Cadboro Bay Festival

Date & Time: August 12, 2018 (11:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Category: Saanich Community Events (See all events in this category)

Presenting Sponsor: Pepper's Foods

Enjoy an afternoon at the picturesque Gyro Park, with a variety of hands-on activities, bouncy castles, information displays, arts and craft stations and food and fun for the entire family. 

Watch world-class sand sculptors create giant works of art using just sand, water and a whole lot of creativity.

Cadboro Bay Festival
Sunday, August 12, 2018
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Free Admission

Enjoy three local bands performing on stage throughout the afternoon.

Stage Schedule
11:00 - 12:05 pm      Freeze Frame  (80's cover tunes)
12:20 - 1:30 pm        Tropic Mayhem  (Beach Boys)
1:45 - 3:00 pm          Younger Than Yesterday   (Beatles, 60's hits)

Event Parking
The main parking area at Cadboro - Gyro Park typically fills up quickly so the large grass area inside the park will be open for additional parking.  The GRASS PARKING area will close at 5:00 pm
NEW for 2018: please note that the only entrance to the grass parking area will be off Cadboro Bay Road, no vehicle access to parking using Penrhyn Street.
Parking Map - Please click here to view event parking options [PDF - 282 KB]

Shuttle Bus  (12:00 noon - 4:00 pm)
Wilson's Transportation will be providing a free shuttle bus from the lower section of Lot #5 at the University of Victoria down to the main entrance of Gyro Park.  The shuttle bus will make continuous trips from Lot #5 to the park from 12:00 noon until 4:00 pm.
Shuttle Bus Map - Please click here to view the shuttle bus route [PDF - 282 KB] [PDF - 141 KB]

ATM - Cash Machine
Please bring cash for food purchases during the festival.  There will not be an ATM inside the park but your closest option is only a 2 minute walk from the park to Pepper's Foods.

Food Vendors
There will be a number of concessions inside the park during the event for you to purchase food including:

  • Judy's Snack Shack - Hot Dogs, Pulled Pork, popcorn, large variety of snacks
  • Rotary Club - Burgers and Hotdogs
  • Lions Club - Cotton Candy and SnoCones
  • Mini Donuts
  • Mama Rosies - Mexican Cuisine
  • Greek on the Street - Greek Cuisine
  • Lemon Heaven - Lemonade
  • Softies Ice Cream

Sponsor a Sand Sculpture
If your company is looking for the perfect summer picture, contact us regarding sponsorship opportunities at the next Cadboro Bay Festival. Contact the Community Events Specialist for more information.

Event Partners

The District of Saanich would like to thank these organizations for their contribution to this event.