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Stretching far out into the Pacific Ocean, White Rock’s landmark pier is a destination unto itself. On December 20, 2018, the pier was severely damaged and severed in half by a windstorm.  After 10 months, the pier has re-opened and a ceremony to celebrate will take place this Saturday, September 21 to say thank you to the community, businesses, and Province of British Columbia who all contributed funds to help repair and reopen the pier and pay for costs not covered by insurance.

Celebrate the reopening of Canada’s longest Pier from noon to 5 p.m at this free, family-friendly event.

Schedule of events:

Noon
Mayor Walker and members of City Council, invited public officials and guests will speak about the White Rock Pier reconstruction and lead the official reopening ceremony on the Pier. Watch for the ribbon-cutting on the Pier.

1 p.m.
Madison Bell, a singer and songwriter from Cloverdale, performs original and cover tunes.

2 p.m.
The Beaten Path, “a honky-tonk band for the 21st century” with two members from White Rock, belts out some country rock.

3 p.m.
White Rock performer HAVYN takes the stage with her brand of R & B. HAVYN won the Urban Artist of the Year at the 2018 Western Canadian Music Awards.

4 p.m.
Indie trio Ludic hails from South Surrey. Ayla Tesler-Mabe and brothers Max and Rhett Cunningham will perform their brand of funk, jazz and soul.

Also Happening…

In between acts, the White Rock Museum and Archives will be providing fun facts and trivia about the White Rock Pier and historic photos of the Pier from the “Our Pier” exhibit, recently featured in the Landmark Pop Uptown Gallery, will be on display.

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