Canada Day in BC is just a week away. Have you made plans already?
Every community in British Columbia has planned some sort of celebration for Canada Day. It’s a great way to mark the beginning of summer with your family by spending time outdoors while eating barbecue, burgers and birthday cake with 30 million other Canadians.
Here are just a few Canada Day celebrations in BC on July 1:
Sooke Canada Day (Sooke Flats)
Come celebrate Canada Day on the West Coast in Sooke. There will be plenty of food and plenty of things to see and do, including a logging sports demonstration and contest. Shuttle buses are available from downtown Sooke.
Canada Day at Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse (Colwood)
The broad grass lawns and beautiful views of the Olympic Mountains provide a breathtaking backdrop for Canada Day at Fort Rodd Hill. Admission is free for the day.
Victoria Celebrates Canada Day (Victoria Inner Harbour)
The City of Victoria is once again organizing a Canada Day celebration around the Inner Harbour. There will be plenty of family-friendly activities, as well as music and fireworks. Keep up to date by following the event on Twitter: @YYJCanada Day.
Canada Day at the Lighthouse (Port Alberni)
There’s always things to do in Port Alberni, especially on Canada Day. This July 1, travel to Maritime Discovery Centre for a fun day filled with entertainment and crafts.
Fort Steele 50th Anniversary Celebration (Cranbrook)
If you’re looking for things to do in the Rockies on Canada Day, Fort Steele, one of Canada’s premier historical attractions, is the place to be. Not only will there be family entertainment in a heritage setting, Fort Steele will also be celebrating its 50th anniversary on July 1.
Barkerville Dominion Day Celebrations (Barkerville)
BC hosts yet another world-class heritage destination: Barkerville. Come celebrate Canada Day in a full-fledged townsite with more than 100 restored buildings staffed by actors in period dress.