Canada’s 150th birthday is in a month and the city has just announced their headliners for their annual Canada Day concert and festival at Chinguacousy Park.
If you’re a fan of a rock music vibe, you can look forward to Little Bones (a Tragically Hip tribute band), Yukon Blonde, and Big Wreck.
Little Bones – 6:10 p.m.
Little Bones is an Ottawa-based Tragically Hip tribute band, that has been around for 25 years.
Yukon Blonde – 7:15 p.m.
Yukon Blonde is pop-rock band from Kelowna, British Columbia. They won a Juno Award for Breakthrough Group of the Year in 2013.
Big Wreck – 8:30 p.m.
Big Wreck is an alternative rock Canadian-American band. They have been active for over a decade.
The day ends with the huge fireworks display over the ski hill.
The Canada 150 Muskoka Chair project will be unveiled on Canada Day. 24 community organizations and schools, as well as 41 community artists were each given a chair to paint and decorate as part of a massive city-wide public art project.
The popular food zone and beer garden will be coming back. There will be giveaways and some unique activities like bubble soccer.
All of the park’s features like the petting zoo, splash pad, and paddle boats will be open.
The city returns with free shuttles to and from the park. Shuttles will be running every half an hour from Mount Pleasant GO, Trinity Common Mall, and Sheridan College. They will be running shuttles every hour from Gore Meadows Community Centre.
There will be some road restrictions, and limited parking within the park ($20 per vehicle).