Presented by Central Walk, Victoria’s Canada Day will showcase an extraordinary lineup of neighborhood and award-profitable, Indigenous and multicultural performances alongside with family members-helpful actions. The celebrations for Canada’s 157th birthday will choose put at Ship Level on Friday, July 1.

The Victoria Serious Estate Board (VREB) has sponsored this year’s Most important Phase, which will be headlined by a local favourite, blues musician Jesse Roper.  Identified for his energetic and animated effectiveness model, Roper will entertain the group just before the fireworks start off around the Internal Harbour.

The day will start with an Indigenous common canoe protocol and Welcome Ceremony and a effectiveness by the Lekwungen Standard Dancers.

An eclectic combine of Canadian and local functions will type the VREB Principal Stage showcase, showcasing Indigenous blues artist Garret T. Willie, award-profitable finger-type guitarist Don Alder, Capital City Syncopators, Claire Coupland, Pedro Cardenas & the West Coastline Cuban All Stars, Vox Rea and Marafani Environment Conquer.

La Société Francophone de Victoria has sponsored the performance of award-winning, Montréal-based mostly singer-songwriter Joyce N’sana, regarded as the voice of Afro-blue-hop.

Other highlights will contain the Victoria Children’s Choir and the Wong Sheung Kung Fu Club Chinese Lion Dancers. In help and recognition of Ukraine, the working day will also element performances by the Veselka Ukrainian Dancers and the Kalyna Ukrainian Choir.

Kid’s Zone at Ship Level
Family members festivities will run from noon until finally dusk in the Kid’s Zone and contain a bouncy castle, bouncy impediment training course, face portray and glitter tattoos. From 1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m., Tickles and Yowza the clowns will perform and then entertain people until eventually 4 p.m. The Victoria Bug Zoo, Pacific Soccer Club, the Bateman Basis and Alter Arts Culture will all also be supplying child-welcoming functions.

Fireworks offered by Reliance Homes at 10:20 p.m.
The celebration will stop with a impressive fireworks display about Victoria’s Inner Harbour. Music that includes Indigenous recording artists will be combined by The Zone at 91.3’s DJ Boitano to accompany the fireworks.

Victoria’s Canada Working day, a zero-squander celebration
Food stuff and drinks will be served in biodegradable and recyclable containers and there will be zero waste stations. A Volunteer “Green Team”, led by the DVBA, will aid recycling efforts at Ship Position. To stimulate folks to cycle to the function, there will be absolutely free bicycle valet provider. 

In addition to the musical and dance performances, the Kid’s Zone and fireworks, this year’s Canada Day festivities will incorporate a Multicultural Road Marketplace stuffed with artisans and the Flavours of the Environment Food items Court docket that includes the very best of the Victoria foodstuff truck scene.

Victoria’s Canada Day celebrations are manufactured possible through the generous assistance of company sponsors, federal government and community funding partners and our devoted volunteers.

Absolutely everyone is invited to participate and get pleasure from the day. There will be an obtainable space for viewing the stage and volunteers committed to encouraging all those who need to have guidance. For the comprehensive schedule of events make sure you stop by:

Victoria’s Canada Working day 2022 – Agenda [PDF – 128 KB]
Victoria’s Canada Day 2022 – Artist Biographies [PDF – 125 KB] 

Marafani World Beat

Marafani Planet Beat 

Jesse Roper

Jesse Roper 

Veselka Ukrainian Dancers

Veselka Ukrainian Dancers

Garret T. Willie

Garret T. Willie