August 26–27, 2023
Saturday & Sunday: 11am-6pm

Family Activities

There’s a boatload of fun for kids of all ages at the Richmond Maritime Festival! Sing & dance with festival performers, check out maritime-themed arts and crafts, enjoy hands-on learning at the Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site, and more.

Festival Performances

Enjoy fun and interactive performances from live musicians and storytellers including festival favourite Rikki the Rat and new to the festival – Seagal the Seagull! Explore our full performer schedule here.

Arts & Crafts

Take part in hands-on craft areas where you can colour in a giant seascape panel, learn some simple origami (Japanese paper-folding), or make your own Cyanotype print.

Family Cool Down Zone

Beat the heat at The Captain’s Quarters and find some shade to play with puzzles, learn to tie knots with the Sea Scouts, or float your own cork boat in our special water feature.

Our festival grounds have plenty of space for strollers. Pack your picnic blanket and snacks or enjoy our on-site festival food. Set a course for free family fun at the Richmond Maritime Festival.