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Vancouver Wooden Boat Festival

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Granville Island
Vancouver, BC

Afloat and ashore, there’ll be an exhibition of wooden boats, displays, hands-on boatbuilding and demonstrations including knot tying and marlinspike seamanship.Hear some sea shanties (and sing along) or join in the workshops, listen to maritime storytellers, explore our replica of an 18th century Spanish long boat, check out the exquisite kayaks or join in the races on Saturday and Sunday. Family fun will include the ever-popular Kids’ Boatbuilding and Family Boatbuilding where families and youth groups will build 12-foot boats; the launch will take place on Sunday Aug 24 at approximately 1430 hours. The festival runs from 1000 to 1700 hours each day and admission is free

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