Come Join the fun!
Come celebrate Canada's birthday with a picnic at Mariners park!
We have a fun filled afternoon for you to enjoy and celebrate our wonderful country's birthday:
Canada Day Itinerary
12 noon – 4 pm - “PICNIC IN THE PARK”
Mariners Memorial Park, Prince Rupert, BC.
12 pm - Welcome to Canada’s Birthday Celebration!
Singing of O'Canada and raising the Canadian Flag.
Happy Birthday Canada speeches by representatives of: MP, MLA, Tsimshian, City of Prince Rupert, RCMP.
Canada flags & pins handed out.
12:30 pm - Enjoy the Huge Birthday Cakes
There will be food vendors onsite; including concession with cotton candy, sno cones and popcorn.
12 - 4pm - Multicultural Music and Dance Entertainment
12 - 4 pm - Activities All Day
Kids Egg Hunt – treats for answering questions about Canada.
Canada history quiz for teens and adults - test your Canadian knowledge.
Face painting, Maple Leaf tattoos, helium balloons and bubble blowing.
Giant Games to challenge your friends.
These are free activities, for your enjoyment.
1:30 pm - Prince Rupert Civic Recognition Awards
2 - 2:45 pm - Children’s games
Ribbons & treats for all participants.
Wheel barrow race / Leap frog.
Water balloon toss / Spoon & egg race.
3-Legged Race / Sack Race / Backwards Race / Paper Airplane Toss… and More!
3 pm - Canadiana Costume Walkabout
Sport your best red and white costume and show your Canadian Pride!
Costumed and leashed - only pets are welcome. Please clean up after your pet.
11:10 pm - Fireworks
Over Prince Rupert harbour (weather permitting).
For complete event information or interest in volunteering, please contact us!
This event is organized by the many volunteers of the Prince Rupert Special Events Society