The BC Home Hunter Group - Canada Day Events Guide 2014

(June 27, 2014 )

Happy Birthday Canada your turning 147 years young next Tuesday. Our real estate team at The BC Home Hunter Group are proud Canadians and have including a partial round up of ways to celebrate with your fellow Metro Vancouver and Fraser Valley Canadians!

Langley Canada Day Celebrations
Family activities, rides, main-stage entertainment, a car show, an assortment of ethnic foods, dog show, fireworks, pony rides and much more are all on the menu for this fun-filled and exciting event. • Willoughby Community Park, Langley Events Centre, Langley • June 30 and July 1 • Free,

27th Annual Canada Day at Canada Place
The largest Canada Day celebration outside the nation’s capital. Enjoy 13 hours of free family fun including a wide variety of live performances, exhibits and interactive displays. • July 1, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. •

6th Annual Canada Day Parade
This free community event features more than 60 entries and recognizes diversity, multiculturalism and the special bond that connect all Canadians. • West Georgia and Broughton Streets • July 1, 7 p.m. •

Abbotsford Canada Day Parade and Family Festival
Celebrate Canada’s birthday with a Canada Day Parade, Family Festival featuring lots of fun activities for all ages and the evening Fireworks Finale. • Abbotsford Exhibition Park, Abbotsford • July 1 •

Burnaby Canada Day Concert
Celebrate Canada’s birthday with this family-friendly concert featuring Spirit of the West, Dear Rouge and Dustin Bentall & the Smokes. • Swangard Stadium, Kingsway & Boundary, Burnaby • July 1, 6:30 p.m. • Free,

Canada Day at Burnaby Village Museum
Burnaby’s Official Canada Day celebration offer visitors the backdrop of 1920s village streets, multicultural family entertainment, displays and demonstrations. • 6501 Deer Lake Ave. • July 1, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. • Free admission, 604-297-4565604-297-4565,

Canada Day at Fort Langley National Historic Site
Celebrate Canada’s 147th birthday at the site where British Columbia was born. Enjoy multicultural music, cake and family activities. • 23433 Mavis Ave., Fort Langley • July 1, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. • Free, 604-513-4777604-513-4777,

Canada Day at Granville Island
Enjoy a pancake breakfast, live jazz music and a South Asian cultural extravaganza, which includes traditional dances, Bollywood fashion and ethnic food. • July 1, 7 a.m.-midnight •

Canada Day at the FCA
Celebrate Canada Day with the Federation of Canadian artists. Plein air painters, guided gallery tours and a child-friendly art activities. • Federation Gallery, 1241 Cartwright St. • July 1, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. • $1 suggested donation, 604-681-2744604-681-2744,

Canada Day Canoeing
Celebrate Canada Day with a very Canadian activity – canoeing! Ages 13+ • Burnaby Lake Regional Park, Burnaby • July 1, 2:30-5 p.m. • $21.25, register at 604-432-6359604-432-6359,

Canada Day Chilliwack 2014
Features the Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast at Evergreen Hall, lots of free activities including a ice skating and swimming, face painting and live entertainment, plus Fireworks Finale at Townsend Park. • Chilliwack • July 1, 8 a.m.-10:30 p.m. •

Coquitlam Celebrates Canada Day
A fun-filled day of festival favourites including entertainment, food, cultural village, artisans and a spectacular fireworks display. • Coquitlam • July 1, noon-9:15 p.m. at Town Centre Park, 10 p.m.: Fireworks at Lafarge Lake • Free,

Crab Park Canada Day Festival
Annual, free outdoor festival includes performances by Doug Andrew & The Circus in Flames, the Stingin’ Hornets and Rachel L Davis & the Banned. • Crab Park, North foot of Main Street • July 1, 1-4 p.m. • Free,

Delta Canada Day Celebrations
Bring lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy a fun-filled, family-friendly festivities. Includes a pancake breakfast, live entertainment, crafts, games, food vendors and a fireworks show. . • Chalmers Park, Delta • July 1, 9 a.m.-10:30 p.m. • Free,

Farm Museum Canada Day Celebration
Live entertainment, demos of Canadian pioneer life, scavenger hunt, carriage rides, balloon twisting, petting zoo and more. • 9131 King St., Fort Langley • July 1, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. • Free,

North Vancouver Canada Day Celebrations
Includes an array of entertainment and activities for all ages. From live multicultural performances to interactive crafts and activities, there is something for everyone. • Waterfront Park, North Van • July 1, noon-4 p.m. • Free,

Picnic in the Park at Haney House Museum
Visit Haney House Museum this Canada Day. Enjoy a picnic in the park, refreshments, guided tours and family games. • Haney House Museum, 11612 224th St., Maple Ridge • July 1, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. • By donation, 604-463-5311604-463-5311,

Port Coquitlam Canada Day Celebrations
Lions Park, 8-11:30 a.m.: Lions Club Pancake Breakfast and Twelfth Annual Fishing Derby • Castle Park, noon-dusk: Opening ceremony, children’s activities, International Bazaar, Firefighters’ Salmon Barbeque, evening entertainment and Grande Finale Fireworks • July 1 • Free,

Port Moody Canada Day Celebration
Canada turns 147 years old this July 1st. Join Port Moody Mayor and Council for an official ceremony, free cupcakes, refreshments and live entertainment. • Mainstage at Rocky Point Park, 2800 block of Murray Street, Port Moody • July 1 • Free,

Steveston Salmon Festival
Canada’s biggest little birthday party since 1945. Features a parade, followed by entertainment, a Japanese cultural show, craft fair, trade show, children’s festival, mini midway and more. The main attraction is the salmon barbecue. • Steveston Village • July 1 • Free, 604-238-8094, 604-238-8094,

Surrey Canada Day
Lots of activities for the whole family, plus evening fireworks (10:15 p.m.) and one of the biggest outdoor concerts in B.C. featuring headliner Matthew Good. • Bill Reid Millennium Amphitheatre, 176th Street and 64th Avenue, Surrey • July 1, 10 a.m.-10:30 p.m. • Free,

Vancouver Canada Day Fireworks
The Canada Day Burrard Inlet fireworks show can bee seen from downtown, West Van, North Van and Vancouver’s west side. • July 1, 10:30-11 p.m. •

West Vancouver Canada Day Celebrations
Pack your own a picnic, or try something from the community barbecue while enjoying live entertainment. Performers take the stage from 4:30-10:30 p.m. followed by a fireworks show. • John Lawson Park, West Van • July 1, 4:30-11 p.m. • 604-925-7000604-925-7000,

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