Despite the name, the Grand Forks Pirhanas swimmers faired well on land too. (Peter Kalasz/Submitted)

Grand Forks shows its colours on Canada Day

From pancakes and a parade to virtual pyrotechnics, Canada Day was a party in Grand Forks

Whether it was breakfast from the Elks, cheered on the floats in the parade or caught the virtual fireworks display at City Park on Monday night, Grand Forks celebrated Canada’s 152nd birthday in style this year.


Grand Forks gymnasts showcase their skills on Market Avenue in downtown Grand Forks. (Peter Kalasz/Submitted)

Brave? Silly? Trusting? Entertaining, that’s for sure. (Peter Kalasz/Grand Forks Gazette)

The Grand Forks BMX riders find their own tricks on the flat parade route. (Peter Kalasz/Submitted)

No Canada Day parade is complete without pipers to lead the procession. (Peter Kalasz/Submitted)

Once the parade wrapped at City Park, the party was far from over. In the evening, fire dancers mesmerized an audience waiting for the virtual fireworks show. (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

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