Bullen Field in Esquimalt is the place to be on August 12, 2017 as the Township continues its Canada 150 celebrations with a full day of music, cultural performances, food, and more.
The celebration—free to the public—will take place from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., with main stage performances starting at 1:30 p.m. Headlining main stage will be the Nick Gilder & Sweeney Todd Group. Additional main stage performers will include Jerry Doucette and The Jason Buie Band.
“Canada 150 is a year-long celebration and we are keeping the party very much alive in Esquimalt with our celebration at Bullen Field,” said Mayor Barb Desjardins. “We urge everyone to join us for a great day of music, performances and community participation. We are proud to host this free event, which will be taking place on the traditional territories of the Songhees and Esquimalt First Nations.” Continue reading “Canada 150 at Bullen Field #yyjmusic”
Join us for hours of fabulous food and fun! Bring your family and friends to this festive event for a BBQ lunch serving hot dog and burgers! Multicultural entertainment featuring Taiko Drummers at 11am. Get in on our raffle and 50/50 draw.
We can’t wait to see you at this fun community event!
Here’s your July 1 Canada Day Line-up for the Legislature lawn and Ship Point Harbour Stage:
Main Stage – Legislature
12:00 Coast Capital Savins Living Flag T-Shirt Pick Up
2:00 Coast Capital Savins Living Flag Photo
3:00 Elder Blessing
3:15 Esquimalt Singers and Dancers
3:30 Lekwungen Traditional Dancers
3:50 “O Canada” – Valdy and the Children’s Choir
4:10 Stella Swanson and the Rosie Joyfuls
4:55 CIBC Reaffirmation Ceremony
5:30 Dirty Mountain
6:15 De Temps Antan
7:10 En Karma
8:05 The Funk Hunters
Harbour Stage Ship Point
12:30 Mexican Folklore Dancers
1:15 Lilia’s Polynesian Dance Co.
2:50 Sooke Community Choir
3:30 Shan-EPunjab (Victoria)
4:15 Fortune Killers
6:00 Stinging Belle
7:00 Deep Sea Gypsies
8:00 Band of Rascals
There is also a family zone and food trucks available as well.
It’s time to celebrate 150 years of this great nation. We can certainly tell you there is no shortage of events to take through-out the GVRD.
Here’s a quick list of events to help you sort our your travels. Keep in mind, some road closures will be in effect around the inner-harour as well as altered transit schedules to be aware of if your busing it in.
Also, please, if you’re heading out to celebrate, be responsible and don’t drink and drive. VicPD will be set up around the capital city to ensure everyone is staying safe.
Spirit of 150 I’s a full schedule today at the Legislature grounds and Ship Point with the action beginning at noon. Fireworks at 10:15P following the final performance by Arkells at 9:15
The Harbour Stage (Ship Point) gets underway at 12:30 with several performances from a variety of bands including Stinging Belle, Deep Sea Gypsies and Band of Rascals.
The TD Victoria International Jazzfest continues with an afternoon full of free live music in Centennial Square from Noon – 5:30. There’s also a beverage garden to keep you cool. Performances by: Lain Duncan Quartet, Jaya Bramer Quintet, NFuze, Electric Timber Company and Uncle Wiggly’s Hot Shoes Blues Band.
Victoria, BC -It’s been three decades since the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria had the idea to hold an outdoor community arts event free to the public. This year, the thirtieth annual TD Art Gallery Paint-In promises more art, more food and more fun than ever before.
Mark the calendar for Saturday, July 15. The AGGV opens at 10:00 a.m., the street will be hopping from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and the fun will continue in the Family-friendly Beer Garden until 9:00 p.m.