Welcome to River Boat Days

Schedule of events
RIVERBOAT DAYS 2018: Friday, August 3 to Sunday, August 12

June 20: It's official! As announced on CFNR-FM this morning, the headline act for Concerts in the Park 2018 will be 5 time Juno nominated Platinum Blonde!!. See more on our Updates page.

Want to join us in delivering an amazing community festival or just want to share your ideas for this year? Feel free to attend a meeting of the Terrace Riverboat Days Society. Meetings are generally held the last Tuesday of the month. Our next scheduled meeting is 7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 26 in the McDaniel Room at the Terrace Arena
. (email address: info@riverboatdays.ca)

Starting the August long weekend, Riverboat Days is the largest community festival in northwest British Columbia, highlighting the culture and heritage of the area. Riverboat Days offers huge variety, from interpretive walks, to sports tournaments, to live music. The 2017 program delivered more than 50 events over 10 days. Longstanding crowd-gatherers such as the Legion Parade, the Fireworks over Ferry Island, Beach Blast Volleyball and Concerts in the Park never fail to please. Concerts features the best music from around the northwest, held outdoors in the centrepiece of Riverboat Days, George Little Park. And the performance of the Saturday evening headliner, Canadian Independent Music Awards Hall of Fame inductees 54-40 was a must attend event at Riverboat Days 2017.

Riverboat Days prides itself on being a "family-friendly" celebration. Thanks to hard working volunteers and business sponsorship most Riverboat Days events are free of charge or come with very modest registration fees. Affordability plus the variety and quality of events make Terrace the place to be in early August.

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Riverboat Days is an entire week to share the history, the culture and simply the unequalled natural setting around Terrace. So for 2018 encourage that child to attend a crafts workshop at Heritage Park, watch an outdoor movie at George Little Park, enter a team in the Riverboat Day's Soccer Tournament or try a new activity like archery or dragonboating. From quiet and reflective art exhibits to loud and fast auto racing, that's Riverboat Days.

The 2017 Events Schedule can still be viewed by clicking the button on the right. Registration Forms for 2018 Events, for Vendors in George Little Park and for the Legion Parade are posted under "Registration Forms" in the left hand column. Registration information on the Davis Cup Soccer Tournament, Beach Blast Volleyball and the King of the Mountain Foot Race can also be found on the Registration Forms page. Also on the "Registration Forms" page are other resources to help you plan your days, including an events' location map, daily event list and event list classified by target audience and themes (2017 editions).

If you are interested in event sponsorship, a good place to start is by reading our 2018 Sponsorship Information Sheet on the About Us page. That's also where one can find a set of Audience Estimates and Quick Facts from last year, completed with the assistance of the Terrace Volunteer Bureau. Still got questions?: info@riverboatdays.ca

At any time, we encourage you to discuss your ideas with members of the Society Executive for new events or suggestions to make Riverboat Days even better. The Executive is listed on the "About Us" page. If you don't know any of these people, you can get contact information through the George Little House or City of Terrace Recreation Department. We are always open to new members of the organizing committee.

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