3-4 February 2023 | Jack Poole Plaza • Vancouver
The Ocean Festival is a free two-day, all-ages festival celebrating the ocean featuring Alan Doyle, The Beaches, Steven Page, Shad, Delhi 2 Dublin, Ruby Waters, The Boom Booms with Ta’Kaiya Blaney, Yves Lambert Quartet, The Wilds, The Naden Band of the Royal Canadian Navy, Chinook SongCatchers and more!
In addition to performances by this diverse roster of top artists, the Ocean Festival features programming to educate and inspire all ages about the global ocean, with plenty of family-friendly activities designed to strengthen connections to the sea.
This free public celebration presented alongside IMPAC5, a gathering of marine protected areas professionals from around the world who will chart the course for future ocean protection, which is running from February 3-9 at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
Working together to bring you a wave of fun…
The Fifth International Marine Protected Areas Congress (IMPAC5) Ocean Festival is a collaborative event with our wonderful partners: the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS), the Canadian Ocean Literacy Coalition (COLC), and Parks Canada.