Kids ride their bikes in the parade during Cultus Lake Day 2016. (Sam Bates/Progress file)

Fire hall breakfast to fireworks at Cultus Lake Day in Chilliwack

‘This will be a great day with lots of live music and family fun,’ says organizer Joe Lamb

It’s Cultus Lake Day this Saturday and the day is packed with activities and entertainment.

Things kick off Saturday, June 22 at 8:30 a.m. with a pancake breakfast and events go all day until 10 p.m. with a fireworks display.

“Cultus Lake Day is a big event for locals and visitors alike. Families come for the day to have a lot of fun, connect with others, and enjoy the beauty of Cultus Lake Park,” says Joe Lamb, Cultus Lake Park Board chair and community events and engagement committee chair.

“Along with annual favourites such as the pancake breakfast, parade, children’s fun area and the farmers’ and artisan market, this year we have a bigger and better beverage and entertainment garden with a DJ and live bands throughout the day. It is going to be a great place to sit back, relax and enjoy some great music.”

Here’s the schedule for the day:

8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.: Pancake Breakfast by donation at Cultus Lake Fire Hall

9:45 a.m. – Parade check in and line up at the Cultus Lake Park Business Plaza

11 a.m.: Parade begins at the Plaza’s Lakeside Beach Club (goes down Sunnyside, to 1st Ave, to Main Beach, ends back at Plaza)

11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.: Children’s Fun Area at Main Beach

11:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.: Farmers’ & Artisan Market at Main Beach

11:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.: Food vendors at Main Beach

11:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.: Beverage & Entertainment Garden at Main Beach (expanded this year with live music throughout the day and a DJ)

12 p.m. (approx.): Parade judging for bikes & dogs at Children’s Fun Area

1 p.m. – 5 p.m.: Pony rides for $5 per ride (new this year)

10 p.m.: Fireworks at Main Beach

The Beverage & Entertainment Garden includes:

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: DJ Corey Pickering

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.: Jordan KO

1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.: Kellen Saip

3 p.m. – 4 p.m.: Ben Crosby

4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.: Tarl Feser

5:45 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.: Naxx

7 p.m. – 8 p.m.: Outlaws & Lace

8:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.: Heatseeker

“This will be a great day with lots of live music and family fun. And, of course – the fireworks to wrap it up at 10 p.m. We’re looking forward to seeing everyone there,” says Lamb.

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