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Canada Day Events in Burnaby

Swangard Stadium at Canada Day

Canada Day in Burnaby is celebrated on July 1 at Burnaby Village Museum, Edmonds Community Centre and Swangard Stadium in various ways and different times.

Due to COVID-19, Burnaby’s official Canada Day celebrations were cancelled for the second consecutive year in 2021. Fortunately, the in-person celebrations return in 2022.

 


Click any of the following to jump to a specific Burnaby Canada Day venue, or continue reading to learn about all of Burnaby’s annual Canada Day celebrations:

Burnaby Village | Edmonds Plaza | Civic Square & Central Park


 

July 1st in Burnaby

Canada Day celebrations at Burnaby Village usually run from about 11:00 am to 4:30 pm and make for an entertaining time to visit the historic outdoor museum.

Festivities at Edmonds Plaza and Park are fairly small and simple and typically run from 11:00 am to 2:30 pm.

The largest celebrations usually happen at Swangard Stadium from 5:00 to 10:00 pm. In 2022 the evening festivities in Burnaby move to Civic Square, Central Boulevard and Central Park.

All three of the above events are free. Take your pick!

 

Canada Day at Burnaby Village

Canada Day festivities at Burnaby Village Museum were cancelled for 2020 and again in 2021. The celebrations return in 2022.

The extra festivities run from 11:00 am until 4:30 pm. They include old-fashioned games, face painting, interesting displays, live entertainment and Canada Day birthday cupcakes.

The festivities at Burnaby Village are Burnaby’s “official” Canada Day celebrations. They are free and both fun and educational. Burnaby Village Museum is also a great place to explore on a regular day, so all the extra activities make July 1st an especially fine day to visit.

 

Burnaby Village Main Street
Canada Day at Burnaby Village Museum

 

Burnaby Village Entertainment

Below is the performance schedule for July 1st at Burnaby Village in 2022. Details are subject to change.

  • 11:05 am – Coastal Wolf Pack
  • 11:20 am – Rene Hugo Sanchez and Friends
  • 11:45 am, 12:25 pm & 1:15 pm – The Boytles
  • 12:30 pm – Silk Roads Music
  • 12:30 pm – Chinese Fan & Ribbon Dancing with Jessica
  • 2:00 & 3:15 pm – Dave Martone
  • 2:45 pm – Shari Ulrich

 

Band Stand at Burnaby Village
Burnaby Village on Canada Day

 

Burnaby Village is located at 6501 Deer Lake Avenue just off Canada Way at the edge of Deer Lake Park.

TIP: Deer Lake is beautiful. Take a picnic to enjoy the park either before or after visiting Burnaby Village Museum. Also take good walking shoes for a stroll around the lake, and maybe even your swimsuit for paddling at the beach.

For more information about the museum, click Burnaby Village.

For further details about the July 1st event, click Burnaby Village on Canada Day.

 

Canada Day at Edmonds Park
Canada Day outside Edmonds Community Centre

 

Canada Day at Edmonds Plaza

Canada Day in the Plaza at Edmonds Community Centre was cancelled for 2020 and in 2021 as well. Fortunately, the celebrations return in 2022.

The event is usually a fairly simple affair. The festivities take place outdoors at 7433 Edmonds Street and include various family-friendly things like games, a volleyball tournament, kids activities and more.

 

Family Fun Zone at Swangard Stadium
Canada Day at Swangard Stadium

 

Canada Day at Civic Square & Central Park

Swangard Stadium is where the after-party to the Canada Day festivities took place in previous years. In 2022 the evening of fun is held at Burnaby Civic Square, Central Park, and along Central Boulevard.

The free event runs from 7:00 to 10:15 pm and features free concerts and a firework display. In 2022 there are multiple stages with live performances. There is also a beer garden and other fun zones with various things to do.

The 2022 entertainment schedule for the main stage in Central Park is listed below.

  • 7:00 pm – Alex Cuba
  • 7:45 pm – Bif Naked
  • 8:45 pm – Speeches & Welcome
  • 9:00 pm – k-os
  • 10:00 pm – Fireworks

 

Coco Jafro Singing on Stage
Coco Jafro in Concert

 

TIP: Arrive early for the event to improve your chances of finding parking, and then go explore the park’s forested trails. Take a picnic, and maybe even your swimsuit for a swim in the Central Park outdoor pool.

 

Canada Day Events

 

More information

To learn more about Canada Day in Burnaby, see the City of Burnaby‘s website.

For Canada Day events elsewhere in Metro Vancouver, check out Canada Day in the Lower Mainland.

For other major events in the Lower Mainland at different times of the year, check out the Festivals and Events Calendar.

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