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Oak Bay Tea Party Update

Oak Bay Tea Party - 2011

Located at Willows Beach in North Oak Bay. 2011 celebrates the fourtynineth anniversary of the Oak Bay Tea Party.  The Oak Bay Tea Party begins with a traditional parade begining at 10:30 am along Oak Bay Avenue from Windsor Park to Willows Park.  The midway is set up and opens at 11-9 pm Saturday and 11-7 pm Sunday.

Oak Bay Tea Party 2011

Run by volunteers, the Tea Party is proud to assist the following non-profit organizations raise money for their charitable causes;  Oak Bay Kiwanis, Rotary Club of Oak Bay,  Oak Bay Sea Rescue Society, Girl Guides of Canada, Royal Oak Lions CLub and the Capital City Lions Club. 

Annual pancake breakfast Saturday and Sunday at Willows Park, 7-11:00 a.m.
Delicious corn on the cob Saturday and Sunday next to the Baron of Beef Booth.
Candy floss and popcorn for sale in the park. Oak Bay Kiwanis Pavilion in Willows Park is always open for business on the Tea Party weekend.  And what Tea Party would be complete without tea? The oldest corporate sponsor, Tetley Tea will have girl guides serving tea on Saturday and Sunday in the Tetley tea tent.

Oak Bay Tea Party At Willows Beach

Growing up in Oak Bay, I remember playing my saxophone with the Oak Bay Concert Band right after the Tea Party Opening Ceremonies at Willows Park.  Mr. Dave Dunett was our band teacher at Oak Bay High School.  He was the best...

Entertainment Schedule for Saturday

Noon - Oak Bay High Concert Band
12:30 - Opening Ceremonies
1:00 - Oak Bay High Jazz Bands
2:00 - Victoria Children's Choir
2:45 - Paul Kilshaw, Magician
3:15 - U-JAM Young All Stars
4:00 - The Fascination Band
4:45 - Buckets of Fun with Angie Carter
5:30 - Rukus
6:30 - Vic High Rhythm and Blues
7:30 - Harris Gilmour and The Mojos

Entertainment Schedule for Sunday

Noon - The Rig-A-Jig Band
3:15 - "Jazzercise"
3:30 - Ladies Nail Driving
4:30 - Commodores Big Band
6:00 - Oak Bay Tea Party Raffle Draw

Oak Bay Tea Party Rides

Willows Beach Bathtub races start at 1pm on Sunday. Arriving from Vancouver, Surray, Nanaimo, Abbotsford...

Oak Bay Tea Party Cup

Willows Beach is an active Park and beach in the Municipality of in Oak Bay.  Set up your volleyball and have some fun this weekend.

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