The Multicultural Heritage Society of Prince George
Celebrate Canada Festival — July 1
EVENT: Celebrate Canada Festival
WHEN: July 1, 2016 11am-7pm (fireworks at 11pm)
WHERE: Lheidli T’enneh Memorial Park
Come and join our fantastic outdoor birthday party which is held in beautiful Lheidli T’enneh Memorial Park. The park encompasses approximately 74 acres and is located in the south-east portion of the city, overlooking the Fraser River. Access to the park from either 17th or 20th Avenue off Queensway.
An estimated 12,000 adults and children attend the festival annually.
Opening ceremonies start at noon and include the serving of a huge birthday cake.
The main stage offers 7 hours of non-stop performances including a wide variety of culturally diverse entertainers.
Ethnic food concessions offer a variety of dishes from around the world.
Visit the ancient native cemetery, shop at the craft fair or take a ride on a miniature railway train.
Kids of all ages can participate at the children’s activity centre which offers hands-on craft making and face painting.
No admission is charged to attend this family-oriented event. Picnic coolers are permitted but no alcohol is allowed on site.
The Festival concludes at 7 p.m.
Fireworks are planned for 11pm at Connaught Hill Park.