Oh joy! Make a day of it in the south side of Nanaimo! This AND the Miner’s Heritage Picnic, AND the ArtWalk!
The Old City Quarter,
Saturday June 23
10:30am to 3:30pm
The Downtown Nanaimo Business Improvement Association present’s the popular Multicultural Festival that will take over the Old City Quarter on Saturday, June 23. Interactive information booths, demonstrations, folk performers, street vendors and the International Food Fair on Wesley Street will be part a one-day street party celebrating the diversity of cultures that make up our community. The Downtown Nanaimo Business Improvement Association invites people of all ages to come out and enjoy this diverse festival. The day will begin with a Snuneymuxw First Nations prayer, song and dance by local performers, continues with folk performers including a Lion Dance, Celtic music, belly dancing, multiple demonstrations of ethnic activities. The children’s craft and play area will feature face painting, international crafts, a bouncy castle and children’s entertainers. The day closes with a 16 piece Cuban folk dancing company.
Join the Downtown Nanaimo Business Improvement Association in the Old City Quarter at Nanaimo’s Multicultural Festival 2012 – for more information visit www.dnbia.ca