Canada Day at Canada Place

Canada Day at Canada Place

June 25, 2014 17:51 ET

Coast Capital Savings Lights Up the Sky for the 2014 Canada Day Fireworks Show at Canada Place

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 25, 2014) - Completing the festivities of Canada's 147th birthday is the awe-inspiring Coast Capital Savings Fireworks Show at Canada Place at 10:30 p.m. A two-barge simultaneous pyrotechnic extravaganza will light up the sky over Vancouver, North Vancouver and West Vancouver.

"We are committed at Coast Capital Savings to help build a richer future for youth in our communities and we believe one of the most precious legacies we can pass on to young Canadians is an appreciation of our rich cultural diversity, our proud history and our heritage," said Tracy Redies, Coast Capital Savings CEO. "We see Canada Day as a perfect opportunity to show our Canadian colours and, through the fabulous family events and cultural festivities taking place, to engage our youth in celebrating all things Canadian."

This year's fireworks show is sponsored by Coast Capital Savings, The Department of Canadian Heritage, Hudson's Bay, Port Metro Vancouver, Seaspan, City of Vancouver, Downtown Vancouver Business Association, District of West Vancouver, Shaw, Vancity Buzz and Classic Rock 101.

One barge will be located in Coal Harbour and a second barge will be located by Dundarave in West Vancouver.

Excellent viewing locations include:
Hudson's Bay Fireworks Viewing Zone at Canada Place
Coal Harbour
Stanley Park
Harbour Green Park
Crab Park
Dundarave, West Vancouver
Lower Lonsdale and Harbourside Park, North Vancouver
Note: the fireworks cannot be seen from English Bay or Spanish Banks

Simulcast and Broadcast:

The 25-minute fireworks show will be simulcast on CFMI Classic Rock 101 and the "PortMetroVan" app for Google & iOs devices. The fireworks show will also be broadcast live on Shaw TV.

Port Metro Vancouver App:

Use Port Metro Vancouver's free mobile app for iPhone/iPad and Android to enjoy the Canada Day fireworks soundtrack and get helpful information, like where you can watch the Canada Day Fireworks, how to identify different ships in the harbour, how the Port contributes to our community and much more. To download the app go here: http://www.portmetrovancouver.com/en/about/mobileapp.

Hudson's Bay Fireworks Viewing Zone at Canada Place:

The Hudson's Bay Fireworks Viewing Zone at Canada Place provides unobstructed views of the fireworks, live entertainment and easy access to washrooms. Kids five and under are free if accompanied by an adult. Buy your tickets today to the Hudson's Bay Fireworks Viewing Zone, located along the Canada Place West Promenade. Purchase your early bird, discounted tickets through Eventbrite for $12. Tickets will also be available on July 1st for $15 through Eventbrite or on site at the Canada Place Welcome Centre, located on the Canada Place Front Plaza on Canada Place Way.

Link to purchase tickets through Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hudsons-bay-fireworks-viewing-zone-for-the-coast-capital-savings-fireworks-show-tickets-11287333719.

*Kids 5 and under enter for free.

About Canada Place:

Canada Place is an iconic landmark and venue for world-class events and inspirationally Canadian experiences, located in the heart of Vancouver's waterfront. Canada Place is home port to the Vancouver-Alaska cruises, and houses Vancouver Convention Centre East, Pan Pacific Hotel, FlyOver Canada, World Trade Centre and VINCI Park.

Canada Place is owned and operated by Port Metro Vancouver. Port Metro Vancouver is a non-shareholder, financially self-sufficient corporation established by the Government of Canada, pursuant to the Canada Marine Act, and is accountable to the elected federal Minister of Transport. Port Metro Vancouver is Canada's largest port and a leader in environmental stewardship. About $184 billion in goods is traded annually with more than 160 trading economies, generating across Canada an estimated 100,000 jobs, $6.1 billion in wages, and $9.7 billion in GDP. Port Metro Vancouver's annual financial and sustainability reports provide an overview of our social, environmental and economic performance, and is independently assured by a third party.

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