Canada Day at Canada Place

Canada Day at Canada Place

June 26, 2014 14:30 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY: 2014 Canada Day at Canada Place

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 26, 2014) - Media are invited to the 2014 Canada Day at Canada Place celebration, featuring 20 performers on three stages, interactive displays, an artisanal market, logger sports, street hockey, food trucks and a Citizenship ceremony. Following the daytime festival is the Canada Day Parade and the Coast Capital Savings Fireworks Show at Canada Place.

There will be plenty of Canadian content, photo, video and interview opportunities from day time activities through evening fireworks. The Citizenship ceremony also provides a moving human interest opportunity, with 60 people becoming Canadian on Canada Day.

In 2013, over 250,000 people attended the daytime festivities, 300,000 watched the parade, and over 400,000 viewed the two-barge simultaneous fireworks show.

Date: July 1, 2014 Canada Day
Time: 10 a.m. (See schedule below contact information)
Location: Canada Place, Canada Place Way, Jack Poole Plaza
Schedule:
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Waterfront Festival featuring:
Citizenship Ceremony - 11:00 a.m.
Mainstage featuring acts throughout the day including Crystal Shawanda, The Paperboys and headliner Said the Whale.
West Coast Lumberjack Show
Salty's Market, featuring vendors from Portobello West
Canadian Forces Zone
Go Canada! Sports Zone
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Canada Day Parade - starts at West Georgia Street and Broughton Street
10:30 p.m. Coast Capital Savings Fireworks Show at Canada Place

Contact Information