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Guardian file photo of Canada Day fireworks
A wide variety of musical talent will be on display during the Canada Day 10-hour live outdoor concert in Charlottetown’s Victoria Park.
Canada Day activities hosted by the City of Charlottetown will take place on Monday, July 1 in the park beginning at 12 noon, with the official opening ceremonies. Activities, including the 10-hour live concert, will follow at 1 p.m.
“We invite all islanders and visitors to come out to Victoria Park to celebrate Canada Day in the capital City,” Mayor Clifford Lee said Monday in announcing details about the concert.
“There will lots of free activities for the whole family to enjoy, including the islands largest Canada Day fireworks display.”
Family activities in Victoria Park will include: balloon twisting, face painting, bouncy rides, horse and wagon rides, petting zoo, carnival vending area, interactive booths, 2014 P.E.I. Pavilion and the 10-hour live outdoor concert.
The bands featured during the concert will include: Scott Parsons and Jupiter Wise, Nudie, Arrows in the Air, North Lakes, More Soul, The Love Junkies, Joey Kitson and Eastern Front, The Meds, Johnny Oliver and O Canada performed by Brittany Banks.
Deputy Mayor Stu MacFadyen says the city is pleased to feature some of P.E.I.’s amazing musical talent to help celebrate the nation’s birthday.
The annual Canada Day fireworks display will close out the day’s celebrations.
For more information on Canada Day visit www.charlottetown.ca/canadaday.php or contact the city tourism department at (902) 629-4116.