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Canada Day


Firework display

Celebrate Canada Day in the Town of Parry Sound!

Even though we will not be able to host a big event like in past years, we can still celebrate! The 2020 Canada Day Celebrations will be held virtually this year! Check back to this page for updates. 

Photo Gallery: Canada Day will appear here on the public site.

2019 Canada Day Festivities Schedule

Special Waterfront Farmers Market

Time: 9 AM - 4 PM

Location: Town Dock

The Parry Sound Farmers Market is a casual, open air, seasonal market located by the bay in beautiful Parry Sound that offers fresh Ontario produce & meat, artisan bread, honey, baked goods, prepared foods, pet products and crafts; all from the 7 local municipalities.

It’s a great place to bring the kids and pick up great local food products. Made to order food vendors will also be there! 

Kids Zone at Market Square Park 

Time: 11 AM - 2 PM

Location: Market Square Park

Join us in Market Square Park for bouncy castles, face painting, balloon artists, a BBQ hosted by the Optimist Club of Parry Sound, and entertainment for the family!

Bands on the Bay

Time: 1 PM - 9 PM

Location: Stockey Centre

Join us at the Stockey Centre on Monday July 1st to celebrate Canada Day with a full day of free concerts!  Featuring Terry Little and the Rhythm Boys (1 - 2:30 PM), Briar Summers (3:30 - 4:30 PM), Kick Ptarmigan (7 - 9 PM).

Delicious Eats and Food Vendors

Time: 4 PM - dusk

Location: Town Dock

Grab a bite to eat from one of our delicious made to order food vendors at the Town Dock!

Live Entertainment and Opening Ceremonies at the Bandshell

Time: 6 PM - Dusk

Location: Town Dock

Join us at the Town Dock Bandshell for live music, and Canada Day opening ceremonies - including free cupcakes!

6 PM - Goodbye Riverview

7 PM - Opening Ceremonies and O' Canada

7:45 PM - Jessica Sevier

8:45 PM - Goodbye Riverview


Time: 10 PM

Location: Town Dock

Cap off your Canada Day by joining us at the Town Dock to take in the breathtaking fireworks display over the scenic Parry Sound waterfront!

Community Events

M.V. Chippewa Canada Day Cruises

Time: Starting as early as 6:30 PM

Location: M.V. Chippewa Docks

The M.V. Chippewa is offering a sunset dinner cruise as well as a fireworks cruise offering an up close and personal view of the fireworks display over the Bay! Visit for details and information.

Festival of the Sound Canada Day Cruise

Time: 7 - 10 PM

Location: Island Queen Dock

Celebrate Canada Day on the Island Queen. The cruise departs at 7:00 PM and returns by 10:00 PM in time for the fireworks. Tickets can be purchased online at 


Volunteers are needed for the following roles:

- Kids Zone attendants from 11 AM - 2 PM in Market Square Park

- General assistance

Please contact the Community Recreation Programs Coordinator for more information, or call 705-746-2701 ext. 201