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Fraser Valley

Vancouver - Whistler

Vancouver Island

Alert Bay

Phone: 1.604.886.0166

Mailing Address:
Talking Totem Tours
Gibsons, British Columbia
Canada V0N 1V1

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Alert Bay » Festivals, Ceremonies & Celebrations

Kwakwaka'wakw Calendar of Events
     
April 12, 2009    

2nd week-end

Alert Bay, BC Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
    Easter Egg Hunt

May

Monday 16-18, 2009

  May Day Celebration
3rd week-end Alert Bay, BC May Sports Soap Box Derby
     
June    
3rd week-end June 18-19-20-21st Alert Bay, BC 51st Annual June Sports Celebrations
June 21st Alert Bay, BC National Aboriginal Day
     

July

   

July 4-August 24, 2009 Thursday's-Saturday’s

Alert Bay, BC

T'sasala Cultural Group dance performances

     
     

3rd week-end

July 24 th, 25th & 26th

Alert Bay, BC 27th Annual Alert Bay Seafest Celebration

3rd week-end

July 28th

Alert Bay, BC 8th Annual Alert Bay Music Fest
     

December Saturday,December 7th, 22009

Alert Bay, BC Christmas Bazaar  

Alert Bay Events Calendar



 
April

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

The Ladies Auxiliary of the Alert Bay Legion Branch #198 hosts the community event
Sunday April 12, 2009 8:30 AM-11:30 AM

Easter Egg Hunt Alert Bay Lion’s Club Sunday April 12, 2009 1:00 PM-2:00 PM


May  2009

May Day Celebrations
3rd week-end
Admission: $ 6
Address: Beside the Big-House

May Day Celebration Saturday-Monday May 16-18, 2009
Street Parade, Crowning of May Queen, Races, Slow Pitch Tournament, Slow Pitch Tournament

The Alert Bay May Day Celebrations are a time when the whole community comes together to celebrate. The celebrations are kicked off with a street parade and the crowning of a May Queen. There are races, a slow-pitch tournament, as well as arts and crafts and plenty of food.

 

June


Alert Bay 51st Annual June Sports Celebrations


3rd  Wednesday-Sunday June 18th, 19th, 20th, & 21st, 2009 week-end
Admission: $ Free
‘Namgis First Nation tel: 250.974.5556
Address: beside the Big House

The ‘Namgis First Nation Soccer Tournament is an annual sporting event held on Fathers' Day week-end. Be part of this community celebration and enjoy the Pageant and crowning of the Salmon Prince & Princess, which celebrates culture, and crowns 2 youth to acknowledge their high achievement in culture, including language, song, and dance. The sports day races are for all ages, and the yearly themed parade which winds its way from the Village to the sports field is located beside the Big House.

First Nation Soccer Tournament, Salmon Prince & Princess Pageant, Parade,
Crowning of Salmon Prince & Princess, Kids
races, adult races, etc.

 

July 24th, 25th & 26th, 2009

27th Annual Alert Bay Seafest Celebration
3rd week-end
Admission: $ free
tel: 250.974.5024
Address: beside the Big House


This is a very fun event, with game shows in the Sea Wall Family feud, adult/youth/child lip sync's, a market, jewelry, art, and ending with a 300 person celebration dance at the Seafest Cabaret
In between the fun, you can wander the craft/food/jewelry/carving you name it tables, Fear Factor, Alert Bay Style, Tsasala Cultural Group, Opening ceremonies,crowning of meet Mr. & Mrs. Seafest, watch the Baby Contest & maybe win the Shop Rite, Shopping Spree.  Also don't miss the the fun of the Golden Girls Crochet Contest, Fantasy SeaLand Parade and Kids Zone

Enjoy this community event and attend the Opening ceremonies, watch cultural dance performances, enjoy a traditional salmon festival and the crowning of Mr. & Mrs. Seafest and attend the Seafest Cabaret. Explore the craft, food, jewelry, and carving tables, watch the Strong Man and Women Contest, the T'sasala Cultural Group, the Fantasy Sea Land Parade and enjoy the competition of the War- Canoe races.

Seafest is a free street and sea based event, with the only charge for the cabaret, and lip synch contest, a hilarious and entertaining romp through many eras with the whole community, young and old participating. It is a much anticipated event and the youth get their chance to take part during the day at the lip synch contest in the Village.

Contact:  Norine Charlie-Visitor Centre Manager & Member of Seafest
Board of Directors
Phone: (250) 974-5024 Fax: (250) 974-5026
email: info@alertbay.ca

8th Annual Alert Bay Music Fest

July 27th
3rd week-end
Admission: $15
tel: 250.974.2404
Address: behind the Alert Bay Community Hall, with spectacular ocean views.

8th Annual Alert Bay Music Fest Sunday July 28, 2009 12:00 PM-10:00 PM or later
Local and out of town musicians.  Up behind the Community Hall.  Advance Tickets $10 per adult and $5 per child under 12
$15 per adult (may change without notice) at the door.
Contact: Norine Charlie Phone: W-(250) 974-5024 or H-(250) 974-2709
email: info@alertbay.ca

Combine your Seafest package with a music festival and enjoy local and out of town musicians, just up behind the Alert Bay Community Hall.

December

Christmas Bazaar      Saturday,December 7, 2009
Local craft/food/jewelry/carving you name it tables