The Nanaimo Heritage Festival is Sunday May 19th.

We’re currently in the planning stages for 2019’s festival and will be updating the website soon – check back for updates!

Schedule of Events – May 20th, 2018

Come downtown this Sunday May 20th, 2018 for a jam packed day full of fun at Maffeo Sutton Park from 11am to 6pm – bring the whole family!

Enjoy live music, 60s Parade and Fashion Show, a Show ‘n Shine, food, and lots of Activities for kids. Face Painting, Bouncy Castles, Entertainers, Balloon Artist, and much more. Oh, and don’t forget the HUGE Heritage Parade – this year’s theme is the 60s – Peace, Love, and Revolution – you won’t want to miss it.

The full event schedule is below and copies of the event schedule will be available at the festival so you can check out all the different things you want to see. See you there! 🙂

Maffeo Sutton Park Festivities

11:00 am – 6:00 pm: Team Canada Super Slide, Double Lane Pirate Ship Slide, Ultimate Pirate’s Combo, Large Dragon Castle Combo, Castle Bouncer, Train Ride, Fun Swing Ride, Crossbow Gallery

11:00 am – 6:00 pm: Mid Island Metis Nation – Native Crafts, Traditional Dress-up, Portraits (Interactive)

11:30 am – 12:00 pm: Ian Johnstone – Children’s Performer

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm: La Familia (Main Stage Band)

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm: Heritage Parade – Begins on Victoria Crescent,  proceeds through Commercial St, Front St, and finishes at Maffeo Sutton Park – click here for more info about the Parade

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm: Voodoo Dave and Friends – Bring your Hand Drum! (Interactive)

2:00 pm – 2:20 pm: 60s Fashion Show by Funk Your Fashion (Main Stage)

2:00 pm – 6:00 pm: Heritage Show ‘n Shine – click here for more info about the Show ‘n Shine

2:25 pm – 2:45 pm: Red Hot Dance Club (Main Stage)

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Fishing for Fun Learning to Fish (Swa-A-Lana Lagoon – Interactive)

2:45 pm – 3:00 pm: Francesca Raso – Belly Dancer Performance

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm: High Ground (Main Stage Band)

3:00 pm – 3:25 pm: FLK Taoist Tai Chi (Interactive)

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm: Ian Johnstone – Children’s Performer

3:45 pm – 4:45 pm: The Femme Fatales (Main Stage Band)

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm: Wise Youngblood (Main Stage Band)