Lights White Rock Pier

White Rock Pier at sunset

Lighting the White Rock Pier 

At 470 metres, the White Rock Pier is Canada’s longest pier. The White Rock Pier, built in 1914, is a popular destination for people from the Lower Mainland and beyond. People come to the Waterfront and the Pier to enjoy breathtaking sunsets and the beauty of Semiahmoo Bay. 

To add to the enjoyment of the Pier, the City of White Rock added accent lights in 2018, featuring an array of colours. Lights were also added to other Waterfront features, including the White Rock Museum and Archives, the puck lights at the seating area in Memorial Park and the Coastal Cradle artwork overlooking Memorial Park.

The Pier lights have been lit to recognize holidays. Community and non-profit groups can now make requests to light the White Rock Pier specific colours. The Memorial Park features and Museum building will be lit as technology allows. 

Lighting Request for the White Rock Pier

Thank you for your interest in lighting the White Rock Pier on behalf of your organization. Please review the schedule below. If an event or cause is already scheduled, please consider requesting a different date. Requesting one day of lighting is preferred. Please review the White Rock Pier lighting policy for more information.

Click here to complete the Lighting Requests Form. Please book eight weeks in advance of the event. You can request the Pier be lit for a maximum of one week, although one day is suggested. You will receive a confirmation from the City of White Rock regarding the status of your request.

Pier Lighting Schedule 2021

DATE REASON COLOUR
February 23
Girl Guides
Blue
February 24
Pink Shirt Day
Pink
March 17
St. Patrick's Day
Green
May 3
Lyme Disease Day
Green
May 24
Schizophrenia  Day
Purple
July 1
Canada Day
Red and white
July
Pride Week
Rainbow
August 1
B.C. Day
Blue, white, red, green, gold
August 31
International Overdose Day
Purple
September 26
Prostate Cancer Day
Blue
September 30
National Day of Truth and Reconciliation
Orange
October 3 - 9
Breast Cancer Awareness
Pink
November 4
Diwali
Blue, red, green, orange
November 11
Remembrance Day Red
November 28 – Dec. 6 Hanukkah
Blue, white
December 13 - 30 Christmas Red, green
December 31, 2021 - January 1, 2022 New Year Eve/ New Year’s Day
Multi-coloured

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White Rock Pier with rainbow lights

White Rock Pier with red and white lights