New Westminster Celebrates the 141st May Day

New Westminster Board of Education, New Westminster City Council and Hyack Festival Association proudly present the 141st May Day Celebration on Wednesday May 25, from 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Queen's Park Stadium.  This unique New Westminster event is the longest running May Day celebration in the Commonwealth.

School children from all over the City will gather at Queen's park Stadium for the crowning of the new May Queen, a tradition since 1870.  As well, parts of the festivities include Folk Dances, May Pole Dances and Sport Events.

Residents will hear a loud Sound Shell at 8:00 a.m. on the morning of Wednesday, May 25th to signal this traditional event will take place.

Listen for the Sound Shell and join the 141st May Day Celebration at Queen's Park Stadium, located at the corner of First Street and Third Avenue, New Westminster.