Sunday, July 1, 2018 11:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Lheidli T'enneh Memorial Park
17th Ave, Prince George, BC
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Celebrate Canada Day in Prince George!
Wear red & white for Canada’s 151th birthday, and visit the many festivities held at one or more City parks. Experience a taste of dishes from around the world at ethnic food concessions, explore the craft fair, and watch culturally diverse entertainers at Lheidli T'enneh Memorial Park. Bring the kids to try a variety of crafts and activities at the new Pavilion in the Park.
Gather up your friends, family and neighbours to celebrate the day and watch a live entertainment at the Bandshell or participate in the beach volleyball tournament. Finish off the night with the Canfor Canada Day fireworks downtown as bursts of bright colour come from atop of Connaught Hill. Note, please leave your pets at home.
Here’s the schedule of events for Canada Day:
• 10:00am – 6:00pm
Big Brothers Big Sisters Beach Volleyball Tournament
Location: Volleyball Pitches at Lheidli T'enneh Memorial Park
The Beach Volleyball Tournament games run from 10:00am to 6:00pm. Call 250-563-7410 to sign-up.
• 11:00am – 6:30pm
Canada Day in the Park
Location: Lheidli T’enneh Memorial Park
The Canada Day Drumming Celebration starts at 11:00am in front of the stage at the Bandshell. Join the Multicultural Heritage Society for cultural entertainment, international foods, and the craft fair. Throughout the events, try the kids' activities at the new Pavilion (between the spray park and playground at the Park).
View the full entertainment and kids activities schedule.
View the full international food fair vendor list.
• 11:00pm CANFOR Canada Day Fireworks
Location: Canada Games Plaza or downtown Prince George
The fireworks are set off from atop of Connaught Hill, starting at 11:00pm. View the fireworks display from Canada Games Plaza or downtown Prince George (Connaught Hill Park will be closed for the day). Tune in to Country 97 FM to listen to choreographed music as you watch the fireworks.
Avoid searching for a parking spot downtown or at the Park on Canada Day. Take a $1 bus ride to and from your destination to celebrate Canada's birthday.
Instead of the special $1 fare, passengers may choose to bring a non-perishable food donation for the Salvation Army to ride the bus on Canada Day. Bus routes will run on a regular Sunday schedule, with extended service on routes 15 UNBC/Downtown, 46 Queensway, 88 Westgate and 89 Hart.
Plan your transit trip in Prince George.