The Shipyards Grand Opening

july, 2019

20jul1:00 pm4:00 pmThe Shipyards Grand Opening

Event Details

Come splash with us as we officially open The Shipyards at the Waterfront. We’ve got a fun-filled, water-themed community celebration planned and you don’t want to miss it!

Enjoy activity and entertainment throughout the Waterfront for all ages including:

  • A family zone with kid-focussed programming including: a performance by Bobs and Lolo, a craft station, interactive art, face painting and balloon twisting
  • A community procession lead by Mayor Buchanan and Council along the Spirit Trail to Shipyard Commons
  • The official turning on of the new water park by Mayor Buchanan
  • A variety of live music, entertainment and dance performances
  • The popular ‘Fall for Local’ market with free admission
  • Special promotions from surrounding businesses including Welcome Parlour, Method Cycling, Joey’s Restaurant, NOOK and JamJar
  • A scavenger hunt and Shipyard Pals performance
  • Roving performers throughout The Shipyards
  • Harbour activities including the Seaspan tug boat ballet and Vancouver Fire Boat

Help us celebrate the opening of this amazing year-round people place!


About The Shipyards

Over the past decade, the City’s waterfront lands have been transformed into a unique, interactive, year-round destination that includes over 85,000 square feet of commercial and community amenity space. The Shipyards features restaurants, cafes, shops and services, a boutique hotel, space for community events, concerts and markets, plus the region’s largest outdoor skating rink in the winter and a water park in the summer.


(Saturday) 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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