BC Day


August 1, 2022


11:00 AM4:30 PM


Join us for activities, events and entertainment throughout the day.

Admission is free. Carousel rides $2.65

Schedule of activities

Happening all day:

We Are 50: Explore the Unexpected (New Exhibit)
Stride Studios
Explore the evolving nature of the Burnaby Village Museum’s collection, in this exhibit showcasing objects rarely seen by the public.

Kids Conservation Lab
Real Estate
Go behind-the-scenes and learn what it takes to be a museum conservator in this interactive exhibit.

50th Anniversary Arches
Series of five grand arch installations showcasing the Museum’s evolving role in the community through the eyes of local artists.

View Through Time
Throughout the site
Discover the history of the Museum’s buildings through historical photographs and anniversary banners.

Our Stories at 50: Fifty Years at the Burnaby Village Museum (New Publication)
Gift Shop
Burnaby Village Museum’s 50th anniversary book for sale in the Gift Shop.

Film: 50th Anniversary Wishes to the Burnaby Village Museum & Then and Now
Central Park Theatre

Specific times:

Art by the Arches: Community Neighborhood Sculpture
11:30 am-3:30 pm, Meadow
Drop in, mixed media art project based on the arch installation in the meadow.

BAG on a Bike
11-4 pm, Orchard
Printmaking with Burnaby Art Gallery.

Gold Panning with Yukon Dan
11-4 pm, Meadow
Hands-on presentation about gold panning with a gold panning station and display.

BC Circus School
11-4 pm, Elworth lawn
Walk up and try some simple circus skills.

Live entertainment:

Murphy and the Jazz Cats
11:15-11:45 am, 1-1:30 pm and 2:15-2:45 pm
Carousel Plaza

Academie Duello - Sword demonstrations
11:30 am-12 pm, 1-1:30 pm and 2:30-3 pm

The Blues Berries
12-1 pm
Main stage/Vorce Tram Station

Chinese Drumming & Dancers – Tian-Jin Temple
1:15-1:35 pm
Bandstand area

Mohamed Assani
1:45-2:25 pm and 3-3:40 pm
Main stage/Vorce Tram Station

The Lucky Trappers
2:15-3 pm and 3:30-4:15 pm


Schedules are subject to change.


Burnaby Village Museum

Contact Information

Email: bvm@burnaby.ca 
Phone: 604-297-4565


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