july, 2017


Event Details

Celebrate the 150th birthday of our country by wearing our national colours and joining us at John Lawson Park. Bring a picnic or choose from a selection of delicious treats while enjoying live entertainment throughout the afternoon. New this year is a Kids Zone sponsored by Shaw from 3 – 9 p.m. Capping off the day’s celebrations, the Canada Day Fireworks Show begins at 10:30 p.m.

Schedule of Events:

2 p.m.                                  Citizenship ceremony

4:45 – 5:45 p.m.                Winsome Kind

6 – 6:45 p.m.                     West Vancouver Youth Band

6:45 pm                              Official ceremony and singing of O Canada

7 – 10:30 p.m.                   Soulstream

10:30 p.m.                          Fireworks Finale!


Canada Day Fireworks:  Vancouver’s only two-barge simultaneous pyrotechnic extravaganza lights up the night sky for a spectacular 20-minute display. One barge floats off the West Vancouver waterfront and the other is in Burrard Inlet between Canada Place and North Vancouver. The pyro-musical show starts at 10:30 p.m. and will be simulcast on Rock 101.


Traffic, Street Closures and Parking for Fireworks

Parking and vehicle access along the West Vancouver waterfront may be restricted. If you can, please consider getting there by public transit, cycling or walking. Local traffic may be subject to road closures and parking restrictions south of Marine Drive. Residents will be asked to show identification with their address.


Additional Blue Bus service will be available after the event, stationed along Marine Drive between 13th and 25th Streets. Additional service will also be available from Park Royal after the event.


(Saturday) 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm


John Lawson Park

750 17th St, West Vancouver, BC V7V 3T3