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Canada Day 150 events around the Lower Mainland

Last Updated Jun 30, 2017 at 7:48 am PDT

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The nation marks its 150th birthday

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VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – July 1st marks a magical day in Canadian history as people from coast to coast to coast celebrate this nation.
There are events taking place in every community. Take a look at the list below to plan out your weekend.


Parade on South Fraser Way at 11 a.m.

Festival at Abbotsford Exhibition Park, 1 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Mount Lehman Parade, 6418 Mt. Lehman Rd., 9:30 a.m. free


Canada Day concert
Swangard Stadium, 5 p.m., free

Burnaby Village Museum
6501 Deer Lake Ave., 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., free


Townsend Park, 45130 Wolfe Road, 11 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.


Town Centre Park, 1299 Pinetree Way, noon – 10:30 p.m., free

(North) Delta

Chalmers Park, 5:30 p.m. – 10:45 p.m.


Kirkland House, 12:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.


Fort Langley National Historic Site, 23433 Mavis Ave., free

Township of Langley BBQ, Willoughby Community Park, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., free parking and admission

Maple Ridge

Memorial Peace Park, 224th Street and McIntosh Avenue, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.


Fraser River Heritage Park, 7494 Mary Street, 8 a.m. – 4:15 p.m., free

Fireworks at Mission raceway, free entry after 8:30 p.m.

New Westminster

Queen’s Park Bandshell, 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

North Vancouver

Grouse Mountain
Try axe-throwing, hockey and world record for “largest human maple leaf”

North Vancouver Royal Canadian Legion BBQ
Pancake breakfast and the parade begins at 3:30 p.m.

Waterfront Park, noon – 4 p.m.

Canada 150 Evening, Waterfront Park, 6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Pitt Meadows

Spirit Square Park, various events from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., free

Port Coquitlam

Lions Park, 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Castle Park, noon – dusk

Port Moody

Rocky Point Boat Launch, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m., free


Steveston Village, 10 a.m. – 10:30 p.m., free


West Coast Railway Heritage Park, 39645 Government Road., 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Various events at the Sea to Sky Gondola, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.


Bill Reid Millennium Amphitheatre, 17728 64th Avenue, 10 a.m. – 10:30 p.m., free


Diefenbaker Park, 6579 1 Ave., 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.


Canada 150 Atlantic to Pacific Drumming Celebration, Creekside Park 1455 Quebec St., 10 a.m., free

Canada Day at Canada Place
Two-day celebration includes pancake breakfast and a parade

Canada Day on Granville Island
Food, spectacles and entertainment, free

Canada Day on Robson Street, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., free

West Vancouver

John Lawson Park, 2 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Free concert recognizing women, Horseshoe Bay Park, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.


Events, entertainment, Village Parade

White Rock

Canada Day by the Bay, White Rock Beach, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m., free