• Various times
The Marketplace Expo features vendors and suppliers who specialise in serving the recreation and parks sector. Visit the Marketplace Expo throughout the day for the opportunity to source new products and services, and learn about the latest innovations.
Marketplace Expo hours:
- Marketplace Expo, Lunch & Networking • 11:45 am – 1:15 pm
- Marketplace Expo + Transition Break • 2:15 – 2:30 pm
- Marketplace Expo Happy Hour • 3:30 – 5:30 pm
Recreation + Parks Active Sessions
• 5:30 – 7 pm
This year's optional Recreation + Parks Active Sessions include a guided cycling tour, guided walking tour, and disc golf in Banfield Park. Get energized and inspired by Victoria’s beautiful outdoors (rain or shine). Additional fees apply, for cost recovery. Space is limited. Registration is required. All roads lead to Spinnakers Pub afterwards.
- Tour de BCRPA, sponsored by Carscadden, Stokes, McDonald Architects Inc.
The guided bike tour, led by The Pedaler Bike Tours, will lead you on a spectacular customized tour of the harbour front, with scenic vistas, and remarkable cycling trails. All levels are welcome! The tour will end at the nearby Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub & GuestHouses for an evening of networking. Tour de BCRPA participants will receive a complimentary t-shirt.
- Rum Runners to Craft Brewers: A Different look at Victoria’s History and Culture Tour
Enjoy a guided tour about the rum runners' era of Victoria woven into a compelling narrative about Old Town and Chinatown. Hear stories about harbour development and land culture. Participants will be given the choice to end the tour at Spinnakers to meet up with the bike tour group, or continue back to the hotel.
- Disc Golf at Banfield Park
Join us for nine holes of disc golf, hosted by Innova Disc Golf and AceRunners Disc Golf (no experience required!). Play a game and discover why Disc Golf is one of the fastest growing sports in North America and Europe. Disc golf participants will receive their very own golf disc. Round-trip shuttle service will be provided.