Canada Day Celebrations in Harris Park – July 1, 2024

Canada Day Celebrations in Harris Park – July 1, 2024

The City of London and Center of Old Oak will present music and fireworks at Harris Park on Monday, July 1 to celebrate Canada Day.

Join emcee Nick Paparella (CTV News London) on The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) Entertainment Zone for an evening full of live entertainment from 7pm

7:00 PM – Willem James Cowan

8:00 pm – Sunshine Makers

9:00 am – London’s RBCxMusic first featured artist Saveria

10:00 PM – Fireworks show

There will also be food trucks including Ciao Modern Italian Cuisine, Donut Diva and Rosie’s Streetery.

Information about road closures

We strongly recommend that you arrive at this event well in advance to avoid traffic disruption in the area. Visitors are encouraged to walk, bike or take the bus to Harris Park for this free event.

Sunday June 30 & Monday July 1 closures (all day)

  • Dundas Street between Ridout Street and Wellington Street
  • Talbot Street between King Street and Carling Street.

Closed Monday July 1 (8:00 PM – 11:00 PM)

  • Queens Avenue from Ridout Street North to Riverside Drive and Wharncliffe Road North
  • Ridout Street north from Fullarton Street to King St.
  • Thames Street from Dundas Street to Harris Park Gate

Queens Bridge and Kensington Bridge will be closed to car traffic from 8pm on Monday 1 July. Pedestrians are allowed to walk through Queens Bridge until 9 p.m. The West London Dykes will also be closed near Labatt Park.

Parking information

Those driving downtown for the fireworks are encouraged to park in one of the city’s municipal parking lots near Harris Park, including municipal lots 12, 21, 6 and 20. Parking locations and parking rates can be found on the municipality’s website. On-street parking meters will be available free of charge from Monday 1 July.

Alternative transportation

Cyclists and pedestrians can use the Harris Park entrance at the corner of Dufferin Avenue and Ridout Street North, Dundas Place, Dundas-TVP and Dundas Street Bikeway to reach Harris Park.

Public transport users are advised to LTC website for service updates and detours.

Ivey Park:

The Ivey Park splash pad and municipal parking lot 11 will be closed at 6 p.m. for the exhibit. Ivey Park and the public walkway in front of the HMCS Prevost on Becher Street will also be closed at 7 p.m.