Vancouver Island

Victoria Winter Events – Victoria Festival of Trees 2017

The Victoria Festival of Trees is a beloved Christmas tradition! This year’s festival will take place at the Bay Centre on Douglas Street. You can come and view all of the spectacular Christmas trees on display, and even vote for your favourite ones! All of the funds raised at this event support the BC Children’s Hospital and their Excellence in Child Health Fund, which supports programs and servi...

Duncan Winter Events – Christmas Craft Fair at Providence Farm

Holiday fun for everyone! Over 30 new and returning vendors will be offering unique gifts on both floors of Providence Farm in Duncan at their annual Christmas Craft Fair. From wreaths to glass ornaments to teas and body care and candles, you’re sure to find the perfect gifts for your loved ones! Live music will be playing in the dining hall that you can enjoy while shopping or feasting on a home-...

Victoria Winter Events – Victoria Symphony Presents: Christmas Pops

Come and celebrate the Christmas season with the Victoria Symphony! They will be performing both popular and classic holiday pieces in their family-friendly presentation. The orchestra will be joined by the talented voices of the Vox Humana Chamber Choir and soprano Kathleen Brett. Giuseppe Pietraroia will be the conductor for this event. Tickets are available now online. Visit the Royal & McPhers...

Victoria Winter Events – Christmas in Old Town

Have you ever wondered what Christmas in Victoria BC was like many years ago? Now is your chance to find out! The Royal BC Museum in Victoria presents their Christmas in Old Town exhibit, available for viewing starting on Thursday November 16. Take in all of the enchanting sights and sounds of Christmas from long ago. The wood and cobblestone streets will be lined with festive wreaths and garlands...

Nanaimo Winter Events – Vancouver Island Symphony Presents: Reindeer Games

Come and be festive with the Vancouver Island Symphony! On the first Saturday of December this year the Port Theatre will be hosting their holiday concert titled “Reindeer Games” filled to the brim with festive brass! Whether you’re a fan of the Grinch Who Stole Christmas or you believe in Santa Claus, there’s a little bit of something for very at this concert. Enjoy some great music inspired by t...

Nanaimo Winter Events – 1st Annual VIU Seasonal Soiree

A brand new annual event arrives at Vancouver Island University! Join VIU’s Culinary and Hospitality Management students for a banquet-style event and spectacular evening. Celebrate the arrival of the festive season with friends, colleagues, or clients. Doors open at 6pm and the evening will begin with reception-style canapes followed by a 3-course plated dinner at 7pm. Polish off the evening with...

Duncan Winter Events – 5th Annual “Deck the Hall” Christmas Craft Market

Come join the fun at the Cowichan Exhibition for the 5th annual “Deck the Hall” Christmas Craft Market! The event is free to the public! There will be many talented artisans and craftspeople showing off a wide variety of their products in time for the Christmas season. Lots of parking is available! There will also be a concession if you get hungry, as well as many customer appreciation draws. You ...

Courtenay Winter Events – Comox Valley Christmas Parade 2017

Come join the rest of the Comox Valley during their official kick-off for the holiday season! The annual Comox Valley Christmas Parade will take place once again during their most festive weekend of the year. This annual event draws in thousands of residents and visitors alike to Downtown Courtenay each year! This year’s parade theme is “A Canadian Christmas”.  It’s a very special tradition for ma...

Duncan Winter Events – Christmas Kick Off

Join Downtown Duncan BC as they officially kick off the Christmas season! This is a very special evening and you’re encouraged to come into the shops that will be open late tonight; they’ll be welcoming visitors in from the cold. Downtown Duncan will be lit up and filled with Christmas cheer on this night. Santa will be arriving by fire truck – be sure to welcome him and visit him at his Santa Sta...

Courtenay Winter Events – Moonlight and Magic 2017

There’s no better place to get into the festive spirit in Courtenay than downtown! This year it will be filled with magic during its anticipated annual Moonlight and Magic event! Celebrated for generations, this is Courtenay’s invitation to the whole of the Comox Valley to kick off the holiday season! All of the merchants, restaurants, cafes, and pubs in Downtown Courtenay will have some very spec...

Nanaimo Winter Events – Great Nanaimo Toy Drive 2017

Do you want to give back to your community, but aren’t sure how? This holiday season, consider donating to Nanaimo’s Great Nanaimo Toy Drive this year and help give Nanaimo families in need the chance to give their children both a great toy for Christmas and hope for the future. The success of this event greatly depends on the generosity of Nanaimo’s businesses, organizations, and people. Purchase...

Ucluelet Fall Events – UCOC Casino Night

The Ucluelet Chamber of Commerce (UCOC) turns 70 this year! To celebrate the occasion, they will be holding a Casino Night at the Ucluelet Community Centre. Highlights of their Casino Night include the following: Dinner at 7:30pm Casino tables (play with cash only) Guest speakers Live entertainment by DJ Taron Tunes Pig roast by: Dustin at the BLUE ROOM Doors will open at 6pm. Tickets are availabl...

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