Canada Day Party Ideas


Oh Canada! .... let’s celebrate with a fun Canada Day Party. With being the second largest country in the world (by area) there are so many traditional ways to show your patriotism. Being named after “Kanata” an Iroquoian word meaning “village”, invite your village of friends and family to party!


Oh Canada! .... let’s celebrate with a fun Canada Day Party. With being the second largest country in the world (by area) there are so many traditional ways to show your patriotism. Being named after “Kanata” an Iroquoian word meaning “village”, invite your village of friends and family to party!



Canada Day Party Supplies and Decorations

  • Use the colour theme of red and white from the Canadian Flag
  • Hang red and white streamers, balloons and lots of Canadian flags
  • Use red and white gingham table cloths
  • Light tiki candles in the evening



Canada Day Party Games and Activities

  • Play picnic games like three legged race, bean bag toss our some more of these Outdoor Party Games
  • Pin the tail on the beaver
  • Water balloons fight with red and white balloons
  • Plant a maple tree
  • Go for a hike or nature walk
  • Go golfing
  • Set up croquet or a mini golf course in your backyard (use old tin cans for the golf holes)
  • Get out your instruments and have a jam
  • Have a camp out (bring your own tents)
  • Light a bon fire and roast s’mores
  • Light some fireworks


Canadian Party Music

Here are a few great Canadian Music Artists!

The Tragically Hip, Our Lady Peace, Justin Bieber, Nelly Furtado, Alanis Morissette, Barenaked Ladies, Neil Young, Gordon Lightfoot, Rush, The Guess Who, Avril Lavigne, Sum 41, Simple Plan, 54-40, Brian Adams, Hedley, Keshia Chante, Nickelback, Simple Plan, Michael Bublé, Diana Krall, Rufus Wainwright, Daniel Powter, Joni Mitchell, Chantal Kreviazuk, Holly McNarland, October Guard, The Creepshow, The Birthday Massacre, Lipstick Machine, Sarah Harmer, Shania Twain, Fefe Dobson, Minx, Les Six, Skye Sweetnam, Emm Gryner, Lillix, Tuuli, Kittie, Amanda Stott, Jann Arden, Tegan and Sara

Kids Canadian Music: Splash N BootsBobs and LoLo, Sharon, Lois and Bram



Canada Day Craft

  • Make a Canada Flag - use rectangle white paper, paint the sides red, paint hand red (for the maple leaf and place hand in the middle)
  • Red and White bead bracelets - have bowls with different size, shape, of red and white beads. String the beads onto necklace string (stretches).



Canada Day Party Food

  • Canadian Beers: Alexander Keith's, Labatt’s, Kokanee, Pilsner, Canadian, Keiths, Sleemans, Laker
  • Canadian Wines: Sawmill Creek, Pelee Island, Jackson Triggs
  • Strawberry daiquiris
  • Nachos and Dip - Layer in large baking pan: cottage cheese on bottom, your favourite salsa in middle, shredded medium cheddar on top. Keep covered in fridge until needed.
  • Red and White Salad - Layer slices of tomato and Mozzarella cheese
  • Canadian Bacon
  • Poutine
  • Red and White mini baby potatoes
  • Make a dessert with Maple Syrup
  • BBQ: large salmon, hamburger, hot dogs, steak, pork chops
  • Steamed lobster - boil in hot water for approximately 10 minutes
  • Tim Horton's Tim bits
  • Canada Flag Cake - make a rectangle cake and decorate it with red strawberries or red candies to create the Canadian flag.
  • Canadian Mini Cupcakes - use white vanilla icing and place a red jelly maple leaf candy on top, or sprinkle with red sprinkles.

  • Canadian Beers: Alexander Keith's, Labatt’s, Kokanee, Pilsner, Canadian, Keiths, Sleemans, Laker
  • Canadian Wines: Sawmill Creek, Pelee Island, Jackson Triggs
  • Strawberry daiquiris
  • Nachos and Dip - Layer in large baking pan: cottage cheese on bottom, your favourite salsa in middle, shredded medium cheddar on top. Keep covered in fridge until needed.
  • Red and White Salad - Layer slices of tomato and Mozzarella cheese
  • Canadian Bacon
  • Poutine
  • Red and White mini baby potatoes
  • Make a dessert with Maple Syrup
  • BBQ: large salmon, hamburger, hot dogs, steak, pork chops
  • Steamed lobster - boil in hot water for approximately 10 minutes
  • Tim Horton's Tim bits
  • Canada Flag Cake - make a rectangle cake and decorate it with red strawberries or red candies to create the Canadian flag.
  • Canadian Mini Cupcakes - use white vanilla icing and place a red jelly maple leaf candy on top, or sprinkle with red sprinkles.