Saturday, July 1, 2017
Please Note: location update daytime festivities will take place at Newmarket Riverwalk Commons (200 Doug Duncan Dr.) north parking lot area due to the significant rainfall levels around Fairy Lake Park.
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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 Newmarket Riverwalk Commons north parking lot area, 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 for Canada Day at the Town Information Booth:
- Receive free access to face painting, henna, and unlimited rides on the ferris wheel and merry-go-round (Newmarket Riverwalk Commons north parking lot area, daytime).
- Receive a free glow necklace to wear during the fireworks (George Richardson Park, evening).
Purchase your button ahead of time at a Customer Service kiosks to limit your wait in line on the day of the event.
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.
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.