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Nanaimo Heritage Days is the annual May long weekend celebration with Street Festival, Fireworks and Parade downtown Nanaimo. And we need your help to make it happen! Approx. 100 volunteers are required for the EVENT DAY roles including handing out parade marshalling & registration, road closure monitor, light duty set up/tear down, information, site maintenance, site security, children’s activities...and more! Light refreshments provided and a COOL t-shirt (see photo at the bottom of the page). 

To volunteer please email:

Road Closures

Click here for Notice of Special Event and Detailed Road Closure Map

Why Volunteer?

Here are a few reasons why people volunteer.

  • to get to know your community
  • to demonstrate commitment to a cause/belief
  • for recognition
  • to be part of something amazing
  • to help
  • to have an impact
  • to make new friends
  • to build your resume
  • to do something different from your job
  • for fun!
  • for religious reasons
  • to feel good
  • to be part of a team

REWFest T-Shirt