Last year, the park was filled with people showing off their Canadian Pride on July 1. / Bob Friesen File Photos


Head out to Fraser River Heritage Park and enjoy all the free activities

Mission residents will gather at Fraser River Heritage Park on Monday, July 1, to celebrate Canada Day.

The event begins with a Rotary Pancake Breakfast at 8 a.m. and runs throughout the day.

Activities and entertainment include yoga in the park, martial arts demonstration, fly ball and agility, magic music, a talent show, a kid zone, cake cutting and so much more.

After your stay at the park, make sure you head down to the Mission Raceway to watch the fireworks display. The fireworks begin at 10 p.m. but free access to the raceway starts at 8:30 p.m.

Volunteers are still needed for the event so contact Joanna McBride at 604-302-7644 or email to if you are interested in lending a hand.


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