Seafest

Capt. Portugal was getting into the festive spirit out working for the City of Prince Rupert and celebrating Seafest 2021, on June 12. During regular business hours Capt. Portugal is known as David Costa. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Searching out fun in the sun for Seafest 44

Families and friends can participate in weekend COVID-19 friendly activities

 

Northern View file photo                                Tamara Gladstone and Elisha Brown are introduced to puppets Kamilla and Magrau by Kelli Haines during the 27th Annual Children’s Fest in the Jim Ciccone Civic Centre. Bev Killbery said she foresees Special Events remaining at the Civic Centre for a maximum of two years, but right now their main focus is getting through Children’s Fest and their Annual General Meeting taking place in March.

Prince Rupert Special Events Society has a temporary home

The Special Events Society is still hoping to find new headquarters in…

 

Hugging the post leads to a big save. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Seafest hockey tournament sees kids take center stage

18 teams and dozens of kids took part in the tournament to raise money for Tim Hortons Camp Day

 

Haida Gwaii Sea Cadets posing with the trophy before second annual Seafest 2019 Cardboard Boat Regatta competition.

From cardboard to cardboat: Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii sea cadets compete at Seafest

The Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps pair off in race by the harbour at Seafest 2019

Haida Gwaii Sea Cadets posing with the trophy before second annual Seafest 2019 Cardboard Boat Regatta competition.
Port of Prince Rupert came third place with their Cor-Pirate boat. Pictured on the boat is Jamie Malthus. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

VIDEO AND PHOTOS: Prince Rupert Seafest Parade 2019

The Northern View’s photo collection of the float winners, bikers, mascots, dancers and more

Port of Prince Rupert came third place with their Cor-Pirate boat. Pictured on the boat is Jamie Malthus. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Seafest 2019 parade (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

WEB POLL: What were your top 3 favourite Seafest 2019 events other than the parade?

Prince Rupert Seafest, so little time so much to do: Tell us your favourite activities

  • Jun 9, 2019
Seafest 2019 parade (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Dr. Von Houligan helped kick off Seafest 2019 with magic and wonder at Carnival of Calamities (Jenna Cocullo/The Northern View)

WATCH: Seafest 2019 kicks of with Carnival of Calamities

Dr. Van Houligan brought magic and wonder to Prince Rupert Seafest, three shows left

Dr. Von Houligan helped kick off Seafest 2019 with magic and wonder at Carnival of Calamities (Jenna Cocullo/The Northern View)
Guilio Reali was one of the Prince Rupert residents awarded with induction into the 75/50 club on Friday. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

WATCH: The 75/50 club inducted 14 new members at Seafest event

Members must be both 75 years old and have lived in Prince Rupert for at least half a century

Guilio Reali was one of the Prince Rupert residents awarded with induction into the 75/50 club on Friday. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Prince Rupert Lions Club bringing the circus to town

Prince Rupert Lions Club bringing the circus to town

Donation will add a carnival show to the Seafest lineup

Prince Rupert Lions Club bringing the circus to town
Jim West set up with a can of paint, a brush and a mahl stick while adding some custom touches to a 69-year-old vintage school bus. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

One of a kind vintage bus rolls into Prince Rupert

Lloyd Ervin hopes to use the 1949 Chevy Carpenter school bus in city parades

Jim West set up with a can of paint, a brush and a mahl stick while adding some custom touches to a 69-year-old vintage school bus. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Shauna Anderson takes a swing in the sixth inning of the Seafest Slo-Pitch finals on June 10. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

No#1 reigns supreme at Seafest Slo-Pitch Tournament

The annual Seafest tournament drew in eight teams to compete

Shauna Anderson takes a swing in the sixth inning of the Seafest Slo-Pitch finals on June 10. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
CityWest was the winner of the 2018 Seafest parade for the second year in a row. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Yellow submarine takes first in Seafest 2018 parade

Video and photos from the two hour parade that filled Prince Rupert’s streets

CityWest was the winner of the 2018 Seafest parade for the second year in a row. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
New events added to 40th Seafest

New events added to 40th Seafest

Prince Rupert’s annual festival welcomes new activities to “the Way It Was”

New events added to 40th Seafest
Spectrum City Dance kicked off the parade. Shannon Lough photo

Seafest parade, waterfront highlights

Seafest 2017 in Prince Rupert celebrated Canada 150

Spectrum City Dance kicked off the parade. Shannon Lough photo
Joe Citoli’s 1957 blue Chevrolet Nomad in the Street Dreamz Car Club 2017 at the Seafest Show and Shine trophy winners People’s Choice. Citoli won best in show and the people’s choice award. Photo by Ed Evans

Best in Show for Seafest

For 2017 Seafest Street Dreamz Car Club put on the annual Show and Shine

  • Jun 13, 2017
Joe Citoli’s 1957 blue Chevrolet Nomad in the Street Dreamz Car Club 2017 at the Seafest Show and Shine trophy winners People’s Choice. Citoli won best in show and the people’s choice award. Photo by Ed Evans
Veronica Ryan with Gracelynn and Jaden in the Lax Kw’alaams Head Start float in the 39th Seafest parade. Photo by Shannon Lough

The best of Seafest, photos and parade winners

Coverage of Prince Rupert’s 39th annual Seafest from June 9-11

Veronica Ryan with Gracelynn and Jaden in the Lax Kw’alaams Head Start float in the 39th Seafest parade. Photo by Shannon Lough
The Quick and Daring, one of the most popular Seafest activities on Sunday, has been cancelled this year due to lack of participants. Photo by Shannon Lough

Seafest Sunday is still a go, just without the Quick and Daring

Due to lack of participants the popular boat race event was cancelled

The Quick and Daring, one of the most popular Seafest activities on Sunday, has been cancelled this year due to lack of participants. Photo by Shannon Lough
The Quick and Daring during Seafest in June 2016 may be the last time the event is launched from the now blocked off beach. Photo by Shannon Lough

No beach access for Seafest activities, CN refuses to negotiate with city

For the first time in 39 years the Quick and Daring will have no beach to launch from

The Quick and Daring during Seafest in June 2016 may be the last time the event is launched from the now blocked off beach. Photo by Shannon Lough