There are many Canada Day celebrations to attend this long weekend starting with the Sidney Summer Street Market on June 30th. The Market runs from 5:30-8:30 pm and the pre-fireworks entertainment is from 8-10pm with popular R&B groups and Soul 62 performing in the Beacon Park Pavillion.
The Fireworks Extravaganza begins at sunset around 10pm. What a great way to kick off the Canada Day long weekend!
On July 1st, Sidney has all day activities and events planned that include a 5K Run and Walk, Pancake Breakfast at 9am, a Canada Day parade from 11am – 12pm, a Family Fun Fair from 12 – 4pm and a Build-a-Quick Boat Race at 4:45pm.
If you are traveling to Victoria for Canada Day, don’t miss out on the fun filled day of activities:
- A Flavour of Canada 11am – 8pm
- Monster Mural 12 – 4pm
- DVBA Living Flag 2 – 3pm
- Main Stage Concert 3:00 – 10:20pm
- Fireworks over the Inner Harbour 10:20pm
Saturday July 2nd kicks off Butchart Garden’s Fireworks display. Arrive early for the live music on the Concert Lawn and stay for the fireworks display at dusk. Every year the firework theme is changes and so it is always new and exciting!
Saturna Island hosts the 62nd Annual Saturna Lamb BBQ on Canada Day. Advanced ticket purchase is strongly suggested. The event features a lamb BBQ dinner with hot dogs, refreshments, booths and games all day. You can take a ferry or water taxi over to Saturna Island or anchor in Winter Cove with dinghy shuttle service to the docks.