Canada Day Events in Vancouver


Canada turns 144 years old tomorrow so it's time to dress up in your patriotic red and white colours and celebrate! There is no shortage of celebratory events happening around the Lower Mainland - it's hard to choose which ones to attend!

Here's some of the events happening around Vancouver:

  1. Canada Day at Canada Place

    It's the largest Canada Day celebration in Western Canada and includes all sorts of free concerts, kid-friendly activities, a parade and fireworks. There is even a mobile app for people with smart phones to plan their experience and keep up to date with the schedule of events. The celebration starts at 10am and goes on until 6pm. After the festivities are over, the 3rd Annual Canada Day Parade will begin at 7pm starting at Georgia & Broughton Street. The Burrard Inlet Fireworks Show will follow at 10:30pm.

  2. Canada Day at Granville Island
    Starting at 8am and going on 'til midnight, there will be lots of food, free jazz performances, kid-friendly activities, and a parade. The 12th Annual Canada Day Parade is begins at  1:30pm starting at Ocean Construction and ending at Ron Basford Park.

  3. Canada Day at the Olympic Village
    Celebrate Sustainability on Canada Day with WE CANADA in a multi-city event. There will be food, music, dance, documentary films and sustainability workshops and much more.

  4. Stevenston Salmon Festival
    Starts at 6:30am with pancake breakfast, 10am Canada Day parade, then the famous salmon barbecue starts at 11am. 1200 lbs of wild salmon are going to be grilled over over fire pits in Stenston village in Richmond

  5. North Vancouver Canada Day Celebrations at Waterfront Park
    Lots of performances and kid-friendly activities

  6. North Shore Canada Day Parade
    Pancake breakfast starting at 8am-9:30am and a parade at 10am.

  7. Free Pancake Breakfast at Park Royal
    10am-11am free pancakes, music and balloon artists for the kids.

  8. Lonsdale Quay Market
    Music, face painting, balloons for kids.


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