Celebrate Canada Day on Robson Street with street hockey, shopping, lobster rolls, mini cupcakes, s’mores, music, art installations, and much more! The Robson Street and West End Business Improvement Associations (“RSBA” and “WEBIA”) will host a variety of events and activities on July 1st from 11:00am to 4:00pm.
The sidewalks from Burrard to Denman will be filled with music, entertainment, treats, giveaways, and business promotions. Additionally, the south side of Bute, Jervis and Cardero will be closed to vehicle traffic to make way for some exciting activations.
Canada Day on Robson Street
The RSBA and WEBIA will officially celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday with the playing of our national anthem and serving maple flavoured mini cupcakes at Bute and Jervis at 2:00pm. Here’s everything else you can enjoy throughout the day:
VIVA Vancouver is launching Bute Street as a pilot pedestrian plaza on Canada Day, which will be transformed into a colourful and fun outdoor lounge area, complete with tables, chairs, umbrellas and a piano. To kick the day off, RYU Apparel is hosting a morning kettle bell workout in the space from 9:30am to 10:15am.
Stop by the inaugural Timber Ball Hockey Tournament (TBHT) benefitting the Britannia After School Hockey program will be taking place. From 12:00 to 4:00pm, local brewery teams, a Timber/Forage team, Bomber Brewing, and a team from B.A.S.H will face off to win the coveted TBHT trophy. Throughout the day, Timber will feature drink specials, s’mores in the courtyard, and Chef Whittaker will be cookin’ up some delicious bison on the patio.
WE Arts will have a large outdoor art display featuring over 10 artists and musicians. Holy Crab will also be a part of the festivities, selling their newest menu items, including lobster rolls.
Each one of these retailers and services will be offering discounts, specials, or giveaways:
Aveda / Civello Vancouver
Blenz The Canadian Coffee Company
D’oro Gelato e Caffè Downtown
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory (Canada)
L’OCCITANE en Provence
Cupcakes & Other Good Stuff
Cactus Club Cafe
Cafe Crepe on Robson
CinCin Ristorante + Bar
Ebisu On Robson
RYU Apparel Inc.
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