Date: July 1, 2019 (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.
All Day Fun
Across the Pacific
Chinese Canadians have called Burnaby home since the late 1800s. Across the Pacific features stories, photographs, and artifacts illustrating the history and legacy of Chinese migration to Burnaby from the 1880s to 1970s. Experience the stories of Burnaby’s Chinese-Canadian families in English, Chinese and Cantonese village dialect.
Recycling Demonstration by City of Burnaby
Learn about recycling and the environment.
Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia
A series of short films about workers and labour history in BC.
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee
Step inside a traditional Chinese herbal medicine shop from the early 1900s to learn more about BC’s early Chinese-Canadian communities. Discover the sights, smells, and sounds of what an active herbal medicine shop would have felt like.
Wagner’s Blacksmith Shop
Come visit the renovated blacksmithing shop, now with an expanded viewing area.
Activities from 11am to 4pm
Photo Stop: Horticulture Eco Sculpture
Take a photo beside the Eco Sculpture float.
Living Photo Stops: Take a photo with our 1920s characters #CanadaDayBby
- Bathing Beauties
- Tea Time
- Railroad workers
Children’s carnival games hosted by Tian-Jin Temple
Children can try their luck with some old fashion games of skill.
(No tickets to play and no prizes.)
Burnaby MLAs & MPs
Members of the various MLA and MP offices will be handing out giveaways.
Face Painting hosted by Volunteer Burnaby
A busy and popular spot, don’t miss a chance to get your face painted.
Canada Day Entertainment Schedule
|11-11:45am||Coastal Wolf Pack||Main Stage/Vorce Tram Station|
|Rene Hugo Sanchez and Friends||Orchard Stage|
|Academie Duello||Elworth Lawn|
|1-1:30pm||Tian-Jin Temple||Main Stage/Vorce Tram Station|
|1:45-2pm||Piper Jim Leonard||Parade and Roving|
|2:45-3:30pm||Ginalina||Main Stage/Vorce Tram Station|
|12:45-1:30pm||Khac Chi Bamboo Music||Orchard Stage|
|The Squares Barbershop Quartet||Roving the site|
|2:20pm||Canana Day mini cupcakes||Meadow|
Reminder: Pets are NOT allowed on site.
*Subject to change without notice.