Metro Vancouver will be painted red and white for Canada Day (Tuesday July 1). There are events and celebrations taking part in almost every city across the 604 so there’s no excuse not to go out! Below is our guide on local happenings to enjoy with your friends and families.
Metro Vancouver Canada Day Events Guide
The top two Canada Day celebrations in Vancouver this year will be at Granville Island and Canada Place which both offer us waterfront views! Canada Day at Canada Place is the biggest Canada Day celebration outside Ottawa! It will feature live performances, exhibits, and interactive displays.
Granville Island will kick off their celebrations at 7:00am on July 1st with a pancake breakfast, followed by live jazz music, and a South Asian cultural extravaganza. Here are more details.
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Burnaby will offer 3 different Canada Day celebration events this year. This includes Burnaby Museum – which will feature a carousal ride, the new Edmonds Park – which will feature a flash mob. There will also be a celebration at Swangard Stadium which will feature fireworks. Here’s the details for Canada Day events in Burnaby.
Ships to Shore is currently taking place in Richmond making Steveston the place to be. Although there is no official Canada Day celebration in Richmond this year, Ships to Shore will surely entertain guests and wrap up on the night of July 1st with a fireworks display!
Surrey is known for it’s massive Canada Day celebrations at Bill Reid Millennium Amphitheatre (Cloverdale). This year the event will feature performances by Mathew Good, Daniel Wesley, and a fireworks show at night! Here are the details for Canada Day events in Surrey.
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Delta will feature a series of events this year spread out across the city. The most notable event will be at Chalmers Park in North Delta where the first 500 people will receive free cake. There will also be BBQ vendors, live performances and a fireworks show. Here are further details for Canada Day events in Delta B.C.
Langley will once again host their large Canada Day celebrations at Willoughby Community Park. The celebration will feature rides, main-stage entertainment, a car show, an assortment of ethnic foods, dog show, fireworks. Visit their official website for Langley Canaday Day events.
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Whistler will also feature a series of events this year across the village. The highlights are the pancake breakfast, Canada Day parade, and the Canada Day concert at Olympic Plaza. Transit will be free and there will also be a fireworks display at night. Here’s the complete breakdown for Canada Day 2014 in Whistler.
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A lot of fun and entertainment has been scheduled for Queen’s Park and on the Quay in New West this year. Here’s what you need to know for Canada Day 2014 events in New Westminster.
Abbotsford will have a lot of fun to offer July 1st including a giant beach party, parade, and live performances! In addition to the daytime fun, there will also be a fireworks display at night. Here are the details for Canada Day events in Abbotsford 2014.