You Can See KAYTRANADA, Tyler Shaw, And K'Naan Live In Ottawa This Summer
Some of the best Canadian artists are hitting the stage for Canada Day!
Canada Day is coming up quick, so now’s the time to start planning out how you’ll be spending our patriotic holiday! Naturally, one of the best and most exciting places to is in our Nation’s Capital.
Every year, Ottawa and Gatineau host the country’s biggest party to pay homage to the True North strong and free. Festivities typically include live entertainment, tons of family activities and, of course, the spectacular Manulife fireworks display to end the evening on a high note. To celebrate , the Capital region has planned a two-day extravaganza on June 30 and July 1 at various locations all around the city’s downtown core.
On top of all the other festivities, an amazing concert series featuring Canadian artists KAYTRANADA, Tyler Shaw, The Strumbellas, Brett Kissel, and K’naan (plus tons more) will be taking place at different stages in the Ottawa downtown area! Now what better way is there to spend Canada Day than that?
The will be set up at three official sites in Canada’s Capital, the first being downtown on Parliament Hill, which is where all of the major Canada Day action will be taking place. Take a short stroll from Parliament Hill to Major’s Hill Park to access the second stage, which will feature family-friendly activities and performances.
The third stage can be found at the Canadian Museum of History, where both indoor and outdoor entertainment can be enjoyed. The Canadian Museum of History is located in Gatineau just across the Ottawa River from the other main festivities, making it and hop from one site to another.
KAYTRANADA will be performing on the on the evening of July 1, while K’Naan is scheduled to perform on the same stage earlier that day at noon and during the evening. Tyler Shaw will be performing July 1 at Major’s Hill Park on the Tim Hortons stage at 4:00 P.M.
In between the stellar live performances, mosey around and enjoy the other entertainment and activities set up for this year’s celebrations. Stop and in Major’s Hill Park, discover some of Canada’s youngest rising poetic talents at the event, then listen to and in the park.
Hungry? Hit the before pulling silly faces and making some memories at , where you can get your photo taken on a converted vintage Volkswagen bus and in the with crazy Makeup by Flash Tribu!
No matter which of the many activities you partake in, spending is an epic way to salute our great country, and there’s always something for everyone to do and enjoy. It’s the perfect setting to band together with other fellow proud Canadians on what is undeniably one of the best days of the year, in one of the best cities in our country!
And let's not forget, year after year, Canada Day runs smoothly thanks to the precious help of volunteers. Giant Tiger is proud to sponsor this year’s volunteers program!