Christmas on the Peninsula

Help needed

Volunteers needed for the Christmas on the Peninsula Festival

3 weeks before the Festival: Poster distributors:

  • 6 volunteers @ 2 hours each distributing posters to businesses and organizations on the Semiahmoo Peninsula.

1 week before the Festival + first Saturday in January:

  • 10 volunteers @ 3 hours or less each putting up/taking down decorations in lobby, art room and presentation room, WR Community Centre.

6 days before the Festival + Sunday after the Festival:

  • 10 teams of two people each (or one person?) for 2 hours putting up/taking down lawn signs at street crossings at the Semiahmoo Peninsula Sunday a week before the event and Sunday after the event.

1 day before the festival (Set-up day Friday) 8 am – 10 am + Festival day 6pm – 8 pm:

  • 7 volunteers to transport equipment from/to U-Lock + set up/take down of table and chairs or building/take down frames.

1 day before the festival (Set–up day Friday)+ First Saturday in January:

  • 1 volunteer @ 1 hour assisting Set-up/takedown of nativity display in Lobby, White Rock Community Centre.

On Festival day for Russell Mews North or South Barricades: 7am to 9:30 am, 9:20 am to 12 noon, 12 noon to 2:30 pm, 2:30 pm to 5 pm.

  • 8 Teams of 1 – 2 people, each group volunteers 2 1/2 hour in the morning or afternoon do Russell Mews Barricade manning, making sure no cars park on Miramar Village Plaza. Volunteers may sit in their cars and come out when somebody wants to drive through the barricade with their car.

On Festival Day: 10 am – 11 am + 6 pm – 7 pm:

  • 6 volunteers to put up/take down tents and decorate with garlands and red bows.

On Festival Day 3:45pm– 4:20 pm:

  • 8 new marshals to team up with eight experienced marshals to do traffic control on the Christmas Parade route.

As soon as possible: Centurion in the Christmas Story Section of our Christmas Parade:

  • 1 volunteer dressed in a centurion costume (provided) to walk in our Christmas Parade with another 1 volunteer in the front of him holding the placard: Roman Emperor decrees a census.

As soon as possible: Organiser for the float The Innkeeper: No room in the Inn in the Christmas Parade:

  • 1 organizer to organize the float: The Innkeeper: no room in the inn + three actors (we have the costumes)

As soon as possible: Carolling groups singing on Johnston Road/Five Corners:

  • 8 groups @ 3-6 people singing at/outside various events venues 12 pm – 2 pm or 2 pm – 4 pm. Just love for singing is required and lots of breaks taken going from place to place.


Karen Hisey – poster distribution, lawn signs, set-up and take-down, distribution etc. Please contact her at 778-848-3200 or by email

Bev Kaiser – Christmas Parade Marshalls, Russell Mews Barricade manning, transporting, set-up and take-down etc. Please contact him at 604-560-1953 or by email

All others…a few spots are also still available on our organizing team and we need groups of carollers as well as people to put up decorations. Please contact Liv Butow at 604-542-3776 or by email