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Canada Day

Save the date for the City of Vaughan's annual Canada Day celebration.


Monday, July 1, 2024

10am to 4pm

Boyd Conservation Area Park, 8739 Islington Avenue, Vaughan


The event will feature incredible stage entertainment, activities for all ages, a food zone, a marketplace with vendor booths and so much more. 

Vendor Booths - Now Accepting Applications!

Calling all businesses, not-for-profits and food vendors! Apply today for the opportunity to participate in Vaughan Celebrates Canada Day 2024. Anticipated attendance is over 8,000.


Apply using the Canada Day Participant Agreement Form

Not-for-profit organizations: $250 + HST

Business participants (for-profit organizations): $550 + HST

Food vendors: $550 + HST

- Ice cream vendors: we are sold out for Canada Day 2024, email to be added to our waiting list

Join our touch-a-truck section: $1,500 + HST


See all requirements on this webpage under "Information for Participants (Booths, Food Vendors)."

Questions? Email us at 

Canada Day - More Information

  • Stage entertainment will begin at 10:30am and will conclude with a headline performance by Kardinal Offishall (3:00pm to 4:00pm)
  • Official welcome at 12:00pm with Mayor and Members of Council and Dignitaries 
  • Entertainment includes:
    • Springcreek Dancers and Singers 
    • Earth Rangers
    • Bex in Motion
    • Joaquin Nunez & Habana Safari
    • Dance Together Project + Naach For Fun
    • CMAGIC5
    • Redhill Valleys
    • Jordyn Sugar


Kardinal Offishall is a rapper, emcee, producer and philanthropist, who has been a staple in the global music scene. He has collaborated on hit records such as “Beautiful” with Akon, “Just Dance” with Lady Gaga, Numba 1 with Rihanna and made history with “Dangerous” which scorched to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 charts, making him the first rapper from Canada to do so in history. Kardinal has added TV star to his repertoire, serving as a judge on Canada’s Got Talent alongside Howie Mandel, Lilly Singh and Trish Stratus. He ran with the torch during the Olympics, performed for Nelson Mandela, and was federally appointed one of Canada’s ambassadors during the country’s 150th anniversary of its confederation.



Activities and performances are subject to change 

  • Arts, crafts & interactive activities
  • Axe throwing (ages 18+) and inflatable axe throwing (all ages)
  • Bubble zone
  • Mini golf
  • 23’ inflatable slide
  • Hockey and curling fun
  • Recreation activities
  • Touch-a-Truck
  • Sensory Bus
  • Ping pong and foosball tables 
  • Stilt walkers 



Activities and performances are subject to change 


Park & Walk: free parking is available at the venue and is a short walk to the event site.


Shuttle Bus Service: Free parking and shuttle bus services will be running from the following locations:


Pick up: Al Palladini Community Centre (9201 Islington Ave.) 

* Parking spots are also available at Emily Carr Secondary School (4901 Rutherford Rd.)

Drop off: Boyd Conservation Area (8739 Islington Ave.)


Service begins at 9:00am and the last pickup at Boyd Park is 4:30pm.

Free giveaways for the first 100 shuttles users from the Al Palladini pick up location. Shuttle Support by Adidas Woodbridge Corporate Store.

  • Food Zone with various food trucks and food vendors
  • Business Zone/Marketplace with vendor booths selling and/or showcasing their products/services 

Participants – What do you need to provide before the deadline of Wednesday, June 12, 2024?


  1. Participant Agreement Form: Canada Day
  2. Payment
    1. $550 + HST for food vendors and businesses, $250 + HST for not-for-profit organizations, or $1,500 + HST for Touch-a-Truck section
    2. Pay online with credit card OR by cheque (see details on agreement form)
  3. A Certificate of Insurance naming the Corporation of the City of Vaughan as an additional insured – use the City’s template 
    1. If you are unable to get a Certificate of Insurance, email to find out how to purchase one-day event insurance.
    2. For Canada Day, also include Toronto and Region Conservation Authority as an additional insured.


      Food vendors also need to provide:

  4. The York Region Vendor Application Form will be sent directly to York Region Health Department and provided to Events Staff.
    1. Form is found under “Vendors”:
  5. Any applicable licences (restaurant licence, refreshment vehicle licence, etc.).

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Event Sponsor

Tim Hortons Logo

Platinum Sponsor




CN logo




Gold Sponsors


Alectra logo


Best way stone logo




Forest group logo


greenpark group logo
Logos with company names Graywood An Intelligent Move, Phantom Developments and 7Central in downtown Vaughan



liuna local 183 logo




Menkes developments logo



Zancor Homes Logo





Silver Sponsor



green infrastructure partners logo




Grant Funding

Funded by the Government of Canada followed by the Canadian federal logo


Tourism Vaughan logo



Shuttle Sponsors

TOK Coachlines logo
Landmark Bus Lines logo




Shuttle Support

Adidas Woodbridge Corporate Store




Media Sponsors

Lo Specchio, Fairchild TV, Talent Vision, Radio/TV CHIN Multicultural, Caria's Corner, Suppa Media and Plan B Media logos





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