Canada Day Pickering

The City of Pickering invites you to bring your family and friends out to Kinsmen Park for this free family event July 1, 2016! Be entertained and amazed by the acts on our Family Stage.

Event Info

011:00AM - 10:00PM
1 July 2016
Kinsmen Park, Pickering

Teen Zone with activities and entertainment that includes live DJ, breakdancing and foosball fun. Adults 55+ will be treated to strawberry shortcake and refreshments at the Strawberry Social. This area includes a nice sitting area with crafts & activities geared for our older park visitors.

Throughout the park you will find local Community Groups contributing to this awesome event with a wide variety of interactive fun and activities for all ages. At 5:00 pm we gear down and start preparing for the evening. This is a good time to visit our food trucks and refreshment tent. Food trucks include hamburgers, bbq, and yummy variety of food choices.

Grab some lemonade from the back of Steve’s 57 Chevy Lemonade stand or an ice cold one at the Rotary refreshment tent. Ice cream and more treats are available throughout the park. Be sure to bring cash.

I have been attending this event since I was 4 years old. One of my favourite headliners was Fefe Dobson. Dobson approaches her new music by reflecting on some of rock music's pioneers and her musical influences including Joan Jett, The Runaways and Jim Morrison of The Doors. The quintessential rock elements of these early artists influence Dobson’s musical direction, but it is her distinct vocals and personal lyrics which resonate specifically with her fans.


Determined to leave an imprint on the surface of music history, Dobson has enlisted the help of some of the industry’s biggest names including Sham & Motesart (Melanie Fiona, Nelly Furtado), Dallas Austin (Carly Rae Jepsen, Pink), Cook Classics (Miguel) while co­writers for the album include Claude Kelly (Jessie J, Kelly Clarkson) and Lil Eddie (K'Naan, JoJo). I met her in 2013, she seemed really eager to met fans. She really loves her fans.

This years headliner to be announced.

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Raffles:

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50/50 Draw:

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Opening Act:

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Headliner:

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The evening finishes off with a Giant Pyromusical Fireworks Show at dusk! Canada Day families are asked to leave their pets at home. Visit www.pickeringevents.com for a full list of entertainment and times, and for more information.

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