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Ontario to Celebrate the Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III


The King’s Coronation will be celebrated with free festivities at Queen’s Park and free admission to parks and attractions across the province.

On May 6, 2023, Ontario will celebrate the Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III and Her Majesty The Queen. This historic occasion will mark the first coronation of a Canadian Head of State in seven decades.

To commemorate The King’s Coronation, the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, Premier Doug Ford, Speaker Ted Arnott, and Indigenous leaders will hold a flag raising ceremony, 21-gun salute, and drum circle at 11:15 a.m. on May 6. The ceremony will also include a special presentation of the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers. Members of the public are invited to attend; the event will also be available to view via livestream on the Government of Ontario YouTube Channel.

Following the ceremony, ‘Coronation Celebration: A Fun Royal Fair’ will be held on the South Lawn of Queen’s Park from noon to 6 p.m. Free family fun activities will include carnival rides and live entertainment. A ‘Taste of Ontario’ will provide complimentary food and beverages from Ontario farmers and processors. The Coronation Celebration is open to the public, free of charge.

Simcoe-Grey MPP Brian Saunderson at Wasaga Beach Provincial Park earlier this year. Wasaga Beach Provincial Park, Craigleith Provincial Park and Earl Rowe Provincial Park Alliston are three parks in Simcoe-Grey that will offer a free day of outdoor fun On Saturday May 6th.

Extending the celebrations across the province, 10 major cultural attractions and 39 provincial parks will offer free admission for day use. To find out more about the provincial parks, please visit

CLICK HERE to learn more – Full News Release with list of Ontario parks and attractions offering free admission on Saturday May 6, 2023.

Simcoe-Grey MPP Brian Saunderson encourages everyone to explore the Provincial Parks here in Simcoe-Grey and throughout Ontario