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Top 10 Canada Day Events 2009


Find out what is happening on this Canada Day in Vancouver, British Columbia. If you feel like having some fun with your friends or family this special day then you will want to check out these fun events around and outside the city.

1. Crab Park Canada Day Festival

Location: Vancouver, BC
Date: July 1st, 2009.
Time: Tue 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details: Crab Portside Park at the foot of main.
What: Free admission, info 604-682-3269, ext. 3018
This annual outdoor event is for the people of Downtown Eastside and keeping the park green. There will be performances by the Parlour Steps, Rich Hope, and Andy Collins and Band.

2. Canada Day Burrard Inlet Fireworks

Location:Vancouver, BC
When: July 1st, 2009, Tue 7pm
Where: Follow information link.
Details: Celebrate Canada Day with a spectacular fireworks display!
The Burrard Inlet Fireworks Society lights up the sky on Canada Day. It is multi-colored and attracts thousands of viewers together every year. You will be able to see fireworks from many areas around Vancouver such as North Vancouver, West Vancouver, Downtown Vancouver and the West Side.

3. Canada Day at Canada Place

Where: Canada Place, 999 Canada Place, Check website for events.
When: July 1st, 2009, Tuesday.
Party all day long celebrating the 141st birthday of our nation on July 1st.
Enjoy fireworks and patriotic celebrations as each city set up their entertainment for Canada Day. Free samples of traditional maple taffy, a kid's interactive zone and an air show by Canadian Forces.

4. Canada Day on Robson

Enjoy Brazilian music, sould, and funk band Soulstream along with family friendly fun and street performers.
Where: Between Jervis street and Burrard Street.
When: July 1st, 2009.
Details: Free
Call: 604-669-8132

5. Granville Island Celebrates Canada Day

Where: Granville Island on Canada Day
Enjoy a true Canadian Pancake Breakfast from 7am to 11 am and then enjoy a festive parade with stilt dancers and a Carnival band. Download the program from the granville island site.

6. Capilano Suspension Bridge Celebrates Canada Day

Where: Capilano Suspension Bridge, 3735 Capilano, North Vancouver.
Call: 604-985-7474
Time: 11am - 4pm
Familys and friends can enjoy flags, fun activities, free cake and a 2 for 1 admission for BC residents on the bridge.

7. Canada Day in Surrey

Where: Cloverdale Millennium Amphitheatre, Surrey.
See bands like Biff Naked, Payolas headline and Loveryboy with BMX demos and kid-friendly rides. Rock 101 will play music while fireworks explode in the sky.

8. North Vancouver Canada Day Celebration

Where: Waterfront Park, 200-block of W. Esplanade, N Van, 12:00-4:30 pm.
Details: Free
Call: 604-983-6575
Highlighting dance and music performances, food and craft activities and French cuisine.

9. Canada Day Club Crawl

Where: Starts at the Roxy, 932 Granville street.
Time: 7 pm-2 am pm, $30 tickets.
Canada Day Club Crawl Molson Canadian-sponsored featuring bus transportation and a four-club VIP experience. Wear red and white to win prizes.
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