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 »  Home  »  Arts & Entertainment  »  Celebrate Canada Day at the Powerade Centre
Celebrate Canada Day at the Powerade Centre
By City of Brampton | Published  06/25/2011 | Arts & Entertainment | Rating:
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Brampton - Friday, July 1, a full day of family entertainment at the Powerade Centre in Brampton culminates in main stage performance by Canadian icon, Jann Arden followed by a spectacular fireworks display set to music.

Friday, July 1, 11 am to 10:30 pm
- Fun Family Entertainment
- Main Stage Entertainment – Headliner Jann Arden
- Fireworks

Brampton celebrates again this year on the grounds of the Powerade Centre, located at 7575 Kennedy Road South. Please note there is no general parking on site for this event. Please take one of the free shuttles offered by Brampton Transit.

New This Year: There will be a limited number of accessible parking spaces available. To register a spot, citizens are asked to visit a City recreation centre and present a valid accessible parking permit.

In addition to the main stage, families can enjoy family friendly entertainment on the Kids Stage, and young, hip, local talent on the Brampton Indie Stage. Monster Truck rides, massive bouncing castles and the always popular Midway will be part of the day along with a high-flying circus act, street performers and clowns, a rock climbing wall and Freestyle Motocross demonstrations.
 
At 10 pm the skies overhead light up with a spectacular fireworks display set to music.

NO PUBLIC PARKING ON SITE
Residents are advised to take the free shuttle service provided by Brampton Transit – information available at: www.bramptontransit.com or walk/ bike to the event.

NO PERSONAL FIREWORKS ARE PERMITTED ON SITE.

PROGRAMS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE RAIN OR SHINE.


Event Information:
All day:
Brampton’s Canada Day Celebration offers many free activities. There are nominal fees for some of the attractions such as the midway and Monster Truck rides. There will be high flying circus acts, street performers and clowns, rock climbing wall and FMX demonstrations to delight and thrill all.

11 am to 8 pm
Kids’ Stage Performances on the Bell Canada Kids’ Stage include Mysterion, Dreamworks’ Kung Fu Panda 2, The Wonderful World of Circus, Jungle Cat World (featuring live animals), Beiebermania and more!
12 to 6 pm
Brampton Indie Stage
will feature young local talent including July, Touch Me Airborne Plaque, The Compound, The Sweet Mack, and Canadian Improv Showcase.

6 pm
Official Opening Ceremony
will include the Legion March, the Reaffirmation Ceremony, the singing of O Canada, speeches and the Canada Day cake-cutting.

7 pm
Opening acts Keshia Chanté and Neverest will kick off the live entertainment on the main stage.

8:30 pm
Canadian icon, Jann Arden takes the stage. With over two decades of hits including Good Mother, Could I Be Your Girl and Insensitive and eleven albums to her credit, the singer/songwriter extraordinaire really knows how to entertain. The 8-time Juno winner, also known for her outrageous sense of humour will finish up just as the Fireworks take the spotlight.

10 pm
Overhead will light up with a spectacular fireworks display set to music.

For more information please visit http://www.brampton.ca or call 311.

A detailed announcement of road closures will be communicated via media release and a Brampton Guardian advertisement prior to the event.
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