Join the Port of Vancouver for World Maritime Day on Saturday, October 1st as they celebrate with a lineup of free, family-friendly activities along the waterfront.
World Maritime Day at the Port of Vancouver
- When: Saturday, October 1, 2022 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
- Where: North Point & west promenade of Canada Place
- Admission: Free!
World Maritime Day was established in 1978 by the United Nations to mark the 20th anniversary of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Convention’s entry into force. Celebrations are held throughout the world every year to recognize the international maritime industry’s contribution to shipping safety, maritime security, and the marine environment. The theme this year is: New technologies for greener shipping.
Vancouver Event Lineup
12:00pm to 12:20pm
Traditional welcome & Indigenous performance by Tsleil-Waututh Warriors
12:30pm to 1:15pm Early Spirit
1:30pm to 2:10pm Dawn Pemberton
2:15pm to 2:30pm Boat parade & on-water demonstration
2:35pm to 3:00pm Zynth & Co
3:15pm to 4:00pm Nikita Afonso
4:15pm to 5:00pm The Fugitives
There will be exhibitors and displays from the port community along the west promenade of Canada Place. The event will also have musical performances with maritime flair, stilt walkers, airbrush tattoos, the Shipyard Pals from MONOVA in North Vancouver, and more.
Miss604 is a proud sponsor of World Maritime Day 2022