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City of Prince George hosts Canada Day in the Lheidli T’enneh Memorial Park

he City of Prince George is gearing up for another exciting Canada Day celebration at Lheidli T’enneh Memorial Park on July 1 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

“We are looking forward to hosting our neighbours at Lheidli T’enneh Memorial Park again this year,” said community coordinator, Doug Hofstede. “Canada Day in the Park is a long-standing tradition in Prince George that celebrates the rich multiculturalism in our community. We’re excited to offer exciting entertainment, delicious food options from around the world, and fun activities for the whole family. New this year is ‘challenge a champion’ with the Prince George Chess Club!”

Opening ceremonies at the bandshell start at noon with an opening from Lheidli T’enneh First Nation Elder Edith Frederick and a cake cutting to recognize Canada’s 157th anniversary at 12:30 p.m. The marketplace, food pavilion, and kids zone open at 11 a.m. Despite recent rainfall, the City is not hosting fireworks this year due to the current BC Wildfire burning restrictions.

The City gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the Province of British Columbia and the Government of Canada. 

For more details, including an event map, entertainment schedule, and confirmed food vendors visit the City website.

Canfor stage schedule*

  • 11 a.m.: Welcome
  • 11:05 a.m.: Prince George Community Band
  • Noon: Opening ceremonies
    • Greetings from Lheidli T’enneh Elder Edith Frederick, Chief Dolleen Logan, MP Todd Doherty, MP Bob Zimmer, and Mayor Simon Yu
  • 12:30 p.m.: CBA lion dancers and singers 
    • Cake cutting sponsored by Save on Foods
  • 12:50 p.m.: Zahirah Dance Studio – Troupe Zahira
  • 1:15 p.m.: Ivan Paquette 
  • 1:40 p.m. Khast’an Drummers
  • 2:05 p.m. Excalibur Theatre Arts
  • 2:30 p.m. Rogers & Sargent 
  • 2:55 p.m. Bollywood Dream Dancers
  • 3:15 p.m. UHNBC Drum Group
  • 3:40 p.m. Twasome Highland Troupe & Lorna Carbutt School of Dance
  • 4:05 p.m. Fraser Lyric Opera
  • 4:25 p.m. Mariaelena Delgado
  • 4:45 p.m. Sandi Araquil & Jezer Narcisco
  • 5:10 p.m. Judy Russell’s Enchainement Dance Centre
  • 5:40 p.m. Thaìs & Beni
  • 6 p.m. Closing

*Schedule and performers are subject to change,

Food pavilion vendors

  • Booster Juice
  • Chaá Tayo Bubble Tea & Wings
  • Chee Kong Society
  • Chinese Benevolent Society
  • The Cook Shack
  • Dana Mandi
  • Franco’s Italian Concession
  • Island Flava
  • Japanese Students Association
  • Kali Mandir – Indian Food 
  • Mapal IceCream
  • Mini Donuts
  • Mountain Air Kettle Corn
  • Northern Hindu Society
  • Rocky Mountain Chocolate
  • White Goose Bistro
  • White Goose Desserts

Want to be a vendor?

Canada Day in the Park includes a food vendor area, a marketplace for vendors to sell their wares and a space for organizations to promote their activities. The registration for the 2024 event is now closed.

Vendors that are already registered, this a copy of the rules and regulations


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