Canada Day 2023 in Parksville Qualicum Beach

Celebrate Canada Day 2023 in Parksville Qualicum Beach with an array of vibrant events! Enjoy the spirited Parksville Canada Day Parade, indulge in mouthwatering local cuisine, and witness a dazzling fireworks display that will light up the night sky.

Canada Day is a national holiday in Canada celebrated annually on July 1st. It commemorates the anniversary of the enactment of the Constitution Act in 1867, which united the three separate colonies of the Province of Canada, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia into a single, self-governing Dominion within the British Empire called Canada. This significant day evokes national pride through vibrant festivities that honor Canadian history, values, and accomplishments. Join Parksville Qualicum Beach on Canada Day for family-friendly events including parades, fireworks, and fun activities.

Parksville Canada Day Festivities

Get ready for an unforgettable Canada Day celebration! Join in the excitement with family-friendly events, including the famous Shriner's Pancake Breakfast, a vibrant parade, tempting food trucks and vendors, engaging kids activities, live entertainment that will leave you in awe, and a spectacular fireworks display. These exhilarating events are not to be missed!

Festival Date & Location

Parksville Canada Day festivities will be held on July 1, 2023 at Parksville Community Park (193 Beachside Dr, Parksville, BC).

Featured Events

  • Shriners’ Pancake Breakfast – Fuel up for an exciting day ahead at the Shriners' Pancake Breakfast. Treat yourself to a stack of fluffy pancakes, expertly prepared and guaranteed to satisfy your taste buds.
  • Canada Day Parade Marvel at the imaginative floats, vintage cars, and enthusiastic participants, as they all come together for a joyous celebration.
  • Family-Friendly Activities Kids can jump with joy on bouncy castles, test their strength in tug of war and dunk tank, participate in a three legged race and potato sack races, and more.
  • MarketThroughout the festival explore the vibrant vendor booths, each brimming with the remarkable works of local artists and makers.
  • Live Entertainment – Let the infectious beats and soul-stirring tunes of local musicians ignite your spirits at Canada Day in Parksville. Get ready to groove to the music, as you dance the day away.
  • Food Trucks – Savor a wide variety of tempting treats at the incredible food trucks ready to satisfy your summer cravings.
  • Fireworks – Don't miss the grand finale of Canada Day in Parksville as the night sky comes alive with a mesmerizing fireworks display. Gather with friends and family, find a prime viewing spot, and be captivated by the dazzling bursts of colors.

Qualicum Beach Canada Day Festivities

Celebrate the joy of Canada Day in Qualicum Beach with a day filled with family-friendly excitement. Start the festivities with a pancake breakfast, then cheer alongside fellow spectators as a vibrant parade makes its way through town. Indulge in delicious food, enjoy fun kids activities, and watch live entertainment, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

Festival Date & Location

Qualicum Beach Canada Day festivities will be held on July 1, 2023 at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 76 (180 Veterans Way, Qualicum Beach, BC).

Featured Events

  • Pancake Breakfast at Legion – Start your Canada Day festivities with a pancake breakfast at the Legion, setting the perfect foundation for a day filled with joy, patriotism, and celebration.
  • Canada Day Parade – Witness the colourful procession of the Canada Day Parade, commencing at the Muster Civic Center and culminating in a grand finale at the Legion.
  • Cake Cutting – Join in the excitement as dignitaries partake in a ceremonial cake cutting, symbolizing unity and celebration on this joyous gathering.
  • Family-Friendly Activities – Indulge in a day of family-friendly fun featuring face painting, a kids zone filled with exciting games, a balloon artist, and a hockey shoot.
  • Food – Enjoy a lunch of classic festival favourites, hamburgers and hot dogs, for a satisfying meal during the Canada Day celebration.
  • Live Entertainment – Listen to enchanting melodies of talented musicians, including the captivating performances by the Qualicum Beach Pipe Band and the lively tunes of the March Hare Band.

For more information and other summer activities, check out the events calendar.

Lighthouse Country Canada Day Festivities

Festival Date & Location

Canada Day at the Bowser Legion will be held on July 1, 2023 at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 211 (7035 Island Hwy W., Bowser, BC).

Featured Events

  • Beer Gardens
  • Classic Car Show
  • Market
  • Kids Activities
  • Hay Rides

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