Photo: World Oceans Day - June 8

(Credit: Rachel Patterson via Flickr)

Join people across Canada and around the world to celebrate the body of water that connects us all!

On June 8, World Oceans Day, help bring attention to the important issues facing our oceans by attending an event or hosting your own — big or small.

Attend an event
Explore this map to find out what's happening in your community, or sign up to host an event of your own — whether it's open to the public, or just for you and your friends.

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Host an event

Fill out this short form to get the ball rolling on your World Oceans Day celebration. Organize a beach scavenger, paint a marine mural or host a community shindig, trivia night, sustainable seafood BBQ, etc.—it's up to you! Bringing people together is a great way to learn about the ocean and take steps to safeguard it.

We'll help. From now right up until June 8, our excellent crew is ready to assist you with ideas, ocean facts, social media and anything else you can dream up. Just drop us a line at

Check out our planning kits for tips on ocean-themed events for kids and/or adults.

Become an Ocean Keeper

Any action can help protect the ocean you love — whether you have 20 seconds, 20 minutes or 20 hours to commit. Sign up with David Suzuki's Ocean Keepers to help keep the ocean healthy today and into the future.

Contact us

Still have questions? Contact us at

Let's make this World Oceans Day the best yet!