HAPPY CANADA DAY! Flag-waving festivities abound, in Surrey and beyond

Rocker Tom Cochrane headlines July 1 event in Cloverdale

SURREY — People, prepare to wave those Canadian flags.

Tens of thousands of people are expected at Surrey’s annual Canada Day event, on Friday, July 1 at Bill Reid Millenium Amphitheatre in Cloverdale.

The day-long party starts at 10 a.m. and closes with a fireworks display following a performance by Tom Cochrane & Red Rider.

Amusement rides, a Strawberry Tea, a Kids World area, Storyville, Toddler Town, food trucks, a sports zone, the KPU Digital Photo Booth and other attractions will be activated. For complete details, visit Surrey.ca/canadaday.

• North Delta’s annual Canada Day celebration takes place at Chalmers Park (11400 76A Ave.) from 5:30 to 10:45 p.m. Highlights include children’s crafts and games, barbecue food vendors, live music performances by Purple Pirate (6:30 p.m.) and the March Hare Band (8:45 p.m.), and fireworks.

• In White Rock, The Boom Booms band headlines the city’s Canada Day by the Bay event, on the waterfront starting at 10 a.m.

Vendors, live music, cake and fireworks are part of the fun at West Beach, while a Kids Zone (from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) and a family sandcastle competition (noon start) are scheduled to happen at East Beach. More details can be found online at Whiterockcity.ca.

Also, Try Events hosts its annual Canada Day Rock 10K/5K run, with the start/finish line at Semiahmoo Park, 15782 Marine Dr. Details are posted at Tryevents.ca.



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