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MONDAY, JULY 19, 2010

2010 Bathtub Race and Marine Festival, Nanaimo

Explore Nanaimo Harbour and its Maine Festival which offers a unique event found nowhere else in British Columbia - the World Championship Bathtub Race! Since 1967 bathtubs (converted into sleek racing machines) embark on a one and a half hour race along the coast of Vancouver Island to vie for the title of the World Bathtubbing Champ! Take in food, fun, music and entertainment at this free four day event on the shores of Nanaimo, British Columbia which includes fireworks, a bathtub parade and more! This years theme is a salute to Canada's Navy Centennial!

The Nanaimo Marine Festival and World Championship Bathtub Race take place July 22 - 25, 2010 in Nanaimo, British Columbia.Since 1967, the odd sight of Bathtubs racing through Nanaimo harbour has been an annual tradition with competing teams from around the world taking part in this gruelling championship! Cheer on your favourite bathtub and enjoy the bathtub's salute to the Canadian Navy Centennial in 2010:

  • DATES: July 22 - 25, 2010
  • TIMES: Festival of Lights & Music Fireworks, July 23: 10:00pm; Bathtub Parade, July 24: 10:30am; Bathrub Race, July 25: 11:00am
  • LOCATION: Festivities at Maffeo Sutton Park adjacent to the Harbor (map); The Bathtub (Sail Past) Parade starts at Selby and Fitzwilliam Streets and ends at Comox and Front Streets (map) (website map); The Bathtub Race starts in Nanaimo harbour, circles Entrance Island, goes to and around Winchelsea Island and then back to Departure Bay (map).
  • DON'T MISS: Bathtubs racing... because how often do you see a bathtub racing (25th)? Also watch the Bathtub Parade (24th), and Fireworks (23rd).
  • WEBSITE: Loyal Nanaimo Bathtub Society

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