Get involved in the Canada Day Celebrations

May 23, 2024

Local organizations are invited to get involved in the annual Canada Day Celebrations

Planning for the annual Canada Day Celebrations is in full swing and we have lots of ways for the businesses and local non-profit organizations to get involved in the festivities and promote their organizations to the entire community!

Micro grants

The City of Fort St. John invites local businesses and non-profit organizations to open their doors and offer family friendly activities for residents to enjoy on July 1. The City of Fort St. John will provide a one-time micro grant of $500 dollars up to a maximum of $1,000 per business or non-profit to cover the expenses of an approved activity offered to the entire community. Deadline to apply is Monday, June 10. Apply online or pick up a paper form at the Visitor Centre.

Event Sponsorship

Take advantage of the upcoming festivities and sign your business up as an official event partner or sponsor! All partners and sponsors will be included in the event marketing and receive recognition on City of Fort St. John media platforms. Deadline to sign up is Monday, June 10.

Enter a Parade Float

The City of Fort St. John is extending an invitation to local organization and businesses to celebrate this great nation and show off your national pride by decorating a float for the parade! Visit the event webpage for all the parade details.

Be a Food Vendor

It’s not a Canada Day without great food and refreshing drinks. Organizations wanting to participate in Centennial Park as a food vendor are invited to apply by June 14, 2024. You can find all the details and the form on the event webpage.

In addition to the above items, the Canada Day Celebrations also include a pancake breakfast at the Fire Hall and a variety of activities in Centennial Park and Festival Plaza. Due to the ongoing Category 2 & 3 fire ban in the entire region, the City of Fort St. John will not be able to host the Canada Day Fireworks. Visit for event details leading up to July 1.


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