• Time & Location

    Canada Day, July 1, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m., along the beautiful Gorge Waterway between Tillicum and Admirals Road. The length of Gorge Road West from Tillicum to Admirals will be closed to traffic from 7:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.

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  • Features & Events

    Fun for the whole family, including the Canada Day Family Parade, Pancake Breakfast, Canada Day Show and Shine car show, Gorge on Art, multicultural food, voyageur canoe rides on the Gorge, Canada Day Artisan Market, Community Engagement displays, Craigflower School House open house, Strawberry Tea, street hockey, and kids' inflatables and activities.

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  • Featured Performers

    Great entertainment throughout the day on FOUR stages! The Main Stage performers in 2018 included West My Friend, Groove Kitchen, Dave Harris and more! You can catch an intimate performance at the Gorge on Art stage, local musicians busking their stuff at Busker's Corner, and fun and interactive entertainment at the Austin Family Theatre.

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Gorge Canada Day Picnic

Join us for food, music, markets, and fun at the 21st annual Gorge Canada Day in 2019!

Beginning in 1999, the Gorge Tillicum Community Association has hosted the Gorge Canada Day Picnic along the beautiful Gorge Waterway Park in south Saanich. The event has now grown into one of the premier Canada Day celebrations in the Victoria area, drawing thousands of people to this popular and traffic-free family event.

Gorge Canada Day Event Map

We've plotted event locations, food vendors, and facilities in a Google map so you can use your smartphone or tablet as a guide.

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Download the event programme!

The programme includes a map (event locations, food vendors, facilities, etc.) and complete event schedule. You can also use our online interactive map on your smartphone or tablet. A print-ready version of the poster is also available if you'd like to help promote the event.

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  • Rest assured the Gorge Canada Day Picnic is on again for it's 21st year in 2019! Plan to be there on Monday July 1, 2019.
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