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Vancouver's Canada 150 Parade set for July 2

Organizers of Vancouver’s Canada 150 celebrations have put down their Caesars and butter tarts for a moment to announce details on the upcoming Canada 150 Parade through downtown Vancouver.
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The parade caps off two days of festivities and takes place on Sunday, July 2, from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Organizers of Vancouver’s Canada 150 celebrations have put down their Caesars and butter tarts for a moment to announce details on the upcoming Canada 150 Parade through downtown Vancouver.

The parade caps off two days of festivities and takes place on Sunday, July 2, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The parade route begins at Broughton and West Georgia, travels east along Georgia, turns north onto Burrard and ends at Burrard and West Pender.

Canada 150 celebrations take place July 1 and 2 at Canada Place, Jack Poole Plaza and surrounding city streets. Event highlights include:

  • Five daytime performance stages featuring Sam Roberts, Fefe Dobson, Emerson Drive, Hey Ocean!, Dragonette, Madeline Merlo, the Matinee and more.
  • Citizenship ceremony welcoming 150 new Canadians.
  • Coast Capital Savings Youth Zone.
  • Canadian Forces Zone with displays and interactive exhibits
  • Canada150 Zone.
  • North Point Lounge serving beer and wine, presented by Steam Whistle Brewing.
  • Kids Zone in Harbour Green Park (July 1 only).
  • Canadian Oath reaffirmation ceremony presented by CIBC.
  • Multi-community fireworks show with simulcast by Rock 101 (July 1).
  • Pancake breakfast (July 2).
  • Canada150 parade through downtown Vancouver (July 2).

Details at canadaplace.ca/events/canada-day/.