MEC Paddlefest Victoria 2019

  • Date
    Saturday, 06 July, 2019
  • Time
    From 10:00 am to 04:00 pm PDT
  • Organizer
    MEC Victoria
  • Address
    Willows Beach
    2740 Dalhousie St
    Victoria, BC



Saturday, July 6 @ Willows Beach

Dive into the world of kayaking, canoeing, and stand up paddleboarding. We've got lots on deck at our annual MEC Paddlefest, and everyone's welcome. Go for a test paddle, learn skills at a clinic, browse exhibitor's booths, or join in on a SUP race. 

Bring your friends and family, and celebrate the fun of floating with good times outside!


Check back soon as we confirm more details for this event. 

Event times

10:00am Festival kick-off

10:00am Clinics start

4:00pm Festival wrap-up


Kayaks, canoes, paddleboards - we've got it all, and we want to help you get out on the water. Along with the support from our festival partners, we'll be supporting active lifestyles through free demos all day. 


We're hard at work in putting together our clinic schedule for 2019. Check back soon for updates!


Join us for a day of exciting Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) racing for all ages! Back for 2019, we'll be hosting the Sixpack Victoria SUP Challenge & Pink Paddles for Cancer Research SUP Relay. 

Check back soon for updates!


Check back soon for updates on our exhibitors for 2019.


This year's MEC Paddlefest Victoria supports Power To Be; a non-profit organization that empowers people to explore their limitless possibilities through inclusive adventures roots in nature. 


Check out photos from last year's event by clicking on the images below.


We're always looking for an extra set of hands to help out at our festivals. Join us for a short 4hr shift, or for the entire day! Volunteering with the events team is a blast.

Find out more and sign-up here.


Getting there

Willows Beach in Oak Bay, Victoria BC

There is limited parking available at Willows Beach; please consider carpooling or using alternative modes of transportation. There are multiple bus stops nearby – please consult BC Transit schedules for arrival and departure times. 


Help us keep our events green by bringing your own water bottle and using alternative modes of transportation to get to the festival.

Buying food at the event? Show your love of the ocean bring your own reusable utensils, bowls, plates, cups and napkins. Pack in, pack out. The ocean and all who live there will thank you.

Get Involved

Looking for more information about this event or want to get involved? Send an email to