2017 Celebration

September 23rd & 24th, 2017 – the Puppets for Peace Festival and Parade schedule will continue to be updated. Please check back here for the latest information.


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2017

Location: Fairfield Community Centre (map)
Time: 2pm to 6pm
Master of Ceremonies: The Little Yellow Guy

Puppet-making activity stations – 2pm to 6pm
Make jelly fish, or paint fish heads and star fish – Bring your puppet on Sunday to join the Seascape section of the parade in honor the Salish Sea.

The Garry Oaks  Room

3:30pm
Freddie in the Neighbourhood – Little Onion Puppet Company

Main Stage

2pm
Queen Victoria: Tim & Patrick Smith (5 min)
MC – Welcome & Opening Speeches

2:15pm
The Klez
Give Peace a Dance
Runaway Moon Participatory Weaving

3:15pm
Desmond the Dragon with Patrick Smith

3:30pm
Downtown Mischief / Fernwood Coalition

4:25pm
2 Blue Hippos

4:30pm
Crabapple Trolls with Patrick Smith

5pm
Bucan Bucan with puppet finale


Sunday, September 24th, 2017

Parade and Roy Henry Vickers

Location: PORTER PARK & GOVERNMENT HOUSE of BC
Time: 12pm to 4pm
Route: Thurlow St. to Moss St. to Rockland St. – see map below

12pm
PORTER PARK,
1350 Fairlfield Rd. (map)
Parade Registration, Workshops, Snacks, Roving Entertainment

12:30 pm
Chinese Lion Demonstration

1pm
OPENING CEREMONY
Blessing Joan Morris
Opening Words: City of Victoria Mayor & other Peace Pole Ceremony
Raging Grannies
Parade Instructions
Music

1:30 pm
Parade Starts
From Porter Park to Government House (45 minutes)

2:15/2:30 pm
GOVERNMENT HOUSE, 1401 Rockland Ave (map)
Opening Words
Rick Scott with Nico Rhodes – family entertainment
Roy Henry Vickers – Peace Dancer
Finale Thank yous and Song lead by Rick Scott

P4P 2017 Proposed Parade Route


 

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