Getting Involved

I’m interested in volunteering for the Signature Weekend. How do I get involved?

Please complete this online form to sign up to become a volunteer.

I’m a bartender / shucker / chef; what competitions can I compete in?

There are four competitions this year: Fanny Bay Oysters Shucking Competition, Ocean Wise® Annual Chowder Challenge, Best Caesar in Town Competition, FortisBC BC Seafood Festival Chef Challenge. Click here to learn more about these competitions and to sign up.

What is BC Seafood on Your Plate and how can I participate?

Are you a BC restaurant that offers fresh seafood on your menu or fresh sheet? Participate in the BC Seafood on Your Plate campaign, June 8 – 17, 2018!

Click here to read about marketing opportunities and how you can WIN $1,000 cash!

I’m a media representative show wants to cover the Festival. How do I get a pass?

All members of media must be accredited. Please fill out this online form to be considered for accreditation.

I would like to sponsor the Festival. How do I become a sponsor?

Businesses that want to gain exposure by leveraging western Canada’s largest seafood festival, and a whopping $250k marketing campaign, should review the Official Festival Participation & Sponsorship Package.

What is the BC Seafood Month Feature and can I advertise in it?

The 2018 BC Seafood Festival offers outstanding advertising opportunities that speak directly to your market. Whether you’re an aquaculture industry or tourism-based business, our comprehensive media partner list offers prime advertising space in publications that can increase exposure and improve your brand awareness at rates only buying power can achieve. Click here to view the 2018 rate sheet.

How can I host an event or tour during the Festival?

There are many ways Chefs, food and beverage businesses, seafood producers, and tourism businesses can get involved and leverage the Festival. Fill out this online form with the details of your event or tour.