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Time: 8 - 11:30am
|Lions Club Pancake Breakfast
Enjoy a great start to Canada Day with a delicious breakfast served by the local Lions Club.
|11th Annual Fishing Derby |
Children under 10 are invited to test their fishing talents at this fun annual event - prizes and lots of family fun! Register on site.
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12 noon - Dusk
Opening Ceremonies & Cake Cutting
Enjoy the ceremony with the flag raising a piece of cake and O Canada sung by local talent and UBC grad Christina Cichos.
Community Showcase Our Showcase promises to be as entertaining as ever with a variety of entertainers featuring International cultures and local talents. Including a special concert by children’s entertainer Will Stroet using both official languages.
|12:30 - 5:30pm:
Children's activities - Have your face painted, enjoy the creation station, bouncy castles and a climbing wall all for free!
International bazaar - Celebrate Canada’s Diversity at the International Bazaar experience other cultures and enjoy the displays and onsite concessions with many with international treats. This area funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada.
|3:30pm - 6:30pm|
Firefighters' Salmon Barbecue - This Canada Day favourite is being served once again by our local firefighters. Proceeds go to the Burn Fund and usually is a sell out!
Case performance start at 12:30, listed in order:
Our evening performances kick off with the up and coming band Young Pacific followed by talented local musicians Night Shift.
Grande Finale Fireworks: Enjoy the spectacular thrill of fireworks coordinated by the Port Coquitlam Fire & Emergency Services. Fireworks funded by Onni Group.
Parking Restrictions and Shuttle Service
FREE Shuttle Service
A free shuttle bus service will be provided between
Parking Restrictions near Castle Park: 6 pm to midnight
| No Stopping 6 pm - midnight
Temporary Street Closures, 6 - 11:30 pm
The Port Coquitlam Canada Day Task Force would like to acknowledge the financial and/or in-kind support received from our generous sponsors:
We also thank these contributors: Gillnetter Pub, Harken Towing, Home Depot, Port Coquitlam Fire & Emergency Services
Our community partners: Art Focus, Benjamin Moore Paints Community Crime Watch, Girl Guides, Coquitlam Towing, Meridian RV, Port Coquitlam Heritage & Cultural Society, Port Coquitlam Scouts Port Coquitlam Legion Branch133, Port Coquitlam Lions Club, Riverside Fly & Tackle, Second Storey Theatre, St. John’s Ambulance, Starbucks Coffee Company
If you would like to show your support for community events and get your company's brand in front of thousands of people, please contact Sandra Battle.
Sandra Battle, Program Coordinator - Community and Civic Events