Join in on all the virtual fun this Canada Day!
This year, communities across the country will celebrate Canada Day virtually due to COVID-19. But don’t worry, communities across the Lower Mainland area are offering virtual celebrations this year! Organizations, communities, businesses and local talent are taking part to showcase their regions in celebration of our beautiful country.
Celebrate, entertain and uplift others with these great virtual celebrations
The North Shore‘s Rotary Club of Lions Gate has planned a free event to include performances for all ages, contests, and more. You can explore their website for more detailed information. Currently, they have virtual performances by Melanie Dekker, Adam Woodall, The Benders, Early Spirit, Andre Superstein, Jared Suitor, Brockton School, and the North Shore Celtic Ensemble. The event will take place from 1:00pm until 2:30pm on their Facebook page.
The City of White Rock is hosting a Virtual Canada Day by the Bay this year. With an online market place, this event will include two hours of comedy, music, trivia, and prizes. The live-streamed event is hosted by Michele Partridge from The Drama Class and is set to stream from Blue Frog Studios in White Rock. A mix of local and national talent scheduled to perform include The Washboard Union, Ludic, and comedian John Cullen.
The City of Coquitlam Celebrates Canada Day at Home with live music, dance, interactive activities and more! This will be a full day of family fun, broadcast from coquitlam.ca/canadaday. Live and pre-recorded segments will start at 12:00pm and run through to 7:00pm. Currently, the line up of entertainment includes Will’s Jams, Heather Jolly Highland Dancers, Vitaly, Silk and Skins – a collaboration between Uzem Taiko Drum Group and Silk Road Music, Speed Control, Fame Art and Dance, and The Heels.
Celebrate Canada Day with friends and family, no matter where they may be
The City of Surrey is hosting a free, online Virtual Canada Day Celebration which will be hosted by Canadian Olympian, Hayley Wickenheiser. Tune into Facebook and YouTubeLive to watch! With musical and cultural entertainment, you can take part in virtual tours, see Indigenous performances, children’s performances, a rode tribute, and special guest appearances! You can view the performer’s page for more details. This event will finish off with a virtual fireworks finale.
This year, the City of Richmond is hosting a Canada Day at Home Celebration. This celebration will include a Home Parade, where residents are encouraged to decorate their front lawns, driveways, and dress up in red and white. This virtual parade will be viewable at the FunRichmond’s Instagram account. You can partake in a virtual Canada Day Drumming performance, along with a number of other presentations. This event will end with virtual fireworks.
Don’t see your city listed? Feel free to check their website for their virtual Canada Day offerings. Although we may be apart this year, we can connect through the hard work of our communities this Canada Day!