Collingwood Festival for Canada


Logo for Collingwood Festival for Canada


exterior photo of Collingwood Town HallCelebrate Canada Day in style at the Collingwood Festival for Canada 2024! Immerse yourself in a day filled with exciting activities, delicious food, and unforgettable moments. From capturing selfies with Canadian icons to enjoying tasty pancakes and exploring local markets, there's something for everyone. Groove to foot-stomping music as you explore the downtown, experience Kids Day at the Eddie Bush Memorial Arena or have fun at the Lego Creative Club Kids Zone and the Family Bike Parade. With photo booths, face painting, a Rubber Duck Race, and an amazing evening concert, it's a weekend of pure enjoyment. Don't miss out on this incredible event in historic Downtown Collingwood, where you'll find a vibrant atmosphere and plenty of family-friendly fun!


Collingwood Festival for Canada Concert, Friday, June 28, Shipyards Amphitheatre

Bernadette Connors, 6:00 p.m. 

Bernadette will be bringing the full band out to rock the release of her new single "History", along with a mix of tunes from her album "Monarch" and a few inspired covers. Be sure to come early and grab a seat, you won't want to missa second of this show! With a dynamic, expressive vocal range, earnest and emotional lyrics, and playful interpretation of song-craft, Bernadette can truly be described as Canadiana and sounds as good on stage as on a recording.                                                           

Hunter, 7:00 p.m.

Hunter is a 5-piece original indie band based out of Barrie. These guys have the experience and reputation for packing some of the best venues around. They have made their mark opening for some of Canada's top recording acts such as David Wilcox, Kim Mitchell, Honeymoon Suite, and Loverboy. Along with their originals, Hunter presents influential cover songs making them a definite must-see band.

Bernadeete Connors & Hunter


Collingwood Festival for Canada, Saturday, June 29, Downtown Collingwood

Candid Canuck, Town Hall/Town Square Park, All Day

Seize the moment to take a 'selfie' with a Canadian Icon, creating a lasting memory of your Canadian spirit. 

Farmer's Market, Pine Street Parking Lot, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Discover a vibrant selection of local vendors offering an array of organic produce, fresh fruits, artisanal baking, quality meats and cheeses, beautiful flowers and trees, delectable jams and preserves, pure maple syrup, honey, and an assortment of handcrafted treasures. A world of flavours, scents, and handmade wonders await at the Collingwood Downtown Farmers' Market.

Canada Day Music Stomp, Downtown, 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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Stomp, walk, wheel, or dance your way across four outdoor locations featuring foot-stomping music from ten talented acts.

TimeSheffer CourtTremont SquareFederal Building
11:00 -12:30Charlie Gillespie DuoChuck Baker BandVokal Legend
1:00 - 2:30Jazz ConnexionMelissa DawneMotes & Oats
3:00 - 4:30Jimmy KellyHuronia Hot StringsRosie's Smokehous

LEGO Creative Club Kids Zone, Town Square Park, All Day

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Calling kids of all ages! Get ready for a day of unlimited creativity, building, and fun! With over 15,000 LEGO® Bricks and 500+ EverBlocks available, you can design and create to your heart's content. Don't miss the chance to snap a photo in front of our Giant Chair and Canada sign for memorable photo ops. Let your imagination soar at the Lego Creative Club Kids Zone!





Face Painting & Balloon Creations, Town Square Park, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Photo of a child getting their face painted like Spider-Man.


Let our skilled artists transform your face into a masterpiece that reflects your Canadian spirit. And don't forget to take home a delightful balloon creation that will add a touch of whimsy to your day. Celebrate Canada Day in style with our face painting and balloon creations at the booth in the Town Square Park!




2024 Kid's Day, 10:30 a.m./3:00 p.m., Eddie Bush Memorial Arena

A family-centric event that aims to create a memorable experience for all ages. Includes a diverse range of live entertainment, including captivating performances from local and regional musicians, awe-inspiring acrobatics, interactive shows tailored to engage and delight attendees of all ages. There will also be interactive activities and games for children and adults.Headliners Splash'n Boots.

Collingwood Festival for Canada, Sunday, June 30, Downtown Collingwood

Candid Canuck, Town Hall/Town Square Park, All Day

LEGO Creative Club Kids Zone, Town Square Park, All Day

Face Painting & Balloon Creations, Town Square Park, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Canada Day, Monday, July 1

Celebrity Pancake Breakfast, Town Square Park, 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

photo of pancakes in the shape of maple leaves


Indulge in a beloved Canada Day tradition at the Celebrity Pancake Breakfast. Gather with family and friends to savour delectable pancakes expertly prepared by our talented Celebrity Chefs. Adults can enjoy this scrumptious meal for $5, while kids can join in for just $3. 





Candid Canuck, Town Hall/Town Square Park, All Day

LEGO Creative Club Kids Zone, Town Square Park, All Day

Face Painting & Balloon Creations, Town Square Park, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Citizenship Reaffirmation Ceremony & Gigantic Canada Day Birthday Cake, 12:00 noon, Federal Building

exterior photo of federal building in Collingwood

Everyone is invited to reaffirm their Canadian Citizenship, receive a commemorative certificate, and have a free piece of birthday cake, courtesy of Loblaws! This is a great way to celebrate and recognize our great country!

Annual Rubber Duck Race, Hume Street Bridge, 2:00 p.m.

Close-up Photo of a Yellow Rubber Duck.


Get ready for the thrilling 12th Annual Rubber Duck Race! Join us at 2:00 p.m. as individually numbered duckies are released from the Hume Street Bridge, racing towards the Pretty River Parkway Bridge. Secure your chance to win by purchasing tickets at $5.00 each or 3 for $10.00. Exciting cash prizes await the winners, with $1000 for First Place, $500 for Second Place, and $250 for Third Place.
This exhilarating event is proudly presented by the Collingwood Optimist Club 705-444-3081


Canada Day, Fireworks, 10:00 p.m.

Enjoy a spectacular fireworks display launched from Millenium Poing. For the best view find a spot at Harbourview Park at the Amphitheater or along the Promenade.