Richmond Maritime Festival 2017


Saturday, July 29th, 2017 — 9:34am PDT
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Enjoy music, storytellers, dancers, drummers and more at the 14th annual Richmond Maritime Festival happening August 12 & 13 at Britannia Shipyards. Celebrate Richmond’s historical connection with the sea at this free family event at a National Heritage Site.

Richmond Maritime Festival

Richmond Maritime Festival

  • Where: Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site in Steveston (5180 Westwater Dr)
  • When: Saturday, August 12, 2017 11:00am to 7:00pm & Sunday, August 13, 2017 11:00am to 5:00pm
  • Who: Performers include Good for Grapes, Daphne Roubini and Black Gardenia, Bhangra Royal Academy, Lonesome Town Painters, Vancouver Chinese Choir, Showstoppers, Eagle Song Dancers, The Burying Ground, Johnny Bootleg, Tiller’s Folly, Halifax Wharf Rats.

Over two days, land lubbers and sea-goers of all ages will enjoy activities that delight one and all. Discover local lore, visit beautiful wooden boats, create works of art, bring your picnic blanket and enjoy the tasty treats. Take in music, painters, potters, stilt performers, puppets, story tellers and much more!

The Richmond Maritime Festival celebrates all things waterfront at the Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site. From wooden boats to model boats, water safety to sea creatures, local lore to fishing history, the festival invites visitors to explore a spectacular heritage site and enjoy music, games, interactive exhibits, roving performers, food and much more.

On Saturday night enjoy this national historic site with live music, drumming and light refreshments. Come back Sunday for full-scale festival fun for all ages.

Follow the Richmond Maritime Festival and Fun Richmond on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for more information and to share your photos from the event.

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