FEATURED EVENTS IN VANCOUVER
Mark your calendar because the 10th annual Boat Show at The Creek takes place this week from September 8 to 11 at Mosquito Creek Marina.
Whether you’re a seasoned yachtsman or looking to dip your toes into the water for the first time, see the crème de la crème at the Boat Show at The Creek located at Vancouver’s iconic Mosquito Creek Marina.
The Pacific North West’s most luxurious boat show offers an action-packed day out with exhibitors showcasing the best in watercraft innovations, holidays, as well as immersive and interactive experiences.
The Creek Marina is located on North Vancouver’s picturesque waterfront that was once the busy hub for international ship building and repairs, at one time employing 13,000 men and women. Today this neighbourhood is experiencing a renaissance as a desirable place to live, work and play.
A short walk from the marina along the award winning Spirit Trail, you’ll find bustling Lolo – lower Lonsdale’s entertainment, restaurant, and retail district.
The show features live entertainment performed by awarding winning recording artist Jim Foster plus you can savour fabulous chef-inspired culinary delights, beer, and wines served in the pavilion.
Walk along the docks and find the float home or the boat of your dreams and be the first to try out the latest in boating technology featuring fun for the whole family.
In the market for a boat? Come meet the Big 10 yacht brokers with the best selection around. You’ll find the latest models as well as pre-owned vessels ready for new owners. The floating show displays the trendiest boat brands and manufacturers, including motor and sailing yachts, sport and fishing boats, cruisers, and personal water crafts.
“Our end-of-season show provides serious buyers the opportunity to enhance their boating experience. British Columbia offers some of the best cruising in the world, and Boat Show at the Creek presents quality products and services that boaters have come to expect as well as more choices for improving their lifestyle on the water,” says Donny Mekilok, General Manager of the Squamish Nation Marine Group, which owns and operates The Creek Marina, Boat Show at The Creek, and other marine properties and services for the Squamish Nation.
If you love to float year-round, check out the ultimate in waterfront living in float homes from the Squamish Nation Marine Group. Experience the Spirit Trail Ocean Homes collection, including the latest in float home design – the Seastar.
The Creek Marina is also home to the Spirit Trail Ocean Village, a unique float home community that’s growing in popularity.
“In the relaxed atmosphere of our North Shore marina, Boat Show at The Creek attracts serious boaters as well as ‘floaters’ who want to own and sometimes downsize to waterfront living,” Mekilok adds. “With experts on hand to advise you on all the exciting aspects of yacht ownership, the show is a ‘must visit’ for buyers looking to purchase a yacht or considering a custom Boathouse or owning a Luxury Float Home.”
Mekilok and fellow developer Ian Kent of Nomad Micro Homes will be on hand to discuss the mix of modern and traditional architecture in an hour of fascinating dialogue of a remarkable project giving you the opportunity to own a water front float home, priced under $400,000.
Whether you’re in the market for a new or previously owned sailing or power yacht, or the latest in float home opportunities in Vancouver, experts are on hand to answer questions and provide assistance.
The 10th annual show offers exclusive opportunities for you to relax and get out on the water.
Where: Mosquito Creek Marina – 415 W. Esplanade, North Vancouver
Thursday, September 8 from noon to 6 pm
Friday, September 9 from noon to 6 pm
Saturday, September 10 from 10 am to 6 pm
Sunday, September 11 from 10 am to 4 pm
Admission: $12 each day, Children under 12 are free
Spirit Trail & Float Homes Presentation: Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 2 pm
Parking: On-site parking and shuttle service to overflow, valet available