One of the most anticipated events in Campbell River is the Annual Campbell River Salmon Festival, which is now on its 49th year. It features Logger Sports event, which illustrates how logging methods were done in the past and in the present through a series of competitions and events. At this year’s festival, two world championships and seven Canadian championships will be up for grabs. Not only would there be a cash prize of $37,000, there’s also the opportunity to set a new Canadian or world record. Then there’s the Salmon Barbecue which showcases booths and marine displays. Kids will have utmost fun at the Thrifty Foods Kids Zone where there are many rides and activities that they can partake in.
Event Name: 49th Annual Campbell River Salmon Festival
Date: Friday, August 5th, 2016 – Sunday, August 7th, 2016
Location: Nunn’s Creek Park 1465 16 Ave, Campbell River
Official website: http://crsalmonfestival.com/