Mt. Lehman Canada Day Parade is a true family affair.

Mt. Lehman Canada Day Parade is a true family affair.

Canada Day parades draw crowds out to celebrate

Festivities continue all day at Abbotsford Exhibition Park, with fireworks at 10 p.m.

  • Jul. 1, 2013 11:00 a.m.

Residents gathered for a Canada Day parade this morning at 9:30 a.m. in Mount Lehman, and at 11 a.m. for the City of Abbotsford parade on South Fraser Way.

Crowds came out in the heat to see floats from a variety of groups and community organizations.

The City of Abbotsford parade kicked off a day of events and celebration in the community.

The fun will continue at the Abbotsford Exhibition Park (32470 Haida Dr.) from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. with local performers, drumlines, the Abbotsford Youth Orchestra, hayrides, mini-golf, pony rides, a petting zoo and more.

The night will finish off with a fireworks display at 10 p.m. at the park.  For more, visit

Mt. Lehman is also hosting Canada Day events, starting the day off with a parade. Community activities will continue today at the Mt. Lehman Community Hall (6418 Mt. Lehman Rd.)