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White Rock Sea Festival on White Rock Beach

August 5, 2017 - August 6, 2017

White Rock Beach White Rock Sea Festival is happening August 5th & 6th on the BC Day long weekendA free shuttle will run from the local high schools to White Rock Beach during the White Rock Sea festival.One of my all time FAVOURITE events ever, the White Rock Sea Festival, returns to White Rock Beach  August 5th & 6th! One of Canada’s longest running festivals (68 years!) the 2017 Sea Fest includes the traditional fireworks display on Saturday night and Torchlight Parade on Sunday along with children’s activities, live music, and more throughout the BC Day Long Weekend!

To maximize your enjoyment at Sea Fest without stressing about parking the White Rock Sea Festival is putting on FREE shuttle bus services running from 9am – 11:45pm on Saturday & Sunday.

Park for free at Semiahmoo Secondary and take the shuttle to West Beach or park for free at Earl Marriott Secondary take the shuttle to East Beach.The shuttles will run on continuous loops with 2 buses at each location. Please note INFANTS are not allowed on the shuttles.

Here’s what to expect at one of Canada’s longest running festivals on the BC Day long weekend!

SATURDAY AUGUST 5th

Enjoy live music all day during the White Rock Sea Festival!
Enjoy live music from 12 – 8pm on Saturday Aug. 5th during the White Rock Sea Festival!
South Surrey White Rock summer events guide for 2017 includes the White Rock Sea Festival.
Don’t miss the fireworks display over White Rock during on Saturday night at 10pm!
  • 9am: Beachside Yoga with Lauren Rogele and Anne Jones next to the pier9:30am – 12:30pm: Sand Soccer Skills Competition with Coastal FC
  • 10am – 4pm: Family Fun Zone Carnival on East Beach
  • 10am – 4pm: Family / Kids Volleyball
  • 10am – 4pm: BC Kite Fliers Association Kite Making
    • Kids can build home made kits and fly them away on east beach
  • 10am – 4pm: Team Island Quad Kite Flying demonstration
    • Watch kite flying routines synchronized to music!
  • 11am – 2pm: White Rock Skimboarding – Learn to Skim Jam by the White Rock
    • Learn tips & tricks to take advantage of White Rock’s legendary tide pools.
  • 12pm – 3pm: Beach Scavenger Hunt
  • 12pm – 830pm: LIVE MUSIC on the main entertainment stage located next to the White Rock!
  • 8pm: LIVE MUSIC Tom Lavin & the Legendary Powder Blues
  • 9pm – 10:30pm: Chinese Lantern Walk
    • Get a free Chinese Lantern & light up the pier just before the fireworks.
  • 10pm – 10:20pm: Fireworks over Semiahmoo Bay presented by Audi

Also happening at the same time as the White Rock Sea Festival is Semiahmoo Days in Semiahmoo Park. Hosted by the Semiahmoo First Nations Semiahmoo Days features Capt’n Korki’s Pirates in the Park event. You can see full details of this event here.

SUNDAY AUGUST 6th

Enjoy live music from 12pm - 7pm on Sunday Aug 6th during the White Rock Sea Festival
Enjoy live music from 12pm – 7pm on Sunday Aug 6th.
Don't miss a single event in South Surrey and White Rock this summer with the South Rock Buzz Summer Events guide
The legendary Torchlight Parade starts at 815pm on Sunday Aug. 6th!
  • 9am: Beachside Yoga with Lauren Rogele and Anne Jones next to the pier
  • 10am – 4pm: Family Fun Zone Carnival on East Beach
  • 10am – 4pm: Family / Kids Volleyball
  • 10am – 4pm: Team Island Quad Kite Flying demonstration
    • Watch kite flying routines synchronized to music!
  • 10am – 3pm: Family Fun Sandcastle Competition
  • 11am – 2pm: White Rock Skimboarding – Learn to Skim Jam by the White Rock
    • Learn tips & tricks to take advantage of White Rock’s legendary tide pools.
  • 12pm – 3pm: Beach Scavenger Hunt
  • 3pm – 4:30pm: Legendary Waiter’s Race West Beach
    • A traditional White Rock event where servers compete against each other aiming to be the fastest servers on the beach! This race is always entertaining!
  • 815pm – 11pm: Annual Torchlight Parade
    • Marine Drive is closed to traffic and taken over by the brightest and best floats from across the province! This parade is one of the best in the Lower Mainland with fun floats for everyone to enjoy.

Venue

White Rock Beach
Marine Dr
White Rock, BC Canada
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From the Legion of Sound indie rock shows coming to our community to A Pallette of Fun Paint Party nights helping even the most novice artist create a masterpiece there are lots of great things happening in South Rock year round.

If you’re new to the neighbourhood you may not know that South Surrey White Rock BC is home to a number of annual marquee events which help put our community on the map. This includes the Canada Cup Women’s International Softball Championships at Softball City to the White Rock Beach Canada Day celebration on July 1st to the annual Sea Festival taking place on August long weekend. Never miss one of our communities events again with the South Rock Buzz Events page.