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Canadian songwriters are renowned worldwide for their excellence in expressing the human experience through their artistry. During the Canada Day Weekend Celebration at Harbourfront Centre, hear the stories of Canada from coast to coast, told through the Canadian Songbook: past, present and future.

Events will be added to this schedule as they are confirmed.


Accessible onsite 24/7

Originally designed for the King Street Pilot Project in 2018, Imprint makes its debut at Harbourfront Centre. Play around, hide, and create new shapes!


Visual Arts

Lakeview Market

12:00pm –11:00pm

The Lakeview Market features fab finds from all corners of the globe including old world crafts and new, unique designs. Choose from traditional artifacts, local, artisanal, eco-friendly, fair trade products and more.


Les Poules à Colin

12:15pm – 1:30pm

Dig up Québec’s deep, dark roots, add electrifying energy and beguiling modesty, and you get Les Poules à Colin’s mind-blowing trad-folk groove.


Free Film: Heritage Minutes

1:00pm – 8:00pm

A bilingual Canadian legacy project comprised of 60-second short films, each depicting a significant person, event or story in Canadian history. Today, the collection includes 90 episodes.



1:00pm – 9:00pm

Enjoy an action-packed, mini-sized version of the fan favourite game of ping-pong.


Tafari Anthony

4:30pm – 5:30pm

Tafari Anthony embodies the spirit of the modern musician and has been recognized as an undeniable talent by Canada’s Walk of Fame.



7:00pm – 8:00pm

Powered by Kamilah Apong and Jamie Kidd, Tush has rapidly gained a reputation as one of Toronto’s best live dance acts.


Lydia Persaud

8:00pm – 9:00pm

After performing internationally with The O'Pears and Dwayne Gretzky, and backing artists such as Lee Fields, Jill Barber, Royal Wood, Jadea Kelly and Karl Wolf, Lydia has emerged with her own voice in the world of folk-soul.


Broken Social Scene

9:30pm –10:45pm

Kick off Canada Day with the indie rock sounds of Toronto's home grown music collective Broken Social Scene in a free outdoor concert on Harbourfront Centre's Concert Stage.


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