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COMOX VALLEY CANADA DAY

July 01, 2017

Schedule of Events

Canada Day in Courtenay

Canada Day in Courtenay

Every year on Canada Day (July 01) Courtenay hosts the annual Canada Day Parade for the Comox Valley. The Parade starts at the top of 5th Street and concludes just over the bridge at Lewis Park. ┬áCanada Day however, isn’t the only day at this time when events are happening. On the days leading up to Canada day, there are many fun family events held each year in downtown Courtenay, at Lewis Park, and at Simms Park.

Canada Day Parade

Starts at 10:00!

See the tabs below for more scheduling details

Parade | Pancake Breakfast | Live Music | Contests | Ducky 500 | Horseshoe Tournament | Beer Garden
Free Swimming | Dancing | Variety Show | Birthday Cake | Bounce-a-Rama | 5th Street Mile
Kids Bike Decorating Contest | Battle of the Bands | More!

Canada Day Crowd | Courtenay

Courtenay Legion Pipe Band | Canada DayCanada Day at Lewis Park

Saturday July 1, 2017

9:00 – 3:00
Annual Horseshoes Tournament (Call Oliver at 250-336-2158 if you would like to join in the tournament!)

11:30 (Approximately – immediately follows end of parade)
Opening Ceremonies in Lewis Park. Oh Canada, Free Birthday Cake & more!

11:30 – 4:00
Bounce-a-Rama. Free for kids.

12:00
Opening Ceremonies continue, Oh Canada, Free birthday cake

12:00 – 4:00
Beer Garden opens at Lewis Park tennis courts

12:00 – 3:00
Free Circus Workshop (Beside Horseshoe Pitch)

1:00
30th Annual Ducky 500 Race (Tickets must be purchased before 12:30 on Canada day – while supplies last!)

1:00
Music by: Sue Medley, Mary Murphy, Paul Keim & John Mang

1:30-4:30
Outdoor Pool Open for FREE Public Swim

1:45
Chinese Dance Group

2:00
Music by: The Great Plans – Darryl & Saskia

3:00
Free Kids Bike Draw

3:30
Azucena Flamenco

7:00 – 9:30 (At SID WILLIAMS THEATRE)
FREE Family Variety Show featuring local entertainment. Please bring food bank donations.

On 5th St – Parade Etc

Saturday July 1, 2017

8:30-10:00
Kids bicycle decorating contest (City Transfer parking lot, 5th and Menzies)

9:00 – 10:00
Courtenay & District Concert Band

9:30
5th Street Mile. Comox Valley Road Runners annual family run. (Starts at 5th and Woods Ave)

10:00
Canada Day Grande Parade (Runs down 5th St starting Apple Tree Grocery, runs down to Lewis Park)

 

Canada Day at Simms Park

Saturday July 01, 2017

7:00 – 9:00
Kinsmens Pancake Breakfast. $6 per person

12:00
Uminari Taiko Drummers

1:00
Greek Musical Duo & Belly Dancer (Yannis & Ramona)

2:00
Old Time Fiddlers

3:00
Christine Butler

4:00
Winners (19 and Under) of the Battle of the Bands

 

Lewis Park Courtenay

Lewis Park Courtenay

The Parade winds up here with numerous events and entertainment (noted above in the Lewis Park tab).

Parade Starting Point

Canada Day Parade Start

The Parade starts here and works its way down 5th Street to culminate at Lewis Park.
Starting time is at 10:30

Simms Park

Simms Park

More events, performances, and fun can be had at Simms Park on Canada Day starting with the Pancake Breakfast at 7:00