Recovery Day BC 10th Anniversary!

Talk Recovery Radio

This week on Talk Recovery Radio we welcome the board of Recovery Day BC, including Talk Recovery Radio co host Giuseppe Ganci, he is joined by Susan Hogarth and Lorinda Strang. This Saturday September 10th is Recovery Day BC’s 10th anniversary which will include musical guests, food trucks, over 200 health and wellness vendor booths including artisans and a massive kids zone. Don’t miss the MUST attend mental health and addiction street festival at 6th Street and 6th Avenue in New Westminster.


September 10th, 2022,  New Westminster BC

Canada’s Largest  Addiction and Mental Health Recovery Day Festival.

This Saturday

Recovery Day BC – 10th Anniversary

Noon to 6 pm, September 10th

New Westminster BC.

Addiction Recovery Festival


Festival Program 

6th and 6th Stage Program

  • 12:00– 1:00 Eagle Eyes – Eagles tribute band
  • 2:00 – 3:00 Busty and the Bass
  • 3:30 – 4:30 Snotty Nose Rez Kids
  • 5:00 – 6:00 Tom Cochrane




Kids Stage at 5th Av and 6th street

  • 12:00 – 12:15 Will’s Jams Opening
  • 12:15 – 1:00 Penny Pom Pom
  • 1:00 – 1:10 Cosmo Circus
  • 1:30 – 2:15 Karima Essa – Bollywood Star Workshop
  • 2:15 – 2:25 Cosmo Circus
  • 3:00 – 3:45 Fred Penner
  • 4:00 – 4:50 Will’s Jam
  • 4:50 – 5:00 Cosmo Circus
  • 5:05 – 6:00 Gary Savard

Kids Zone

Korki Clown, facepainters, clowns, balloon artists, the Fun GymBus, LEGO TENT, Tumble City Cheer Parkour Gymnastics, Lollipop the Bubble Clown, COCO the parrot, and so much more.

Adventure Zone

  • Rock Climbing Wall
  • Virtual Reality Experience
  • Axe Throwing

BC Addiction Recovery Association Stage

  • 12:00 Bungalow
  • 1:15 Will Clements
  • 2:30 Amber Tsang
  • 3:35 Tess Anderson
  • 5:00 Sugar Fungus

Plus 2 more stages

My Uptown New West Stage features – Cakewalk Dance Band & Djs

5th St and 6th Ave Stage Royal City Swing

Over 200 Vendor Spaces Booked

What is happening at Recovery Day? 

  • Food Trucks
  • Artisans
  • Mental Health and Addiction Service Providers
  • Adventure Zone with Rock Climbing, Virtual Reality Pods, Swing Dancing, and Axe Throwing
  • Kids Zone with Facepainters, Clowns, Magicians, Balloon Art
  • Overdose Memorial Tree to honour those lost too soon
  • 4 Music Stages

Recovery Day BC in New Westminster has become one of the world’s largest events celebrating recovery and raising awareness that recovery from addiction and mental health issues is possible.

See you on September 10th, 2022 in the Uptown New West Neighborhood at 6th and 6th.

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