Fresh from the Wharf: Celebrate Spot Prawns & Seafood in Steveston

The Steveston Spot Prawn & Seafood Celebration is back! Running until June 16, 2024, this vibrant festival is a must-visit for seafood lovers and culinary enthusiasts alike. Held in the picturesque fishing village of Steveston, the celebration showcases the richness of coastal culture through an array of exciting events, delectable dishes, and family-friendly activities.

Daily Fresh Seafood at Fisherman’s Wharf

Every day throughout the celebration, Fisherman’s Wharf buzzes with activity as local fishers bring in fresh catches of the day. This is your chance to taste spot prawns and other seafood delicacies straight from the source, while also supporting local fishers and sustainable fishing practices.

Dine About Promotion: June 1 – 16

The festival’s highlight is undoubtedly the Spot Prawn & Seafood Dine About promotion. From June 1 to June 16, participating Richmond restaurants are serving up special dishes that celebrate the unique flavours of locally-caught spot prawns.

Spot Prawn Day: June 8

Mark your calendars for June 8, the main event of the Steveston Spot Prawn & Seafood Celebration. This day is packed with activities that promise fun and learning for all ages.

Culinary Stage: Get insider tips from top chefs on how to prepare and cook mouth-watering seafood dishes. Featured chefs include Chef Mert Takis from Fairmont Vancouver Airport, Chef Ben from the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts, and more.

Live Music: Enjoy live performances on the boardwalk, including local sea shanties that add to the maritime charm of the celebration.

Fish Tales: Share your favourite seafood recipes and memories at the booth outside the Gulf of Georgia Cannery. Don’t forget to pick up some free, locally canned salmon while you’re there!

Kids Zone: Engage your little ones with activities like Gyotaku (Japanese fish printing), face painting, an inflatable bouncy boat, and live performances.

Street Circus Performances and Educational Booths: Watch mesmerizing acts by Circus West and learn about regenerative farming and organic fishing from local businesses like Athiana Acres and Organic Ocean.

Steveston Seafood House – Chef Sushila

Fresh Summer Spot Prawn Ceviche

Britannia Brewing – Chef Dylan

Housemade Basil Linguini, Garlic Butter Spot Prawns & Local Mixed Cherry Tomatoes

James Chung

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