Hub City Bounce Back
Photo of a group at Maffeo Sutton Park, atop the Nanaimo sign

Hub City Bounce Back

Saturday, March 19, 3pm – 10pm

Maffeo Sutton Park

An Open-Air Festival of Music, Dance and Play for all ages!

Feel the creative energy of our city coming back to life after a long winter.

Breathe Deeply as the day meets the night

Live bands:


Bandeira Parker

Live DJs:

Chris Bigelow

Fruit Stand


Dance Cypher

Nighttime Silent Disco Dance

Family Play Zone

Costume Parade

Lantern Ceremony

Food Trucks

3:00 – 3:20pm Festival Opening

3:30pm – 4:15pm Bandeira Parker; easy smiles and good vibes to a brazilian groove

4:30pm – 5:00pm Costume Parade; grab a new outfit from the dressup zone and dance around the park

5:00pm – 6:30pm Kutapira; high-energy marimba magic, blending afrobeat, reggae and more

7:00 – 8:00pm Dance Cypher; all dancers and styles welcome! Dance on at this dance-off!

8:00 – 8:30pm Lantern Ceremony @ swy-a-lana lagoon

8:30 – 10:30pm Dance! Dance! DJs Fruit Stand & Chris Bigelow (BNBT). Silent Disco and amped sound provided by Collective Groove Silent Dance Co. and Renegade Sound Collective

All Day

Pop Up Adventure Playground

Dressup Zone

Food Trucks

Other cool stuff!

Donations invited!

Curated and co-produced by Maji Events and supported by Collective Groove.

Presented and co-produced by Crimson Coast Dance

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