QB Beach Day

QB Beach Day

Beach 708

We are excited to be hosting Beach Day for its 10th Year! We look forward to seeing everyone out celebrating our beautiful beach as a community again on Sunday, July 16. There will be tents hosting activities, a main stage for live music plus a variety of games and entertainment.

Our 10th annual Beach Day event sees Kwalli Seagull back to celebrate this family fun and informative event on our beautiful beachfront (low tide is 1:30pm)!

All activities are free and begin at 12 noon on the grassy area along the waterfront. Low tide is at about 1:30 pm this year. Qualicum Beach Day offers a focus on environmental awareness.

Free Shuttles are being provided starting from 11:30 am, picking up downtown at The Berwick Retirement Community on 120 First Avenue West. Parking is nearby.

Exciting activities include:

  • touch tanks & marine displays
  • seine netting
  • skydiving exhibitions
  • kite building
  • dunk tank
  • giant bubbles
  • sandcastle building
  • parachute games
  • mini putting
  • rock painting
  • seine netting for sea creatures
  • shell mobiles
  • stand up paddle boarding
  • tattoos and more!

A variety of displays are on hand including:

  • shark dissection
  • shore birds
  • fossils, rocks and gems
  • Qualicum First Nations
  • WaterSmart Team
  • VIU Marine
  • Streamkeepers
  • North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre
  • BC Conservation Foundation
  • Arrowsmith Naturalists
  • RMCP
  • Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region
  • Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region Research Institute
  • Pacific Salmon Foundation
  • Mid-Vancouver Island Habitat Enhancement Society
  • Save Estuary Land Society
  • Awareness of Climate Change through Education and Research (ACER)

Stage entertainment includes:

  • Noon - Opening Ceremony with Chief Michael Recalma
  • 12:15 pm - Qualicum Beach Pipe Band
  • 12:30 pm - Rainbow Stew Cloggers
  • 1pm - Black Moon Valley Band
  • 3pm - Belly Laughs Dancers

A variety of food options will also be available including Shore Restaurant, Dude's Dogs, Donna's Island Baking and Knockanna Grill.

To our sponsors, presenters, volunteers, and organizers - THANK YOU for all your continued support!

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