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Friday, July 21st, 2017 – Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

MAFFEO SUTTON PARK & SWY-A-LANA LAGOON PARK
Downtown Nanaimo
Free events for the whole family all weekend include Arts & Crafts Fair, Kiddies Karnival, Food Vendors, a children’s Craft Tent, Born on a Board Wakeboard competition and more.

 

Friday July 21st: 4PM-11PM
Saturday July 22nd: 9AM-11PM
Sunday July 23rd: 10AM-5PM

 

KING NEPTUNE DANCE
Maffeo Sutton Park
Friday July 21st

 

Performers To Be Announced
General Tickets : TO BE ANNOUNCED
Kids 16 and under : $15

 

BATHTUB DAYS STREET FAIR
Downtown Nanaimo
Friday July 21st & Saturday July 22nd

 

Engaging performances and buskers will be keeping the streets alive with music, acts and dancing all day. Don’t miss the three-block vendor market. Diana Krall Plaza will be home to the Kid’s Zone and plenty of entertainment.

 

SHAW SAILPAST ON WHEELS PARADE
Downtown Nanaimo
Saturday July 22nd : 10:30AM

 

The SHAW Sailpast is a fun parade featuring the World’s Largest Bathtub, showcasing the racing Tubs and their sponsors and a variety of Community, Commercial and Military entries.

 

BATHTUB WEEKEND BEER GARDENS
Maffeo Sutton Park
This year’s Molsons Beer Gardens in Maffeo Sutton Park.

 

Friday July 21st: 4-10PM
Saturday July 22nd: 12-7PM
Sunday July 23rd: 11AM-4PM

 

PARADISE ISLAND MAIN STAGE CONCERTS
Maffeo Sutton Park
Musical fun for the whole family.

 

Saturday July 22nd: 11AM-7PM
Sunday July 23rd @ 11AM-3PM

 

SWY-A-LANA LAGOON
Various Times: Venco Bathtub Boat Tug-of-War
11:30AM-12:00PM: Nanaimo Realty/Royal LePage MAYORS PADDLEWHEEL BATHTUB CHALLENGE

 

We have a few new bathtub-inpired boats this year for Lagoon events thanks to Nanaimo Realty/Royal LePage and Venco Bathtubs.

 

QUALITY FOODS FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS FIREWORKS
Nanaimo Harbour
Saturday July 22nd: 10PM

 

Award-winning fireworks display simulcast to music on 102.3 FM The Wave. It’s a signature event as part of the Nanaimo Marine Festival, the night before the World Championship Bathtub Races.

 

51st WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BATHTUB RACE
Georgia Strait
Sunday July 23rd: 11AM-4PM

 

Again this year, the race will start and end in Nanaimo Harbour. The finish line is below the Frank Ney statue at Maffeo Sutton park!

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