Friday, May 27, 2016

Full Day of events planned for Salmon Festival Saturday at Civic Centre

The celebration of the salmon continues this weekend as Prince Rupert plays host to yet another event to highlight the importance of salmon to residents of the North Coast.

The 4th Annual Salmon Festival  takes place Saturday at the Jim Ciccone Civic Centre with the Opening events starting at 11 AM, leading through to the finale of the night of the Drum Drill at 8 PM.

Through the afternoon and into the evening a number of area Dance groups will participate in the event each hour, along with singing and drumming, the full schedule of events makes for a day long festival of culture and tradition.

The listings of some of those that will be participating can be explored below:

The  day's festivities are hosted by the Gitmaxmak'ay Nisga'a Dancers.

Vendors will be participating in the days events offering up the opportunity to sample a number of foods of the region, or to purchase any number of items that will be available for the public.

One item to be sure to look over is a giant quilt and pillows that will be up for grabs part of the Fundraising efforts for the Salmon Festival.

You can find out more about the 2016 edition of Salmon Festival from the Facebook page that has been created to celebrate the event.  You can also learn a bit more about Saturday's event here, including contact numbers for those that require more information on the Salmon Festival.

For a look at other North Coast Events both from the past and those that are coming up see our archive page here.

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