The event happens on September 2nd, which is the Saturday of the Labour Day Long Weekend.
For the event’s official website, visit charcuterieonthepier.com
World-Record-Breaking Event on the White Rock Pier
Charcuterie on the Pier is a one-day fundraising event in White Rock. Sheila’s Catering Company hopes to make history at the event with the longest charcuterie board in the world!
Based in South Surrey, the catering company is putting together a 500-foot-long charcuterie board on the White Rock Pier. Guinness World Record representatives will be on site to judge, measure and record the length of the board. The world record attempt will be a sight to see! Not only that, but guests will get to enjoy some delicious food too! Sheila’s Catering Company is a highly-rated business that specializes in upscale cuisine, so the spread should be impressive! Professional falconers will be walking along the pier as well to keep seagulls away.
At the event are four bars serving various wines and beverages. Although Charcuterie on the Pier is a ticketed event, there’s also live music and other fun activities open to the public at Memorial Park (which is the park right beside the pier). Performers include Jim Black and Ben Brown, the Adam Robert Thomas Trio, and more.
Charcuterie on the Pier takes place in 2023 on Saturday, September 2nd.
Hours & Ticket Prices
There are tickets for up to 1,200 guests at the event with prices ranging between $89 and $189 (plus taxes and online fees).
Charcuterie on the Pier happens between 2:00 and 8:00 pm on September 2nd. To enjoy the full event for all six hours you need to buy tickets for the VIP Experience. The cost for those is $189. If you just want to stay for a couple of hours, you have three other options.
With Tier 1 tickets, you still get to enjoy “The Guinness Experience” and the record-breaking part of the event which runs from 2:00 until 4:00 pm. Tickets for this cost $119. Tier 2 tickets are valid between 4:30 and 6:00 pm and they cost $89. And finally, for folks who want to enjoy the experience during the sunset (assuming good weather), Tier 3 tickets cost $99 and are good from 6:30 until 8:00 pm.
All ticket holders get charcuterie samples and a certificate for participating in the record-breaking event, plus other benefits.
There’s a 50/50 raffle to enter online as well. Tickets cost $10 each but bundles are also available. Three tickets cost $20, ten tickets cost $50 and 40 tickets cost $100.
Net proceeds from Charcuterie on the Pier sales benefit local charities and community organizations. The money goes to Sources Food Banks, Friends of the Pier and the Semiahmoo Rotary Club.
Visit the charcuterieonthepier.com to buy tickets and for full details about the event.
About the White Rock Pier
The White Rock Pier is a popular attraction to visit. People come from all across the Lower Mainland and beyond to see it. It’s located beside Memorial Park, so near 15300 Marine Drive. At 470 metres long, it’s the longest wooden pier in all of Canada.
Built in 1914, the pier was originally used as a dock for steamships. Now, over a century later, only smaller boats use the pier. It’s a great place for an oceanfront stroll. The pier is for walking only. Cycling, skateboarding and rollerblading are not allowed. Dogs are also prohibited.
Several events take place at the pier and its surrounding area throughout the year. For example, there’s the White Rock Sea Festival and Picnic on the Pier in the summer. During the Christmas season, the pier is also decorated with festive illuminations for the Bright Walk in White Rock event. On January 1st there is the New Year’s Day White Rock Polar Bear Plunge.
For information about the organization behind the event, click Sheila’s Catering Company.
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