Oh Canada! It’s almost July 1st again and this year will be unlike any other! For Canada’s 150th birthday, we’re sure to see the streets filled with bright red shirts, waving flags, and glowing hearts. With so much going on in the city, what are you going to do? Well, we have narrowed down the top Canada Day Vancouver 2017 events to try this year!
Top Canada Day Vancouver 2017 Events:
1. Oh Canada, We Love Fireworks!
It’s Canada’s 150th birthday, so celebrate with other excited and proud Canadians by watching the night sky light up with classic (and never boring) fireworks!
Don’t know where to watch fireworks? Here is a list of some of the places to watch the night light up:
- Harbour Green Park
- Coal Harbour Seawall
- Stanley Park
- West Vancouver
- Lower Lonsdale, North Vancouver
We understand on Canada Day it can be overwhelming to drive when the roads are full of people and traffic. This Canada Day, take the stress off and use Kater! With a personal driver, you don’t have to worry about finding parking or getting stuck in traffic on those congested streets. With Kater, your personal driver will take care of all your worries so you can sit back and enjoy this Canada Day.
2. Granville Island: Our Home for the Day
Granville Island is going to be an explosion of color and fun this Canada Day Vancouver 2017.
It will be a celebration filled with fun activities, music, dance, food, concerts, and more.
Here are some free events that will be held at Granville Island:
- 16th Annual Canada Day Parade
- Official Canada Day Ceremony
- Family Pavilion
- Granville Island Jazz
- Bike Decorating Workshop and Parade
- Carnival Festivities
- Maple Mural
- Create your own flag
- Face Painting
Bring your entire family and get ready for a day full of activities in Granville Island this Canada Day.
3. True Patriot Love at Canada Place
Bringing communities together is what Canada is all about and Canada Place is certainly a beautiful symbol for togetherness.
So, celebrate July 1st at Canada Place where all walks of life will be gathered in unison. There will be live music, entertainment, food carts, and more.
There will be performances by amazing artists such as Jocelyn Pettit, Ryan McNally, DJ Dash, and the Dakka Khwaan Dancers.
Not only will there be amazing artists, there will also be a parade with over 50 entries showcasing Canada’s diversity and multiculturalism.
If you don’t feel up too listening to music, there will also be Zumba held at Canada Place where you can exercise and show off your crazy moves.
It’ll be an amazing place to celebrate our freedom, values, and diversity!
4. Celebrate with Glowing Hearts at the Steveston Salmon Festival
Come celebrate Canada Day Vancouver 2017 at Canada’s “biggest little birthday party” at the Steveston Salmon Festival!
There will be a delicious pancake breakfast which will start at 6:30 am, a kid’s bike parade at 9:30 am, and a big Canada Day parade at 10:00 am.
The festival will also hold their famous attraction, the salmon barbeque, where there will be over 1,200 pounds of grilled salmon. So, if you love salmon and parades, take a trip down to Steveston!
5. Show off the Strength of the True North at the 6th Annual Run
If you are not up for any marching bands or dancing this Canada Day, lace up your runners and take part in the 6th Annual Run Canada Day 10k, or5k, or 1l!
The run takes place on July 1st at 10:00 AM in the beautiful Pacific Spirit Park.
Whether you choose to run or walk, this run is for everyone. After you cross that finish line, stick around for the festivities. There’ll be great food and lots of entertainment.
So, how are you going to get to all these places on Canada Day Vancouver 2017? With Kater, of course!
Kater is perfect to chauffer you and your family around on Canada. So, be sure to download the app and book a trip with Kater!
Have a stress-free ride and feel like a VIP on Canada Day with Kater. We’ll pick you up and drop you off so you can focus on celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday!