World Maritime Day at the Port of Vancouver » Vancouver Blog Miss604

Join the Port of Vancouver for World Maritime Day on Saturday, October 1st as they celebrate with a lineup of free, family-friendly activities along the waterfront.

  • When: Saturday, October 1, 2022 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Where: North Point & west promenade of Canada Place
  • Admission: Free!

World Maritime Day was established in 1978 by the United Nations to mark the 20th anniversary of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Conventions entry into force. Celebrations are held throughout the world every year to recognize the international maritime industrys contribution to shipping safety, maritime security, and the marine environment. The theme this year is: New technologies for greener shipping.

Vancouver Event Lineup

12:00pm to 12:20pm Traditional welcome & Indigenous performance by Tsleil-Waututh Warriors

12:30pm to 1:15pm Early Spirit 

1:30pm to 2:10pm Dawn Pemberton 

2:15pm to 2:30pm Boat parade & on-water demonstration

2:35pm to 3....

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