Victoria Inner Harbour businesses, developer showcase plans and festivals this weekend

Dockside Green developer also taking part in weekend activities for next phase of Harbour Road development

The Greater Victoria Harbour Authority, Dockside Green and Point Hope shipyard are joining forces for the GVHA’s annual spring open house Saturday (May 31).

At 11 a.m., Ship Point will showcase 14 events – from the Swiftsure boat race to the Dragon Boat Festival – that grace the the Inner Harbour each year.

Paddle a First Nations oceangoing canoe or listen to buskers while the kids play in the kids’ zone.

From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., check out a behind-the-scenes look at Point Hope Maritime (345 Harbour Rd.), B.C.’s first shipyard established in 1873. Bring appropriate footwear (no heels, open-toed shoes) for this one.

Dockside Green (543 Harbour Rd.) also hosts a neighbourhood design workshop on Saturday and Sunday until 4 p.m. to discuss future developments.

See docksidegreen.com and gvha.ca for more information.

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