Canada 150

Join us Aug. 26 for Canada 150: Celebrate Our Journey

Saturday August 26
Lion’s Park 12-4 pm
Leigh Square 2-9 pm

Port Coquitlam celebrates Canada’s 150th birthday on Aug. 26 with Canada 150: Celebrate Our Journey – a free arts, music and nature festival headlined by Vancouver international recording and touring sensations Delhi 2 Dublin.

Expect live entertainment, storytelling, food, displays, hands-on activities and more!

Lion’s Park 12-4 pm – Celebrating our Rivers and Trails

  • Opening ceremony at noon
  • Live music and entertainment, including champion Lil’wat Nation hoop dancer Alex Wells and pop-up dance performances in surprise locations
  • Hands-on activities with environmental stewards
  • Guided nature walks
  • Displays and demonstrations

Food and more!

Leigh Square 2-9 pm – Main Event

  • Live music and entertainment, including pop-up dance performances in surprise locations
  • Canoe display and stories by the Kwikwetlem First Nation (kʷikʷəƛ̓əm)
  • Canada 150 Mosaic – paint a tile for our permanent community mural
  • Share your Canadian story with PoCo Heritage and have a souvenir photo taken
  • Sneak peek of upcoming Terry Fox: Running to the Heart of Canada museum exhibit
  • Food trucks, beverage garden and more!

On stage in the bandshell

Please note that times may change:

  • 2:00 pm: Jodi Proznick Quartet, led by an internationally renowned Port Coquitlam bassist
  • 3:10 pm: Alex Wells, a champion Lil’wat Nation hoop dancer
  • 4:00 pm: The Full Spin, soulful pop cover tunes with a unique twist
  • 5:10 pm: Atomic Swing Vancouver dance team
  • 7-9 pm: Headliners Delhi 2 Dublin, international recording and touring artists bringing a dynamic live-electronic stage show blending bhangra, hip hop and world pop

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