Canada Day Walkway on Waterfront

Nicholas Friesen Blog

(Leaf Rapids, pictured) 

For the first time, the Exchange District BIZ is putting on a Canada Day event! We’ve partnered with The Forks to pop up all along Waterfront Drive with music, activities, tours, and more. Don’t miss out on this free afternoon event on July 1 from 12-4pm taking place from Stephen Juba Park all the way down to the boardwalk by The Forks!

Stephen Juba Park Stage presented by The Forks 

12pm Rhianna Rae Saj

1pm JC Campbell

2pm Leaf Rapids

3pm Liam Duncan

Sport for Life Centre Pop Up in Stephen Juba Park

Between 12-4pm, everyone is invited to spin for a chance to win free visits to the Sport for Life Centre, involving random mini exercises and fun with trainers!

Historic Walking Tours

At 12 and 2pm we’ll be offering free, exclusive historical walking tours of the Exchange District, especially for Canada Day! All tours begin at the Stephen Juba Park Tent. While you can simply walk up on the day to enjoy them, we recommend clicking here to register so as not to not miss out!

Water Bus Dock Stage presented by CaRaVaN Open Mic/The Exchange District BIZ

12pm Graeme Havens

12:50 Velveteen

1:40 Gerrit Delaquis

2:30 Two Hip

3:20 Paige Drobot

(CaRaVaN Open Mic continues at the dock throughout the evening)

On the Boardwalk

The Art City team is setting up shop to get you creative about what Canada means to you! Head over to the boardwalk by Provencher to enjoy flag making and more.

On the Sidewalk

Throughout the day, the Travelling Sign Painters will be going to town on the sidewalk all along Waterfront Drive! Whether you’re watching them work or drawing alongside them, it will be a great time.

Food and beverage carts + portable washrooms will be available on site. All events are free and open to the public.