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Columbia Valley Community Centre

CANADA DAY in Columbia Valley!

It's finally happening! The Columbia Valley canada Day Parade and Soap Box Derby is back. Be sure to make your reservations!!!

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CANADA DAY in Columbia Valley!

Time & Location

Jul 01, 10:30 a.m. – 2:45 p.m. PDT

Columbia Valley Community Centre, 1202 Kosikar Rd, Lindell Beach, BC V2R 4X7, Canada

About the event

Come celebrate Canada Day in the most Canadian way!  

Hosted by the Columbia Valley Residents Association https://www.columbia-valley.ca/

It's finally happening, rain or shine!!

July 1st, 10:30 AM – 3:00 PM

Location: Columbia Valley Community Centre, 1202 Kosikar Rd, Lindell Beach, BC V2R 4X7, Canada

** COMMUNITY PARADE **  - The parade starts at 11:00am SHARP!  - No registration necessary  - Staging at 1000 Columbia Valley Road ( Center Road) 10:30-10:45 AM

Led by the fabulous Columbia Valley Volunteer Fire Department, we will travel to the CV Community Centre for judging and prizes  - Decorate a vehicle, a bike, yourself, a tractor or your animals, or try something really unique!

- Prizes for all categories!  Best Presented Vehicle  Best Presented Animal  Best Presented Bike  Best Presented Float  Best Effort  Best Novelty

** GAMES **  - Put Out the Fireman!! water balloon toss  - Face painting  - Yard games  - 50/50 draw and raffle

**ARTISAN/ FARMERS MARKET**  -several local vendors will be selling their cool and creative goods. Please bring CASH as not all vendors accept all payments  VENDORS: TBA

** BBQ **  - Our local residents along side of Chestnut Springs Bakery will be serving up TWO scrumptious choices!  1) BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich w/ coleslaw and rootbeer -$14  OR  2) Deluxe Grilled Cheese Sandwich w/coleslaw and rootbeer -$10

- To help ensure we have just the right amount of food please RSVP by filling out this form https://forms.gle/hmiPMyMsnv1kSR3x6 . Your selection will be noted and purchase happens at the event. There will be limited quantities available for purchase without RSVP/reservations  - Food will be served between 12 and 1pm  CASH is preferred and VISA/Mastercard/Interac payment available

**CONCESSION**  will be open all day

** SOAPBOX DERBY **  After a 2 year intermission the SOAP BOX Derby is back for 2022!!! Everyone welcome to join in the races or be a spectator

Awards for:  -Best time  -People's choice of best designed cart,  -Best run of the day etc.  Here are the rules:  -No motors and some type of braking system.  -Riders must have helmets and shoes; long pants are preferable.  -This event is suitable for anyone aged 6 - 96. ( although we have had some younger competitors accompanied with a parent).  - Idea on How to Build a Soap Box Derby Car https://www.instructables.com/Soap-Box-Derby-Car-Overview/  - The bigger the wheels the better for speed and stability!

** MERCH **  - The all new Columbia Valley T-shirts and hats will be available to purchase!

$35 black T-shirt with white design  $35 black trucker hat

-Designed by our very own local artist Anouk Van Der Watt  -First come first serve! Kids, V-neck and crew neck styles  - CASH is preferred and VISA/Mastercard/Interac payment available

Thank you to all the VERY generous Columbia Valley residents and the CVRA for all your time preparing this community spirit builder. Thank you to Chestnut Springs Bakery for the food donation and Anouk and Morne Van Der Watt for sponsoring the T-shirt/ hat purchase!

This is ALWAYS an exceptionally fun day with so many events for all ages! We look forward to celebrating with you all!

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Schedule


  • 4 hours 15 minutes

    Canada Day!! July 01, 2022

    Columbia Valley Community Cent

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