Shipyards Festival comes sailing into North Van with live music

The Shipyards Festival is underway in Lower Lonsdale.

By mid-afternoon, scores of people had made their way down to the Shipyards District, where the music festival is on until 10 p.m. Saturday.

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The festival features musical headliners the Harpoonist & the Axe Murderer, in addition to numerous food carts, vendors and other musical acts and live entertainment.

The event includes a main stage in Shipyard Commons, a second stage in Shipbuilders’ Square, and a Family Zone in the fountain plaza next to Lonsdale Quay.

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Indie pop band indie Sister Says perform at the Shipbuilders Square Stage during Shipyards Festival - photo Ben Bengtson, North Shore News

Building off last year’s inaugural Shipped Festival, the rebranded Shipyards Festival is an event that organizers hope can be a signature event on the North Shore at this time every year.

Visit the festival’s website for more information about the rest of the day.

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