World famous Maple Bay Parade highlights Canada Day festivities

The theme was agriculture but it was a sea of red, white and maple leafs at the annual Maple Bay Parade on Canada Day. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)The theme was agriculture but it was a sea of red, white and maple leafs at the annual Maple Bay Parade on Canada Day. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Members of the Maple Bay Ocean Canoe Club join in the festivities at the annual Maple Bay Parade on Canada Day. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)Members of the Maple Bay Ocean Canoe Club join in the festivities at the annual Maple Bay Parade on Canada Day. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
North Cowichan councillor Rob Douglas and mayor Jon Lefebure represent the Municipality of North Cowichan at the annual Maple Bay Parade on Canada Day.(Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)North Cowichan councillor Rob Douglas and mayor Jon Lefebure represent the Municipality of North Cowichan at the annual Maple Bay Parade on Canada Day.(Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
A ride in a fire truck is a great way to take in a parade. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)A ride in a fire truck is a great way to take in a parade. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Streamers galore for this young cyclist at the annual Maple Bay Parade on Canada Day. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)Streamers galore for this young cyclist at the annual Maple Bay Parade on Canada Day. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
The B.C. Summer Games are approaching later this month and the drive for volunteers took to the annual Maple Bay Parade on Canada Day.(Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)The B.C. Summer Games are approaching later this month and the drive for volunteers took to the annual Maple Bay Parade on Canada Day.(Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
No parade is complete without a Mountie and a horse. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)No parade is complete without a Mountie and a horse. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Canada Day celebrations included a special flyby over Quamichan Lake and Maple Bay from a flag-flying helicopter. (Vicki Van Jaarsveld photo)Canada Day celebrations included a special flyby over Quamichan Lake and Maple Bay from a flag-flying helicopter. (Vicki Van Jaarsveld photo)

The Canada Day parade in Maple Bay drew a crowd to celebrate Canada’s birthday.

Old, young and in between enjoyed the festivities on Sunday.