Beban Park pirates New Year’s Eve

Nanaimo Parks, Recreation and Culture's New Year’s Eve party at Beban Park a pirate's treasure trove of family fun.

Be prepared to walk the plank at Finale 2011.

Nanaimo Parks, Recreation and Culture’s New Year’s Eve party at Beban Park will be a pirate’s treasure trove of family fun Dec. 31.

Go swimming at Beban pool or skate in Frank Crane Arena, decked out for Finale 2011 as Rockefeller Centre, or play big screen video games and create crazy pirate crafts in Beban Social Centre.

Main stage performances happen 6-10 p.m. Featured acts Illusion Entertainment, Jangano Marimba percussion group, the Purple Pirate, Vibe Dance Troupe and the Braeden Marshal Band take the main stage 6-10 p.m.

There will be an 8 p.m. New Year’s countdown for younger children, but the house will rock until the final 10 p.m. New Year’s Eve countdown for big kids.

There will also be plenty of children approved food and refreshments too.

Tickets, $25 per family of four or $10 per person, are on sale now at Beban Park.

For more information about Finale 2011, please call Nanaimo Parks Recreation and Culture at 250-756-5200.