TORONTO, June 30, 2022 – Mel Lastman Square will host Canada Day programming from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. with live music, dance performances and family-fun activities, culminating in fireworks at 10 p.m.
The event will be hosted by children’s TV personality, Monica Brighton. Admission is free.
The day will feature moments of reflection and opportunities to celebrate the things we love about Canada. The City is grateful to presenting sponsors Tim Hortons and Bell for their support of Canada Day at Mel Lastman Square. This programming is funded in part by the Government of Canada.
Date: Friday, July 1
Time: 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Location: Mel Lastman Square, 5100 Yonge St., North York
Note: Interview opportunities are available from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.; and 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, July 1. Contact Anthony Gurrisi at 416-272-9590 or firstname.lastname@example.org to coordinate an interview in advance.
Main Stage Canada Day performanes at Mel Lastman Square:
2 p.m. Taiko drumming by Nagata Shachu
3:45 p.m. Moneka Arabic Jazz
4:30 p.m. Tara Moneka performs O’Canada
6:45 p.m. DJ Sofia Fly
7:45 p.m. Quique Escamilla
8:30 p.m. DJ Sofia Fly
8:45 p.m. Odario
Pop-up Canada Day Performances at Mel Lastman Square
2:45 p.m. Big Smoke Brass
3:15 p.m. ApHeart by Moonhorse Dance Theatre
4:30 p.m. Big Smoke Brass
5:15 p.m. Bollywood dance workshops by Kanushree Jain
5:45 p.m. Big Smoke Brass
6:15 p.m. Bollywood dance workshops by Kanushree Jain
This year’s event also marks the 100 year anniversary of North York. More information on Canada Day programing at Mel Lastman Square is available on the City’s website.
Information about other Canada Day celebrations taking place across the Toronto is available here.