Cuties are ready to celebrate Canada Day on July 1 with ukulele players of all ages at the City of Coquitlam’s big birthday bash! Join us between noon and 6pm for some singing and strumming! We thank the City of Coquitlam for hosting this family friendly event once again!
For the first time, Cuties will attempt to build a ukulele float to partake in the Coquitlam Celebrates Canada Day Parade this year! Come help us decorate our float.
1. Canada Day Parade (11:40 am to 12:30 pm)
Assemble at 11:40 a.m. at the gravel lot adjacent to the tennis courts.
The procession starts at 12 noon.
2. Outdoor Ukulele Jam (1 to 4 pm)
Our outdoor ukulele jam starts at 1pm. Bring your songbooks, a chair and your music stand. Come with a song to perform! Meet new friends and sing your heart out on Canada Day!
3. Free Ukulele Lessons (Noon to 6 pm)
We will be giving free ukulele lessons from noon to 6pm to all guests wanting to try their hands at a fun and happy instrument.
Students earn certificates for participating in the ukulele lessons! Come also for some mini ukulele bumper stickers and the multi-colour ukulele hand stamps, too!
Learn to play “O Canada” on the ukulele with us!
Our booth will be located on the Community Drive. Look for the tent with lots of ukuleles, flower leis, music stands and happy smiles!
See the map below for the Community drive where our tent is located.
“Named one of the top 20 festivals in Metro Vancouver by Business in Vancouver, this is a free community festival with live music and entertainment, food, beverages, family activities and fireworks.”
Limited parking will be available. We encourage you to walk, bike, carpool or take transit to the event site. A free bike valet (11:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.) will be available to keep your bike safe and secure during the day. Check out the site map for location. CloseRide the SkyTrain to the Lafarge Lake-Douglas station, it’s located right beside Town Centre Park and is a short walk from the event site.
See you all there!