july, 2019

20jul11:00 am8:00 pmThe Shipyards Grand OpeningRecommended Ages:0 to 2 - Infants & Toddlers,3 to 4 - Preschoolers,5 to 8 - Primary,9 to 12 - Intermediate


Event Details

Saturday, July 20, 2019 | 1pm – 4pm @ The Shipyards

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!


Highlights include:

Games & Entertainment | Lonsdale Quay Patio | 11am-3pm
Games and entertainment for all. There’s a craft station, face painting, balloon twisting, barbeque and more. Plus, a special performance by The Heels from 12-1pm.

Bobs & Lolo Performance | Shipyard Commons Family Zone | 1pm
The popular music duo Bobs & Lolo will delight and entertain in the family zone.

Parkour & Games | Shipyard Commons Family Zone | 1-3pm
Ready for pop-up parkour? Ready for pop-up parkour? Jump, roll and flip with the help of on-site instructors, check out the obstacle course and play some fun games.

Small Stage Performances | Multiple Locations & Times
Look up! These talented performers will be dancing on the iconic Q and splashing at the Foot of Lonsdale.

Walk Down History Lane | Burrard Dry Dock | 1-4pm
The Pier comes to life with a historical selfie station, artifacts, Shipyards scavenger hunt, and their popular Shipyard Pals performance.

Chalk Art Activity | Burrard Dry Dock | 1:30-3:30pm
Unleash your creativity! Join a local artist and fellow community members as they create a chalk mandala.

Opening Ceremony & Water Park Splash | Starts @ Lonsdale Quay| 2:30pm – 3:30pmJoin Mayor and Council for a community procession from Lonsdale Quay, along the Spirit Trail, ending at Shipyard Commons for the official opening of the water park. There will be a First Nations blessing and a welcome by Mayor Buchanan. The water park will be turned on, and everyone is welcome to jump in and splash!

And there’s more! Don’t miss:

  • Roving performers
  • Harbour activities including the Seaspan tug boat ballet and Vancouver Fire Boat
  • Special promotions from surrounding businesses including including Welcome Parlour, Method Cycling, Joey’s Restaurant, NOOK, JamJar and Larry’s Market.
  • The popular ‘Fall for Local’ market with free admission.


(Saturday) 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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