Festivals & Events

Canada Day Celebration & Fireworks

Canada Day Bayfront  RBC and City of Hamilton Logo

Canada Day July 1, 2019

RBC and the City of Hamilton invite you to visit Bayfront Park and enjoy food trucks, family-friendly fun, and spectacular free live music performances on the RBC Stage featuring JUNO- and Polaris-nominated electro-soul artist Zaki Ibrahim, JUNO-winning blues titan Rita Chiarelli, deep-groove big band Darcy Hepner Jazz Orchestra, jazzy hip-hop performer LTtheMonk, classic swing ensemble George Arnone Big Band, and pop/R&B singer-songwriter Julianna Jones!. The Canada Day festivities will close with a sensational fireworks celebration set to a local, contemporary pop/rock soundtrack.

RBC Stage

Performance Schedule

Schedule subject to change.

  • 2 pm Opening Kick-Off
  • 2 pm Julianna Jones
  • 3:30 pm George Arnone Big Band
  • 4:45 pm LTtheMonk
  • 6:15 pm Darcy Hepner Jazz Orchestra
  • 7:45 pm Rita Chiarelli
  • 9:15 pm Zaki Ibrahim

Family Zone

Presented by Tim Hortons

All-day family programming includes interactive games, inflatables, and more!


  • 15+ Food trucks
  • Artisanal Vendors
  • Craft beer garden


The night will end, as always, with a fireworks display that will impress the whole family beginning at 10 pm, this year set to a local, contemporary pop/rock soundtrack.

HSR Free Shuttles

Free shuttle service beginning at 2 pm from downtown Hamilton to Bayfront Park. Learn more about free shuttle service.


Limited parking available near Bayfront & Pier 4 Parks.

Contact us

Adele Bedard
Email [email protected]