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Saanich Strawberry Festival - July 12, 2015

Sunday, July 12, 2015
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Beaver Lake Park
Free Admission

This event originated as a celebration of the agricultural roots of Saanich and has blossomed into a grand festival for all ages.  Enjoy an old style family picnic at the beach or take part in a wide range of free family activities.  The beautiful beach setting at Beaver Lake creates the ideal location for relaxing while you enjoy stage entertainment or you can entertain the kids in the lower children's section.  Activities and information displays are listed below.

The traditional serving of Strawberries and Ice Cream will start at 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm.  Tickets can be purchased for the strawberries and ice cream from 11:00 am - 2:45 pm (or until sold out) at the ticket booth next to the main stage area for only 50 cents per serving.  Only 3500 tickets will be sold, don't miss your chance at this summer tradition in Saanich.

If you want to avoid the congested parking lots, Shuttle Bus service from Saanich Commonwealth Place to the parking areas will run from 11:30 am - 4:00 pm.  SCP can be easily accessed by taking transit to the Royal Oak Transit exchange.

Stage Schedule:

11:00 - 12:00 pm   TBA
12:15 - 1:30 pm     TBA
1:45 - 3:00 pm       Commodore Big Band



  • *NEW* Miniature train
  • Face Painting
  • Pirate School
  • Interactive Games & Sports
  • Pony Rides
  • Hand Drum Rhythm workshops
  • Games2U - Mobile Gaming
  • Model Boats
  • ROCA Mocha Coffee House
  • Arts & Craft stations
  • A pie eating contest
  • Scotia Bank - Coloring Contest
  • Sparkle Shack Air Brush Tattoos
  • Perception Face and Body Art
  • Bouncy Castles
  • Inflatable Slides

Information Displays by:


  • Royal Oak Rotary Club
  • Gordon Head Lions (Snocones and Cotton Candy)
  • Royal Oak Community Association presents a Coffee House
  • Sidney Rotary Club - (Mini Donuts)

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If your organization would like to get involved in the 2014 event please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. the Special Events Coordinator at Saanich Community Services.  250.475.5558