Event Schedule

This community event would not be possible without the support of our local business community and many other individuals. We thank you for your support.

This was the 2017 schedule:

Saturday, August 5th, 2017

@ Maritime Society Docks (LMS Marina)

  • 7:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. : Ladysmith Days Yum Yum Bullhead Derby – come on down to the Ladysmith Maritime Society Dock at 610 Oyster Bay Drive to get in on the fun. Please have your child bring a life jacket and fishing pole.
    Sponsored by Yum Yum Baits!

@ Downtown

  • 7:00 a.m. : Rotary Club Pancake Breakfast, Ladysmith Credit Union parking lot.
  • 8:30 a.m. : Judging of the Kinsmen Parade Canada 150 entries begins. (download entry form)
  • 9:45 a.m. : Citizen of the Year Award presentation (final date for nominations is July 19th), Ladysmith Credit Union parking lot.
  • 10:15 a.m. : Kinsmen Parade starts!

@ Aggie Hall Field

  • 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. : 49th Parallel Grocery Family Fun:
    – 12 noon: Watermelon Eating Contest
    – 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. : Dairyland Demo
    – Bouncers:  Giant Slide, Dragon Bouncer, Monster Obstacle, Super Bros Fun Zone, Bungee Run.
    – Tiger Lily Farm Portable Farm to enjoy.
    – Music by Fred Izon.
    – Island Savings Youth Group: Kids games, face painting and crafts.
    Proceeds of food sales to the Ladysmith Mid Isle Soccer Club.

@ Transfer Beach

  • 12:00  – 8:00  p.m. : Merchant Market.
  • 3:00 p.m. : Registration for the Great Zucchini Race at Ladysmith Celebrations tent on the grass by the parking lot.
  • 4:00 p.m. : Zucchini Races on the grass by the parking lot.
    Sponsored by Save On Foods and Spyder Graphix!
  • 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. : “Old Fashioned Games” in front of the Kin Hut.
    Sponsored by Oceanside Community Church!
  • 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. : Ribfest with the Kinsmen in front of the Kin Hut.
  • 6:30  – 9:00 p.m. : Tropical Mayhem at the Beach Party – bring your blankets and chairs and come listen to music.

Sunday, August 6th

@ Downtown

  • 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. : Eagles Pancake Breakfast.
  • 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. : Eagles Steak Dinner at the Eagles Hall.

@ Transfer Beach

  • 10:00 a.m. – 4:00  p.m. : Laser Tag is back! / Fairytale Princesses too!
  • 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. : Food Vendors open.
  • 11:00  a.m. : Tiger Lily Farm Kids Pony Rides and Petting Zoo.
    Sponsored by Fraternal Order of Eagles AERIE 2101!
  • 11:00  a.m. – 4:00  p.m. : LDCU’s Kids’ Count Fun Zone with bouncy castles, giant slide, giant obstacle course, face painting and balloon animals.
    Sponsored by Ladysmith and District Credit Union!
  • Music :
    11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. : Steph Humphreys
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m. : Cameron Latimer
    1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. : Nick Begg
    2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. : Ah, Venice
  • 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. : Fun and games with TOL Parks & Rec Lifeguards at the beach.
  • 10:00 p.m. : FIREWORKS.
    Sponsored by Ladysmith and District Credit Union!

@ Amphitheatre

  • 11:00 – 5:00  p.m. : Music by Steph Humphreys, Cameron Latimer, Nick Begg, and Ah, Venice.
  • 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. : Nail Driving & the Greasy Pole Contests.
    Registration required at the park prior to events.
    Nail Driving Contest sponsored by Ladysmith Home Hardware!
    Greasy Pole Contest sponsored by Wash Me on Ludlow & Old Town Bakery!
  • Music :
    4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. : Young Babylon
    5:30 – 6:30 p.m. : The Stacks
    7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. : WiL
    8:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. : Luv Train
  • 10:00 p.m. : FIREWORKS @ beach.
    Sponsored by Ladysmith and District Credit Union!

A Ladysmith BC Celebration