Winter in the Village

Please join the Steveston Historic Sites this Saturday, December 1 for a festive day filled with holiday spirit all throughout Steveston Village.

  • Britannia Shipyards Heritage Christmas Craft Fair: Over 50 local artisans and food trucks will be joining us site wide from 11:00-4:00pm. The craft fair has expanded this year and will be held in the Seine Net Loft, Murakami Boatworks and Chinese Bunkhouse. Be sure to stop by to purchase a special something your loved ones this year.
  • Winter Tram: Climb aboard the beautifully restored Tram Car 1220 where Santa will be listening to the wishes of youngsters and the young-at-heart. Enjoy children’s craft activities and festive refreshments from 12:00-3:00pm.
  • Songs in the Snow (Steveston Museum): Gather family and friends to welcome the holiday season with the Songs in the Snow concert series in Steveston Museum’s Town Square park. This free, family-friendly holiday event features local musicians, Girl Guides carolling in vintage costumes, children’s crafts, hot beverages sponsored by G&F Financial, local vendors and more! 4:00-6:00pm.

For a full calendar of events for Winter in the Village, check out Select ‘clear filters’ if the calendar doesn’t appear at the bottom of the webpage. Here is a poster of the calendar of events as well. Hope to see you this Saturday!

The second annual Heritage Christmas Craft Fair – taking vendor applications now!

Heritage Christmas Craft Fair
Saturday, December 1, 2018 | 11:00am-4:00pm

Application deadline: Monday, August 20th, 2018

Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site is hosting the second annual Heritage Christmas Craft Fair on December 1. This year, the craft fair is expanding site wide and will be taking place in the Seine Net Loft, Murakami Boatworks and Chinese Bunkhouse buildings.

Please e-mail your completed vendor application forms and photos to by Monday, August 20th. Successful applicants will be notified and registered by August 31st, 2018. Vendor participation fee is $45.00.

Heritage Christmas Craft Fair - Vendor Application Form

Upcoming Registered Course: Canvasing Canoe Restoration

Course: Canvasing Canoe Restoration

Date: Saturday, May 6th 2017

Time: 10:00am-5:00pm

Cost: $96.00/1 session

Learn to restore a canvas canoe in this day-long course. Stretching, sealing and priming the canvas will be covered with explanation of different tools, methods and materials.

To register, call 604-238-8050 or go to the Visitor's Centre at Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site. Barcode #1817838. 

Registration questions? E-mail