Labour Day


September 4, 2023


11:00 AM4:30 PM


Join us for Labour Day and explore labour history through displays, activities, and entertainment.
Admission is free. Carousel rides $2.52 + tax (last ride 4:15 pm)

Schedule of activities:

Happening all day:
Truths Not Often Told: Being South Asian in Burnaby
Stride Studio
Learn the history and legacy of Burnaby’s South Asian Canadian community in this interactive exhibit.

Labour Scavenger Hunt
Throughout the site
Match the exhibit with a union logo and receive a prize at the INFO tent beside the Bandstand. Pick up your scavenger hunt at one of the gates or at the Bandstand.

Quilter’s Demo
Bells Dry Goods
Watch Pacific Spirit Quilters’ Guild members showcase their talents.

Working People Documentary
Central Park Theatre
Watch a movie about British Columbia’s labour history.

Demonstrations of skills
Blacksmith, Tinsmith, Printshop, Barbershop
Take in the sites and sounds while experience Museum staff demonstrate various trades.

Explore the Carousel Gallery and discover the history behind this 100+ year old treasure
Carousel rides - $2.52 + tax.
11 am – last ride at 4:15 pm

Specific times:
Art Making
Real Estate
Engage in art making activities inspired by Indigenous stories
11 am-4 pm
Community Mural
Vorce Tram Plaza
Contribute to a community mural featuring the artwork of Jag Nagra in this collaborative hands-on activity
11 am-4 pm

City of Burnaby Water Wagon
Mobile water refill station
11 am – 4 pm

Live entertainment:
The Lucky Trappers
Vorce Stage
11:15 am-12:00 pm & 1:30-2:15 pm

The Boytles
Vorce Stage
12:15-1 pm & 2:45-3:15 pm

The Squares
1-1:30 pm, 2:15-2:45 pm, 3:30-4 pm

Schedules are subject to change


Burnaby Village Museum

Contact Information

Phone: 604-297-4565


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