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Hyack Festival Association of New Westminster and Festivals New Westminster is proud to again host an amazing day especially designed for familes in mind…just for Canada’s birthday.

 Hyack Festival Association and Festivals New West, in partnership with River Market, invite you to a day of fun, festivities and fireworks!  Join us for the Kal Tire CANADA DAY CELEBRATIONS Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 starting at 3pm at the New Westminster Quay.


Peter Goodwin, President, New Westminster Hyack Festival Association (“Hyack”), is pleased to announce Hyack’s Canada Day Celebrations on Tuesday, July 1st at the New Westminster Quay, an afternoon and evening of family fun culminating in a spectacular fireworks display at 10:00PM. This event will be a partnership with River Market and Hyack Festival, including great sponsorships from the new uptown Kal Tire, Kruger, Vancity, Fortis and the City of New Westminster.

Activities near River Market will include a kid zone with bouncy castle and Music Box Crafts, buskers along the boardwalk, and performances by the renowned Vancouver Circus School near the Paddle Wheeler Pub. A sound stage near the Tugboat Playground will feature musical guests the rock Group openers Freedom 95, and acclaimed Dixieland ensemble The Creole Jazz Band, and the Westminster Regimental Band and with local Queensborough notable soloist Giovanni. Joining in the afternoon of melodies and tunes will be the Boot River Boys from Burnaby.

The Shops at River Market will remain open late and the Fraser River Discovery Centre will have extended hours, closing at 6PM.   Festivities will stretch from the Sampson V mooring area eastward to the Fraser River Discovery Center, including the area all the way to the Paddle Wheeler ticket sales hut.


Vancouver Circus School 6:00 –:00                                                                                         Buskers                    3:00 – 7:00                                                                                     Children’s activities   3:00 – 8:00                                                                                              Etc. Bouncy Castle                                                                                                                                                                    Music box Kids crafts  4:00 – 8:00

Concerts on the Quay






Creole Jazz Band  3:00 – 4:00                                                                                    Giovanni          4:00 – 4:30                                                                                                       Boot River Boys  5:00 – 6:00                                                                                                     Royal Westminster Regiment Band  6-7PM                                                                        Freedom 95  8:15 – 9:45

Discovering New WestFIREWORKS @ 10PM

Happy Canada Day!