World Maritime Day at the Port of Vancouver

September 7, 2021


About World Maritime Day

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 “Seafarers: at the core of shipping’s future.”

Live event

This year we will be hosting a live event on the North Point of Canada Place. Join us for live music and other performances, and fun activities that can be enjoyed in a safe and distanced way.

Date: Saturday, October 2
Time: 12:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Location: North Point of Canada Place

Performance schedule

12:00 p.m. Indigenous welcome
12:05 p.m. Perry Ehrlich’s ShowStoppers
12:20 p.m. Bobs & LoLo
12:50 p.m. Boat parade
1:05 p.m. Zynth & Co. dance party
1:35 p.m. Bobs & LoLo
2:05 p.m. Adam Woodall Band
2:50 p.m. On-water demonstration
3:15 p.m. The Boom Booms

Performer bios


Perry Ehrlich’s ShowStoppers

ShowStoppers is a GLEE troupe that appears in concert, on radio and TV, and at numerous galas, awards dinners, conventions, corporate and charitable events. Previous performances include Canada Day at Canada Place, Variety Club Telethon, singing the anthems for the Canucks, the PNE, and with the legendary group FOREIGNER. 

Bobs & LoLo

Bobs & LoLo are five-time JUNO nominated singer-songwriters as well as the creators and stars of the upbeat, musical preschool series – Sing, Dance and Play with Bobs & LoLo. Recently named Canada’s Favourite Kids’ Entertainer in a nationwide poll by CBC Music, this dynamic duo is dedicated to connecting children to nature with music, movement and make-believe.

Zynth & Co. dance party

Zynth & Co. has been adding sparkle to events in Vancouver & beyond for over eight years. Professional performers, high quality costumes & unique ideas to elevate events and create unforgettable experiences. All you need is a little Zynth.

The Boom Booms

The Boom Booms are a celebrated Canadian band from Vancouver, BC. They blend storytelling and dance music with draws on funk, soul and latin styles. The Boom Booms have spent the last decade touring the world and playing festivals (Pemberton, Squamish Live, Toronto Jazz Fest and more).

Adam Woodall Band

Celebrate virtually!

Can’t attend the event in person? Join us online as we celebrate World Maritime Day at the Port of Vancouver. The port authority will be sharing a virtual tour of the Fraser River, highlighting activities and terminals on the river. The video will be release on Facebook and YouTube on Friday, October 1. Stay tuned for more details.

Download the Port of Vancouver community map to follow along during the tour!

Presenter: Lisa Fox, Community outreach coordinator, Vancouver Fraser Port Authority



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