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Crab Park Festival
July 1, 2016- 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Crab-Water For Life Society, Radio Bandcouver & Northern Electric Records present The 28th Annual celebration of the park as a much needed greenspace for the people of the downtown eastside to enjoy.
Free admission as always.
Port Metro, Canadian Heritage and Vancouver Cultural Affairs.
This year sees another threat to the park as the massive Centrem Expansion Project is being considered to be built ,by said company, very close to the park, blocking the gorgeous veiw of the North Shore from the pier, and posing a threat to the environment and marine life around the park.
* Pertinent information about this project is posted in the discussion section of this page.
Music this year features:
1:00 PM: Red Soul Bluez with Rose Siccama
2:00 PM: The Mike Van Eyes Band
3:00 PM: Rachel Davis ,( from Femme Zep ), & The Banned
Speakers at opening will be: Jenny Kwan MP,
Melanie Mark MLA, a Vancouver Park Board
Commissioner, along with First Nation Opening.
* For those concerned, there’a petition to sign concerning the park and the proposed aterfront expansion: https://you.leadnow.ca/