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11th Annual BC Spot Prawn Festival 2017 Returns May 13
May 13, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm PDT
Get ready to fill up on one of BC’s favourite seasonal seafood items: Spot Prawns. Mark your calendar now for The Chefs’ Table Society of British Columbia’s free, family-friendly, Spot Prawn Festival 2017 on Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 11am – 3pm at the False Creek Fishermen’s Wharf.
Within the festival is the perennial sell-out gastronomic delight: the Spot Prawn Boil. Early-bird tickets are on sale now for $17.50 (plus tax and service charges). Each ticket grants a wristband for a specific time slot, for access to a plate of three succulent BC spot prawns plus a selection of side dishes made with locally sourced ingredients from Windset Farms, Grain, and freshly baked Terra Breads. This also includes access to the drink tent for free samples from R&B Brewing and Evolve Cellars.
Time slots available:
- 11 am to 12 pm (noon)
- 12 pm (noon) to 1 pm
- 1 pm to 2 pm
- 2 pm to 3 pm
The festival, presented by the Chefs’ Table Society of BC, in partnership with the Pacific Prawn Fisherman’s Association, and Fishermen’s Wharf, gives attendees the opportunity to enjoy free entertainment, free activities for kids and cooking demonstrations performed by top local chefs, all while watching the first prawn boats of the season arrive to offer live, locally-sourced prawns available for purchase directly from the dock.
Early Bird Spot Prawn Boil Single Admission (all ages – nonrefundable): $17.50 + GST and service fee. Each ticketed admission to the Spot Prawn Festival includes:
- A plate of three succulent BC spot prawns plus a selection of sides dishes and bread from Terra Breads
- Access to the drink tent (19+ of age only) for free samples from our sponsors: R&B Brewing, and our wine sponsor, Evolve Cellars.
Scroll below to see more beautiful images from last year’s Spot Prawn Festival.