Arts Alive Opening Ceremony

Event Location: 

Starts at McNeil Bay with Dreamy Blue Bear

Event Date: 
Thursday, July 6, 2023 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm
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Tour: 5:00–7:15pm
Starting at McNeill Bay and finishing at Causton’s Green on Hampshire Road.

Follow on bike as Pacific Opera Victoria serenades each of the 2023 sculptures, or meet the tour at select locations at the following times: 

5:00 – Dreamy Blue Bear
5:25 – Lullaby Antenna for a Blue Planet
5:45 – Home Is Where Family Is
5:55 – Family
6:10 – Home Is Not A House
6:30 – Horaltic Pose – Cormorant
6:45 – Shelter
6:55 – Sleeping Beauty
7:10 – In-Den-Tation
7:20 – Birth of the World

Mayor’s Welcome & Garden Reception: 7:25pm

Accessible transport options available, please contact Andrea Pass to discuss options.

Sculpture Details & Map

Book a Bicycle

Receive a 20% discount at Oak Bay Bicycles when you book your bicycle rental online at use code ARTSALIVE23.

Directly following the tour, mingle with the artists, sponsors and supporters who have made this program possible.