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 2016’s schedule:

Friday, July 29th

@ 49th Parallel parking lot

49th event from 4-8 p.m. Ice cream eating contest, bouncy castles, face painting, music and hot dog sales.
Sponsored by the Richmond family!

Saturday, July 30th

@ Maritime Society

  • 7:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
    Ladysmith Days 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 Kathleen Nicholls and Friends!

@ 1st Avenue

  • 7:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Rotary Club Pancake Breakfast, Ladysmith Credit Union parking lot.
  • 8:30 a.m. – Judging of the Kinsmen Parade entries begins.
  • 9:50 a.m – Citizen of the Year Award presentation, Ladysmith Credit Union parking lot.
  • 10:15 a.m. – Kinsmen Parade starts!

Zucchini races

@ Transfer Beach

  • 12:00  – 5:00  p.m. – Farmers Market and vendors open.
  • 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 G. Reid Services!
  • 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. – “Old Fashioned Games” in front of the Kin Hut.
    Sponsored by Oceanside Community Church!
  • 6:00  – 8:00 p.m. – Beach Party: bring your blankets and chairs and come listen to music by The Bratz.
    Sponsored by Save On Foods, Holland Creek Partnership, Yellow Point Lodge and Ryler Group of Companies!

Sunday, July 31st

@ 1st Avenue

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

@ Transfer Beach

  • 11:00 a.m. – 4:00  p.m. – Vendors open
  • 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. – Food Vendors open
  • 11:00  a.m. – 4:00  p.m. – Dunk Tank, fundraiser for Ladysmith Days
  • 10:00  a.m. – 4:00  p.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!
  • 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  – free photo with a Fairytale Island Princess.
    Sponsored by Leah and Kate Rooper!
  • 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. – FROLF game
    Sponsored by Jesse Winter and Friends!
  • 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Kids games, activities & youth games.
    Sponsored by Ladysmith Parks, Recreation & Culture!
  • 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Lifeguards on the beach.
    Sponsored by Ladysmith, Parks, Recreation & Culture!
  • 10:00 p.m. FIREWORKS
    Sponsored by Ladysmith and District Credit Union, barge and crew provided by Saltair Marine!

@ Amphitheatre

  • 1:00  -3:00  p.m. – Greasy Pole (sponsored by Wash Me on Ludlow!) and children, youth and adult Nail Driving contests (sponsored by Ladysmith Home Hardware!)
  • 3:10 – 4:10 p.m. – Mood Swing (sponsored by Holland Creek Partnership!)
  • 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. – Elf Song’s Sandy Jasper (sponsored by Ryler Trucking!)
  • 5:50 – 6:50 p.m. – Kendal Patrick (sponsored by David Stalker Excavating!)
  • 7:10 – 8;10 p.m. – Tropical Mayhem (sponsored by Dunsmuir Square and Brian Marshall & Family!)
  • 8:30 pm- 10:00 p.m. – Skellig (sponsored by Holland Creek Partnership!)
  • 10:00 p.m. FIREWORKS
    Sponsored by Ladysmith and District Credit Union, barge and crew provided by Saltair Marine!

A Ladysmith BC Celebration