Steveston Salmon Festival, Canada Day festivities to be combined under one banner

Richmond News

The 2019 Steveston Salmon Festival is just over a month away, and this year, the city’s Canada Day festivities will also run under the Salmon Festival’s banner.

Now in its 74th year, the Salmon Festival will be back for its usual live entertainment, salmon barbecue, pancake breakfast and parade. This year, however, Canada Day celebrations will be run in collaboration with the city such as the evening fireworks.

“The Steveston Salmon Festival is a beloved Richmond tradition and a great way to celebrate Canada Day,” said Mayor Malcolm Brodie in a press release.

“This year it will be bigger and better than ever as we fully integrate our other July 1 celebrations, including the popular evening fireworks over the Fraser River, under the festival’s banner.” …

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