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World Ocean Day Festival

Join us on Saturday June 8th for a fun family-oriented festival of music, vendors, and displays!


When: 10am - 3pm

Where: Maritime Heritage Centre @621 Island Highway

Featuring half-price admission to the Discovery Passage Aquarium and free admission to the Maritime Heritage Centre all day long!


Ride your bike and park it securely, courtesy of River City Cycling.

Scroll through this page to check out all the fun things you can expect!

Activities and Displays:

  • Explorer Lab

  • Discovery Passage Aquarium

  • Maritime Heritage Centre

  • Greenshores

  • Ocean Networks Canada

  • Marine Education Research Society

  • Fisheries and Ocean Canada Stream to Sea

  • DFO Inflatable Coho

  • Crow's Nest Collective

  • 7-Generations Society

  • Ocean Fix

  • Canadian Geographic Giant Floor Map

Main Stage

  • Cultural Opening and Dance

    • 10:30am 

  • P-Nut Gallery

    • 12pm - 3​pm

Food and Vendors:


  • Baba Ganouj

  • Stone House Teas


  • Ravensong Soap and Candle

  • Rainy Coast Crochet

Thanks to our Providers:

  • River City Cyle

  • St. John's Ambulance

  • Thrifty Foods

Prize Draw!
  • Explore activities and collect 5 stickers to be entered into a prize draw

  • Participate in the beach clean up at Rotary Beach Park to be entered into a special big draw

  • Draw at 2:30pm on June 8th

Major Financial Supporters

A big thank you to our major financial supporters, Downtown Campbell River Business Improvement Area, and Campbell River Community Foundation.

Organizing Partners
  • OWCR Coordinator: Deb Cowper

  • Center for Aquatic Health Sciences (CAHS)

  • Discovery Passage Aquarium Society (DPAS)

  • Greenways Land Trust

  • Kim Zumach

  • Heather Reinholt

  • Maritime Heritage Centre (MHC) 

  • Marine Education & Research Society (MERS)

  • Ocean Networks Canada (ONC)

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