Bedouin Soundclash to headline Wasaga Beach Canada Day Festivities

The Town of Wasaga Beach is proud to present Bedouin Soundclash as headliners for the town’s Canada Day festivities this weekend. Canada Day festivities on the beach will also include country artist, Rob Watts and Juno-nominated, Tik-Tok sensation, Devon Cole.

“We have an incredible Canada Day planned and we invite all of our residents and everyone who visits Wasaga Beach to have fun, play and swim safely, and make memories that will last a lifetime,” said . “Grab some snacks and drinks at one of our beachfront food trucks or restaurants, put your feet in the sand and enjoy the show.” 

Wasaga Beach Mayor Brian Smith

The fun begins on Saturday, July 1 at 10am with tethered hot air balloon rides, followed by special local presentations at 1:45pm, live music all afternoon and fireworks at 10pm: 

Bedouin Soundclash

Canada Day schedule (Saturday, July 1): 

  • 10am –1pm:   Tethered Hot Air Balloon Rides, presented by ReMax
  • 1:45pm:           Mayor’s Welcome, Land acknowledgement, National Anthem (Haileigh Jade)
  • 2pm:                Kehewin Native Dance Theatre
  • 2:30pm:          Dance By Design
  • 3:30pm:          The Desoto’s
  • 4:30pm:          Ensemble Topaz (performing in area in front of stage)
  • 5:30pm:          Rob Watts Band
  • 7pm:               Devon Cole
  • 8:45pm:          Bedouin Soundclash
  • 10pm:             Fireworks

This Canada Day weekend, which is expected to be a warm and sunny one in Wasaga Beach, marks the continuation of the town’s kick-off to a busy summer season. Residents and visitors are invited to enjoy fireworks, food trucks, buskers, weekly beach-side movie nights, a farmers market and regular live music on the beach beginning in July. 

Heading into the busy Canada Day weekend, the Town is also prepared and coordinating with the OPP, Ontario Parks and other partners to ensure there is a plan in place that will keep residents and visitors safe and informed. 

“The town’s Fire Department, municipal law enforcement officers, Simcoe County first responders, provincial park wardens and OPP detachment are working together to ensure this weekend, and this summer, continues to be safe and fun for everyone,” Smith added. 

The OPP are urging residents and visitors to “get out and enjoy the Canada Day festivities, obey the law, and respect the community,” said Inspector Leah Gilfoy of the Huronia West OPP. “We are proud to be coordinating with our municipalities, other emergency services partners and the community to ensure a safe summer for all to enjoy.” 

Quick facts 

  • Each year the town of Wasaga Beach welcomes over 2 million visitors.
  • The Town is reminding residents, businesses and visitors that this year Town Hall will be closed to observe the statutory Canada Day holiday on Friday June 30 and back open for business on Monday July 3.
  • The summer fun continues with the Sand and Soca Caribbean music festival in August, the town’s Labour Day extravaganza, a Memories of Summer concert featuring Canadian rock royalty, April Wine.
  • The summer line-up will be topped off with the annual Stonebridge Wasaga Beach Blues festival in September. 

Additional resources 

Check out the town’s special events calendar.

Learn about water safety.

Read our fireworks bylaw.

Read our open fires bylaw.

Learn how to organize an authorized, special event in Wasaga Beach.

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