Canada Day Celebrations @ Canada Aviation and Space Museum, Ottawa [1 July]

Canada Day Celebrations


226
01
July
09:00 - 17:00

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Canada Aviation and Space Museum
11 Aviation Parkway, Ottawa, Ontario K1K 2X5
July 01, 2017, 9:00 a.m. — 5:00 p.m.
Fees: Free, $5.00 parking fee for the day
More information: casmuseum.techno-science.ca/en/whats-on/event-canada-day-2017.php

The Canada Aviation and Space Museum invites everyone to a great day of fun and entertainment! Celebrate Canada like never before at this country’s premier aerospace museum, with dynamic activities for the whole family. The Museum is the ideal venue in any weather: sun, rain or summer heat. Admission is free all day on July 1, but donations are welcome.

Schedule of Demonstrations and Performances
9:00 a.m. — Museum and activity stations open
9:00 a.m. — Arrival of Bell 429 Helicopter and the C150 Global Odyssey Team
9:30 a.m. — Presentation and Launch of world flight by C150 Global Odyssey Team
10:30 a.m. — Departure of the Bell 429 Helicopter and the C150 Global Odyssey Team
11:00 a.m.* — Performance by the Canadian Armed Forces Parachute Team, the SkyHawks
11:30 a.m. — Autograph session with the Canadian Armed Forces Parachute Team, the SkyHawks
12:00 p.m.* — Possible fly-past by the Canadian Forces Snowbirds
1:00 p.m. — Special presentations in the Main Theatre
2:00 p.m. — Concert by BAM! Percussion
3:00 p.m.* — Rocket launch by the Ottawa Rocketry Group
3:30 p.m. — Ejection Seat Demonstration
4:15 p.m.* — Rocket launch by the Ottawa Rocketry Group

All activities and displays will be open from 9am to 4:00pm unless otherwise indicated.

* Weather Permitting/Schedule subject to change without notice.

Partners and Special Guests: Over 10 organizations and special guests are joining us this year to help celebrate Canada Day. Come and meet with these Museum partners!

Family Activities: Activities for kids of all ages are taking place throughout the day!

Aircraft and Flights: Many visiting aircraft will be flying in for Museum visitors. Come and speak to the pilots of these wonderful flying machines!

More information: The Canada Aviation and Space Museum is located at the intersection of the Aviation and Rockcliffe Parkways, just 10 minutes from Parliament Hill. The Museum will be open from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Canada Day, with special activities ending by 4:00 p.m.

Visitors are invited to take advantage of the bicycle paths leading to the Museum to reduce vehicle emissions – bicycle racks are available at the Museum
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