Canada Day celebrations will be happening on July 1st in Richmond with the Steveston Salmon Festival.
Steveston Village in Richmond. The parade route will be Garry Point Park, through Steveston, then past the Community Centre to Railway Avenue. [Google Map]
July 1, 2010 10:00am – 6:00pm
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.
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.
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.
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.