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May Days

May Days

2023-05-05 - 2023-05-13


100th Annual May Days Festivities

In 2023, we’re celebrating 100 years of May Days! Join us for the centennial of this iconic Port Coquitlam event from May 5-13. The festival officially kicks off with the opening ceremony on May 5 at the Port Coquitlam Community Centre, featuring maypole dancing by local children, dance performances and the presentation of the 2023 May Day Royal Party. The main parade is on May 13 in downtown Port Coquitlam. This year, due to the construction at Leigh Square, Party in the Square will be held at the Port Coquitlam Community Centre (PCCC) – Terry Fox Hometown Square with lots of entertainment and activities for everyone.

Calling Past Royal Party Members

We are looking for past royal party members to join the iconic Port Coquitlam centennial May Day parade on May 13. Each alumnus will receive a sash with the year that they were part of the May Days celebrations and will be part of the City’s float in the parade as part of this historic celebration.

Join us! Sign up online or download sign-up sheet to mail or drop-off at City Hall (2580 Shaughnessy St, Port Coquitlam, BC V3C 2A8).

Join the Rotary May Day Parade

Participate in the upcoming 100th Annual Rotary May Day parade — one of the longest-running, iconic community parades in the Lower Mainland.

Apply by Friday, April 14, 2023 to be a part of this PoCo tradition. The parade will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2023. If you have questions regarding the Rotary May Day Parade, please visit or email

For more information about May Days, please click here

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2023-05-05 - 2023-05-13
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