Paden and Willa Penner cooled off with treats at the festivities July 1 in Willoughby Community Park.

Oh, Canada – Langley knows how to party

Canada Day in Willoughby had lots of activities and brought out big crowds.

Langley Township was one of the hosts of the massive Canada Day celebration at Willoughby Community Park beside the Langley Events Centre.

The Willoughby events featured live entertainment, booths by community groups and vendors, games, crafts, and the fundraising barbecue by JRfm to support Basics for Babies.

Read more about Langley’s Canada Day festivities HERE.

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The Greater Vancouver Zoo brought some of its educational animals to teach the public about them and why having exotic pets is not a good idea.

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Milo is a 15-year-old tortoise that was an abandoned pet. The Greater Vancouver Zoo is her home now and she helps teach people about nature. Her life expectancy is around 50 years.

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Many local sports teams had booths and offered activities or demonstrations.

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The Springman Family was one of the acts that performed on stage at the Canada Day festivities in Willoughby Community Park.

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The spray park beside the Langley Events Centre gave families a chance to cool down during Canada Day festivities.

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Romaine Lovo and Pam Gomez, along with Tucker, used the photo booth at the Canada Day celebrations.

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