Credit: StreetFest – City of Burnaby

Canada Day’s long weekend is around the corner!

Canada Day’s long weekend is a perfect opportunity to explore the beautiful city of Burnaby, British Columbia. Whether you’re a local or a visitor, Burnaby offers a variety of activities that cater to all interests. From retail therapy to outdoor adventures, here’s a guide to making the most out of your Canada Day long weekend in Burnaby.

StreetFest on Central

Cap off your Canada Day celebrations by joining the festivities at StreetFest on Central. This lively event takes place in the heart of Burnaby and features live music, food trucks, artisan vendors, and family-friendly activities. The festival atmosphere is vibrant and welcoming, making it a great way to connect with the community and enjoy the holiday spirit.

 City of Burnaby


Vancouver Ice Cream Festival

Cool down from the heat by heading to the Vancouver Ice Cream Festival. This annual event features a plethora of ice cream vendors offering an array of festival-exclusive flavours such as Coconube Brownie and Egg Tart. The festival is not only a treat for your taste buds but also a feast for the eyes, with Instagram-worthy ice cream creations at every turn.

Soft Peaks


Burnaby Art Gallery

For art enthusiasts, a visit to the Burnaby Art Gallery is a must. Located in the beautiful Deer Lake area, the gallery features a diverse collection of Canadian art, with a focus on works on paper. The rotating exhibitions provide a glimpse into both contemporary and historical artworks. Take a leisurely stroll through the gallery and immerse yourself in the creativity and talent on display.

  Kelly Lycan by Blaine Campbell


Boat Ride @ Deer Lake Park

Deer Lake is an idyllic spot for paddling enthusiasts, offering various options for rent, such as rowboats, canoes, and kayaks. It’s a fantastic way to connect with nature and escape the hustle and bustle of the city. You can also opt for a pedal boat. This family-friendly option allows you to pedal at your own pace while enjoying the company of your loved ones.

  Yijun Shi


Retail Therapy Extravaganza

Embark on a shopping spree across Burnaby’s premier destinations, including Metropolis at Metrotown, The Amazing Brentwood, and The City of Lougheed. Indulge in a day of retail therapy, discovering a wide array of brands.

William Mark


Hunting For Delicious Food

Experience TABLES, a dynamic food court at The Amazing Brentwood. With a wide variety of culinary options – The newest addition to the family is O’ Kitchen, serving Macanese fusion cuisine that is unique to the city!

The Amazing Brentwood


Farmer’s Market Run

With three fantastic markets to choose from, farmers’ markets in Burnaby offer something for everyone. Whether you’re shopping for fresh groceries or simply wanting to enjoy a pleasant day out, these markets provide an enjoyable experience.

Burnaby’s Farmers’ Market


Go On Beautiful Hikes

For nature enthusiasts, Burnaby offers hiking trails that rejuvenate your spirit. Head to Burnaby Mountain Park and hike through lush forests. If you are an avid runner, Burnaby Lake Regional Park boasts a scenic 10-kilometer loop.

Outdoor Vancouver


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