It’s Canada’s 148th birthday and there are celebrations happening all over the lower mainland. Here are just a few:
Canada Day at Canada Place
The family-friendly event will have something for everyone, including three stages with musical performers like Watasun, Hairfarmers and Hanna Georgas, food trucks, street hockey and live Canadian Citizenship Ceremonies.
Time: 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Location: 999 Canada Place
Canada Day Red and White Picnic
Join the people of West Vancouver in John Lawson Park for fun, food, family, and friends. Bring a packed lunch for the whole family or hit up some of the food vendors that will be on location.
At 10:30 p.m enjoy the two simultaneous fireworks displays taking place over the Burrard Inlet.
Time: 4:30 p.m to 10:30 p.m.
Location: John Lawson Park, 17th Street and Bellevue Avenue
Steveston Salmon Festival
This beloved annual event draws thousands of attendees each year, and features a parade, great food, activities and events for the whole family.
Time: 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: 4111 Moncton Street, Richmond
Canada Day at Swangard Stadium with 54-40
Featuring performances from Canadian rock legends 54-40, Jon & Roy and Bob Marley Tribute band Mostly Marley, this free event is open to the first 4,200 visitors. The evening will end with Burnaby’s Canada Day fireworks display.
Time: 5 to 10:30 p.m.
Location: 3883 Imperial Street, Burnaby
Canada Day at The Bill Reid Millennium Amphitheatre
The Bill Reid Millennium Amphitheatre will have a cavalcade of Canada Day activities, including food, music, sports demonstrations and activities at the Sports Zone, activities for the little ones at Kids World, the chance to win a Honda Civic and carnival rides.
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: 17728 64 Ave, Surrey
For more information and other events taking place around the lower mainland, check out VanCityBuzz.com