Community Dinner and Festival

Crab dinner, beer, live music, games. This is a festival like none other…a Crabtoberfest. All proceeds benefit the programs, exhibits, and operations of the Maritime Museum of BC.

Saturday, October 14, 2023
Location: Mary Winspear Centre – Bodine Family Hall,
2243 Beacon Avenue, Sidney, BC V8L 1W9

Beerhall opens: 5:00 PM
Dinner service begins: 5:00 PM
Dinner and Alcohol service ends: 9:00 PM
Doors Close: 9:30 PM

Parking available, but we recommend public transit, carpooling, biking, and walking!

Presenting Sponsor:

Finest at Sea logo

Official Bun Sponsor:

$75 + tax – crab dinner, including side coleslaw and seasonal starch

$45 + tax  – 1/2 crab dinner, including side coleslaw and seasonal starch

$30 +tax – vegetarian chili, including side coleslaw and seasonal starch

Alcohol not included in price; beer tickets available onsite. Cash and card accepted.

All ages event, but please bring two pieces of ID if you are of legal drinking age and plan to consume alcohol.

Music & Entertainment

  • Polkapalooza contest with prizes for winners
  • Stein of Strength contest
  • Best Costume contest
  • Silent Auction
  • 50/50 Draw
  • Jamie’s Famous Beer Tower Silent Auction

Seeking Sirens

Victoria’s beloved acapella quartet

Jonnie 5 Brass Band

Victoria-based New Orleans-inspired
Jazz, Funk, Rhythm & Blues and Soul