Port Moody celebrates Heritage Day February 19 with cultural performances and vintage vehicles
Port Moody invites residents and visitors to learn about the City’s past and celebrate its cultural diversity with free Heritage Day activities at Queens Street Plaza.
When: Sunday, February 19 from 12-4pm
Where: Queens Street Plaza, on Queens Street between Spring Street and Clarke Street
Bring the whole family down to experience a variety of free activities and entertainment. Enjoy lively performances by Port Moody Secondary School, Golden Spike Can-Can Dancers, Squares Barbershop Quartet, and Satsuki-kai Japanese Dancers. Watch an artist who specializes in Chinese calligraphy, presented by JinFeng Community Dance Club.
Check out vintage vehicles, including a retro 1982 BC Transit bus. Hop on the bus for a tour from Queens Street Plaza to the Port Moody Station Museum, St. Johns Street, and Douglas Street. Pick up a heritage passport in the Plaza and visit local shops to collect 11 passport stamps for a chance to win great prizes! Play some old fashioned games, and enjoy complimentary popcorn and hot chocolate.
Port Moody’s Heritage Day is part of B.C. Heritage Week (February 13-19) and Canadian Heritage Week (February 20-26). This year’s national heritage theme – “My Canada!” – is designed to inspire Canadians to embrace, explore, and enjoy their own heritage places and spaces across the great cultural mosaic that is Canada.