PHOTOS: Folks flock to Canada Day celebrations in Abbotsford

Abbotsford’s Canada Day Parade, which made its way along South Fraser Way on July 1, 2022, was about an hour and a half long. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News)Abbotsford’s Canada Day Parade, which made its way along South Fraser Way on July 1, 2022, was about an hour and a half long. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford’s Canada Day Parade, which made its way along South Fraser Way on July 1, 2022, was about an hour and a half long. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News)Abbotsford’s Canada Day Parade, which made its way along South Fraser Way on July 1, 2022, was about an hour and a half long. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford’s Canada Day Parade, which made its way along South Fraser Way on July 1, 2022, was about an hour and a half long. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News)Abbotsford’s Canada Day Parade, which made its way along South Fraser Way on July 1, 2022, was about an hour and a half long. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford’s Canada Day Parade, which made its way along South Fraser Way on July 1, 2022, was about an hour and a half long. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News)Abbotsford’s Canada Day Parade, which made its way along South Fraser Way on July 1, 2022, was about an hour and a half long. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News)
Thousands of people – and animals – came out to celebrate Canada Day in Abbotsford on July 1, 2022. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News)Thousands of people – and animals – came out to celebrate Canada Day in Abbotsford on July 1, 2022. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford’s Canada Day Parade, which made its way along South Fraser Way on July 1, 2022, was about an hour and a half long. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News)Abbotsford’s Canada Day Parade, which made its way along South Fraser Way on July 1, 2022, was about an hour and a half long. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford’s Canada Day Parade, which made its way along South Fraser Way on July 1, 2022, was about an hour and a half long. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News)Abbotsford’s Canada Day Parade, which made its way along South Fraser Way on July 1, 2022, was about an hour and a half long. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News)
Thousands of people came out to celebrate Canada Day in Abbotsford on July 1, 2022. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News)Thousands of people came out to celebrate Canada Day in Abbotsford on July 1, 2022. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford’s Canada Day Parade, which made its way along South Fraser Way on July 1, 2022, was about an hour and a half long. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News)Abbotsford’s Canada Day Parade, which made its way along South Fraser Way on July 1, 2022, was about an hour and a half long. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News)
Thousands of people came out to celebrate Canada Day in Abbotsford on July 1, 2022. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News)Thousands of people came out to celebrate Canada Day in Abbotsford on July 1, 2022. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News)
Thousands of people came out to celebrate Canada Day at Rotary Stadium in Abbotsford on July 1, 2022. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News)Thousands of people came out to celebrate Canada Day at Rotary Stadium in Abbotsford on July 1, 2022. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News)
Thousands of people came out to celebrate Canada Day at Rotary Stadium in Abbotsford on July 1, 2022. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News)Thousands of people came out to celebrate Canada Day at Rotary Stadium in Abbotsford on July 1, 2022. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News)
Canada Day dog agility at Rotary Stadium in Abbotsford on July 1, 2022. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News)Canada Day dog agility at Rotary Stadium in Abbotsford on July 1, 2022. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News)
Thousands of people came out to celebrate Canada Day at Rotary Stadium in Abbotsford on July 1, 2022. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News)Thousands of people came out to celebrate Canada Day at Rotary Stadium in Abbotsford on July 1, 2022. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News)
Thousands of people came out to celebrate Canada Day at Rotary Stadium in Abbotsford on July 1, 2022. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News)Thousands of people came out to celebrate Canada Day at Rotary Stadium in Abbotsford on July 1, 2022. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News)
The community of Mt. Lehman also had its annual small Canada Day parade on July 1, 2022. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News)The community of Mt. Lehman also had its annual small Canada Day parade on July 1, 2022. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News)
Classic cars roll through a small parade in the community of Mt. Lehman on July 1, 2022. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News)Classic cars roll through a small parade in the community of Mt. Lehman on July 1, 2022. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News)

Thousands of people came out to celebrate Canada Day in Abbotsford on July 1.

The parade, which made its way along South Fraser Way, was about an hour and a half long and featured floats decorated in red and white, animals dressed up, sports teams, Indigenous drummers, veterans and more.

Over at Rotary Stadium, the fields were filled with heaps of family-friendly activities, games and crafts. Folks took in hay rides, listened to live entertainment, watched dog agility and the Sikh and Hindu communities were seen handing out free water and pop.

The community of Mt. Lehman also had its annual small parade.

The day ended with a fireworks show.

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