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Canada Day in Whistler

I_Canada _Day _2013_6Canada Day is the national day of Canada celebrating the anniversary of the enactment of the British North America Act on July 1, 1867. which today is called the Constitution Act. This is when the 3 British North American colonies united into a single country called Canada.

Most Canadian communities have organized events to celebrate Canada on this day and Whistler is one of them! Whistler is celebrating Canada on Tuesday, July 1st with events and festivities throughout the entire day.

The Celebrations include:

  • Pancake Breakfast from 9 - 11 am in Florence Petersen Park, by donation to Whistler Community Services
  • Canada Day Parade at 12 pm going from Town Plaza to Mountain Square 
  • Canada Day Ceremony, after the Parade at 1:15 pm in Village Square
  • Vancouver Symphony Orchestra plays outdoors at 3 pm in Whistler’s Olympic Plaza
  • Fireworks 10:15 pm in the Skiers Plaza

There is also street entertainment all throughout the day and Art walk which is a self-guided tour of local art throughout the Village

This Canada Day show your patriotism, join in the festivities and let’s celebrate this beautiful country that we live in!

I_Canada Day _2011Photo Credit: Tourism Whistler / Mike Crane - Mounties & fireworks