Canada Day 2012 in Vancouver: Top 10 Canada Day Events & Celebrations

Vancouver’s Canada Day Parade. Photo: Stuart Davis, PNG via The Province

Canada Day is Sunday, July 1, 2012, and all of Metro Vancouver will be celebrating!

Top 10 Canada Day 2012 Events in Vancouver

1. Canada Day on Granville Island
Possibly the most Canadian Canada Day in Vancouver, this annual celebration kicks off with the $8 Truly Canadian Pancake Breakfast followed by free events all day: an official Canada Day ceremony (with cake!), parade, MELA! Festival, live jazz from the Vancouver International Jazz Festival, and more.

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Canada Day 2012 in Vancouver: Top 10 Canada Day Events & Celebrations

Waldorf Hotel Hosts Canada Day Block Party with Food Cart Festival, July 1

Where can you find all the elements of an epic bash in one place? The Waldorf Hotel’s first annual Canada Day Block Party that takes place Sunday, July 1.

Planning what to do on Canada Day can be as tricky as planning New Year’s Eve. But the Waldorf makes it easy. The festivities, which are free and family-friendly, run from noon to 6pm and include 9 food carts, live music, djs, a carnival and a beer garden all in the Waldorf’s newly-opened outdoor summer space.

If you’re still craving more after eating your way through the food-filled Waldorf bash, you have time to hop over to the Canada Day Parade at Canada Place (7pm) and Burrard Inlet Fireworks Show (10:30pm).

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Waldorf Hotel Hosts Canada Day Block Party with Food Cart Festival, July 1

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