Let's share our love for Canada this July 1st in Sechelt. All activities and events follow the guidance of Vancouver Coastal Health and comply with all provincial COVID-19 health requirements.
*times listed for the parade are approximate
This year the parade comes to you! From the comfort of your front lawn, balcony, or driveway, you can watch Sechelt’s Drive-By Canada Day Parade. Don’t live in Sechelt? You can watch the parade on Eastlink Community TV.
Want to be in the parade? Register vehicles and select your parade route here: https://form.jotform.com/201500578521043
*Participants must remain inside vehicles
*No candy or treats will be thrown from the vehicles during the parade
Parade 1: West Sechelt / The Shores, starts 10am
Parade 2: ts'uḵw'um / Davis Bay / Selma Park, starts 10:50am
Parade 3: Tuwanek / East Porpoise Bay / Bayview, starts 11:40am
Street performers will be strolling along the waterfront from 1pm – 4:30pm.
Enjoy the afternoon on the Davis Bay walkway or the Boulevard to catch a glimpse of clowns, hula hooping and traditional Chinese fan dancing!
Tune in to the District of Sechelt’s YouTube channel on July 1st to view the release of Sechelt, Stronger Together - a tribute to Sechelt’s essential workers.
Featuring over a dozen local musicians, this heartwarming video is our way of saying “thank you” to all of the workers who keep our community healthy and safe.
Share your love of Canada by decorating your house, car, sidewalk, or even yourself, for July 1 and you could win a $100 gift card to a Sechelt store of your choice!
How to enter:
1. Best window display
2. Best house/balcony decoration
3. Best vehicle decoration
4. Best face paint/costume
5. Best sidewalk chalk design
Join us on Facebook or YouTube for a shíshálh story and welcome song by Angeline Valerie Joe and kwayimin Andy Johnson, followed by a bilingual version of O Canada performed by local music teacher Sara Douglas.
Immediately following the 7pm salute to health-care workers, we encourage everyone to sing along from your windows, back decks, and front yards.
We can't do this without your help!
Sign-up to volunteer for parade mustering, crowd control, or photography here:
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VOLUNTEER sign-up: https://secheltdowntown.com/contact/volunteer
Siobhán Smith, Arts, Culture + Communications Coordinator
District of Sechelt
5797 Cowrie St, 2nd Floor
Sechelt, BC V0N 3A0
(604) 989-0804 firstname.lastname@example.org