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Maffeo Sutton

1237558_10152515610348067_7320361297065408581_n.jpgMaffeo Sutton Park is host to countless community special events including the Save On Food Nanaimo Dragonboat Festival. Maffeo Sutton Park is Nanaimo's signature park overlooking the world famous harbour and is a central point along the harbourfront Walkway. There are a number of public art pieces located throughout the park and along the harbourfront walkway. 


Other Maffeo Sutton Park features and amenities include; semi-fully wheel chair access;  Playdock destination playground (limited wheelchair access), Swy-a-Lana lagoon and swimming beach (no lifeguards), Lions Pavilion covered stage, Spirit Square, ferry access to Newcastle Island, and public washrooms. Check out the short video  of dragon boating in the harbour.


During the Festival there is handicapped parking only on site. There are many surface and parkade parking within a short stroll to Maffeo Sutton park. Check here for a complete list of parking spots!


A boldly revitalized downtown core, delightful harbourfront walkway, sparkling new museum, affordable art galleries, and a wealth of cool shopping and dining. There is lots to see and do in Nanaimo, especially in the vibrant and historic downtown core and see check out more at the Tourism Nanaimo website.

Nanaimo Dragon Boat Festival Society: Box 575 STN A, Nanaimo, BC  V9R 5I5

Festival Location: July 8-10, 2022,  Maffeo Sutton Park, 10 Comox Rd, Nanaimo, BC,

Privacy Statement: All personal information given by participants will only be used for administration and regular communication with respect to the festival and related programs and events. Your information will not be sold or given to anyone else with commercial intentions or otherwise.

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