Milton Canada Day 2024

~ July 1st, 2024 ~

Welcome to Milton Canada Day

(Celebrations are at Milton Fairgrounds)

Celebrate Milton Canada Day with events, games, food, a beer tent, and live entertainment. The evening is topped off with a great fireworks display

Milton Canada Day celebrations

The Milton Canada Day Committee is actively working to plan and organize this year’s event! Please keep an eye on our website and social media accounts for updates as they are announced.

Sponsorship opportunities are ALWAYS welcome, and can be directed to our Sponsorship Committee or the Halton Agricultural Society’s main office. Check out

Join the fun

Volunteers play a critical role in delivering events like these to the Milton Community. There is room for everyone to participate! Volunteer Form Check Their Website please

Buy fun treats at the Milton Canada celebrations

Need more information about volunteering, contact the Halton Agricultural Society’s main office. 905-878-5689

Giddy up

To contact the Milton Canada Day committee please use the form on their Website Link . A representative will respond as soon as possible. Thank you.

Milton Canada Day Information

A Short History of Canada Day

Canada Day, celebrated on July 1st each year, marks the anniversary of the Constitution Act of 1867, which united three separate colonies into a single Dominion within the British Empire, known as Canada. Originally called Dominion Day, it wasn’t until 1982 that it was renamed Canada Day. However, the celebrations have roots that go back even further.

The idea of a national celebration in Canada dates back to the early 19th century when colonists began marking the anniversary of the founding of the nation. Throughout the years, Dominion Day evolved into a patriotic holiday, with festivities including parades, fireworks, concerts, and barbecues.

In 1967, Canada celebrated its centennial, a significant milestone that saw an explosion of national pride and identity. Expo 67, held in Montreal, showcased Canadian innovation and culture to the world, further solidifying the sense of unity and pride among Canadians.

Over time, Canada Day has become more than just a commemoration of Confederation; it’s a celebration of Canadian identity, diversity, and multiculturalism. Today, festivities across the country reflect the mosaic of cultures that make up Canada, from coast to coast. It’s a day for Canadians to come together, reflect on their history, and look forward to a shared future.

Canada Day remains a symbol of unity, freedom, and the enduring spirit of a nation that continues to evolve while honoring its past.