Main Events of the 2020 Marine Festival and
World Championship Bathtub Race have been
cancelled due to Covid 19 concerns

 

MAFFEO SUTTON PARK & SWY-A-LANA LAGOON PARK
Downtown Nanaimo

Free events for the whole family all weekend include Arts & Crafts Fair, Kiddies Karnival, Food Vendors, a children's Craft Tent and more.


BATHTUB WEEKEND CONCERTS
Maffeo Sutton Park

 

SAILPAST ON WHEELS PARADE
Downtown Nanaimo

The Sailpast is a fun parade featuring the World’s Largest Bathtub, showcasing the racing Tubs and their sponsors and a variety of Community, Commercial and Military entries.

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BEER GARDENS
Maffeo Sutton Park

Last year's Beer Gardens in Maffeo Sutton Park sponsored by:
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SWY-A-LANA LAGOON 
Various Times: 

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We have a few new bathtub-inspired boats for Lagoon events thanks to Nanaimo Realty/Royal LePage and Venco Bathtubs.

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QUALITY FOODS FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS FIREWORKS
Nanaimo Harbour

 

Award-winning fireworks display simulcast to music on 102.3 FM The Wave. It’s a signature event as part of the Nanaimo Marine Festival, the night before the World Championship Bathtub Races.


WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BATHTUB RACE
Georgia Strait

Again this year, the race has been cancelled due to Covid.  Next years race will start and end in Nanaimo Harbour. The finish line is below the Frank Ney statue at Maffeo Sutton park!