Past Years

Free Admission
Gates open for Vendors at 7 am to set up

Gates open for public at 11:00

Ceremony starts at Noon

EVENTS organized by the Sooke Lions Club
Spectacular Fireworks
Weather permitting- listen to local radio for update
on the Day.. Announcement will be made on site

Lunch 11:00- great lunch menu from food vendors

12:00 Opening Ceremony
Royal Canadian Legion Colour Party 2017
Royal Canadian Legion Br 54 Colour Party, dignitaries, others with the Territorial and Provincial flags of Canada will be paraded in.

Noon: The Dignities speak on stage: National Anthem
First nations Prayer, speeches then free Canada Day cake is handed out
Acknowledgements and announcements -

12:30 Cake Cut and served to everyone!

Canada Day in Sooke 2018
Canada Day in Sooke 2018
Gordon Planes, John Horgan and Mayor Tait cut the Canada Day cake

Free Canada Day Cake served after opening ceremony!

1:00 - 2:00 Amber Academy Amber Academy

Main Stage
Virtual Elvis
Scott MacDonald
2:00- 3:00 and returning at 4:00 to 5:00

The Early Years 2:00 - 3:00 pm
The Las Vegas Years
4:00-5:00 pm

There are no benches at the park, bring your own chair or blanket

Virtual Elvis Scott MacDonald

Kids Entertainment in Picnic Area:
"Gals I like" 2:00 to 4:00

Noon On.... ALL DAY:
Fun for the whole family - kids games, music and more! Bring chairs, blanket and have fun.
Business & demonstration booths ~ Craft Fair

Lots of games in the KIDS ZONE-

Castle Maze
Happy Face Bounce
Gladiator Game
Soccer and Hockey Shootout
Bouncy Castle -Sooke Fire Dept
Hose Ball- Otter Point Fire Dept
Kids Games - Face Painting

hoseball for the kids at Canada Day in Sooke
Hose ball by Otter Point Fire Dept.

Craft Vendors
Food Vendors

3:00-4:00 pm Patsy Cline
Bonnie Kilroe

Bonnie Kilroe
Lots of Food Vendors-
Crafts and kids bouncy inflatables!
4:00-5:00 pm Virtual Elvis:
The Las Vegas Years
Scott MacDonald Virtual Elvis the Vegas Years

5:00-6:00 pm Dolly Parton
Bonnie Kilroe

Bonnie Kilroe

5:30 - 6:30 Music Bingo

in Kids Area


Food! Stay and have tasty treats
Live Entertainment on Stage - Band
7:45- 10:00 pm
Main Stage Headliner Band:


There are no benches at the park, bring your own chair or blanket


10 pm FIREWORKS in the FIELD at the Campground depend on weather conditions starting just after 10 pm

Spectacular Show

If you came on the Shuttle Bus, make your way to the pickup area after the fireworks

Thank you for your participation

fireworks at Canada Day Sooke
Announcement will be made on site if due to weather any changes to firework schedule.

This is a "No alcohol & NO drugs" event, and no bike, blades or skateboards on site. Bikes can be locked up at upper gate, so feel free to ride your bike TO the event and bring a lock. You can not bring them on site.

Dogs: There are no dogs allowed on site with the exception of help /guide dogs if you have your PERMIT with you, and the dog is registered as such.

Wheelchairs: There is designated handicapped parking. However, be aware that this is a campground park and the grass is rough.

There is NO seating in the stage area, please bring your own chairs or blankets.
No pets on site, so leave your dogs at home.

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