Canada Day in The Capital
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July 1, 2013
Wave your flag high and proud and watch the streets of Ottawa fill with exuberant Canadians on parade. People of all ages show their Canuck pride with tattoos, t-shirts, pins, sunglasses and shorts bearing the notable red maple leaf. Take advantage of free bus service and make your way to various festive sites. The Canada Day Shuttle also provides free shuttle service between Jacques-Cartier Park in Gatineau and Major's Hill Park in Ottawa. Come celebrate Canada Day in the Capital.
A focal point for many Canadians with yearly celebrations and festivities, join the crowd at Parliament Hill for a series of entertainment commemorating Canada's big day.
Major's Hill Park
Visit Major's Hill Park for face painting, live musical performances and so much more. At the end of the day, watch a spectacular display of fireworks over the Ottawa River.
Discover your inner child at Jacques-Cartier Park. Get lost in a labyrinth, share some giggles at a featured circus or clap along to incredible performances.
Canada Day is your ticket to free admission to Ottawa's Confederation Park and some of the world's most recognized jazz artists, presented by the Ottawa Jazz Festival.