Welcome to the 48th Annual Seabird Island First Nations Festival

The Seabird Island First Nations Festival offers youth, young adults, and adults alike an opportunity to showcase their culture and history through Soccer and War Canoe races.

Two day event

Games run from 8:00am to 6:00pm and each day is packed with competition, fun, and showcases the rich First Nations cultural diversity that exists in British Columbia.

Rain or shine

No matter the weather, we have fun outdoor and indoor events. Don’t forget to pack sunscreen, an umbrella and be ready to enjoy Festival!

Traditional foods & vendors

Enjoy a traditional salmon barbeque lunch, bannock, indian tacos, cultural events, and support local First Nations artisans and business owners!

Now offering debit!

You can now pay for parking, concession, and many vendors with debit cards! We also offer an on-site ATM machine if you still need cash.

Schedule & competitions

With games and events running from 8:00am – 6:00pm, you’re sure to be busy.

Competitions

It is an honour and a privilege to welcome teams from across British Columbia to share this opportunity to showcase their culture and history through Soccer and War Canoe races.

Mixed double paddle
Tip over race
Single paddle mens
Double paddle mens
Four paddle mens
11 paddle mens
Single paddle womens
Double paddle womens
Four paddle womens
11 paddle womens
11 paddle Jr. Buckskin
11 paddle Buckskin
Single paddle 10 & under
Double paddle 10 & under

Mens
Ladies
14 – 16
11 – 13
10 & under
7 & under
5 & under

Schedule

Check back in May of 2017.

“One of the best festivals I have ever attended. As a non-First Nations person, it was a wonderful opportunity to learn about the community first hand.”

- Nicola Archibald
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Pricing

Pricing may be subject to change.

For more information contact our event coordinator at festival@seabirdisland.ca or call Angie Chapman at (604) 796-2177.

Sports teams

Soccer

Vendors

All vendors must be preregistered prior to the event. We will not be accepting any vendors that would like to come on day of event. All of our vendors need to have Festival Committee Approval prior to the event.

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All-stars and winners of the 47th Annual Seabird Island First Nations Festival

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The full list of all-stars is now available! Haven't picked up your All-Stars? Email festival@seabirdisland.ca with the all-star's name, division, and team. 7 & Under 1st: Little Chiefs (Sts'ailes) 2nd: [...]

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47th Annual Seabird Island First Nations Festival coming up!

February 19th, 2016|Comments Off on 47th Annual Seabird Island First Nations Festival coming up!

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