32nd Annual Canada Day at Canada Place features Citizenship Ceremony, Armed Forces, Innovation Zone, Music and Entertainment Performances, Delhi 2 Dublin and a two-barge fireworks show
Monday, July 1, 2019
Canada Place999 Canada Place, Vancouver
(Venue includes indoor and outdoor spaces at Canada Place, Jack Poole Plaza and surrounding city streets)
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. CITIZENSHIP CEREMONY (Ballroom C, Vancouver Convention Centre East)
Approximately 60 people from 36 places of origin around the world will become new Canadians. On Canada Day in 2019, 42 citizenship ceremonies are being held across Canada, with approximately 1,785 people becoming new Canadian citizens.
11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. ZONES & ACTIVITIES
Daytime event performances: Featuring terrific musical acts and dance performances that reflect the talent and diversity of Canada itself, with DiRTY RADiO, Old Soul Rebel, Bitterly Divine, Marieme and many more (Performance stages will begin at 12:00 p.m.)
Canadian Forces Zone (Hall B): Incredible displays and interactive exhibits that honour Canada’s Army, Navy, and Air Force.
Innovation Zone (Ballrooms A, B & C): The Innovation Zone provides a peek into the future through displays, exhibits, and inspirational talks from some of the most interesting and forward-thinking organizations around.
Coast Capital Savings Youth Zone & Stage: Located on the North Point of Canada Place, this zone will feature a lineup of fantastic music from artists including headliner DiRTY RADiO.
Kids’ Zone (Hall A): New for this year, the Kids’ Zone will feature a ton of activities to keep the kids entertained. Featuring emcee and music by Rock’N’Beau, a pop-up planetarium, basketball and soccer “drills & skills,” mini performances from Theatre Under the Stars and a mascot dance-off at 3:00 p.m.!
Picnic Plaza: Parks Canada “Learn to Camp” activity, axe throwing, buskers and family-friendly activities.
Food trucks: Experience the great multi-cultural tastes of Canada.
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. MAIN STAGE HEADLINER – Delhi 2 Dublin
Canada’s popular world music group burst onto the music scene in 2007 when they played Canada Day in Ottawa to a national TV audience. This year, they’re celebrating the nation’s birthday at home with their joyful and supercharged brand of “Subcontinental Pop” that blends South Asian roots, high-level folk, alternative-pop and electronic beats.
10:30 p.m. – 10:50 p.m. FIREWORKS SHOW
Vancouver’s only two-barge simultaneous pyrotechnic extravaganza, viewable from Vancouver’s waterfront and the North Shore, with tickets (and best viewing) available for the family-friendly Fireworks Viewing Zone. Proceeds from ticket sales go to Strathcona Community Centre’s Food Security for Children program. Tickets can be purchased at www.ticketstonight.com.