QB Beach Day

QB Beach Day

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This year, we are so excited to be back, and look forward to seeing everyone out celebrating our beautiful beach as a community again on Sunday, July 17. There will be tents hosting activities, a main stage for live music plus a variety of games and entertainment.

Our 9th 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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