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From shopping events to theatrical performances, 

concerts, and more, Chemainus has some great things planned.

SATURDAY, JULY 1, 2023

CHEMAINUS CANADA DAY CELEBRATION

DATE & TIME: Saturday, July 1st, from 11am - 3PM

LOCATION: Waterwheel Park - Downtown Chemainus

Come celebrate Canada Day in Chemainus. Enjoy free celebrations, activities, and more.

Chemainus Valley Museum – FREE  

Come and try to win in their children's treasure hunt and pony hop game. Fun for all and everyone wins a prize! Come and help support the Museum in keeping Chemainus History alive. 

 

Live Music - Copper Canyon, Municipal Speeches and First Nations Speaker  

Sway to the beat of a perfectly composed mixture of vocals, guitar, bass, and drums with Copper Canyon. Plus, we have our local Municipal figures giving a speech and a special guest singing Oh Canada! Florence will be our First Nations speaker.   

 

Cake – FREE 

What better way to celebrate than with a piece of cake! At noon after the National Anthem, enjoy the delicious flavours of our Canada Day Celebration Cake in front of the Chemainus Museum.   

 

Face Painting – FREE 

If you like a little or a lot, we have everything to please. Show your pride with our Canada flags and maple leaf body emblems, or you can really get into the spirit of family fun with our face painting artist.   

 

Swag – FREE

Come with your Canada gear and celebrate, but don’t worry, if you forget it at home we have you covered. Show your love of Canada and claim your FREE flags, tattoos and more.   

 

Obstacle Course, Bounce House, Tall Slide, and Pony Bounce Ride – FREE 

This year we have a bouncy obstacle course, bounce house, tall slide, and pony bounce ride that will get the little ones' energy out and let them have lots of fun!   

 

Hotdogs & Hamburgers- set price

Savory and juicy; these hotdogs and hamburgers are worth their weight in spare change. The Chemainus Legion #191 will be cooking so plan a delicious lunch in the park. The Legion will be fundraising to ensure they can continue to support community events such as this one.   

 

Kids Crafts – FREE 

The Inspiration Station helps to foster children’s creativity through a variety of crafts and projects you get to take home all for FREE.  

 

Cold drinks – By donation

Selling drinks to fundraise for a great cause, the Neighbourhood house team will be fully stocked.

 

And More as we are in the midst of planning we will have lots of other things join this year making it extra special!

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