70th White Rock Sea Festival to be celebrated August long weekend

Semiahmoo Days will kick off event Aug. 2

Rock Sea Festival would not be complete without the legendary Waiter’s Race. (File photo)

Rock Sea Festival would not be complete without the legendary Waiter’s Race. (File photo)

Semiahmoo Days and White Rock Sea Festival are both to be celebrated on the waterfront during the August long weekend.

Semiahmoo Days will kick off the festivities, presented by Semiahmoo First Nation, Aug. 2 with an open-air cinema experience screening Avengers: Endgame at Semiahmoo Park. The film is scheduled to begin at dusk.

The 70th annual White Rock Sea Festival is to be held Aug. 3-4. The festival features two stages, one at Memorial Park and one at East Beach for two full days of entertainment.

Saturday highlights include the Capt’n Korki’s Pirate Parade, Pirates in the Park, and firework display at 10:15 p.m.

On Sunday, there will be the Waiter’s Race, the Westcoaster’s Daze Car Show and a Torchlight Parade at 7:30 p.m.

For a full listing of scheduled events visit www.whiterockcity.ca/seafestival

 

The Waiters’ Race is one of the most popular events of White Rock’s Sea Festival weekend. (File photo)

The Waiters’ Race is one of the most popular events of White Rock’s Sea Festival weekend. (File photo)