Prince William and Kate's itinerary released
Prince William and Kate will attend nine events in 48 hours during their whirlwind Royal tour of Ottawa-Gatineau later this month.
After an airport welcome, the first stop for Their Royal Highnesses will be at the National War Memorial where they will lay a wreath in downtown Ottawa.
Next, it's off to their Ottawa home for two days -- Government House. That's where the Royal couple will host a reception and barbeque for Canadian youth on June 30.
To celebrate Canada's birthday, the couple will attend a citizenship ceremony at the Museum of Civilization; then they'll head over to Parliament Hill to watch both the noon and evening Canada Day celebrations.
"Obviously, Parliament Hill on Canada Day is going to be the big event so if you're hoping to meet them there, stake out your spot early because the crowds are expected to be huge," said Matthew Rowe, of the Monarchist League of Canada.
The couple will wrap up their trip to the capital with a tree planting ceremony on the grounds of Government House on July 2, followed by a reception with veterans, war brides and families at the Canadian War Museum.
The couple will also visit Montreal, Quebec City, PEI, Yellowknife and Calgary before leaving Canada for Los Angeles on July 8.
With a report from CTV Ottawa's Norman Fetterley
Some highlights of their trip: (compiled by The Canadian Press)
Thursday, June 30
2 p.m. ET -- Arrive at Canada Reception Centre, Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport.
2:35 p.m. -- Arrive at National War Memorial for wreath-laying and book-signing; walkabout.
3:15 p.m. -- Arrive at Government House for official welcome to Canada ceremony; walkabout; speeches by Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Gov. Gen. David Johnston; remarks by William.
6:00 p.m. -- Youth barbecue and reception in garden of Government House.
Friday, July 1
10:30 a.m. ET -- Arrive at Canadian Museum of Civilization for citizenship ceremony.
12:05 p.m. -- Arrive on Parliament Hill by landau for Canada Day show.
9 p.m. -- Arrive on Parliament Hill for Canada Day evening show.
Saturday, July 2
12:40 p.m. ET -- Tree planting at Government House.
1:10 p.m. -- Arrive at Canadian War Museum for reception with veterans, war brides and families; galleries walkthrough; painting-plaque unveiling.
2:45 p.m. -- Arrive at Ottawa Airport for departure.
3:50 p.m. -- Arrive at Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport, Montreal.
4:15 p.m. -- Arrive at Sainte-Justine University (Children's) Hospital Centre; view displays; meet children and parents.
5:45 p.m. -- Arrive at Institut de Tourisme et d'hotellerie du Quebec; cooking workshop and reception.
9:55 p.m. -- Arrive at HMCS Montreal and depart for Quebec City.
Sunday, July 3
9 a.m. ET -- Arrive at Champlain Harbour Station, Quebec City.
10:00 a.m. -- Prayer service aboard HMCS Montreal.
11:10 a.m. -- Youth discussion, Maison Dauphine.
12:15 p.m. -- Freedom-of-the-city ceremony, Quebec City Hall.
1:00 p.m. -- Arrive at Citadelle.
¡3:30 p.m. -- Arrive at community event, Forts-de-Levis.
¡4:15 p.m. -- Arrive at Jean Lesage International Airport, Quebec City, for departure.
6:50 p.m. AT -- Arrive at Charlottetown Airport.
7:00 p.m. -- Informal media reception, Peake's Quay Restaurant.
Monday, July 4
10:05 a.m. AT -- Arrive at Province House, Charlottetown; tour; welcoming ceremony; remarks; walkabout.
11:00 a.m. -- Procession down Great George Street by open-top vehicle.
12:35 p.m. -- Waterbirding demonstration at Dalvay-by-the-Sea.
1:45 p.m. -- Dragon Boat race across Dalvay Lake; presentation to winning team; smudging ceremony; cultural performances and culinary stations; beach activities.
3:55 p.m. -- Arrive at Summerside; search-and-rescue demonstration; meet rescued survivors and families on dock.
5:05 p.m. -- Arrive at Summerside Airport for departure.
7:40 p.m. MT -- Arrive at Yellowknife Airport.
Tuesday, July 5
11:40 a.m. MT -- Arrive at Somba K'e Civic Plaza; prayer drum song; dance; remarks; demonstration of Dene games and Arctic sports; shrub-planting and plaque unveiling; street hockey hockey.
1:05 p.m. -- Arrive at legislative assembly; session of Youth Parliament and reception.
3:00 p.m. -- Depart by float plane for Blachford Lake.
3:30 p.m. -- Arrive at Blachford Lake; event with Canadian Rangers; meets Dechinta students and elders; tours organic garden/greenhouses; medicine walk; roundfire discussion with students and elders; canoe.
Wednesday, July 6
10:05 a.m. MT -- Arrive at Yellowknife Airport for departure and retreat.
Thursday, July 7
4:30 p.m. MT -- Arrive at Calgary International Airport; white-hatting ceremony.
5:00 p.m. -- Arrive at 21st Century Research and Innovation Centre; tour.
7:25 p.m. -- Arrive at BMO Centre for a reception hosted by Prime Minister Stephen Harper; Calgary Stampede activities.
8:15 p.m. -- Speech.
Friday, July 8
8:30 a.m. MT -- Travel Calgary Stampede Parade route in reverse by car.
8:50 a.m. -- Arrive at Bow Valley College to officially launch Calgary Stampede Parade; watch parade.
11:30 a.m. -- Arrive at the ENMAX Conservatory/Calgary Zoo; tour environmental preservation displays; meet homeless youth privately; attend Alberta government reception.
12:45 p.m. -- Arrive at Challenger Rotary Park; wreath-laying.
1:30 p.m. -- Arrive at Calgary International Airport for departure to Los Angeles.