Port Metro Vancouver

Port Metro Vancouver

June 26, 2015 16:43 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY - 2015 Canada Day at Canada Place

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 26, 2015) - Media are invited to the 2015 Canada Day at Canada Place celebration. This year's event will feature a full day of free family fun, highlights of which include live music and performances on three stages, food carts, street hockey, the Canadian Forces Zone and the Vancouver Circus School. The evening will feature a Canada Day Parade on downtown streets, topped off by the Coast Capital Savings Canada Day Fireworks show.

In 2014, over 250,000 people attended the daytime festivities, 300,000 watched the parade, and over 400,000 viewed the two-barge, simultaneous fireworks show.

Schedule highlights include:

10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Daytime event featuring:
• Citizenship ceremony - 11:00 a.m.
• Mainstage featuring headliner Hannah Georgas, Tim Chaisson, Don Amero, Rumba Calzada
• Sunsetter Lounge and the North Point Stage, featuring a family-friendly licensed lounge and performances by the Hairfarmers, Watasun, Bellwoods
• Salty's Fun Zone: play games, win prizes and learn about Canada's largest port
• Nature's Path Street Hockey
• Vancouver Circus Show
• Snapshots of Canada and The Maple Tree, a unique maple leaf flag photo montage made up of over 1,000 Canada Day faces
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 at Canada Place, featuring the Hudsdon's Bay Fireworks Viewing Zone

More information

full activity list

Performers bios

Live music and dance schedule

Backgrounder: Canada Day Parade presented by Port Metro Vancouver

Backgrounder: Parking restrictions and street closures

Backgrounder: Coast Capital Savings Canada Day Fireworks

Map: Coast Capital Savings Canada Day Fireworks viewing zones

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