Events

COURTENAY JULY 1 CELEBRATION SCHEDULE Calendrier des activités du 1er juillet à Courtenay

Sunday, June 25: 5:00 – 9:00 pm at Simms Park
14th ANNUAL 19 AND UNDER BATTLE OF THE BANDS 13e concours annuel des groupes de 19 ans et moins
Youth musicians compete for recording session, radio airplay and other prizes

Friday June 30: 4:00 – 10:00 pm at Simms Park:

MULTICULTURAL PRE-SHOW 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
4:00 Darrel Mitchell and Grasshopper Little Johnny
4:30 Azucena Flamenco
5:00 Hawaiian Hula Dancers with Anela Kahiamoe
5:30 Erh Hu Chinese duo
6:00 Abbey Dance Studio
6:15 TAI CHI 24 Forms
6:30 Japanese Dance with Tomomi and Friends
6:15 Abbey Dance Studio

7:00 – 10:00 CANADA PAGEANT – 15 DECADES OF CANADIAN HISTORY

 

CANADA DAY BREAKFAST & PARADE: Déjeuner et Parade de la Fête du Canada

7:00 – 9:00 AM at Simms Park:
– KINSMEN PANCAKE BREAKFAST Kinsmen Déjeuner aux Crêpes

 9:30 AM on 5th Street
-5th STREET MILE. Comox Valley Road Runners Annual Family Run Course de la ‘5th Street’
(5th and Woods Ave.- come early to register)

8:30 – 10:00 AM on 5th Street 
-KIDS BICYCLE DECORATING CONTEST Concours de décoration de bicyclette pour les enfants
(City Transfer parking lot-5th and Menzies) 

9:00 – 10:00 AM at Sid Williams Centennial Square
-COMOX VALLEY  & DISTRICT CONCERT BAND

10:00 AM on 5th Street
-CANADA DAY GRAND  PARADE Grande Parade de la Fête du Canada
(Parade Marshall headquarters at Apple Tree Store)

 

CANADA DAY LEWIS PARK: Fête du Canada au Parc Lewis

11:30 am – 12:00 noon approx. OPENING CEREMONIES Cérémonies d’ouverture
(immediately after the end of the parade)

12:00 noon OPENING CEREMONIES Cérémonies d’ouverture
– OH CANADA and free birthday cake

11:30 AM – 4:00 PM BOUNCE A RAMA Jeux gonflables
(Free bouncers for the kids at Lewis Park)

12:00 – 4:00 PM BEER GARDEN AT TENNIS COURT

12:00 – 3:00 PM FREE CIRCUS WORKSHOP Atelier de cirque gratuit
(Beside horseshoe pitch in Lewis Park)

1:00 PM SUE MEDLEY, MARY MURPHY, PAUL KEIM AND JOHN MANG
-Musicians

1:30 – 4:30 PM FREE OUTDOOR POOL SWIM  Baignade gratuite à la piscine extérieure

1:45 PM CHINESE DANCE GROUP Groupe de danse chinoise

2:00 PM THE GREAT PLANS – DARRYL AND SASKIA
-Musicians

3:00 PM FREE KIDS BIKE DRAW Tirage gratuit d’une bicyclette d’enfant

 

CANADA DAY SIMMS PARK: Fête du Canada au Park Simms

12:00 PM UMINARI TAIKO DRUMMERS

1:00 PM GREEK MUSICAL DUO AND BELLY DANCER (YANNIS AND RAMONA)

2:00 PM OLD TIME FIDDLERS

3:00 PM CHRISTINE BUTLER

4:00 PM WINNERS 19 AND UNDER BATTLE OF THE BANDS. Gagnants du 13e concours annuel des groupes de 19 ans et moins
-tomorrow’s stars.

 

NATIVE SONS HALL

2:00 – 4:00 PM GEORGIA STRAIT BIG BAND
-Tea Dance hosted by the “Evergreen Club”

 

SID WILLIAMS THEATRE

7:00 – 9:00 PM FREE FAMILY VARIETY SHOW Spectacle de variétés gratuit pour la famille
-come early as it’s festival seating
-bring donations for the food bank
-great local entertainment

 

The July 1st Committee like to thank The City of Courtenay and The Department of Canadian heritage government of Canada/Ministere du Patriimoine for support of these festivities.
This project is funded [in part] by the Government of Canada.
Ce projet est financé [en partie] par le gouvernement du Canada.