Guelph Canada Day Celebrations

Date and Time


Riverside Park


Fun family activities in Guelph’s Riverside Park
starting at 11:00 am with a musical fireworks finale closing the day about 10:00 pm.

Donations: $5 per person or $20 Family Pass helps support local charities and events.


  • 11:00 – Welcome
    Opening Ceremony
  • 11:10 – Coro CantItalia
    Choir Performance
  • 12:05 – Zumba® with Karen
    Warm up and Zumba along with Karen and her troupe – fun for the whole family
  • 1:15 – The Wanted
    Distinctive roots band playing a mash-up of country, rockabilly and rock n’ roll
  • 3:00 – Guelph Celtic Orchestra
    Music and dance with local musicians & dancers performing traditional Celtic music
  • 4:15 – Overtones
    Guelph’s award winning acapella barbershop choir
  • 5:00 – Citizenship Ceremony
    Join the celebration as local citizens become our newest Canadians
  • 6:30 – John Licari & No Fixed Address
    John Licari, Marco Ciardullo & Carmen DiBraccio: an entertaining and energetic rock trio from Hamilton
  • 8:30 – Royal City Big Band
    One of the premiere swing bands in SW Ontario, performing some of the world’s favourite music
  • 9:45 – Closing Remarks
    Greetings, 50-50 draw and the countdown
  • 9:55 – O Canada and Fireworks!
    We sing our anthem and then enjoy the largest display in Guelph!
    PLEASE no fireworks of your own and no dogs!

This is the correct line-up and may differ from previously printed or advertised stage schedules. Subject to change without notice.


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