World Oceans Day
June 8, 2019 | Saturday 10:00 - 3:00
Esquimalt Gorge Park | Esquimalt Gorge Park, Tillicum Road, Victoria, BC Esquimalt
This wonderful event celebrates our marine waters and encourages community engagement for ocean stewardship with fun activities, food and live music. Get out and celebrate our oceans with us on June 8th!.
World Fisheries Trust (WFT) is hosting a World Oceans Day celebration on June 8th, 2019 (10:00am - 3:00pm) at Gorge Park, Esquimalt. We would like to invite you and your family to join us in a celebration of the worlds oceans.
This is an annual event that we host in collaboration with the Township of Esquimalt. It is the only World Oceans Day celebration that takes place in Esquimalt and is a wonderful event that celebrates community, conservation, and all things ocean related!
Local vendors and organizations who care for our ocean's health will be there, including organizations such as CaNOE, the Robert Bateman Centre, Peninsula Streams, and WWF. Local vendors showcasing their ocean friendly wares include Drift Coast Girl, the Esquimalt Farmer's Market, West Coast Refill and more!
Food and live music are available to enjoy, or sign up for one of our Gorge Waterway nature walks hosted throughout the day. Free coffee if you bring a reusable mug!
Your children will love getting a unique ocean critter facepainted on their cheek, and can go wild in the bouncy castle! A silent auction in support of marine education for local elementary and middle schools showcases some excellent examples of activity passes, cosmetic products, and art.