Beban Park was transformed into a French Canadian sugar shack for one weekend.
The Maple Sugar Festival du Sucre d’Érable was held in Nanaimo this past weekend. The three-day event, a celebration of French Canadian culture, was hosted by L’Association des francophones de Nanaimo. The festival started with a Dîner et Party en Plaid, a plaid dinner party, and other highlights of the weeked included maple sugar candy, French Canadian cuisine, a market, ice carving, games and musical performances. This year’s festival was the 15th annual.