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May Day
The City of Port Coquitlam has been celebrating May Day since 1923. Our community's May Day Logo 2014modern-day celebration includes more than a week of fun-filled activities including May Pole dancing, the May Day Rotary Parade followed by the May Day Block Party with food trucks artisans, outdoor concerts, children’s activities, and BizAlley, and a Mother’s Day Picnic the next day
The 2017 May Day Festival will be held from May 5-14.

The festivities will kick off on Friday, May 5 with the Opening Ceremony at the Port Coquitlam Recreation Complex 7:30 pm. 

The May Day Block Party is held on Saturday, May 13 in Leigh Square following the Rotary May Day Parade.

For a detailed schedule of events click here or download the brochure.

Shop over 25 vendors at the May Day Artisan Market. You will find jewelry, prepared foods, preserves, natural bath products, home decor and much more! To participate as a May Day Marketplace vendor please apply here. Fee: $50+GST for the space.

May Day 2016

The 2017 Royal Party has been selected – a big thank you to all those that submitted applications!

May Day Rotary Parade Application

With over 100 entries every year - the May Day Rotary Parade will be held on Sat May 13 and is a great way to showcase your community group or business!  Click here to access the 2017 online parade application.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship opportunities are great way to be a part of our city’s celebration and to have your company name seen by thousands of people in the community. Click here for more information.

Performance Opportunities

We are always looking for new up and coming community talent – if you would like to apply for an opportunity on our community stage please forward your information (including any links to demo’s) to foxw@portcoquitlam.ca

Bubbles May Day


Sandra Battle
Program Coordinator - Community & Civic Events
Tel 604.927.7935
Fax 604.927.7910
Email recreation@portcoquitlam.ca
Last Updated:4/24/2017 8:23:22 PM