Canada Day NYC
Saturday, 29 June 2013 from 10:30 AM to 10:00 PM (EDT)
New York, NY
Attention music lovers, foodies, families and hockey fans! Gather in Central Park on Saturday, June 29 for an unforgettable free summer music festival. Celebrate Canada's best entertainment, food and personalities in New York City. For the first time, Canada Day International is producing Canada Day New York, a free cultural, sport and music festival in Central Park. The daytime festivities will take place at the Naumberg Bandshell in Central Park with highlights including photo opportunities with members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, a food festival featuring top Canadian chefs and an action packed charitable street hockey tournament with NHL Player and Alumni appearances. A free Canada Day Concert will take place in the evening at Rumsey Playfield as part of SummerStage Concert Series presented by AT&T. Award winning Canadian bands Brasstrounaut, Spirit of the West and Joel Plaskett are the first confirmed artists. The special guest headliner is Award-winning electro-rock sensation LIGHTS.
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Canada Day International
Canada Day International actively promotes Canada and all things Canadian on the global stage. Its dynamic, engaging festivals and strategic events held in cities around the world create a unique platform to showcase the best of Canadian business, technology, music, art, culture, education, food and tourism.