World Maritime Day at the Port of Vancouver

June 13, 2019

About the event

Come celebrate World Maritime Day at the Port of Vancouver, an event to celebrate the local maritime community and educate the public on port operations and initiatives. This family-friendly community event will feature exhibitor’s booths and displays, on water demonstrations, performances with maritime flair, community activations, speaker presentations, public harbour tours and much more!

About World Maritime Day

Date: Saturday, September 28, 2019

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Address:
Canada Place at the Port of Vancouver
999 Canada Place, Vancouver

World Maritime Day was established by the International Maritime Organization, with celebrations held internationally to recognize the importance of shipping safety, maritime security and the marine environment. The theme for this year is ‘Empowered Women in the Maritime Community’.

With performances by:

  • Bobs & LoLo
  • Will’s Jams
  • Langley Ukulele Ensemble
  • Coastal Wolf Pack
  • SEABILLYS
  • Sarah Wheeler band
  • The Burying Ground
  • Headlining Act: The Paperboys
10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Traditional Welcome: Tsleil-Waututh Nation
10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Bobs & Lolo
11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Will’s Jams
12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Langley Ukulele Ensemble
1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Coastal Wolf Pack
2:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. SEABILLYS
3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sarah Wheeler Band
4:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. The Burying Ground
5:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. The Paperboys
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Interactive panels
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Port of Vancouver: Air, land and water
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. BC Ferries Coastal Naturalist Program – Otters
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Interactive Panels
12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Port of Vancouver: Safe boating
12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Interactive Panels
1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Port of Vancouver: Patrolling the Port
1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Interactive Panels
2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Port of Vancouver: Air, land and water
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Interactive Panels
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. BC Ferries Coastal Naturalist Program – Otters
3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Interactive Panels
4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Port of Vancouver: Safe boating
4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Interactive Panels
5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Port of Vancouver: Patrolling the Port
5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Interactive Panels

Interested in volunteering at World Maritime Day at the Port of Vancouver?

Fill out an application form here. The deadline to apply to be volunteer is September 24, 2019.

Public Harbour Tours:

In celebration of World Maritime Day, the Port of Vancouver is hosting family-friendly guided boat tours of the inner harbour on Saturday, September 28. Experience the sights and sounds of a busy harbour while learning about Canada’s largest and most diversified port.

Tickets: $10 per adult, $5 per child (No children under 3 years old permitted)

Net proceeds from each tour will be donated to the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre.

To see sailing times and purchase tickets, please click here.
 

The Paperboys

SEABILLYS

Will’s Jams

Bobs & LoLo

For any event inquiries, please contact:
[email protected]