Canada Day Evening Show The evening show, Canada Day Together, is a unique edition of Canada’s annual iconic celebration.
Avril Lavigne, Stephen Moccio and Travis Clark come together for a performance of "We Are Warriors" during the Canada Day Together special that aired on July 1, 2020.
Hosted by Serena Ryder and Pierre-Yves Lord, the show features original artistic collaborations between performers from coast to coast to coast, including stops in Halifax, Toronto and Vancouver. They have quite the show in store for you!
Hosts Serena Ryder and Pierre-Yves Lord will bring you original artistic collaborations from all over the country with stops in Halifax, Toronto and Vancouver. The night winds up with a montage of the best Canada Day fireworks from past years.
Let yourself be entertained in the comfort of your home. The night winds up with a montage of the best Canada Day fireworks from past years.
Sarah McLachlan and Pierre Marchand come together for a performance of "World on Fire" during the Canada Day Together special on July 1, 2020.
Canada Day House Party Toronto R&B duo dvsn, who released their third album A Muse In Her Feelings in April, are headlining this seven-hour virtual music festival that also features a collaboration between rapper Cadence Weapon and DJ Skratch Bastid, pop duo Bonjay, rockers Sam Roberts Band, the Tragically Hip’s Gord Sinclair and indie pop group Caveboy, among others. The event is also a fundraiser for the Canadian Mental Health Association.
3-10 pm. CanadaDayHouseParty.ca
Virtual Canada Day Real-life fireworks are cancelled, but you can catch a “best-of” highlight reel of past displays online. Virtual Canada Day celebrations will comprise streaming of daytime and evening shows at the national and local levels. There will be “artistic collaborations between performers from coast to coast to coast” in the evening starting at 8 pm. The lineup includes CanCon giants like Alanis Morissette, Avril Lavigne and Sarah McLachlan.
1-10 pm. Free. toronto.ca and canada.ca
TORONTO Food Truck’n Canada Day Festival The Arepa Republic, Jerk Brothers and Funnel Cake Dream are among the 10 food trucks participating in this offline event. If sitting in a physically distanced picnic area or licensed patio are not in your comfort zone, you can order takeout or delivery using Uber Eats.
Noon to 8 pm. Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex. 416-542-3789.
Culture Jam Toronto’s Canada Day events include a pancake breakfast with musician/actor Jully Black and a stacked afternoon of performances. The 35 artist-strong lineup includes Kardinal Offishall, Austra, Witch Prophet, Molly Johnson, Jay Douglas, d’bi.young anitafrika and more.
Breakfast 9-10 am, Culture Jam 2-5 pm. Free. toronto.ca
Ready for Prime Time Toronto’s evening Canada Day show will feature Haviah Mighty and alt-rockers July Talk performing live in the El Mocambo, folk legend Gordon Lightfoot performing at home and a group singalong by Choir! Choir! Choir! that may just involve you – the viewer.
The special, which aired on CBC and was streamed online, also featured appearances by Ryan Reynolds and Olympian Zach Bell, and it was hosted by Serena Ryder and Pierre-Yves Lord.
Avril was one of the early performers of the musical event. She sang her new single, “We Are Warriors,” which was originally released to support international nonprofit organization Project Hope and its COVID-19 relief efforts.
The virtual Canada Day special also included performances from Paul Brandt, Corneille, Charlotte Cardin and Loud.
At the end of the show, fans were treated to songs by iconic Canadian musicians, Sarah and Alanis. The latter performed "Thank U," from her 1998 LP, Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie. It's true that we do have a lot to be thankful for right now!
Alanis sang "Thank U" in honour of her iconic album Jagged Little Pill's 25th anniversary in a striking socially distanced performance featuring different screens and lanterns.
The special highlighted the breadth of Canadian talent and had everyone coming together.