Capital City Canada Day

Capital City Canada Day

Celebrate Canada's 152nd birthday in the Birthplace of Confederation! Show your Canadian pride on Monday, 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, 3.2 km bike, 500-meter run
• Ages 11-13: 100-meter swim, 4.8 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: $10 for members, $15 for non-members. For more information, contact TriathlonPEI@gmail.com.
 12:00 p.m.  21-Gun Salute
Prince Edward Battery - Victoria Park
 12:30 p.m. Living Flag 
Victoria Park Cultural Pavilion

Participants are once again encouraged to demonstrate Canadian pride by wearing red and white as the group comes together to form a massive Canadian flag. The first 100 participants will receive a free red or white Capital City Canada Day shirt. Anyone interested in participating is asked to come to the front of the Victoria Park Cultural Pavilion by 12:30 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 games. The celebrations will include festive giveaways and cupcakes throughout the day (while supplies last). There will be multiple community organizations on-site offering fun and exciting activations, including:

- efficiencyPEI will share information about their sustainable initiatives, including an electric vehicle demonstration.
- PEI Regiment's large Military vehicles will be on display.
- Rogue Barber will offer stylish quick cuts and shaved designs for kids and adults alike.
- 8 food vendors, including new additions this year; Bangkok Food Truck and Terry's Berries.
 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Free Bike Tune-Up Booth
Victoria Park

PEI Bike Guy, Geoff Murray, will be providing free bike tune-ups* to event-goers. Everyone is encouraged to use active transportation to travel to Capital City Canada Day!
*Routine maintenance only, no major repairs included.
  1:00 p.m. Official Ceremony
Victoria Park Cultural Pavilion

An Official Ceremony, including performances by Heartbeat of Epekwitk 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 – 2:10PM: Calm Baretta 
2:30PM – 3:00PM: Ava & Lily Rashed
3:20PM – 4:05PM: I and the Village
4:25PM – 5:10PM: Dylan Menzie
5:30PM – 6:15PM: Lady Soul
6:35PM – 7:20PM: Mo Kenney
7:40PM – 8:40PM: Summer & Bray 
9:00PM – 10:00PM: Port Cities
 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.