PSA: Celebrate Canada’s Cultural Diversity Sept. 4 In Downtown Port Coquitlam

Mark your calendar for Saturday, Sept. 4 for Party in the Square – Celebrating Canada’s Diversity in downtown Port Coquitlam. 

Drop by Leigh Square Sept. 4 from 2 to 6 p.m. for a celebration of Canada’s diverse cultures, featuring live performances, children’s activities, displays, food and beverages.  

Plans include: 

  • Live cultural music and dance performances by Indigenous hoop dancer Alex Wells, Persian music and dance, AC/DC tribute band Bonnie Scott, pop/R&B duo KokoSoul, and Afro-Cuban dance grooves with the Fito Garcia Band
  • Family arts activities in the sculpture yard led by J Peachy and Red Fox Healthy Living Society
  • Site-wide beverage garden hosted by the Kinsmen Club
  • Food court with on-site food trucks
  • Displays including the City Info Tent 

All activities will comply with current orders from the Provincial Health Officer. To protect public safety, the following COVID-19 protocols will be in place:

  • Directional signage and physical distancing in lineups
  • Masks are not required for outdoor events but will be recommended, with free masks available for public use
  • Hand sanitizer will be available

Party in the Square – Celebrating Canada’s Diversity is funded in part by the Government of Canada through its Celebrate Canada program. 

More details about the Party in the Square can be found at



Ximena Ibacache
Manager of Communications & Administrative Services
City of Port Coquitlam
Tel 604.927.5499