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RiverFest 2023

24sep10:00 am4:00 pmRiverFest 202310:00 am - 4:00 pm(GMT-07:00)

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The FRDC is excited to announce the return of RiverFest!

Brought to you by the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, proudly representing the Port of Vancouver, RiverFest is a FREE family-friendly festival taking place from Sept 20th to 24th.

To celebrate World Rivers Day and BC Rivers Day, the Discovery Centre is planning a weekend of community spirit, captivating performances, and guided walks for the 21st year of RiverFest.

Saturday, September 23rd
New West Boardwalk, 10am – 4pm
Soak up live performances as you stroll the New West Quay where local organizations will share their expertise in the Exhibitor Expo and New West Craft makers will showcase their wares.

In addition, the Samson V Museum will be open for visitors to interact with maritime community members aboard the vessel!

Finally, head over to Sapperton Landing Park on the ferry, presented by Tourism New West, for the Vancouver Wooden Boat Society’s Small Boat Rendezvous! There will be a kid’s boat building area and hands-on demonstrations.

Sunday, September 24th
Various Locations, 10am – 4pm
TOURS FULL – We hope you enjoy the rest of RiverFest!
Celebrate BC Rivers Day, presented by Rivershed Society of BC, with a series of 40-min guided tours presented by and Royal Canadian Legion Br. #2. Binoculars will be available for use during the program.

Shuttle service, presented by TransLink, from the Fraser River Discovery Centre and back will be offered for some of the guided walks on Sunday, Sept 24th. We encourage you to visit the Family Fun Zone at the FRDC before or after your tour to take advantage of all the excitement! If you live near the tour location or prefer your own method of transit, feel free to meet us there once you have pre-registered.



September 24, 2023 10:00 am - 4:00 pm(GMT-07:00)


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