After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Canada Day celebrations will return Friday in Kitchener, Cambridge and Waterloo.
In Kitchener, this year’s event will feature fireworks and free music, with the first performers taking the stage at Carl Zehr Square in front of City Hall at 3 p.m.
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Headlining the evening will be sharing the stage with Canadian legends Glass Tiger, Rufus John, Bad Child and Alyssa Reid.
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Weather permitting, fireworks will begin at 10:20 p.m
In Cambridge, parades, fireworks and other celebrations will take place again this year.
The fishing derby starts at 8am, followed by a parade down King Street at 11am
A children’s area, midway rides, car show and musical performances will conclude with fireworks at 10 p.m.
Waterloo’s Canada Day celebration will feature a drone LED light show instead of fireworks
In Waterloo, Canada Day celebrations begin at 4 pm with a community tour of the western part of Waterloo Park, featuring live performances, food trucks, giant games and a laser drone show.
J.P. Several local acts are planned, including Sunga, Sam Nabi and Clarisa Diogno.
The laser drone show will fly at 10:30 p.m.
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