Port Angeles Flag Raising Signals Ribfest Weekend, September 7-9

September 5, 2018
Esquimalt News

The Township of Esquimalt will be raising the Port Angeles municipal flag on Friday September 7, 2018 at the Archie Browning Sports Centre as part of a festival twinning agreement with the Olympic Peninsula community. The flag raising signals that Esquimalt’s weekend festival of ribs is almost upon us.

Mayor Barb Desjardins and Esquimalt Ribfest Chair Tom Woods will raise the flag at 11 a.m., along with Kate Dexter, Deputy Mayor of Port Angeles. 

What: Ribfest Traditional Port Angeles Flag Raising
Where: Archie Browning Sports Centre Plaza, 1151 Esquimalt Road
When: Friday September 7, 2018, 11 a.m.

Esquimalt and Port Angeles came to a twinning agreement in 2014 to support each other’s festivals: Ribfest in Esquimalt and the Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival in Port Angeles. The Port Angeles flag will be flown at the Sports Centre plaza throughout Ribfest weekend, September 7-9, while the Esquimalt flag will be flown in Port Angeles at the Crabfest, October 5-7. 

The Esquimalt Ribfest is a three-day festival of food, music and fun for the whole family that supports charities in the community. For full details of the Esquimalt Ribfest, including music schedule and vendors, visit www.esquimaltribfest.com.

The Dungeness Crab and Seafood Festival details are available at www.crabfestival.org

For more information, please contact: 
Tom Woods, Chair, Esquimalt Ribfest
Tel: 250-857-1062