Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games
The Canada Games, held every two years, are the largest multi-sport event in the country and represent the pinnacle of interprovincial and territorial sport competition.
From August 6 to 21, the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games will give rise to a new legacy of ambition, confidence and compassion that will inspire generations to come. Niagara Parks is proud to host some of this year’s celebrations.
About the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games
The Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games will celebrate Canada’s top young athletes and showcase a remarkable heritage of hard work and innovation in one of the world’s most awe-inspiring destinations.
Consisting of more than 5,000 athletes and coaches, the Games will welcome the next generation of national, international and Olympic and Paralympic champions as Canada’s best young athletes compete in this multi-sport event.
The Games will feature a total of 18 sports, including the return of lacrosse after a 36-year absence and the first-ever rugby sevens competition.
13 for 13 Festival
Hosted in collaboration with Niagara’s 13 municipalities, the 13 For 13 Cultural Festival will showcase the unique cultural heritage, entertainment, art and culinary experiences of Canada’s 13 provinces and territories. Visitors of the festival will be afforded the opportunity to experience the rich cultures of each province and territory, while also travelling across Canada without leaving Niagara!
Niagara Parks is honoured to host two of these free events featuring entertainment, music and fireworks.
Friday, August 12, 2022 (7 to 9 p.m.) - Town of Fort Erie and Nova Scotia at Old Fort Erie
Saturday, August 13, 2022 (7 to 10 p.m.) - Niagara Falls and Northwest Territories at Queen Victoria Park
August 21, 2022, 7 to 10 p.m.
Queen Victoria Park
The Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games will conclude with a closing ceremony at Queen Victoria Park. This free event is open to the public
Along with another “Parade of Teams” and a set of speakers highlighted by the Premier of Ontario, the closing ceremony will feature the extinguishment of the Canada Games cauldron, bringing an end to the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games. Representatives of the PEI 2023 Canada Winter Games will also be on hand to accept the traditional handover of the Official Canada Games Flag, paying tribute to the next Canada Games that will be taking place just six months from that night.