It’s official – August 18, 2016 is Tragically Hip Day in Ottawa.
Mayor Jim Watson made the declaration Wednesday on BOOM 99.7.
He also released a statement on Twitter.
— Jim Watson (@JimWatsonOttawa) August 17, 2016
The band plays at the Canadian Tire Centre on the same day.
Their last concert will be played in Kingston Saturday. It will be broadcast by the CBC, and there are several public showings happening in the capital region – check out our list here.