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May Day Mayne Island Celebrations

May 20, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Elizabeth May looks forward celebrating May Day with her constituents on Mayne Island. This annual event is a wonderful opportunity for community members to have fun, support the Mayne Island Conservancy, and celebrate the summer!

10 am – 1:00pm

  • First Farmers Market of year


  • Master of Ceremonies declares May Day started
  • Fanciest hat competition and prize draws
  • Children’s pledge to Mother Earth
  • Noisy procession taking May Pole to Miners Bay Park accompanied by Green Man, May Queens, Maiden, Crone, knights, fairies, musicians, drummers, and the rest!


  • Children Walk the Labyrinth followed by royal procession, coronation of 2023 May Queen by previous year’s Queen. Speeches by Green Man and new May Queen.

At the May Pole:

  • Swearing in of pole guardians
  • Kids dance with Queens, Maiden and Crone around the pole
  • Stone Crop Singers entertain

Gazebo and Games:

    • Cakes arrive at the gazebo ~ with great ceremony
    • Cake + lemonade for everyone (Queen and Green Man first)


May 20, 2023
10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Mayne Island Agricultural
430 Fernhill Rd
Mayne Island, British Columbia V0N 2J2 Canada
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