Saturday, July 1, 2017
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fairy Lake Park (Water Street)
Join the fun at Canada's 150 birthday with neighbours, family, and friends. Enjoy the vendors and stage entertainment at the Newmarket Farmer's Market at Riverwalk Commons in addition to the pancake breakfast ($4/serving) presented by the Newmarket Car Club from 8 a.m. to Noon. At Fairy Lake Park, enjoy entertainment for all ages. Children can enjoy rides on the ferris wheel and merry-go-round, rock climbing wall, face painting, inflatables, balloon twists and more. Other entertainment suitable for all ages includes BMX stunt show, live musical performance by Summer of 69' (tribute to Bryan Adams) and Bon Jovi Forever (salute to Bon Jovi), beer garden presented by the North Newmarket Lions (for adults 19+ years with photo ID) and much more. Admission to the event is free although some activities cost:
- Ferris Wheel ($3/person)
- Merry-go-round ($3/person)
- Face painting ($3/person)
- Henna ($3/person)
- Food vendors (various cost)
Present or purchase your 150 Days of Summer button at the Town Information booth to receive free access to face painting, henna, and unlimited rides on the ferris wheel and merry-go-round.
Purchase your button ahead of time at a Customer Service kiosk to limit your wait in line on the day of the event.
The free Kanata bus shuttle is back again! Park at the Ray Twinney Recreation Complex (100 Eagle Street West) or the Magna Centre (800 Mulock Drive) and ride the Kanata bus shuttle to Riverwalk Commons. Check back closer to the date for the bus schedule and parking options.
Fireworks Display for Canada's 150 Birthday
7:30 p.m. to 10:20 p.m., George Richardson Park (Bayview Parkway)
Finish your Canada Day with a bang! Come celebrate with snacks and live musical entertainment by the Newmarket Citizen's Band and a special guest performer before an amazing fireworks display at approximately 10 p.m.
Present your 150 Days of Summer button to receive a free glow necklace to wear during the fireworks.
If you are interested in being a vendor at Newmarket's Canada Day Event, please fill out and submit the Vendor Application Form below.
Vendor Application Form
If you are interested in volunteering for this event, please apply online in June 2017 at newmarket.ca/volunteer
Thank you to Canadian Heritage - Celebrate Canada Grant for your generous support.