Canada Day in Montreal

2024 Schedule.

Here's the program for the 2024 Canada Day activities in Montreal.

We look forward to seeing you at the Clock Tower Quay in Montreal's Old Port.

1:30 p.m. Honor salute - 21 cannon shots


Old Port (Clock Tower Quay)

The celebrations start with a 21-gun salute to Canada's birthday. The Canadian Armed Forces and the RCMP will be on hand; come and take your souvenir photo with them!

Honor salute - 21 cannon shots

2:00 p.m. Swearing-in ceremony


Old Port (Clock Tower Quay - Stage)

Canada Day will continue with the swearing-in ceremony of citizenship for new Canadians.

Swearing-in ceremony

3:00 p.m. Opening of activities


Old Port (Clock Tower Quay)

This day of celebration with families in mind offers you a multitude of activities! Artistic performances, a giant playground, inflatable games, entertainment for the whole family to enjoy.

Canada Day will also feature workshops such as a face painting station and First Nations discovery.

Come to the "Draw Canada" workshop to share your vision of Canada!

Parks Canada will be there with a game of On the tracks of wildlife and Discover Canada's parks. Play, discover and learn while having fun, what a great program!

Festive activities

  • Giant playground, free play, inflatable games and face painting


  • Kina8at, Parks Canada and "Draw Canada"

Distribution of promotional items

  • Canadian stickers, flags and temporary tattoos
Opening of activities

3:30 p.m. Cupcake distribution


Old Port (Clock Tower Quay) - Sweet Delights Tent

Participants will be invited to enjoy the traditional Canada Day cupcake, while quantities last!

Cupcake distribution

8:00 p.m. Closing of activities and DJ Hools performance


Old Port (Clock Tower Quay) - Stage

DJ Hools will provide the musical soundtrack to conclude this wonderful family day.

Closing of activities and DJ Hools performance

10:00 p.m. End of the show and fireworks


Old Port (Clock Tower Quay)

The long-awaited fireworks will light up the sky at 10 p.m. to bring Canada Day to a fitting close in Montreal! 

Happy Canada Day, everyone!

End of the show and fireworks

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