Canada Day Long Weekend festivals and events in and around Richmond – June 28 to July 1, 2019
From pancake breakfast to great entertainment, food trucks and spectacular fireworks, there is plenty to see & do in Richmond this weekend!
Please verify all information from official websites.
Stevenston Salmon Festival
Steveston Salmon Festival is Richmond’s marquee Canada Day Celebration. With over 80,000 people expected, the festival will feature multiple stages with over 75 performances, an expansive community parade, and a big fireworks finale! Salmon Festival will include numerous dining options from our 30 food trucks, chow mein tent, and salmon bake. Plus, the festival will have many great activity zones to keep you entertained.
Headlining the Main Stage, presented by TD Bank, will be Canadian rock radio mainstays, 54-40. Vancouver’s own Bend Sinister and Steveston staples Urban Myth and Line 49 will also hit the stage to help celebrate Canada’s birthday.
Returning will be the crowd favourites; the region’s largest Canada Day parade, preceded by a children’s bicycle parade, the longstanding and mouth-watering traditions of the salmon barbecue and chow mein feast, plus the Japanese Cultural Show, Trade Show, Horticultural Show and much more.
The main attraction is our famous salmon barbecue where over 1200 pounds of wild salmon filets are grilled over open fire pits. Details
Monday, July 1, 2019 | 10:00 AM – 10:30 PM
Parade | 10:00 AM @ Garry Point Park
Breakfast | 6:30 AM – 11:00 AM @ West park by the playground
2019 Steveston Cup Hockey | 1:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Kids Bike Parade | starts 9:30 AM @ parking lot at the corner of Chatham and 4th Avenue
Fireworks along the Steveston waterfront | 10:15 PM
Salmon Fest Main Stage – for detailed schedule see here
Opening Ceremony | 12:00 PM – 12:25 PM
The New Shackletons | 12:30 PM – 1:10 PM
Krystle Dos Santos | 1:30 PM – 2:10 PM
Line 49 | 2:40 PM – 3:20 PM
Urban Myth | 3:50 PM – 4:30 pm
Bend Sinister | 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
54-40 | 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Steveston Community Centre, Steveston Village & the Gulf of Georgia Cannery
Parade: The Parade marches off at 10:00am sharp from Garry Point Park and winds through the streets of Steveston past the Community Centre to Railway Avenue.
salmon barbecue: $16 per plate
Pancake Breakfast- $8; Hot Dog & Drink-$5 (cash only)
Richmond Night Market
Come join us for another summer of delicious food, awesome deals and wonderful entertainment! Featuring live performances, carnival games and over 200 retail stalls, you’ll feel the excitement from the moment you arrive. Taste Canada’s diversity at our international food court, offering more variety with over a hundred vendors and over five hundred food choices!
Check out live performances at our stage happening every night at the Night Market! Our entertainment stage proudly features local talent performing live music, dancing, martial arts and much more! Show support to all the talented performers showcased on our stage by the entrance. Details
May 10 – October 14, 2019
Richmond Night Market, 8351 River Road, Richmond
General: $4.75; Children (8- years)/Senior (60+ years)
Canada Day at the Cannery
Visit the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site on Canada Day, as we celebrate the 125th Anniversary since the historic cannery was built.
In addition to exploring the museum with its exhibits on Canada’s west coast fishing history don’t miss The Label Unwrapped: The History of Canned Salmon Labels, which opened in May 2019.
Look for the Cannery at the foot of Moncton Street in Steveston, where the entire village will be celebrating Canada Day with its annual Salmon Festival and parade. In addition to food vendors, artisans, and face-painting at the Cannery, don’t forget to catch the performances happening throughout the day at Fisherman’s Park. Details
Monday, July 1, 2019
Gulf of Georgia Cannery, 12138 Fourth Avenue, Richmond
Canada Day at McArthurGlen Vancouver
Get Fashionably Fit For Canada Day. Starting with free yoga classes in the morning (9:00 a.m. and 10:15 a.m.), the centre will transform into a family-friendly block party in the afternoon. From a DJ playing your favourite tracks to fun and games, there’s something for everyone! Be sure to also drop by your favourite brands to get some of the best offers in town with the kick off of highly anticipated Summer Sale. Details
Monday, July 1, 2019 | 9:00 PM – 3:00 PM
McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Vancouver, Templeton Station Road, Richmond
- Free entry to Steveston Museum, Interurban Tram, and Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site