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Canada Day

Parent and child watching fireworks

The park will be filled with fun for all ages, showcasing live music, a Canadian Kids Zone, marketplace and food vendors and ending the evening on a bang, with a spectacular fireworks show! 

The event takes place Monday, July 1, 2024 
2 p.m. - 10 p.m. | Southside Park

Our volunteer program is proudly presented by Zehrs, Woodstock 

Register to be a volunteer

Food Donations

Food donations will gratefully be accepted. All donations will benefit local charities in our community. Non-perishable food that can be kept at room temperature will be accepted by volunteers at the event entrance closest to the main washrooms.

 Suggested Donation Items

Canned vegetables

Canned meat/fish

Canned fruit

Canned or bottled sauces (e.g. tomato, alfredo)

Noodles (wheat, rice, bean flour, corn flour)

Cake mixes

Cookies mixes

Peanut butter


Ground coffee


Pork and Beans


Pudding cups

Nutrition/granola/snack bars


Sports beverages

Drinking boxes

Pet food and litter

Gift Cards (e.g. grocery stores, restaurants, Walmart, pharmacies, gas)


Enjoy main stage and side stage music throughout the entire day! 



Main Stage 2 p.m. Upside of Maybe, roots based pop & rock 
Side Stage 3 p.m.
Main Stage 3:30 p.m.
Fresh Water Funk, soul & funk 
Side Stage 4:30 p.m.
Isabella Hoops, Fire Show    
Main Stage 5 p.m.
Opening Ceremonies, with the National Anthem sung by STAGES Kids. Also, grab a free Canada Day themed cookie!
Main Stage 5:10 p.m.
The Lovin’ Cup, rock & blues 
Side Stage 6 p.m.
Coty Robinson, country 
Main Stage 6:30 p.m.
The Bomb, retro 80's live  
Side Stage 7:30 p.m.
The Do-Overs, classic rock, country & pop hits 
Main Stage 8 p.m. MUDMEN, celtic rock

Canadian Kids Zone 

Fun for both the young and young at heart! From 2 p.m. - 8 p.m., enjoy free activities:  

  • Two Escape Rooms to choose from 
  • Inflatable Obstacle Courses 
  • Face Painting, Glitter Tattoos 
  • Balloon Twister
  • Petting Zoo 
  • Kids Colouring Corner  
  • Woodstock Public Library activities (2 p.m. - 6 p.m.)
  • Photobooth (2 p.m. - 9 p.m.)
  • Check out our on-site sponsor, Libro Credit Union


The Canada Day Firework show will end the evening with a BANG! Watch the Southside Park sky sparkle as it snaps, crackles and pops starting at 9:30 p.m. 

Presented by Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Inc.

Food, Beverage and Marketplace Vendors 

Grab a bite to eat or shop in the marketplace from one the many onsite vendors. You can also grab a seat in our beverage garden, with a main stage view. 

Food Vendors

Hope you are hungry!

ATM on-site. Credit and/or debit may be accepted by vendors. *Vendors subject to change 
Beverage Garden 
Brought to you by the Woodstock Lion's Club, the beverage garden will offer thirst quenching favourites, while you enjoy live music with a main stage view.  

*Cash, debit and credit available

Marketplace Vendors
 Support local by visiting the Marketplace!

ATM on-site. Credit and/or debit may be accepted by vendors.*Vendors subject to change 

Parking Options

Free parking is available at many of the large parking lots surrounding Southside Park.

Walter Street is currently under construction between Victoria Street South and East Park Drive. Please plan an alternate route to the park during the event. 

Southside Park will be closed to vehicles past the Dry Bridge from June 26 – July 2 for event set-up. 

 Parking Locations

 Parking locations include:

  • Accessible parking in Southside Park, 192 Old Wellington St S. near the main washroom facilities.
  • Parking on nearby streets and limited parking in Southside Park, 192 Old Wellington St S.
  • Reeves Community Complex, 369, 375 & 381 Finkle St.
  • Jack Dunn Memorial Parking, 347 Finkle St. 
  • College Avenue Secondary School, 700 College Ave.
  • St. Mary's Catholic High School, 431 Juliana Dr.


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Phone: 519-539-1291
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