Are you stumped on how to get into the festive mood? Do you live in or want a reason to visit Port Alberni BC? Maybe this event can help! On December 3 the annual Great Sail Part & Light Up will be held starting at 5pm in Harbour Quay.
A barbecue will be held from 5pm to 7:30pm, featuring hot chocolate and hot dogs (by donation to the AV Hospice) and chili and buns from the AV Shelter. Live music will be playing during the evening by the Jericho Road Light Band.
The main sailpast will take place at 6pm. Many boats and ships will be decked from top to bottom with Christmas trees. Stick around after the parade for fireworks at 7pm!
A map and more information can be found at the Alberni Chamber’s official website. Tours are available through the Chamber and Alberni Island Shuttle starting in late November. Attending the event is free!
Event Name: 2017 Great Sail Past & Light Up
Date: Sunday, December 3, 2017
Location: Harbour Quay, 5440 Argyle Street, Port Alberni
Contact: Alberni Chamber of Commerce
Official website: http://www.albernichamber.ca/visitor-info/events