Friday, July 24, 2009

Nanaimo Bathtub Race, Parade, Fireworks

Nanaimo Marine Festival
July 23 - July 26

The Nanaimo Marine Fesitval officially kicks off tomorrow with the ceremonial cutting of the Official Nanaimo Marine Fesitval Cake at Quality Foods in Northridge Plaza. The public is invited to come, have a piece of cake and a Pepsi and a free Bathtub Race poster.

Four fun filled days are planned for all age groups with most activities taking place in Maffeo Sutton Park. There will be bands, singers and entertainers as well as lots of fun activities for the young and the young in heart.

There will be the 'Sailpast on Wheels' parade downtown on Saturday morning with the lineup starting at 8:30 am, parade starts at 10:30am. Come early to get a good spot and don't forget the suncreen and some water to drink.

The HMCS Nanaimo will be tied up at the visitor's pier in the harbour downtown. Don't forget the daily cannon firing at noon beside the Bastion.

Quality Foods Sponsored Fireworks
Saturday July 25 10:00PM

The night before the big race there will be a spectacular fireworks show set to your favourite Broadway musical soundtracks.

Don't even think about getting a parking spot in the park, come early and find a good place to take in this great show.

Look in the Tuesday edition of the Nanaimo News Bulletin for their Bathtub Special Edition for a complete schedule of events


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