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Canada Day at Cadzow Park

Celebrate our nation with outdoor fun and music on July 1 

There’s no better place to party on Monday, July 1 than Cadzow Park in St. Marys! Come celebrate our nation, rain or shine, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

Start the day with the ever-growing Canada Day parade! This year’s new parade route departs from the Pyramid Recreation Centre at 11:00 a.m., travels up James St. S, turns left onto Queen St. E to make its way downtown, then left on Wellington St. S and finally left onto Park St., ending at Cadzow Park. The parade is free to enter; register your float by calling organizers Don and Margaret at 519-284-1548. The deadline to register a float is Friday, June 28. 

The official flag-raising and singing of the national anthem will take place at 12:30 p.m. Indigenous elder Patsy Anne Day will then lead a land welcoming ceremony to honour and acknowledge the Indigenous homelands.  

Two musical performances will hit the stage at Cadzow Park following the ceremony. Local duo Cherry Hill Road is set to start at 1:00 p.m., followed by indie-folk pair York Street Thought Process at 2:00 p.m. 

Activities for all ages will be offered throughout the afternoon, including an inflatable jumper, children’s arts and crafts with Paint and Palette, classic lawn games, and activities with the St. Marys Public Library. Pack your swimsuit as the splash pad will be open all day, as will the St. Marys Museum with exhibits and children’s crafts. Admission to the museum is free; donations are appreciated. 

After working up an appetite, treat yourself to a bite at the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum’s fundraising barbecue. The Sunset Shack will also offer a fun selection of street eats for purchase. Attendees are also invited to enjoy a free treat at the event, courtesy of Tremblett’s Your Independent Grocer! 

With something for everyone, Cadzow Park is the spot to celebrate Canada Day this year! 

For more information on the event, visit www.discoverstmarys.ca/canadaday or call 519-284-2340, ext. 249. 


Jul 01 2024


11:00 am - 3:00 pm


Cadzow Park
217 Park Street, Saint Marys, ON, Canada