Welcome to Riverboat Days

From the Opening Ceremonies July 29 to ‘Get Dragon Boating’ August 7, Riverboat Days has a little of everything.

By Susan Bostock


As president of the Terrace Riverboat Days Society, I’d like to say Welcome to Riverboat Days 2016!

From the Opening Ceremonies on July 29 to ‘Get Dragon Boating’ on August 7, Riverboat Days has a little of everything to see and enjoy with family, friends and visitors.

What are your interests? We have sports, music, art, workshops, history, food, family entertainment and just for kids fun!

Of course we have the favourites – Concerts in the Park, the Legion’s Riverboat Days Parade, Fireworks and the Kitsumkalum 29th Annual Salmon Barbecue!

Returning this year, we are happy to see Black Belt Battles, and Freestyle Motocross Madness – with a snowmobile no less! We can’t forget the Street Hockey.

New for this year: First Nations Downtown Walking Tour; The Grand Trunk Hula Hoop Challenge, Movie in the Park – Paddington, The Power of Practice: Yoga and Meditation and even Opera! – Carmen.

Check out the ‘Official Riverboat Days Booklet’ at businesses or try our online schedule that is updated daily at www.riverboatdays.ca to see the incredible events offered over the 10 fun-filled days.

Riverboat Days would not be possible without local businesses, volunteers, service clubs, City of Terrace, Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine, First Nations, LNG Canada, the Northern Development Initiative Trust and media.

Riverboat Days Society would like to thank everyone for helping the committee organize the 70 event full Riverboat Days week.

A big thank-you also to the committee, who go above and beyond every year.

They are the best!

Riverboat Days Committee welcomes the community and visitors from near and far to our area.

We wish you the best time ever and look forward to meeting you out and about enjoying the many events. Be safe and enjoy.

Just Posted

Soup kitchen sees “groundswell of community support”

Donations toward looming tax bill push non-profit back in the black

College buys a yurt to boost student success

Round tent-like structure part of college instructional shift

Terrace husband and wife honoured for saving each other’s lives

BC Ambulance presented each a Vital Link Award for separate incidents of CPR

Council supports lobby for fair share of cannabis tax revenue

The City of Terrace is throwing its support behind a West Kelowna… Continue reading

Airport registers modest passenger increase

Manager anticipates further growth in 2018 as expansion project nears completion

REPLAY: B.C. this week in video

In case you missed it, here’s a look at replay-worthy highlights from across the province this week

Lawyers slam ‘de facto expulsion’ of student guilty of sexual interference

Calgary student guilty of sexual assault of a minor allowed to finish semester

B.C. NDP set to restructure union bargaining

School trustees to regain control over employer group

A new development surrounding plane that went missing around Revelstoke in November

The family of Ashley Bourgeault believe they have found a new clue

$130K could get you on a dive to the Titanic

Hot summer ticket: $130K could get you on a dive to the Titanic off Newfoundland

UK’s Princess Eugenie, daughter of Prince Andrew, engaged

Princess Eugenie, the daughter of Prince Andrew and his ex-wife Sarah Ferguson, will marry Jack Brooksbank in Autumn 2018

German nurse charged with 97 more murders

Niels Hoegel, serving a life sentence for two murders, has been indicted in nearly 100 more killings.

Two men guilty in murders of Alberta family could face 75 years

The pair were found guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of Klaus’s parents and sister in a rural home near Castor, Alberta

With Senate talks falling short, U.S. shutdown enters workweek

President Donald Trump accused Democrats of prioritizing services and security for noncitizens over U.S. citizens

Most Read