Canada Day 2010: Richmond, Steveston

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Canada Day celebrations will be happening on July 1st in Richmond with the Steveston Salmon Festival.


Photo credit: Yai&JR on Flickr

Where
Steveston Village in Richmond. The parade route will be Garry Point Park, through Steveston, then past the Community Centre to Railway Avenue. [Google Map]

When
July 1, 2010 10:00am – 6:00pm

Activities

  • The day begins with a pancake breakfast at 6:30am until 11:30am
  • Japanese Cultural Show 10:00am – 4:00pm
  • Craft Fair 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Trade Show 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Children’s Festival 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Carnival rides & Midway 11:00am – 6:00pm
  • Martial Arts Demonstrations
  • Youth Rock Fest 12:00pm – 5:00pm
  • Food Fair 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Art Show & Exhibit 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • The famous salmon barbecue is the main attraction where over 1200 pounds of wild salmon filets will be grilled over open fire pits. It will begin at 11:00am and will run until everything is sold out.

    Parade
    The parade begins 10:00am (route outlined above). It will have over 100 entries including floats, marching bands, celebrities, politicians, community groups, vintage vehicles & more. There will be a childrens’ bicycle parade will start just ahead of the main parade at 9:30am.

    Music
    The main stage Host is Rick Duff, GM of the River Rock Casino and Resort. He will welcome everyone during the opening ceremonies (where the national anthem will be sung) at 12:30pm before the entertainment begins.

  • Andrew Allen 1:00pm
  • The Jardines 2:00pm
  • Hip Hop Dance Show 3:00pm
  • Steveston Seniors Drumming Group 3:30pm
  • Georgia Rain 4:00pm
  • Related posts for Canada Day 2010: Granville Island, Richmond/Steveston, North Vancouver, Canada Place, Whistler, and Surrey. The series will continue this week with more listings.

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    3 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

    1. KimmThursday, June 10th, 2010 — 9:58am PST

      The pancake breakfast that is put on before the parade is a family tradition.

    2. MMmm..Saturday, June 12th, 2010 — 11:55pm PST

      how much is the pancake breakfast? which roads will be closed and how best to get there car/transit?
      what about parking?

    3. isabellaroseWednesday, June 16th, 2010 — 6:02pm PST

      i can’t beleive Georgia Rain is going to be there….they are sooooo good….oh yeah…and pancakes too

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