Events in Europe

This year marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy. To commemorate these historic milestones, the Government of Canada will be hosting and participating in events across the Normandy region. The Government of Canada delegation will include Veterans, Youth, and Members of Parliament.

Government of Canada Events:

Members of the public will have the opportunity to attend events hosted by the Government of Canada:

June 6, 2019 - Ceremony at Juno Beach Centre

*Time is to be determined

Under command of the British Second Army, Canadians stormed the shores of "Juno" beach through rough water, beach obstacles, wire, mines and gunfire. 75 years later Canadians will gather at Juno Beach to commemorate their service and sacrifice.

Registrations are no longer being accepted for the June 6, 2019 ceremony at Juno Beach.

As a result of great interest in attending this commemorative event, further registrations are no longer being accepted, as we have currently reached the anticipated site capacity.

Please email us at vac.normandy2019-normandie2019.acc@canada.ca to

  • let us know if you have already registered and can no longer attend the event, so that we may offer your space to others; and,
  • ask any questions.

Members of the media can contact us at vac.ddaymedia-mediajourj.acc@canada.ca.

*Please return to this site closer to the event date for more information on site access and event details.

More information on other ceremonies organized in France by the Government of Canada

If you have questions regarding domestic Government of Canada initiatives for the 75th Anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions - Canada page.

If you have questions regarding overseas Government of Canada initiatives for the 75th Anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions - Overseas page

Other events commemorating D-Day and the Battle of Normandy

Date Title Location
2019-06-05 00:00:00.0 June 5, 2019 Juno75 Gala hosted by the Juno Beach Centre Association Bretteville-sur-Odon, FR
2019-06-08 00:00:00.0 June 8, 2019 Exhibition of Military Vehicles Courseulles-sur-Mer, FR
2019-06-10 00:00:00.0 June 10, 2019 Canadian Theatrical Production: "Jake's Gift" Courseulles-sur-Mer, FR
2019-06-12 00:00:00.0 June 12, 2019 Conference and Book Signing with Tom Wilson Courseulles-sur-Mer, FR
2019-08-10 00:00:00.0 August 10, 2019 Ceremony in honour of Acadian soldiers Courseulles-sur-Mer, FR
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