These ladies are celebrating Canada Day.
Photo by Jenelle Schneider/The Vancouver Sun
A political map of Canada Photo: Beth77/CC,Flickr
Happy Canada Day from The Westcoast Reader!
Canada Day is on July 1.
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Here are some events you can enjoy in Metro Vancouver:
Canada Day Kickoff Concert – Abbotsford Centre
Canadian country music stars, Emerson Drive, will launch the Fraser Valley’s Canada Day festivities. With country local country stars Aaron Pritchett, King & Cash and Beamer Wigley. Abbotsford Centre, 33800 King Rd. June 30, 6 p.m. $15-$49, abbotsfordcentre.ca
Bear Creek Park Canada Day – Surrey, Bear Creek Park
Celebrate Canada Day on the Canadian-themed Bear Creek Park train and enjoy other fun activities including arts and crafts, music, mini golf and more. Bear Creek Park, 13750 88th Ave., Surrey 10 a.m.-8 p.m. 604-501-1232, bctrains.com
Canada Day – Vancouver, Canada Place
Celebrate Canada’s 148th birthday with a parade (7 p.m.), live music and dance performances with popular acts including Hannah Georgas, interactive activity zones featuring food carts and a circus show, plus an evening fireworks show at 10:30 p.m. Free, 604-665-9000, canadaday.canadaplace.ca
7th Annual Canada Day Parade – Vancouver, Georgia and Broughton
Enjoy festive floats, bands, community groups and more at this annual parade. Starts at the corner of Georgia and Broughton at 7 p.m. canadaday.canadaplace.ca/parade
Canada Day – Vancouver, Granville Island
Enjoy a full day of entertainment, music, spectacle, food, activity and more, with most of the events free of charge. 10 a.m.-midnight granvilleisland.com