General · 23rd May 2015
May Day is Saturday May 23, 2015!
HERE'S THE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS… who does what, when:
“HOLLYWOOD and the stars of the silver screen” is the theme of May Day 2015. Join your friends and neighbours in a big community picnic at Rebecca Spit, Saturday May 23rd, 2015. Celebrate the coming of spring and summer with colour, costumes, floats, and music – the more zany and bizarre the better! Let your imaginations soar and unveil your creativity! The best way to get to the end of the Spit is on a float, so float down on your red carpets FILM STARS!
8:30 am Gates open for parade entries
9 – 10 am Shuttle starts at the HBI (thanks to Spirit of the West!)
10 am Parade starts at Rebecca Spit
10:30 am Face painting starts. Concession opens
11 am Official ceremonies
12 noon-ish Box Lunch auction
12:30-ish Afternoon entertainment begins
1 - 3 pm Scavenger Hunt & fort building
1:15 pm -ish Foot races begin
1:30 pm Sailing dinghy race begins (weather dependent)
2 – 3 pm Shuttle back to the HBI (infant & next size up car seats available thanks to Spirit of the West!)
MAY DAY is a volunteer-powered, non-commercial, traditional community event first held on Quadra in 1898. The Recreation Society Board of Directors thanks the many dozens of people who contribute to the event in big and little ways and wish everyone a happy, joy filled, sunny day!