Esquimalt’s Buccaneer Days parade planning underway

Municipality's 100th anniversary the theme of this year's festivities

Dust off your pirate hats or your historical costumes and fill out your parade entry form to be part of Esquimalt’s Buccaneer Days parade, June 9.

The Buccaneer Days weekend extravaganza June 8, 9 and 10 promises to be extra special this year, as the township celebrates 100 years as an incorporated municipality. Parade participants are encouraged to wear period costumes, for which some prizes will be awarded.

Those who gather along the parade route to watch the fun roll by are also welcome to wear circa-1912 outfits.

Parade entry forms are available at www.esquimalt.ca, or at the Esquimalt municipal hall, 1229 Esquimalt Rd.; Esquimalt Recreation Centre, 527 Fraser St.; or the Archie Browning Sports Centre, 1151 Esquimalt Rd.

For parade application details, call Buccaneer Days committee co-chair Bob McKie at 250-385-0503.

emccracken@vicnews.com

Just Posted

Hundreds rally in support of horse carriages outside Victoria City Hall

Crowd angry with Coun. Ben Isitt’s motion to ban local horse carriage industry

New virgin queen headlines ‘Bee Day’ at Saanich sanctuary

Taste bee spit and check out the hive at Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary this Sunday

Rifflandia Festival cancelled for 2019

Early Bird tickets can be refunded at point of purchase, or held and redeemed for 2020

Five-month bridge closure poses early impacts on drivers during rush hour

Construction began Tuesday on the crossing commonly known as the Bay Street bridge

Several hundred SD 62 students team up to clean the shoreline

Effort aimed at keeping Esquimalt and Albert Head Lagoon trash-free

VIDEO: Canadian, U.S. Coast guards run oil spill response drills

20 vessels were on the water to practice international response methods

POLL: Were you satisfied with the Game of Thrones series finale?

Millions gathered in front of their televisions Sunday night to watch the… Continue reading

Greater Victoria wanted list for the week of May 21

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help in locating the… Continue reading

Raptors beat Bucks 105-99 to move within 1 game of NBA Finals

Leonard scores 35 as Toronto takes 3-2 series lead over Milwaukee

B.C. Supreme Court dismisses review around ferry workers’ right to strike

B.C. Ferry and Marine Workers’ Union collective agreement expires November 2020

Young Victoria distillery earns prestigious Scotch awards

Scottish influences range from techniques to ‘kilted tours’ at award-winning business

Municipalities protest after B.C. declares marijuana crops ‘farm use’

UBCM president seeks answers in letter to John Horgan government

CMHC defends mortgage stress test changes amid calls for loosening rules

Uninsured borrowers must now show they could service their mortgage if rates rose two per cent

Brewpub offers ‘boat valet’ for paddlers during Surfrider celebration tonight

Free ‘Surf Formal’ evening features a local art auction, door prizes, live music

Most Read