Date: July 1, 2017 (11:00 AM - 4:30 PM)
It's a Party!
Burnaby Village Museum hosts Burnaby's Official Canada Day celebrations offering visitors the backdrop of its 1920s village streets, multi-cultural family entertainment including musicians, entertainers, displays & demonstrations. Admission is free. (Carousel rides are $2.65)
Be sure to bring your camera and pose for a picture with our 1920s roving characters or with members of the Burnaby RCMP detachment, in their splendid red serge uniforms. Join the album on Instagram; post using #CelebrateBurnaby
All Day Fun
Display – Then and Now: Stride Studios
Climb onboard the electric tram: Interurban Tram Barn
Enjoy a ride on the carousel. Last ride at 4:15
Scavenger hunt: Bring Back or Best Forgotten?
Hear the platen press in action: The Burnaby Post
Watch the blacksmith working in the forge: Wagner’s Blacksmith Shop
Chat with the teacher in the school house: Seaforth School
Sit a while and watch a classic black & white movie: Central Park Theatre
- Photo Ops with 1920s Characters - ranger, bathing beauties & Homesteaders
Timed Activities and Entertainment*
|11:15-12noon||Coastal Wolf Pack
(Salish Singers & Dancers)
|12-12:30pm||Rene Hugo Sanchez & Friends||Orchard Stage|
(Chinese Drums & Dancers)
|12:45-1:30pm||Kokoma African Heritage Ensemble
(African Drums & Dancers)
|1:00-1:45pm||Celtic Lasses - Fiddling||Orchard Stage|
|1:45-1:55pm||Parade - Colour Party
led by piper Jim Leonard
|1:55-2:25pm||Official Ceremonies||Vorce Stage|
|2;15-2:45pm||Rene Huogo Sanchez & Friends||Orchard Stage|
|2:45-3:30pm||Will Stroet||Vorce Stage|
|3:15-4:00pm||Celtic Lasses - Fiddling||Orchard Stage|
|3:45-4:15pm||Rene Huogo Sanchez & Friends||Vorce Stage|
|4:15pm||Last Carousel Ride|
*Subject to change without notice.
Complete information on our celebration, including printable schedule and artists bios, use this link [PDF - 1.2 MB].