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Canada Day 2019 at Studio Bell: Free admission
Canada Day 2019 at Studio Bell: Free admission

Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre (NMC), is the place to party for Canada’s 152nd birthday.

Dive into Canada’s rich musical history with an array of new exhibits celebrating iconic Canadians, enjoy hands-on, family-friendly activities and pop-up performances across multiple floors, and take advantage of FREE* admission all day on July 1, courtesy of Bell.

The entire Studio Bell building will be rocking for Canada’s birthday, so cap off your day of exploring five floors of exhibitions and interactive activities with a few beers and bites at NMC and Cold Garden present: Garden Party on the King Eddy Rooftop.

*Admission on Canada Day will be first-come, first-served.

Canada Day Membership Deal:

Buy or renew NMC Memberships for 50% off. Available online or in-person from 12:00 am to 11:59 pm July 1, 2019.

  • All new NMC memberships and renewals are 50% off.
  • Adult Memberships: $58 ($29 on July 1) + GST
  • Students/Seniors (65+): $45 ($22.50 on July 1) + GST
  • Family Memberships (two adults, two children/youth): $110 ($55 on July 1) + GST

To learn more, click here.

Canada Day Program Schedule:

TimeProgramLocation
10:00 am – 11:00 amReel Zone feat. video interviews with iconic CanadiansPerformance Hall (Floor 2)
10:00 am – 3:00 pmCraft Station: Jazz up your decoder glasses for the Corey Hart exhibitSkybridge (Floor 5)
10:00 am – 5:00 pm Sound Sampling Arcade Body and Brain (Floor 3)
10:30 am – 11:00 amKimball Theatre Organ DemonstrationSound Affects (Floor 3)
11:00 am – 12:00 pmDueling Pianos: CanCon EditionPerformance Hall (Floor 2)
11:30 am – 12:00 pmOld Tyme Fiddlers Homegrown Country (Floor 5)
12:00 pm – 12:30 pmReel Zone feat. video interviews with iconic CanadiansPerformance Hall (Floor 2)
12:00 pm – 12:30 pmKimball Theatre Organ DemonstrationSound Affects (Floor 3)
12:30 pm – 1:00 pm Geddy Lee Air Guitar with Jett ThundersPerformance Hall (Floor 2)
1:00 pm – 1:15 pmThe Sugar Sweets Swing DancePerformance Hall (Floor 2)
1:00 pm – 5:00 pmVirgin Radio and CJAY 92 on location Radio Lounge (Floor 1)
1:30 pm – 2:00 pmVoix Des Rocheuses (French choir)Performance Hall (Floor 2)
1:30 pm – 2:00 pmOld Tyme FiddlersHomegrown Country (Floor 5)
2:00 pm – 2:30 pmReel Zone feat. video interviews with iconic CanadiansPerformance Hall (Floor 2)
2:00 pm – 2:30 pmKimball Theatre Organ DemonstrationSound Affects (Floor 3)
2:30 pm – 3:00 pmGeddy Lee Air Guitar with Jett Thunders Performance Hall (Floor 2)
3:00 pm – 4:00 pmDueling Pianos: CanCon EditionPerformance Hall (Floor 2)
4:00 pmBuilding-wide “O Canada”Studio Bell

Canada Day Street Performers Schedule:

TimeProgram
10:00 am & 12:00 pm James Jordan Comedy Magician
11:00 amBrad Tomlinson (singer-guitarist)
1:00 pmLucid Diversity (acoustic band)
2:00 pmOld Tyme Fiddlers
3:00 pmMax Badea-Hasasian (classical guitar)
4:00 pm Jack Lumber Band