White Rock Pier Lights

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Lighting the White Rock 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 beauty of Semiahmoo Bay. 

The City installed accent lights to the pier in 2018 to add to the beauty and enjoyment of the Pier experience and to celebrate annual occasions and/or build awareness for registered not-for profit causes that are important to the White Rock community and its visitors. 

Lighting Requests

Community non-profit groups can request to light the White Rock Pier to recognize not-for-profit causes that are important to White Rock community and its visitors. Requests must meet the White Rock Pier lighting policy

Pier lighting request applications for the 2024 year are currently closed. Applications for the 2025 year will open on October 1, 2024.

Pier Lighting Schedule 2023

Date Reason Colour
February 14
Valentine's Day Pink and Red
February 24 Coldest Night of the Year Walk Blue and Yellow
February 28 Pink Shirt Day (Anti Bullying Day) Pink
March 8 International Women’s Day Purple
March 17 St. Patrick's Day Green
March 26 International Purple Day for Epilepsy Awareness Purple
April 1 Royal Canadian Air Force Centennial Blue
June 21 National Indigenous Peoples Day Green
July 1 Canada Day Red and White
July 19 - 26 Pride Week Rainbow
July 27 National Drowning Prevention Week Blue
August 5 BC Day Blue, Red and Yellow
September 8 International Literacy Day Purple
September 30 National Day of Truth and Reconciliation Orange
October 1 National Seniors Day Blue & Red
October 17 National Light It Up! National Disability Employment Awareness Month Campaign Purple & Blue
October 21 1 Million Voices for Inclusion Pink, White, Blue
November 11 Remembrance Day Red
December 7 - 24 Bright Walk in White Rock Multicolours
December 25 Christmas Day Red and Green
December 26 - January 2 Hanukkah Blue and White

Share your pictures of the illuminated Pier with #WhiteRockPier

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White Rock Pier with rainbow lights

White Rock Pier with red and white lights