Events

Derek Rickwood’s Vancouver Island Paint Exhibition with Friends: Supporting the Pacific Salmon Foundation

Event Location:Felice Cavallotti Lodge, 2060 East Wellington Rd. Nanaimo, B.C. V9S 5V2  Cause: Pacific Salmon Foundation and Vancouver Island’s Habitat & Environment Date: Saturday October 26th Guest Artists:Marie Rickwood, Lisa Rickwood, Linz Oien, Tom Shardlow, Suzanne Chatwin, Karen Sims, Sunita Dawadi and Linda Caillet. Major Sponsor: Sun life Financial of Nanaimo Special Guests:Snuneymuxw Peo...

Nanaimo Summer Events – Symphony by the Sea

Symphony by the Sea, the Vancouver Island Symphony’s annual outdoor concert, will be performed RAIN or SHINE! Come and enjoy an evening filled with music. This year’s concert will be performed with Artistic Director Pierre Simand and it is produced by Concertmaster Calvin Dyck. We encourage you to bring a picnic basket, a lawn chair, and a blanket. You should also bring an umbrella in case of rain...

Canada Day 2018

Happy Canada Day! In honour of this year’s celebrations, we have a list of the various and fun family-friendly events taking place throughout Vancouver Island. Victoria: An impressive lineup of multicultural programming, local performers, and family-friendly activities is on the agenda for Canada Day in downtown Victoria, concluding with spectacular fireworks taking place over Victoria’s Inner Har...

Duncan Spring Events – The Raptors Celebrate the Egg

Have you ever wanted to see a bald eagle, a falcon, a hawk, or an owl in real life? This Easter weekend, the Raptors (a.k.a. the Pacific Northwest Raptors) invite you to celebrate one of the holiday’s most iconic symbols: the egg! Come and see the many different types of eggs that some of the birds of prey lay at the rescue centre. Test your knowledge and find out what a baby eagle, hawk, and owl ...

Duncan Spring Events – Easter Fair at the HUB

Are you looking for something fun to do this Easter weekend? Do you want to celebrate without having to pay an entry fee for you and your family? This free event in Duncan may be up your alley! Come join in for some egg-celent family fun at the Easter Fair at the HUB at Cowichan Station. Check out what the fair has in store! Bouncy castle Forest egg hunt Pancake breakfast Woodworking (kids can wor...

Cobble Hill Spring Events – Easter at the Merridale Orchard

Want to have a delicious brunch this Easter weekend while also doing something fun with the kids? This year, Merridale Ciderworks will be celebrating Easter and you are invited to bring your family and loved ones to celebrate! Brunch will be served on Saturday and Sunday at Merridale, which will include some delicious Easter-inspired specials. These would be perfect if you want to celebrate a midd...

Duncan Spring Events – 2018 Easter Eggspress

Want to celebrate Easter in a fun way this year? Do you live in or are visiting Duncan BC for the Easter weekend? Come bring kids over to the BC Forest Discovery Centre, then, for the 2018 Easter Eggspress! This is not only an Easter event and a Duncan spring tradition, it’s also the BC Forest Discovery Centre’s kick-off to their new season. There are all sorts of activities happening during this ...

Nanaimo Spring Events – Easter Eggstravaganza Aquatic Adventure

Want a fun way to celebrate Easter this year? Come check out the Easter Eggstravaganza aquatic adventure at Beban Pool! On March 31, kids can gather eggs in the pool and redeem them for prizes! There will also be face painting, aqua jousting, a water running mat, sponge throwing, inflatables to play with, and so much more! Contact Nanaimo Parks & Recreation for more details. Event Name: Easter Egg...

Tofino Spring Events – Feast Tofino 2018

Now in its seventh year, Feast Tofino is the big foodie event of the year! Come to Tofino and sample genuinely Canadian West Coast food! Local and visiting chefs, fishers, and foragers will be sharing their specialty dishes and cuisine as well as providing lectures and other special events on boat-to-table living to anyone looking for a taste of cuisine from the backyard of Clayoquot Sound. In Tof...

Port Alberni Spring Events – Easter Bunny Bonanza

Are you visiting or do you live in Port Alberni? Looking for a fun way to celebrate Easter with the kids? Join the Easter Bunny and his friends then for an afternoon of fun at the Echo Community Centre! The Easter Bunny Bonanza will be held on Saturday, March 31. There will be a variety of Easter-themed activities to enjoy for the whole family! Go hunting for Easter eggs, enjoy treats, crafts, gam...

Campbell River Spring Events – BIA’s Annual Easter Event

Do you want to do something fun and exciting this Easter weekend? Do you live in or are visiting Campbell River this year? Downtown has all sorts of fun activities going on! Join in the fun at this year’s Annual Easter Event, which will take place on Saturday March 31. Bring the family to this fun-filled event! At 11am Ostler Park will be the main setting for a giant Easter Egg Hunt. The first 300...

Qualicum Spring Events – VIU’s Milner Gardens Bunny Trail

Are you looking for something fun to do this Easter weekend? Do you love relaxing in springtime gardens? This event can help! Come to Milner Gardens and enjoy the time you spend with your kids on the annual Bunny Trail. You can also drop in for a cup of tea! Kids can pick up a map of the Bunny Trail at the Welcome Centre. These contain the clues you will need to spot the bunnies! Return to the Poo...