Welcome to the 47th 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

Stay tuned! We’ll be updating our schedule for the 47th Annual First Nations Festival this spring.

“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.

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.

Payment Options | Commercial Vendor Application | Band Member Food Vendor Application | Arts & Crafts Vendor Application

Men’s
$425.00
16 & Under
$200.00
10 & Under
$175.00
5 & Under
$75.00
Women’s
$325.00
13 & Under
$200.00
7 & Under
$150.00

Commercial Vendor

$70000weekend
  • $200.00 Damage Deposit
  • 10′ x 10′ lot ($10/per extra foot)

Band Member Food Vendor

$30000weekend
  • $200.00 Damage Deposit
  • $100.00 Band Building Usage Fee may apply

Arts & Crafts Vendor

$20000weekend
  • $100.00 Damage Deposit
  • 10′ x 10′ lot ($10/per extra foot)
  • Daily rate available

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