A member of Cool as Ice - Ice Sculptures begins a project at L’Association des francophones Nanaimo’s Maple Sugar Festival at Beban social centre Saturday. (Kelsey McLean/News Bulletin)

French Canadian culture and sweet treats at festival in Nanaimo

L’Association des francophones de Nanaimo’s Maple Sugar Festival goes till Sunday at Beban Park

Everything was as sweet as sugar for people that were at the social centre at Beban Park for the Maple Sugar Festival Saturday.

Taking place until Sunday, March 1, and hosted by L’Association des francophones de Nanaimo, the three-day event featured experiences rooted in French Canadian culture, including music, dancing and food. There were also children’s entertainers and face painting.

Saturday’s entertainment is from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday’s entertainment is from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Festival admission is $5 for adults, $3 for youths, and free for kids 12 and under.

For more information, see here.


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