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Hyack Festival Association

Amazing Hyack Facts!

The 2017 Hyack Festival Parade float, seen by more than 3 million people each year in 15 or more communities across the Pacific Northwest, will be designed and decorated to reflect the First Nations First Cities theme

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Thank you to Qayqayt First Nation Chief Rhonda Larrabee

Hyack is grateful for the support of Qayqayt First Nation Chief Rhonda Larrabee for the organization’s 2017 theme and is collaborating with Qayqayt leaders and members.

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PORTLAND GRAND FLORAL PARADE 2016

Above is a photo of Miss Shane Ward, Hyack Princess 2016. She is riding in New Westminster’s “Mini” float entry with three other American community Ambassadors in their own “Mini” floats at the Portland 2016 Grand Floral Parade this past weekend. All 100 entries were entirely decorated with flowers and other organic elements. The Hyack […]

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SHAW TV coming to cover HYACK INTERNATIONAL PARADE

We are thrilled to have SHAW TV cover our event this year.  So, while we encourage you to come and experience the International Parade first hand and in person – if you can’t – you can now watch it on our favourite station… SHAW TV.

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New Westminster City Hall Cancels Provincial Championship Bike Race Set For Uptown May 28, 2016

The Hyack Festival Association (“Hyack”) has been advised by the City of New Westminster that, for unspecified reasons, it has unilaterally cancelled the Hyack Grand Prix Provincial Championship Criterium Bike race set for Uptown New Westminster on May 28th, 2016.  For nearly two years, Hyack has worked to bring elite cycling to New Westminster. “Hundreds […]

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2016 HYACK INTERNATIONAL PARADE: Parade Applicants Now Accepted

              Dear Parade Applicant: REGISTER HERE: https://2016parade.eventbrite.ca The New Westminster Hyack Festival Association is pleased to invite you to participate in the 2016 Hyack International Parade. The parade is scheduled for Saturday, May 28th, 2016 beginning at 11 a.m. in the Royal City of New Westminster, BC. The Hyack […]

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2016 UPTOWN STREET FEST! Accepting Vendor Aps Now

REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT BY CLICKING ON THIS LINK: 2016 Uptown Street Fest! – Exhibitor Application Form http://hyackuptownstreetfest.eventbrite.ca This is a rain or shine event on Saturday, May 28, 2016 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm in the Uptown shopping district of New Westminster, on Belmont Street. Accepted vendors are to check in between 9:00 […]

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HYACK featured on PROFILES OF EXCELLENCE 2016

CLICK HERE TO VIEW VIDEO ‘Hyack: Profiles of Excellence’ The Hyack Festival Association draws inspiration from the past, present and future of the community.  Since being initiated by the City of New Westminster’s Mayor, Muni Evers in 1971, the association produces high quality community events with regional and international appeal. Known for its love of […]

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T.G.I.F: October 29th….book it !

Please follow this link to register.  EVENT IS FREE.

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UPTOWN STREET FEST! 2015 Now Accepting Exhibitor Applications

UPTOWN STREET FEST! 2015 takes place immediately following the INTERNATIONAL PARADE on May 23rd, 2015 on 6th Street in New Westminster.  If you are interested in exhibiting ( Food Tricks, Activities & more…) at this packed event please be sure to fill out the USF 2015 Uptown Street Fest! – Exhibitor Application Form

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