Buccaneer Days 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017 - 15:00 to Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 18:00
Where: Archie Browning Sports Centre, 1151 Esquimalt Rd
May 12, 2017 - 3:00PM to May 14, 2017 - 6:00PM

Get your eye patch and sword ready – it’s Pirate time!! Come out and celebrate with us during this historic annual event that has activities for all ages. Stay tuned for more details on the Buc Days pancake breakfast, craft & garden sale and the parade route.

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Schedule of Events 

Midway Hours and Ticketing 

Buccaneer Senior's BBQ 


Pirates Den


Buccaneer Dance 

Schedule of Events  

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Midway Hours & Ticket Information

Midway operated by West Coast Amusements. Open:

  • Friday, May 12, 3:00pm – 11:00pm – $40 wristband
  • Saturday, May 13, 11:00am – 11:00pm – $40 wristband
  • Sunday, May 14, 11:00am – 6:00pm – $35 wristband

Wristbands are now being sold at the Esquimalt Recreation Centre. Wristbands are good for one day and are available for the discounted price of $30 from March 1-May 10 at 3pm. As of May 11th, wristbands will only be sold at the fair for $40. 

Wristbands are non refundable and non traceable so please ensure that these are kept in a safe place after purchase. 

Senior's BBQ 

Join your friends and neighbours for another delicious meal at the Buccaneer’s Day Seniors BBQ. Space is limited so register early to reserve your seat; advanced registration required - registration deadline: Thursday May 11 at noon. Lunch is served at noon, Friday May 12 at the Esquimalt Recreation Centre (atrium).  Cost: $9.00/person, call 250.412.8500 to register. Thank you to Country Grocer for sponsoring this event.


Starts at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 13th at Old Esquimalt Road and Dominion; it travels down Esquimalt Road until Admirals.

Road closures will commence at 9:15 a.m. (Esquimalt & Dominion) with Esquimalt Road closing for the parade at 9:45 a.m. Road will re-open by approximately 11:30 a.m. Marshals will be along the route to assist vehicles needing to by during this time with alternative routes.

Pirate’s Den

Need a rest from the rides? Come out and enjoy this FREE children’s area. Lots of activities including a Buccaneer themed bouncy castle, arts & crafts, a scavenger hunt with prize draws for free jump time at the soon to open Flying Squirrel, glitter temporary tattoo station and even some light snacks provided by Country Grocer. Open Saturday May 13 11:30am – 3pm. 


Hours of operation:

Saturday 10am - 5pm    and   Sunday 10am - 4pm

The Marketplace will showcase talented local Artisans and Crafters with an exceptional assortment of handmade goods. In addition, there will be informative displays from local Community Groups and Not for Profit Associations including the ever popular model train demonstrations. 

Contact info (Marketplace only) - ebdcraftshowinfo@gmail.com

Buccaneer Dance 

Saturday May 13, 2017 - Tickets now available at Len Fraser Barber Shop (#3 - 1230 Esquimalt Rd.) or Vic PD Esquimalt Division (500 Park Place). 

Featuring 2 great bands: Rocksteady & Consenting Adults. Enter for your chance to win some great prizes including a trip for 2 to Las Vegas - Draw at midnight, must be present to win.