Fun Zone, giveaways, and a spectacular fireworks display to cap off the celebrations. An all-day musical celebration - Coastal Vibes - will take place at the Victoria Park Cultural Pavilion featuring a talented line-up of Island musicians. 

PLEASE NOTE: All Capital City Canada Day activities are weather permitting. Cancellations or weather related announcements will be issued through local media, the City's Facebook page at: www.facebook.com/CityofCharlottetown and on Twitter @ChtownPE.

For more information, contact City Hall at: 902-566-5548.


9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.  Triathlon PEI presents: Victoria Park Kids of Steel Triathlon 
Victoria Park Pool

This event is part of Triathlon Canada’s KIDS OF STEEL program. 

Age Categories:
• Ages 5-7: 25-meter swim, 1 km bike, 200-meter run
• Ages 8-10: 50-meter swim, 2.5 km bike, 500-meter run
• Ages 11-13: 100-meter swim, 5 km bike, 1500-meter run

Registration will take place from 8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. at the Victoria Park Pool. You can also register online here. Cost: $20. For more information, contact TriathlonPEI@gmail.com.
 12:00 p.m.  21-Gun Salute
Prince Edward Battery - Victoria Park
 12:00 p.m. Living Flag 
Victoria Park Cultural Pavilion

Participants of the Living Flag activity are encouraged to demonstrate Canadian pride by wearing red and white as the group comes together to form a massive Canadian flag. Anyone interested in participating is asked to come to the front of the Victoria Park Cultural Pavilion at 12:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.  Canada Day Family Fun Zone
Victoria Park 

The Family Fun Zone is filled with FREE activities that will offer families the opportunity to celebrate Canada Day with face painting, inflatables, and amusement-style rides. The celebrations will include festive giveaways and cupcakes throughout the day (while supplies last). efficiencyPEI will be on-site to share information about their sustainable initiatives, including an electric vehicle demonstration.
  1:00 p.m. Official Ceremony
Victoria Park Cultural Pavilion

An Official Ceremony with performances by the Mi’kmaq Heritage Actors and members of the Confederation Centre Youth Chorus will kick off the celebrations in Victoria Park.
1:25 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.  Capital City Canada Day presents: Coastal Vibes 
Victoria Park Cultural Pavilion

Coastal Vibes is an all-day musical celebration taking place on the Cultural Pavilion stage in Victoria Park. Celebrate Canada Day with these incredible Island artists.

1:25PM – 1:55PM: Brad Milligan
2:15PM – 3:00PM: Sorrey
3:20PM – 4:05PM: Tara MacLean
4:25PM – 5:10PM: More Soul
5:30PM – 6:15PM: Rachel Beck 
6:35PM – 7:20PM: Andrew Waite & the Firm
7:40PM – 8:40PM: Irish Mythen
9:00PM – 10:00PM: Paper Lions
 10:00 p.m. Fireworks 
Victoria Park

The largest fireworks east of Ottawa will be launched from the boardwalk in Victoria Park (behind the cannons) at 10 p.m.