Beaver Creek Provincial Park hosted a bevy of local residents eager to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday on Saturday. The list included Robert Tarko (aka: Captain Canada) decked out in his Canadian attire; Miss Sparkleberry who shared sweet treats with the revellers, three-year-old Bailey Rogers enjoyed an ice cream with her dad Kevin, local community leaders from Trail, Warfield, Fruitvale, Montrose, Area A and Area B, shared their thoughts on what makes Canada great and even Bentley, the Maltese terrier, was sporting Canada’s colours at the park. The annual Canada Day cake highlighted the day filled with events, music, dancing and food all celebrating our country’s birthday.

Canada 150 celebration at Beaver Creek Provincial Park

Crowd creates human Canadian flag and sings ‘Happy Birthday’ for Canada’s 150th birthday

It was a day to celebrate everything Canadian.

The Canada Day event at Beaver Creek provincial park took on even more significance this year celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday.

From pancakes and maple syrup to music in the park to the singing of ‘O Canada’ complete with birthday cake, the day brought out a steady stream of citizens celebrating Canada.

Organizers also gathered people together to create a giant Canadian flag adding a chorus of ‘Happy Birthday’ to the festivities.

Canada Day celebrations at Beaver Creek Provincial ParkCrowd creates human Canadian flag and sings 'Happy Birthday' for the country's 150th birthday

Posted by Trail Daily Times on Saturday, July 1, 2017

The celebrations were set to be capped off with fireworks Saturday night at Gyro Park

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