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Duncan Days 2024
Event Schedule

Day 1: Friday, July 12 - Sidewalk Sale Day

Join us for the annual Sidewalk Sale in downtown Duncan! This beloved tradition sees Craig Street (from Station to Kenneth) closed to vehicle traffic, allowing merchants to set up booths on the street. Other downtown streets will also feature merchants bringing their sale items out to the sidewalk, while remaining open to traffic.

Merchants Participating in the Sidewalk Sale:

 

 

 

Day 2: Saturday, July 13 - Street Party (10 AM - 3 PM)

Saturday is a big day, filled with various activities, demonstrations, and live performances. Kenneth, Station, all of Craig, and Jubilee from Government to Kenneth Street will be closed to car traffic.

Enjoy a variety of vendors, non-profits, and local businesses showcasing their products and services.

Key Activities:

  • Grand Parade by Duncan Cowichan Festival Society starting at 10:30 AM

  • Demonstration by the Cowichan Valley Roller Derby Association

  • Chalk art installation and Pet Portraits by the Cowichan Valley Arts Council

  • Kid's crepe decorating by Ironworks Cafe and Creperie

  • Downtown Treasure Trail designed by The Fort with prizes

  • Live music in front of Craig Street Brew Pub

  • Expanded Duncan Farmers' Market

  • 39 Days of July Festival in Charles Hoey Park

  • Busker's Station

  • Children's Activities by Red Balloon Toyshop

  • A continuation of the Sidewalk Sale

  • Mini golf, giant pong, and a mechanical bull

  • Sno-kones and a family cornhole toss hosted by Duncan Rotary

  • Adult-focused cornhole tournament hosted by Fresh Kenny's

  • Performance by Warmland Dance

  • Live music and beer garden at the Elks

  • Psychic Fair by Wishes

  • A performance by visiting Tattoo Pipe Bands

Busker Line-Up

10:00 am - 10:30 am

10:30 am - 11:00 am

11:00 am - 11:30 am

11:30 pm - 12:00 pm

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

BREAK

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Day 3: Sunday, July 14 - Car Show and Motorcycle Show and Shine (9 AM - 3 PM)

The final day of Duncan Days features a car show and motorcycle show and shine, providing a fun and engaging end to the festivities. Kenneth Street will host the car show, while Station Street will host the motorcycle show and shine.

Key Activities:

  • Car Show and live music hosted by The Elks on Kenneth Street

  • Motorcycle Show and Shine sponsored by Ironworks Cafe and Creperie along with DDBIA on Station Street

    • 6 prize categories for the Motorcycle Show and Shine

    • Proceeds benefiting Cowichan Independent Living and Resource Centre and Helmet Head Canada

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  • Hadlee Goods

  • Walk in Comfort

  • Redefined Clothing

  • Medi Heady Glass Co.

  • Station Street Eye Care

  • Laine Vintage

  • Just Framing

  • Wishes

  • H.A.T.S.

  • Giggle Gear

  • Lee Lee Fashions

  • Gold Silver Guy

  • Jim's Clothing Closet

  • Outlooks Menswear

  • Red Balloon Toyshop

  • Garment District

  • Wall Street

  • Prudence Organics

  • Adore Hair and Lash

  • Cowitan

  • Blend

  • Fabrications

  • Excellent Frameworks

  • Khaya Home Décor

  • Warmland Dance

  • Urban Forest Bistro

  • Goldstone Boutique

  • The Chocolate Shop

Chance

Just Jim

Lennon

​Lonesome Don Wilkie

Me and Her

Malakai

Mbira Spirit

Warmland Dance

Register for Fresh Kenny's 2nd Cornhole Tournament 

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Grande Parade

Do you want to be part of the excitement of the Duncan Days parade on Saturday, July 13th?

The Grande Parade is brought to you by the

Duncan Cowichan Festival Society.

 

Download the application form below, and submit it to Jeff Leggat, the Grande Parade Marshall, at jleggat42@hotmail.com.

Upcoming Events

  • Duncan Days, July 12, 13 and 14.

  • Member Social, July 25 at Redefined Clothing.

  • Member Social, November 7 location TDB.

  • Vendor applications for Christmas Kick Off open: October 1

  • Christmas Kick-Off November 22nd.

  • Christmas Contest Window Themes (two BIG PRIZES this year):  The Christmas Sweater OR West Coast Christmas. 

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