Vancouver Island University student Megan White shows a group of youngsters different marine animals in VIU's portable touch tank which was brought out to Qualicum Beach Sunday for the town's annual Beach Day celebration.

Vancouver Island University student Megan White shows a group of youngsters different marine animals in VIU's portable touch tank which was brought out to Qualicum Beach Sunday for the town's annual Beach Day celebration.

Qualicum Beach Day celebrated last Sunday

Annual town event brings out hundreds of people to Qualicum Beach last weekend

In what has become an annual tradition in Qualicum Beach, locals and visitors alike came out to enjoy Beach Day on Sunday July, 13. The day kicked off with a pancake breakfast hosted by the Shriners; later about a dozen tents were set up along the shoreline which saw face painting for kids, a marine touch tank from VIU, clowns making balloon animals and lots more. The main stage was set up for Qualicum Beach’s Got Talent live music competition where entertainment was provided for the rest of the afternoon.