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Schedule 2022.

Complete schedule for Canada Day in Montreal.

1:00 p.m. Official opening


Old Port (Clock Quay)

The celebrations will begin with a 21-cannon salute for Canada's birthday. The Canadian Armed Forces and the RCMP will onsite, come take your souvenir photo with them!

  • Gun Salute: 21-gun salute to mark Canada Day
  • Official photos with members of the public
  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police – vehicle and officers
  • Canadian Armed Forces
Official opening

2:00 p.m. Parks Canada entertainment


Old Port (Carré Saint-Pierre, Parks Canada marquee)

Ephemeral tattoo station, games and entertainment await you at the Parks Canada marquee at Carré Saint-Pierre. Play, discover and learn while having fun, what a great program!

  • Temporary tattooing
  • Canadian wildlife tracks game
  • The parks of Parks Canada game
Parks Canada entertainment

2:30 p.m. Canada Day cake service


Old Port (Carré Saint-Pierre, Canada marquee)

Attendees will be invited to taste the traditional Canada Day cake. 2,000 pieces of cake will be distributed, while shares last.

  • Sharing of the Canada Day cake
Canada Day cake service

4:00 p.m. Afternoon activities


Old Port (Carré Saint-Pierre)

A maple leaf or a pretty butterfly on the cheek or forehead, make-up artists will be available for the little ones who want to have their make-up done for this festive day!

Tattoos and flags, come get them to spread Canada’s colours in the Old Port. Limited quantity, distribution will end at 7 p.m. or while supplies last.

  • Face painting
  • Canada Day-coloured promotional item giveaway
Afternoon activities

7:30 p.m. Closing show


Old Port (Carré Saint-Pierre, main stage)

Find Canada Day’s closing show on Carré Saint-Pierre and take advantage of the end of the day to celebrate Canada's birthday.

Great late night gathering with the following artists on stage

  • Samian
  • Naomi
  • Matéo
  • Annie Villeneuve
  • Corneille
  • Joseph Edgar
Closing show

10:00 p.m. Fireworks


Old Port (Carré Saint-Pierre)

Rain or shine, local fireworks will set the sky over the Old Port ablaze to end this beautiful day of celebrations.



Thank you to our partners who make Canada Day in Montreal possible.

Canadian Heritage Old Port of Montreal Parks Canada WKND 91.9FM
Canada Day in Montreal