September 15th - don't miss this community celebration of arts, culture and heritage!

Join the City of Colwood for a day of heritage fun at Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse, including:

  • Horse drawn carriage rides around the site with Victoria Carriage Tours
  • Live musical entertainment with Cookeilidh - Celtic Music from 10am to noon, The Big Weee from noon to 2pm, and the Bratz (Smiley Brothers) from 2pm to 4pm
  • ​Free caricatures - fun portraits drawn by Ryan the amazing artist from Fun Sketches thanks to TELUS
  • Face painting all day
  • ​The King of Magic will have you baffled with his sleight-of-hand
  • Seaside Market presented by the Q Centre Market
  • Kids crafts, activities & games with West Shore Parks & Recreation 
  • Watch talented artists at work around the site and then vote on your favourite painting in the Paint-in at the Fort Art Contest with Coast Collective (Artists apply here!)
  • Interactive Heritage Displays including tintype photography by Ken Miner 
  • Vintage Dress-up and Photo Station with Disguise the Limit
  • Food trucks - Grilled to the Mac, Greek on the Street, Donut Delights and Road Treasure Treats
  • Ride the shuttle from the Park & Ride and the festival

Fort Rodd Hill will be charging their regular entrance rates at this event: Youth under 17 are FREE, Adults $3.90, Seniors $3.40.

*The beautiful painting pictured on the Seaside Festival poster is by Elaine Hughes, winner of the 2017 Paint-In. 


Sep 15, 2018 - 10:00AM to 04:00PM


Fort Rodd Hill & Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Site
603 Fort Rodd Hill Road, Colwood, BC
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