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Schedule of Canada Day Celebrations in Fort St. John


FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The City of Fort St. John and numerous local groups and businesses have planned a number of fun events to celebrate the 150th birthday of our great nation.

The big events include the parade that starts at 11 a.m., the kick-off to all the celebrations at Centennial Park at 12 p.m. and of course the fireworks that will end off the day at 10:45 p.m. at Surerus fields.

See the full schedule of all the events below.

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The City has shared 10 tips to help you enjoy the day on Saturday…

10 tips for Canada Day Spectator Success

    1. Be EARLY –  parking lots are limited and fill up fast
    2.  WALK or RIDE – you won’t be able to get a vehicle too close to 100 Street/Centennial Park
    3. Save your spot on the sidewalk – not the road. Bring your lawn chair
    4. Be aware of road closures –  they have changed from last year. You will not be able to go your regular route.
    5. Be patient & polite – people running the barricades are VOLUNTEERS
    6. Obey ALL signs – and orders from traffic control and barricade volunteers
    7. Be sun smart and stay hydrated – Save on Foods will be on site providing FREE water – Bring your sunscreen
    8. If you’re leaving town for the weekend, leave Friday night or EARLY Saturday morning-  Our road closures will affect regular routes as early as 8:00am on Saturday.
    9. Stay informed –  Follow the the City of FSJ Recreation Page (and the Canada Day event page), listen to the radio, call us if you have questions and keep checking the website fortstjohn.ca/Canada-day-celebrations for all the information you need for a successful day
    10.  HAVE FUN! It is a holiday after all!

Fort St. John Canada Day 2017 Schedule

8:00am – 10:00amFREE Pancake & Sausage Breakfast at the FSJ Fire Hall
10:00amPre Parade Entertainers (mascots) on 100th Street
(Mascots & performances by the Multicultural Society)
10:00am – 5:00pmSt. John Advertising Grand Opening and Casey’s Pub Beach Party
11:00amPARADE – click the image on the right to see a map of the parade route.
11:00am– 4:00pmFood Vendors & Farmers Market in Centennial Park
11:00am – 3:00pmFort St. John Classic Cruisers Show & Shine (100 St)
11:30am – 4:00pmKid`s Zone, Bouncy Castles, Balloon Animals, Walking Circus, Climbing Wall,  Face Painting, Henna Tattoos, Fire Truck Tours, Mascots, Orb Ball Soccer, Sumo Suits Games and more!
12:00pmMayor`s Kick Off for Canada Day 150 – Opening ceremonies, Mosaic 150 unveiling, Historical Slideshow, Canada 150 Photo Challenge and cupcakes! Bring your lawn chair or a blanket to sit and enjoy.
12:00pm – 4:00pmPie Sale at the Fort St. John North Peace Museum
1:00pm – 4:00pmLive music – With performances by: North Winds Community Band, Fort St. John Latin Dance, Last Horse Standing, Columbia Hotel, Meag & Company and Machine Gun Kitty
4:00 – 7:00pmSkateboard/BMX Competition at Rotary Skate Park
Presented by: Victory Skateboards, Ernies and the City of Fort St. John
10:45pmFireworks at Surerus Park – click the image on the right for a map of where the fireworks will be set-off.

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