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Canada Day


Firework display

Celebrate Canada 150 in the Town of Parry Sound

Parry Sound will be celebrating Canada 150 all year round!  Visit our Canada 150 page to view the events where you can take part in the celebration!

Canada Day Festivities

Beginning at 11 AM in the Town Dock Band Shell & the Stockey Centre Parking Lot!  Highlight events and activities include:

Town Dock & Bandshell:

  • Performances by ALAKAZAM, "The Human Knot"
  • Performance by Lukas Stark, the Mystery Entertainer
  • Performances by outstanding Parry Sound's Got Talent acts
  • Whispering River Orchestra
  • Seguin Sam & Seguin Sarah Costume Contest
  • Food and Craft Vendor Village

 Stockey Centre Lot - 11 AM - 7 PM

  • "Rekindling the Spirit" Ceremony and Celebration
  • Kids Zone inflatables and activities
  • Explore a Fire Truck with the Parry Sound Fire Department
  • Face painting & balloon artists

 Also, don't miss:

  • Bands on the Bay performances on the Stockey Centre patio
  • MV Chippewa cruises
  • Festival of the Sound cruise
  • White Squall - Free rides in the Voyageur Canoe at the Town Dock.  Mid morning until late afternoon
  • Fireworks over the Bay at dusk!

 Seguin Sam & Sarah Costume Contest:

 Bandshell Schedule of Events:

Time Event
11 AM Parry Sound's Got Talent Performances
12 PM Seguin Sam and Seguin Sarah Costume Contest
1 PM Parry Sound's Got Talent Performances
2:30 PM Alakazam, the Human Knot
3:30 PM Parry Sound's Got Talent Performance
4 PM Whispering River Orchestra Performance
4:30 PM Parry Sound's Got Talent Performance
5 PM Alakazam, the Human Knot
6 PM Opening Ceremonies
6:30 PM Lukas Stark, Mystery Entertainer
7:30 PM Parry Sound's Got Talent Performance
8:00 PM Alakazam, the Human Knot Finale Show

Stockey Centre Patio - Bands on the Bay Schedule:

Time Event
1 - 2:30 PM Terry Little and the Rhythm Boys
3 - 4 PM A Downstairs Band
5 - 6:30 PM Chris Mapstone
7:30 - 9:30 PM Stevie Jewel


Don't miss the spectacular fireworks display at dusk!  They're getting bigger and better every year! If you're viewing the show from a boat, on the Georgian Bay, please respect the no boat zone.

Become an Official Canada Day Vendor! 

Are you a food or craft vendor? Do you want to join in on the fun?  We welcome food vendor and craft vendor applications.

Event Parking 

Event parking is available in the Public Parking lots, in the Downtown core. 


Volunteers are always welcome!  Email for more information.