Welcome to River Boat Days

Schedule of events
RIVERBOAT DAYS 2017: Friday, August 4 to Sunday, August 13

Aug 6/17: Legion Parade Winners Announced! Congratulations to CityWest--the overall winner for 2017! See the complete list of winners here.

Aug 1/17: Looking for us on Facebook? Here's the link.

revised Aug 12/17: Concerts in the ParkLine Up! See who played August 5 at George Little Park. Select the Concerts poster at the bottom of this page.

Summer is here and the countdown is underway for Riverboat Days 2017! Starting the August long weekend, Riverboat Days is the largest community festival in northwest British Columbia, highlighting the culture and heritage of the area. The longstanding crowd-gatherers of 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 for the summer Saturday evening headliner, we are thrilled to announce Canadian Independent Music Awards Hall of Fame inductees 54-40! From east Vancouver to a world stage, this will be a must attend event at Riverboat Days.

The 2017 program offers more than 50 events over 10 days. As always there will be huge variety, from interpretive walks, to sports tournaments, to live music. As if the jaw-dropping Freestyle Motocross Madness couldn’t get any bigger, it is. Fans witness amazing aerial acrobatics on motorcycles outside the Skeena Mall; then they add in a snowmobile! Mid-week, Riverboat Days will screen a family friendly movie "Boss Baby" outdoors at George Little Park. And music will fill the Valley with three days of the Skeena Valley Country Music Festival.

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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 2017 encourage that child to attend a Tshimshian language workshop at Heritage Park, sample delicious fare at the Kitsumkalum Salmon Barbecue tour, 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 Events Schedule can be viewed by clicking the button on the right. Registration Forms for 2017 Events, for Vendors in George Little Park and for the 2017 Legion Riverboat Days Parade are found under "Riverboat Days 2017" in the menu in the left hand column. In recognition of Canada's 150th birthday, the 2017 Parade theme is "Celebrating Northern Style: True North Strong and Free!" Registration for Beach Blast Volleyball is through www.stonewater.ca. Also under "Riverboat Days 2017" 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. 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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