The Squamish Nation is hosting the 100th Amalgamation Day Festival at Ambleside Beach as part of Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Days Festival 2023. The Nation will be celebrating 100 years since Sḵwx̱wú7mesh villages amalgamated in 1923, and all are welcome to join the festivities on July 23rd.
Squamish Nation 100th Amalgamation Day Festival
- When: Sunday, July 23, 2023 from 12:00pm to 10:00pm
- Where: Ambleside Beach, West Vancouver
- Admission: Free! This is one of two public events.
There will be live performances by Snotty Nose Rez Kids, Blackie & The Rodeo Kings, Digging Roots, Bitterly Divine, Aysanabee, and more. Enjoy family activities, food trucks, an artisan market, traditional performances, and a kids zone.
More information about Amalgamation Day, marking the anniversary of when 16 Sḵwx̱wú7mesh villages amalgamated to form one political body:
All Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Members and community members are welcome to attend month of Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Days Festival events as part of the lead up to Amalgamation Day. Public events include Ambleside Canoe Races July 1-2, and this 100th Amalgamation Day Festival on July 23rd.
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