White Rock British Columbia
The Peace Arch was originally built to commemorate the lasting peace and harmony between the United States and Canada. It was dedicated in 1921. It was to commemorate the centennial of the signing of the Treaty of Ghent on December 24, 184, which ended the War of 1812 betwen Great Britain and the United States. The park currently provides 41 picnic tables, an indoor picnic shelter and barbecue with tables and chairs for 150.
Responsibity for park management is shared between Washington State Parks and the BC Ministry of Parks.
This is just one of hundreds of British Columbia Provincial Parks.
Other British Columbia Provincial Parks nearby:
(Pender Island) Beaumont Marine Provincial Park
(Gabriola Island) Drumbeg Provincial Park
(North Vancouver) Golden Ears Provincial Park
(Saanich Peninsula) Gowlland Tod Provincial Park
(Shawnigan Lake) Koksilah River Provincial Park
(White Rock) Peace Arch Provincial Park
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05/26 Coming to The White Rock area
Seattle Japanese Cultural Festival Seattle WA April26-28 The festival features Japanese exhibits, performances, and demonstrations. Held at the Seattle Center in the Fisher Pavilion. The annual festival began in 1976 with a gift of 1,000 cherry trees to the city of Seattle from the Japanese government to celebrate the U.S. Bicentennial.
Northwest Folklife Festival Seattle WA May24-27 Music and dance performances, visual arts, folklore exhibits, hands-on children's activities, workshops, crafts, food, demonstrations, and more!
Berry Dairy Days Burlington WA June13-16 Fresh local strawberry shortcake, spectacular fireworks show, fabulous parades, Kiwanis Salmon BBQ, entertainment stage with live music, nostalgic Berry Cool Car Show.
Bellevue Strawberry Festival Bellevue WA June22-23 Entertainment, an auto show, vendors, food, and family fun are all highly visible parts of the festivities.
Chief Seattle Days Suquamish WA August16-19 The Coastal Jam, a Pow Wow with competition dancing and drumming, a parade, Fun Runs, craft and food vendor booths, and the Chief Seatle Days Youth Royalty Pageant.