Experience Nature as Medicine at the Burrard Inlet Fish Fest


Burrard Inlet Fish Fest

Event organizers are inviting you to join them for the 3rd Burrard Inlet Fish Fest (BIFF). This free event for all ages is happening at Rocky Point Park in Port Moody from Friday, September 25 to Sunday, September 27, 2015.

If you add this event to your Culture Days list you’ll meet other passionate folks and learn new things while expressing yourself artistically. And you’ll do all of this while enjoying music and good food. Help power the main performance stage and get out for a bike ride at the same time. All ages are encouraged to participate, learn and create!

The BIFF organizers believe nature is our medicine; our connections with Nature are essential to our well-being and must be protected and celebrated. Attend the event experience indigenous culture and discover our spiritual ties to the Inlet waters as a community. The Canadian Sound Therapy Arts Society is bringing people together again in a creative space to support mental wellness, our environment and the arts.

The Friday evening from 5:00–9:00pm will feature live music and entertainment for all ages. The Saturday from 11:00am-6:00pm a unique line-up of celebrations, education and entertainment, including an indigenous paddle, eclectic local bands and First Nations performers. Visit an elder storytelling tent and drumming circle and experience a myriad of opportunities to participate, learn and create! On the Sunday join organizers at Noons Creek Hatchery for a Wild Salmon Warrior Pancake Breakfast and Watershed Work Party in honour of World Rivers Day. All ages are invited to participate and learn from hatchery staff and community members.

Planning for the BIFF is in high gear. If you are a Port Moody based musical act or artist, particularly with a green twist, they would love to hear from you. Organizers are also looking for volunteers to help out in a variety of areas.

To find out more about the Burrard Inlet Fish Fest, or to get involved, visit fishfest.ca.

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