Just 37 days until Canada Day!

Come Celebrate With Rotary!

Fun family activities starting at 11:00 am with a musical fireworks finale closing the day about 10:00 pm.

Donations: $5 per person or $10 per family helps support local charities and events.

What's Happening

  • 10:40 Welcome
  • 11:00 The Wanted – Band
  • 12:00 Nova Scotia Youth Ambassadors – Youth Fiddlers & Dancers
  • 1:00 Silverstones Choire
  • 2:00 Bottle Kids Band
  • 3:00 Guelph Celtic Orchestra
  • 4:00 The Over Tones – Singers
  • 4:30 Citizenship Ceremony
  • 5:30 Guelph Concert Band
  • 6:30 John Zadro – Jazz Trio
  • 7:30 John Licari – Cover Band
  • 8:45 Royal City Big Band
  • 9:45 Greetings / Countdown
  • 10:00 Fireworks

This is the current and correct line-up and may differ from other printed stage schedules.

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  • 11:00 Indigenous Drummers
  • 12:00 Jay Wilson
  • 1:00 Zumba with Karen
  • 2:00 Nova Scotia Youth Ambassadors – Youth Fiddlers & Dancers
  • 3:00 Barbershop Quartet
  • 4:00 Coro Cantitalia- Choir
  • 5:00 Gayle Akroyd – Singer, Entertainer
  • 6:00 Jerry Talon – Entertainer

The Pavilion is the large picnic shelter.

  • 12:00 Brad Woods – Storyteller
  • 1:15 Family Bingo – Prizes
  • 2:15 Family Bingo – Prizes
  • 3:15 Canada Day Trivia – see how well you know Canadian facts for a chance to win Prizes!
  • 5:30 Citizenship Get Together
  • 6:30 TBA
  • Win a bike at the Children’s Games area!
  • Carousel Rides
  • Train Rides
  • Face Painting
  • Petting Zoo filled with goats, lambs and bunnies waiting for love and feeding
  • Soccer for really little ones
  • Midway with something for everyone – cotton candy to thrilling rides!
  • Inflatable Bouncing Games for the Kiddies
  • Guelph Storm: Put your scoring skills to the test with a puck shoot out and visit with players for autographs
  • Honour Our Canadian Soldiers
  • Chess games
  • Cheerleading demonstrations
  • Judo and Jiu Jitsu demonstrations
  • Indigenous Awareness
  • The BIObus mobile laboratory … see lots of fascinating bugs!
  • Duck Race
  • Children’s Games: fun challenges for children 8 and under
  • Video Games in the mobile gallery
  • Rotary Information Tent
  • ATM Machine
  • Craft sales
  • Airbrush tattoos and Henna hand painting
  • Fireworks

Spoil yourself with tasty delights from over a dozen food vendors!

  • 39 Carden Food Truck – Gourmet Treats
  • ALB Softy Ice Cream Truck – Soft Ice Cream, Slushy
  • Blue Water Creamery – Ice Cream
  • Candy Van Man – Candy
  • Chef Scotty’s – Gourmet Food Truck
  • Domino’s Pizza – Pizza and Soft Drinks
  • Filipino Fiesta – BBQ Pork, Chicken
  • Get Juiced! – Fresh Fruit Juices
  • Helmand Kabab – Kebab, Shawarma
  • Kirtida Kitchen – Samosa, Curries
  • Laza Catering – Samosas
  • Manouche Grill – Shawarma, Falafel
  • Pierre’s Poutine – Poutine
  • Racky’s BBQ and Catering – Grilled Hot Dogs; Sausages
  • Riverside Park Concessions – Hot Dogs / Sausages / Ice Cream and Soft Drinks
  • St. Jacob’s Chicken – Spring Rolls; Corn on the Cob
  • Smokin’ Tony’s BBQ – Pulled Pork; Chicken
  • Sweet Temptations – Designer Cupcakes; Fruit Juices
  • Triple Treats – Cotton Candy; Popcorn
  • Zoup – Soups and Sandwiches
New Canadians Citizenship Ceremony
Reaffirmation of Citizenship Ceremony
  • Proud to be Canadian — Eh!
  • New Canadians Citizenship Ceremony
  • Current Canadians Reaffirmation of Citizenship
  • Canada Day in the Park Water Conservation
  • Got Duck? - Race for charity & WIN!

We Need You!

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Volunteer Today!

Whether you’re looking to round out your volunteer hours or just to have some fun and help out a great organization in the process, you are in the right place.  Sign up online at rotaryguelph.ca/volunteer. Choose your shifts. We’ll give you a designer T-Shirt on the day! Thank you in advance for your interest and help!

Volunteers Wanted! Sign-up Here