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Oak Bay Tea Party

oak bay tea partyWho wants to attend a carnival that has a spectacular airshow, a colourful parade, a hilarious bathtub race, and dazzling fireworks, all set in the picturesque scenery of Vancouver Island? Shooting Star does, for starters! Hold on to your hats because there could almost be too much fun in Victoria on the first weekend of June. It’s time for the 2017 Oak Bay Tea Party

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Oak Bay Tea Party TentThe Oak Bay Tea Party, Vancouver Island’s yearly celebration, is back again for its 53rd year! Friday June 5th through Sunday June 7th 2015 are the days to mark in your calendar. With fun for one and all, the Tea Party also supports local service organizations. So coming to this party is a way to give to the entire community.

The Oak Bay Tea Party Parade

This year’s parade is on Saturday starting at 10:30am at Windsor Park. It will take about 45 minutes and Read More »

When you get a new amusement ride you need a few things in place to add it to your Carnival Company. First you need Events and then you need capital to buy the rides and then trucks that tow them. Those are just a few of the stepping off points….

Then the fun begins…You need to decide what ride is best for your customers. There are some classic rides in the Carnival business that have been around for decades. They are still being manufactured and used in the Carnival and Fair business today because they are great rides! These are the Classic rides, the truly proven rides that appeal to families. Read More »

What to Do While Waiting In Line with Children

Poco-Mothers-Day1The most popular rides and attractions always have the biggest line ups. Why not take this opportunity to entertain your kids while you wait? Some of the most memorable time I have spent with little people is in the car or in a line up. I think it’s because I have a captured audience.

Over the last two decades, I have told the little people in my life an ongoing story that we invented together. It would become the Story of Tonga, our very own Fairy Tale. We tell it over and over again, each time we add something new.
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2012-OAK-BAY-121Who had the weather on their to-do list? How about this Junuary? I am very superstitious about the weather; I never check it before we travel. There is nothing we can do about it, we can’t change it and I always hold onto hope for sunshine – no matter what the forecast shows. I figure if my hat is wet, it’s raining. Sometimes, you just gotta have a little faith.

We have certainly travelled with our Carnival this month! From Langley to Vancouver Island for the Oak Bay Tea Party and up to Lumby and through to Kamloops before we head back to Vancouver to play the Point Grey Fiesta.
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Looking for something to do in June on Vancouver Island? Not far from Victoria, BC…

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Come and celebrate the 50th Oak Bay Tea Party in Willows Park June 2nd and 3rd!
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