General Information

  General Information

 

(during fair weekend)

 

SERVICES AT BEBAN PARK

2017 camping/RV sites are available on the grounds for $28.75 per day plus GST. (A limited number of RV electrical hook-ups are available).  These fees are charged by the City of Nanaimo according to their City Park Camping policies.  All sites are on a first come, first serve basis.  Please enter via Labieux Road ONLY!

As far as possible, everything necessary for the comfort of the Exhibition visitor has been arranged at Beban Park – Administration Department, Police, Fire Protection, St. John Ambulance, Rest Rooms, Pay Telephones, ATM’s and Food Concessions.

PARKING / VEHICLES

(See also Parking/Traffic Regulations)

All Exhibition visitors are requested to enter on the paved roads. Movement of vehicles on the unpaved areas of the park will be restricted during the Exhibition Week. No motorcycles will be allowed on the unpaved areas.  PARKING ACCESS IS AVAILABLE VIA LABIEUX ROAD ONLY. Cost for on-site parking is $2.00 per vehicle (no in-out privileges).  The Exhibition assumes no responsibility for theft or damages while vehicles are parked on the grounds.

ALL SERVICE VEHICLES MUST BE OFF THE GROUNDS BY 8:00 AM. ALL SERVICE AND LIVESTOCK VEHICLES MUST USE THE LIVESTOCK GATE. SIGNS WILL BE POSTED. VEHICLES ILLEGALLY PARKED ON THE FAIR GROUNDS AFTER 8:00 AM WILL BE TOWED.

FIRE AND POLICE PROTECTION

Day and night watchmen are provided for all buildings and various areas within the grounds; every possible precaution is taken to reduce to a minimum the risk and probability of fire. Notwithstanding these precautions, the Exhibition will not hold itself responsible for any loss or damage by fire, theft or otherwise. Should the exhibitors require their exhibits be covered by insurance, they should make this arrangement personally.

EMERGENCY FIRST AID

The St. John Ambulance will provide a First Aid Post on the grounds. Emergency First Aid is provided free of charge; additional services including ambulance fees are chargeable to the person receiving the service.

INFORMATION BUREAU

An Information Bureau/Lost and Found will be maintained in the Exhibition Show Office which is located in the Little Red Barn. Hours are from 9am to 9pm except for Sunday 9am to 5pm.

OPENING AND CLOSING

The Exhibition will open at 9:00 AM, Friday, August 18, (except where otherwise stated.) Inquiries regarding the Exhibition arrangements should be made to the Exhibition office, phone 250-758-3247 , the division chairperson or by mail to:

Vancouver Island Exhibition Association
#4 – 2300 Bowen Road
Nanaimo, BC V9T 3K7