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MONDAY, AUGUST 16, 2010

Richmond Maritime Festival 2010

British Columbia's history has relied heavily upon its oceanside locale to provide food and a highway for trade, the city of Richmond, an island located on British Columbia's south-western coast have heavily relied on its oceanside locale and accordingly it celebrates its traditional connections with the Richmond Maritime Festival. Celebrating its 7th year in 2010, this festival offers activities, entertainment, food and a exhibition of boats along the Fraser River!

Come to the Britannia Heritage Shipyard in Richmond, British Columbia to experience the Richmond Maritime Festival July 20th to 22nd, 2010!Celebrate Richmond's traditional connections with the sea at the 7th Annual Richmond Maritime Festival! This event will give you the opportunity to see a variety of maritime exhibits, enjoy sea-inspired entertainment and food, learn different types of knot tying, watch rope making, model boat building, and net mending at Steveston's (Richmond) historic Britannia Heritage Shipyard National Historic Site! The Fraser River and shipyard docks will showcase a floating exhibition of boats including a 1930's rum-runner, historic fishing boats and classic power and sail boats:

  • DATES: August 20 - 22, 2010
  • TIMES: 20th: 12:00pm - 5:00pm; 21st-22nd: 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • LOCATION: Britannia Heritage Shipyard at 5180 Westwater Drive (at the south foot of Railway Avenue), Richmond, British Columbia (map)
  • COST: Free Community Event
  • WEBSITE: City of Richmond Activities & Events





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