Friday June 1st

Songwriters Panel Concert at the Brentwood Bay Village Empourium

This event  was such an overwhelming success, that we are adding it to our regular festival events.

This will include a panel discussion & performances from 3 songwriters.  You can expect great music, great questions, and great shared information. 

This year moderator Leslie Gentile will be joined by Bill Johnson and Daniel Cook. 

Saturday Events in Pioneer Park

Pancake Breakfast

8 a.m. in Pioneer Park by the Old School House, courtesy of the Central Saanich Lions. Always great food!

The parade

The parade starts at Bayside Middle School at 10 a.m., heads down Wallace Drive and turns up West Saanich Rd, past the festival site and ends at the Roundabout. 

Opening Ceremonies

We begin at 10:45 with an traditional Opening Prayer by an elder from the Tsartlip Nation to welcome us and start our festival. Representatives from our municipal, provincial and federal governments will be on hand as well. 

Onstage Entertainment

Join us to celebrate our new stage!!!  

Stage Schedule:

10:45 Welcome/Oh Canada/Dignitaries

11:00: Shaky Ground

12:05: Leslie Gentile Band

1:05: Pony Club

2:00: Madsion

2:45: Stelly’s Jazz Band

Kids Activities

On site you'll find Kids Art in the Park, face painting, and Tickles the Clown. 

We'll also have mini golf, bouncy castles, games and activities for kids of all ages. 

Market Vendors

The Peninsula Country Market will join our Vendor Market for the day, so there there'll be lots of crafts, art work and fresh produce available.