Free events for the whole family all weekend include Arts & Crafts Fair, Kiddies Karnival, Food Vendors, a children's Craft Tent and more.
Friday July 19th: 4PM-11PM
Saturday July 20th: 9AM-11PM
Sunday July 21st: 10AM-5PM
Friday July 19th
Engaging performances and buskers will be keeping the streets alive with music, acts and dancing all day. Don’t miss the vendor market.
Saturday July 20th : 10:30AM
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.
This year's Beer Gardens in Maffeo Sutton Park sponsored by:
Friday July 19th: TBA
Saturday July 20th: TBA
Sunday July 21st: TBA
Nanaimo Realty/Royal LePage MAYORS PADDLEWHEEL BATHTUB CHALLENGE
We have a few new bathtub-inpired boats this year for Lagoon events thanks to Nanaimo Realty/Royal LePage and Venco Bathtubs.
Saturday July 20th: 10PM
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.
Sunday July 21st: 11AM-4PM
Again this year, the race will start and end in Nanaimo Harbour. The finish line is below the Frank Ney statue at Maffeo Sutton park!