Angela Hovestad

Courtenay Winter Events – New Year’s Eve Family Swim & Skate

Are you looking for a free way to officially ring in 2018? Do you live in or near Courtenay and want to celebrate the New Year? Come join in the fun at the Comox Valley Sports Centre for a family-friendly and entertaining evening! Held in partnership with Tim Hortons, kids and adults alike can come and enjoy free swimming, skating, and hockey-centred activities. Tim Hortons will be serving hot cho...

Tofino Winter Events – New Year’s Eve Fireworks

Looking for a way to ring in the New Year? Do you live in or near Tofino? Come and ring in 2018 with some New Year’s Eve fireworks! There are two locations where you can see the fireworks: Cox Bay Beach – event is hosted by Pacific Sands, Cox Bay Beach Resort and Long Beach Lodge Resort. Mackenzie Beach – event is hosted by Crystal Cove Beach Resort, Ocean Village Resort, Best Western Tin Wis Reso...

Duncan Winter Events – New Year’s Eve at the Farm

Ring in the New Year with a beautiful, locally farm-grown dinner! On New Year’s Eve, the Farm Table Inn in the Cowichan Valley invites you to celebrate 2018’s arrival at their delicious 4-course dinner! Savour the experience of farm-to-table dining; maybe it’s your New Year’s resolution this year to try it once? Take a peek at some of the dishes in their four-course meal that they have in store: R...

Port Alberni Winter Events – New Year’s Eve Social

Do you live in or near Port Alberni and aren’t sure how to ring in 2018? Why not stop in at Char’s Landing on your way to (or on your way back from) a mocktail or a cocktail? There will be board games and fun activities for families and friends alike! At 9pm the big screen TV will be on where you can watch the ball drop at New York City’s Times Square. Bring some nibbles, bring your own music to p...

Parksville Winter Events – New Year’s Eve Family Celebration

Join the Parksville community for New Year’s Eve this year! The NYE Family Celebration will take place at the Oceanside Place Arena. This year’s event will include skating in a Winter Wonderland, as well as special guests and live music, craft making, pond hockey games, and even a selfie station. The evening will conclude with a balloon drop and a countdown at 8pm. Food will be available for purch...

Courtenay Winter Events – New Year’s Eve 1950s Retro Rock Revival

Are you visiting Courtenay or live here? This year go back in time to celebrate the past, while also ringing in the future and supporting a great cause! Join in this fun-filled 1950s Sock Hop which will tell the story of an iconic era of music and dance that is timeless! Whether you grew up in the 50s or you’re a fan of things like early rock n’ roll, 50s fashion, classic cars, and dancing, this i...

Nanaimo Winter Events – Family New Year’s Eve Party

Do you have kids and want to do something fun with your family for New Year’s Eve in Nanaimo? Come over to Beban Park’s Recreation Centre then for the annual Family New Year’s Eve Party! This year join in for the Space Jam Finale, which will feature two countdowns as we blast off from 2017 to 2018. The countdowns will take place at 8pm and 10pm to accommodate kids of all ages! Kids and families al...

Nanaimo Winter Events – New Year’s Ball 2017

Do you live in Nanaimo or want to visit for New Year’s Eve? Are you looking for something exciting to do this year to ring in 2018? If so, come join in the fun in the heart of Nanaimo’s downtown core for the New Year’s Ball! This year’s event will feature live music from Nanaimo’s favourite dance party group Johnny Inappropriate. They’re a high-energy, 5-piece cover and entertainment band based on...

Comox Valley Winter Events – Red & Green Swim

Want to do something active and fun before Christmas this year? Why not go swimming for a change of pace? This year kids and adults can both partake in the Red & Green Swim at the Comox Valley Aquatic Centre in Courtenay. Anyone who shows up wearing a red or green swimsuit gets a free candy cane! There are lots of other activities planned out for this fun event, including the following: Jello Slid...

Cobble Hill Winter Events – New Year’s Eve at Merridale

Want to celebrate the New Year in a unique and local way? Merridale Ciderworks in Cobble Hill invites you to do just that! On New Year’s Eve join family and loved ones this year for New Year’s Eve at Merridale for their party before the big party! Merridale will be holding their pre-countdown dinner. The orchard and courtyard will have romantic lighting setting the mood as you begin your evening w...

Victoria Winter Events – New Years Dinner & Gala at Fairmont Empress

Looking for a remarkable way to celebrate New Year’s Eve this year? What better way than to go out in style at the Fairmont Empress in Victoria! This year say goodbye to 2017 and ring in the New Year in Vancouver Island’s most romantic city! Enjoy dinner in Q at the Empress or in the Crystal Ballroom, then dance the night away with live music by Amanda Woods, a local jazz and pop singer/songwriter...

Nanaimo Winter Events – 58th Annual Polar Bear Swim

The annual Frank Ney Memorial Polar Bear Swim returns to Nanaimo, now in its 58th year of running! Sponsored mainly by Royal LePage Nanaimo, this is a free event that gives brave souls the opportunity to jump into the freezing ocean on the shot of a flare. Entries of all ages are accepted from 3 1/2 to the oldest participant of 97 years old! A bonfire will be held on the beach as well as a fire in...

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