Looking for something to do with the family this Canada Day? Check out one – or all – of the many free events happening in and around Burnaby.
Time: 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location: 7435 Edmonds Street
Face-painting, music, arts & crafts, food – there will be something for everyone at Edmonds Park. The day of festivities will end with a free performance by iconic children’s musician Charlotte Diamond.
Time: 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 6501 Deer Lake Avenue
Couched in the trappings of 1920s Burnaby, the Burnaby Village Museum will be taking attendees through a variety of historic and educational events, including heritage games, a vintage carousel, a parade, and red velvet cupcakes visitors. Admittance is free, but carousel rides are $2.55.
Time: 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Location: 3883 Imperial Street
Featuring performances from Canadian rock legends 54-40, Jon & Roy and Bob Marley Tribute band Mostly Marley, this free event is open to the first 4,200 visitors. The evening will end with Burnaby’s Canada Day fireworks display.