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Canada Day 2024

Chemainus’ Canada Day Celebrations are gearing up for another successful year. Waterwheel Park sets the stage for their annual family-friendly event that has a little something for everyone of all ages.


If you are interested in sponsoring an activity, it is $75-$280 depending on the activity. Not only do we showcase your logo on the posters, but also on a sign at the activity on the day of. Let us know if you wish to sponsor.

Guests can enjoy a myriad of FREE activities and perks like tasty treats, a bouncy activities, live music and much more. All events take place between 11 am – 3 pm leaving lots of time for you to simply enjoy a day in the park dressed in red and white.

Chemainus Valley Museum

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

Live Music, Performances, and Special Guest for Oh Canada

Sway to the beat of a perfectly comprised mixture of vocals, guitar, bass, and drums while reminiscing to fun upbeat music that you won’t be able to get out of your head. Plus, we have some other planned performances, and a special guest singing Oh Canada!

Cake – FREE

What better way to celebrate then 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 new Museum expansion.

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 and more.

Bouncy 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

Savoury 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.

And More as we are in the midst of planning we will have lots of other things join this year making it extra special, so check back in the next few weeks for updates!

The event is FREE due to the generosity of Chemainus BIA, Heritage Canada, Chemainus Museum, plus many others. Join Chemainus in celebrating Canada’s Birthday!


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