Port Coquitlam will be alive with pride this Canada Day, so head down and check out one of the many events on display.
Time: 8 to 11:30 a.m.
Location: Shaughnessy Street at Lions Park
Start your day with a hot stack of pancakes at the Lions Club Pancake Breakfast. Admittance to the tasty event is $5 for adults and $3 for kids under 10-years-old.
After breakfast, kids 10 and under can take part in the 14th Annual Fishing Derby, casting a line in the Coquitlam River for fun and prizes. Admittance to the event is free.
Time: noon to 10:45 p.m.
Location: Castle Crescent at Citadel Drive
The event kicks off with an Opening Ceremony and Cake Cutting at noon, marking the start of the day’s activities.
There will be a Community Showcase, highlighting entertainers and other talented individuals from around Port Coquitlam.
Children’s Activities like hamster balls, face painting, bouncy castles and more will be on hand for the younger attendees.
Hit up the International Bazaar to pick up a variety of cultural items, artisan crafts, and gifts from the various cultural groups of Port Coquitlam.
At 2:30 p.m. the Firefighter’s Salmon BBQ will be serving up fresh, wild-caught salmon for $10 a person.
Grab a blanket and top the day off with the Grande Finale Fireworks at approximately 10:15 p.m.