Victoria Celebrates Canada Day has an exciting lineup of live music, family-friendly events, and as always a spectacular fireworks show to celebrate Canada’s 149th birthday downtown on Friday, July 1, 2016!
SCHEDULE (DOWNLOAD HERE)
NOON TO 5PM: FAMILY ZONE AND SPONSOR ACTIVITIES
NOON TO DUSK: A FLAVOUR OF CANADA FOOD VILLAGE AT GOVERNMENT ST. AND BELLEVILLE ST.
12:30PM: COAST CAPITAL SAVINGS LIVING FLAG T-SHIRT PICKUP
1:00PM: BUČAN BUČAN
1:30PM: COAST CAPITAL LIVING FLAG PARTICIPANTS ASSEMBLE
2:00PM: COAST CAPITAL SAVINGS LIVING FLAG PHOTOS TAKEN
2:25PM: OCEAN RAIN ARTS ACADEMY
3:00PM: SINGING OF THE NATIONAL ANTHEM
3:05PM: LEKWUNGEN DANCERS
3:25PM: ANN-BERNICE THOMAS – VICTORIA’S YOUTH POET LAUREATE
3:45PM: THE KERPLUNKS
4:45PM: THE CHOIR
5:35PM: FOX GLOVE
7:20PM: RADIO RADIO
8:20PM: GEORGE LEACH
9:20PM: MOTHER MOTHER
10:20PM: FIREWORKS BEGIN (TUNE IN TO ACCOMPANYING MUSIC AT THE ZONE @ 91.3 OR 100.3 THE Q!)
GETTING THERE AND BACK
We encourage you to travel downtown by bike or bus. You can park your bike
for free at our valet bicycle service located adjacent to the Legislature
BC Transit will be running a Saturday schedule with supplemental buses.
Customers may ride all day for $5, thanks to the BC Transit DayPASS,
available only on buses; and adults using any pre-paid pass may bring up
to four children under the age of 12 on the Family Pass Program. Special
Canada Day bus stops will be located along Douglas Street to ensure a safe
ride home. (See the reverse for BC Transit’s Express Boarding Map.) For
bus schedules on Canada Day, visit: bctransit.com
CANADA DAY ROAD CLOSURES – JULY 1, 2016
Belleville St. (from Menzies to Douglas St.) will be closed on Canada Day
from 6 a.m. – midnight.
Government St. (from Humboldt to Superior St.) will be closed on Canada
Day from 4 p.m. – midnight.