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The Teddy Bear Picnic and Parade are among the favourite festivals in Coquitlam, B.C. -
The Teddy Bear Picnic and Parade are among the favourite festivals in Coquitlam, B.C.
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FESTIVALS & CULTURAL EVENTS

Port Moody Penguin Swim (January 1)

Rocky Point Park, Port Moody

604-469-0003

Festival Du Bois (first week of March)

Blue Mountain Park, Coquitlam

604-936-0039

French Canadian traditions, music, dance, school programs and fun for the whole family. Visual art exhibition, theatre evening.

Port Moody Arts Festival (April)

10 day celebration of fine and visual arts, crafts and performance in Port Moody. www.pomoartsfestival.bc.ca

Kids Only Swap Meet (April)

Port Moody Arena

604-469-4556

Children's clothing, toys, books and sports equipment.

May Day Festival (first week of May)

Downtown Port Coquitlam

604-927-7900

Port Coquitlam's largest and oldest event with a parade, traditional Maypole dancing, a soap box derby and family amusements.

Festival Coquitlam Fishing Derby (last Sunday in May)

Como Lake Park, Coquitlam

604-473-1616

Fishing derby for children under 16 years of age.

Festival Coquitlam Teddy Bear Picnic (second Sunday in June)

Town Centre Park, Coquitlam

604-473-1616

Hands-on children's entertainment, music and performing artists.

Festival Coquitlam Grande Parade (Second Sunday in June)

Coquitlam Town Centre to Town Centre Park

604-473-1616

BC Highland Games (June)

Coquitlam Town Centre Stadium

604-263-9911

Scottish games and celebration.

Golden Spike Days (June/July Canada Day weekend)

Rocky Point Park/Civic Centre Park, Port Moody

604-931-8852

Family fun, paddle wheeler rides, dragon boat races, amusement rides, family beverage garden and stage entertainment.

Canada Day Celebrations (July 1st)

Castle Park/Citadel Heights, Port Coquitlam

604-927-7900

Fireworks extravaganza, live on-stage entertainment, multicultural displays, children's activities and fire fighter BBQ.

Fair in the Square (July)

Heritage Square, Maillardville

1120 Brunette Ave., Coquitlam

Art, music and heritage of Western Canada's second-largest Francophone community. www.placedesarts.ca

Blue Mountain Music Festival

Blue Mountain Park, Coquitlam (July)

604-473-1616

Live entertainment and activities for children. Food and fun for the whole family.

Terry Fox Hometown Run (September)

Hyde Creek Centre, Port Coquitlam

604-927-7900

Cancer research fundraiser

Port Coquitlam Harvest Festival (October)

Music, crafts, food and fun

Leigh Square, Port Coquitlam

Fall Craft Fair (November/December)

Poirier Community Centre

604-469-9669

Christmas Craft Fair (November)

Port Moody Social Recreation Centre

604-469-4556

Envision Financial Festival of Lights (December)

Light the Lake

Illumniation of Lafarge Lake, Town Centre, ,Coquitlam

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