Festivals Kitimat Celebrations

The District of Kitimat is pleased to be working with the Kinsmen Club of Kitimat to make this event the best one yet. This year's summer student is Michael Maier who is assisting Cheri DeMelo at the Festivals Kitimat Office.

The office is located at 240 City Centre Mall (between Pizza Factory and Dragon Café)
and the office hours are: Monday to Friday 9:30am – 12:30pm, and 1:30pm – 5:30pm.

We are currently looking for food and craft vendors, parade floats, musicians, performers and of course volunteers.

Contact Info:

Phone: 250-632-6058
E-mail: festivalskitimat@hotmail.com or
Visit: http://festivalskitimat.ca for more information on how to get involved with this community event.


The kick off events leading up to our Canada Day Celebrations include:

  • Bull-O-Rama on Saturday, June 11th at Tamitik Arena
  • The Annual Kitimat Valley Run/Walk Festival at Riverlodge, 9am on Saturday June 18th
  • The Rod and Gun Club's Family Fishing Day, Sunday June 19th, from 10am to 2pm

This year's theme for the parade is “Canada Goes Green” .  The parade begins on Canada Day at noon.  In the Upper City Centre Mall the Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast will help you to start the day off right.  Events happening at Riverlodge include:

  • International Food and Crafts Fair
  • Stage Show (Mayoral Community Recognition Awards along with local performers)
  • Girl Guides Birthday Cake
  • Helicopter Rides
  • Texas Hold-Em Poker Tournament
  • Kids Fun Zone as well as a street hockey tournament, lacrosse, baseball and soccer games.

The evening will end with fireworks by the Kitimat Fire Department. Over at Tamitik the Show and Shine Car Show takes place from 1:00-5:00pm as well as a free swim at the Sam Lindsay Pool from 6:00-9:00pm.

The Hill Climb as well as the Dragon Boat Regatta is being held on Saturday July 2nd. The Hill Climb has a rain out date of Sunday July 3rd.