The year 2017 is epic in more than one way. It’s the 150th birthday of both Canada and Ontario. There will be many free events across the country and the province to celebrate #Canada150 and #Ontario150 that you won’t want to miss!
Milestones like the celebration of 150th anniversary of Canada’s confederation only come once in a lifetime, so get out there and enjoy the planned events. There will be great events and celebrations all year long!
If you live in the Ottawa region or plan to visit the Ottawa area, you’ll want to visit the Ottawa 2017 Events Calendar. In the ‘keyword’ field, type in the word ‘free’. In the ‘months’ drop down menu you can select ‘All Months’ or just a specific month. The category field allows you to choose ‘All Categories’ or just a specific category, including: signature events, national partner events, festivals and other events, conferences/workshops, sporting events or community events.
Don’t miss the Canada 150 events happening throughout the year. Festivities include National Flag Day on February 15, National Aboriginal Day on June 21, Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day on June 24, Canadian Multiculturalism Day on June 27, and celebrate Canada Day on July 1!
National Parks, National Historic Sites, and National Marine Conservation Areas
Parks Canada is celebrating the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation #Canada150 with FREE admission to Canadian Parks in 2017! Go order your free 2017 Parks Canada pass
Make the most of #Canada150 with the Passport 2017 website or if you’re on the go, download the Passport 2017 iOS app or the download the Passport 2017 Android app. It’s the guide to staying in the loop with all the great events and celebrations taking place.
Provincial events will be happening all year to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Ontario. Check out the many events like 150 free screenings at TIFF.
TO Canada With Love
The City of Toronto’s year-long program of celebrations, commemorations and exhibitions honouring Canada’s 150th birthday.
Canada Place in Vancouver
Canada Place is preparing to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary in 2017 on the West coast with events, commemorations and exhibits throughout the year.
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