Dress in your Canadian best and celebrate Canada Day on the North Shore with these FREE events:
Celebrate Canada Day by having loads of fun and eating amazing food at this free event hosted by the Rotary Club of Lions Gate! The festivities will take place at Waterfront Park from noon to 4:00 p.m. and will include an array of local performers, multicultural food, free cupcakes, and on-site entertainment ranging from balloon artists and a fire juggler to bouncy castles and a 24’ high climbing wall, this event is sure to be fun for the whole family!
Prior to the celebrations at Waterfront Park, North Vancouver also has a parade which takes place from 10 am until noon. The parade goes along 13th Street from Grand Boulevard before heading down 17th Street via Lonsdale Avenue to Mahon Park. It’s a small community-style parade, but lots of fun, especially for young children.
Dress up in our national colours and join us at John Lawson Park. Bring your own picnic or enjoy a selection from our food vendors while watching live entertainment on the Great Canadian Stage from 4.30pm-10.30pm. The big finale will be a 20 minute fireworks display.
Celebrate Canada Day with Grouse Mountain! Wear your red and white, wave the Canadian flag with pride, and enjoy all of the uniquely British Columbian activities the mountain has to offer. Special to Canada Day there will be live music, outdoor yoga, BBQ, and the chance to meet a mountie!
Canada Day has never looked so good! Enjoy live music from 1pm-5pm on the South Waterfront Plaza with Five Star Motel and VOC Sweet Soul Gospel Choir! Then, catch the fireworks display light up the sky at 10 pm with a waterfront view! They will also be giving out Canada Day flags throughout the day, and having a Face painter set up in the South Plaza from 12pm-5pm.