Queen Street - Downtown Niagara Falls
Parade Route: The Niagara Falls Canada Day Parade route will begin on Victoria Avenue at Armoury Street and will travel north on Victoria Avenue to Valley Way, east (right) onto Valley Way, east (right) onto Queen Street, ending at Ontario Avenue.
The Niagara Falls Canada Day Celebration will continue in Centennial Square, in front of City Hall, along Queen Street and in the new parkette, beside City Hall.
Good Canadian Citizen Award
- Do you know someone who deserves recognition for their outstanding service to make our community a better place to live and visit?
- Remember to submit your Good Canadian Citizen Award Nomination
- Send your completed form to Lori Albanese at the City of Niagara Falls or drop off at the MacBain Community Centre
- Nominee should be a resident of Niagara Falls and have not received a Good Citizen Award in the past.
- Awards will be given to individuals who have performed outstanding service for the betterment of the community.
- Certificates will be awarded on Canada Day.
Good Canadian Citizen Award Entry Deadline: Wednesday, June 5, 2013. Return by Wednesday, June 5, 2013 to:
GOOD CANADIAN CITIZEN AWARDS
c/o Lori Albanese, Community Development Coordinator
City of Niagara Falls, Recreation & Culture
7150 Montrose Road, Unit #1, Niagara Falls, ON L2H 3N3
Telephone: 905-356-7521; Fax: 905-356-7404
Get Involved! Why Volunteer? People volunteer for a variety of reasons. Some may volunteer to gain valuable experience, to meet new friends, to get to know your community, to gain community volunteer hours, or just to fulfill a wish to be in a parade and have fun! This is a great opportunity to do something for YOU and also give back to your community. Bring your civic and national pride and get involved!! Applications and information are available on the Entry Forms page of the Canada Day Parade section.
Canada Day Volunteer Meeting
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
MacBain Community Centre, Multi-Purpose Room A (first floor)
7150 Montrose Road, Niagara Falls, ON L2H 3N3
If you would like to volunteer, but are unable to attend the May 28 meeting, please contact Lori Albanese at 905-356-7521 ext. 3332.
What's happening this year?
5 KM Run or Walk for St. John Ambulance
5km Run or Walk for St. John Ambulance on Monday, July 1, 2013 at Oakes Park in Niagara Falls to celebrate the Niagara Falls Branch 75th Anniversary. Registration will take place at 7:00 a.m. at Oakes Park.
Route: The run/walk begins at 8:00 a.m. Participants will travel east along Morrison Street and enter the Paisley Janvary-Pool Pathway and travel north to Thorold Stone Road, turning east on the sidewalk, travel south on the sidewalk along Stanley Avenue and end back at Oakes Park.
Entry fee is $25. Door Prizes, Fresh Fruit and Medals for Age Category Winners. Age Category Winners will be awarded their medals on the Canada Day Main Stage at Niagara Falls City Hall at 1 p.m.. Download the 5KM Run or Walk Entry Form and Map.
All funds generated through the 5 km run walk will support the essential services that St John Ambulance provides within our Niagara Falls community including: Medical First Responders, and Youth, Therapy Dogs, Search & Rescue, Chair-A-Van transportation services and Water Patrol Programs. Your support will "Help Us, Help Others".
For any questions regarding the 5km Run/Walk for St. John Ambulance, please contact Kai T Bucht at St. John Ambulance at 905-356-7461 or David Trotter at 905-357-4104.
CANADA DAY PARADE at 11:00 a.m.
The 2013 Niagara Falls Canada Day Celebration will kick off with a Parade at 11:00 a.m. The Pre-Parade begins at 10:45 a.m. The Parade and Pre-Parade will begin on Victoria Avenue at Armoury Street and travel north on Victoria Avenue, turn right (east) onto Valley Way and turn right (east) onto Queen Street and end at Ontario Avenue.
OPENING CEREMONIES at 1:00 p.m.
The Niagara Falls Canada Day Celebration Opening Ceremonies will begin on the Main Stage at Centennial Square in front of City Hall on Queen Street. Join us for the singing of the Canadian National Anthem and the Good Canadian Citizen Awards presented by Niagara Falls Mayor Jim Diodati. Entertainment will follow on the Main Stage.
Following the Opening Ceremonies, live entertainment will be featured on the Main Stage and there will be free children’s activities nearby. Queen Street will be closed for the celebration which will include community groups, displays, food vendors and interactive activities.
Stay Tuned for more updates in May and June!
For More Info
Not sure how to get to Niagara Falls? Get directions here and come join us!
For more Parade information, contact Lori Albanese, Community Development Coordinator at 905-356-7521, extension 3332 or email: email@example.com