Special Events

Ships to Shore Steveston 2017

Friday, May 5 to Sunday, May 7, 2017
History, adventure and fun will sail back into Richmond for Ships to Shore Steveston 2017.

This is a popular free three day family festival. Tour incredible boats, cruise the harbour, enjoy dockside programs and live entertainment. Food trucks will be on-site (food charges apply.)

You can relive the days when Richmond’s Steveston Village was a major port-of-call for fleets of sailing and working ships from around the world.  

Visit www.shipstoshore.ca for all the information you need.


Kaiwo Maru Visits Richmond in 2017
Japan's Kaiwo Maru, translated as the King of the Ocean, is returning to Richmond  May 3 to 8, 2017 as part of the City of Richmond's Canada 150 festivities.

At a length of 110.9 metres (361-feet) and 43.5 metres (143-feet) tall, the Kaiwa Maru is one of the world's largest tall ships.