Canada Day celebrations in Nanaimo will kick off Friday morning at 11 in Maffeo Sutton Park.
Recreation coordinator, Grace Bell says it’s a great day for all ages to stay in town and show their national and community pride….
 
 
Parking at Maffeo Sutton Park will not be available, except for those who need a handicapped stall.
City meters will be free of charge for two hours and many of the parkades will be offering free parking.
But it may not be easy getting a spot, as many as 10,000 people attend the annual celebration.