Gulf Islands

Saltspring Island Fall Events – Giant Book Sale & Jewels for Literacy

Book lovers and jewelry fans, this event is for both of you! The largest hall to visit on Saltspring Island will be filled with THOUSANDS and thousands of good-quality, cleaned books and jewelry pieces for sale. Most of the books will cost only $1 or $2! Come to this three-day extravaganza of a sale that’s run for a great cause. All proceeds made from the sale benefit the Saltspring Literacy Socie...

Salt Spring Island Fall Events – Harvest Grape Stomp 2017

One of Salt Spring Island’s best parties this season is their annual Grape Stomp! Now is your chance to compete against others in stomping grapes at the Salt Spring Vineyards. The end result is always delicious. Bring a picnic blanket or some lawn chairs with you and watch the fun as our competitors stomp away. Enjoy the live music performed by Synergy, David Lippincott, and The Dry Land Trainers....

Salt Spring Island Fall Events – Apple Festival 2017

Want to experience a slice of apple heaven? Salt Spring Island is exactly the place to find it! October the 1st will be host to the 18th annual Salt Spring Island Apple Festival, where every apple lover, food lover, and cider fanatic will be satisfying their wishes and celebrating everything about their favourite food! This year’s theme is “Go right to the tree that grows your FAVOURITE apple”, an...

Salt Spring Island Events – Fall Fair 2017

Ready to “party with the animals”? Come to Salt Spring Island’s Fall Fair this year and do exactly that! Since 1895 the Fall Fair has been one of the oldest and biggest traditional events you can find on Salt Spring Island. Its celebrations and contests have changed over the years, but most of it remains as it did back when agriculture was the backbone of the island’s economy! Kids and adults alik...

Saltspring Island Events – 10th annual Giant Book Sale & Jewels for Literacy Sale – Friday, November 18th, 2016 – Sunday, November 20th, 2016

Do you love books? Do you find yourself being lost in another world when you’re reading a novel? Do you make an effort to save money just so you can buy your favorite author’s latest release? If yes, then you should definitely come to the 10th Annual Giant Book Sale and Jewels for Literacy Sale. There are thousands of used books that are still in good condition that are for sale. The funds that wi...

Salt Spring Island Events – Salt Spring Music & Garlic Festival – Saturday, August 6th, 2016 – Sunday, August 7th, 2016

If your idea of a good time is listening to great music and enjoying awesome foods while watching the spectacular views of nature, then you’ll definitely have fun at the Salt Spring Garlic and Music Festival happening this August 6 and 7. During this two-day event, you’ll get to listen to the hits of West Coast local musicians and bands like Carmanah, Jon & Roy, Jesse Roper, Valdy and the Home Tow...

Salt Spring Island Events – Salt Spring Island’s Market in the Park – All Saturdays of July to October 2016

A whole day is not enough to enjoy everything that this market has to offer! At the Salt Spring Island’s Market in the Park, artists, potters, jewelry makers, woodworkers, photographers, and farmers will feature high quality works and products that you’d surely be lucky to get your hands on. There are more than 140 artisans and food producers that you’ll get to meet while you’re here. Munch on hea...

Gabriola Island Events – Cheese Plate: Cheese Making Course – Saturday, June 11th, 2016, Sunday, July 3rd, 2016, Saturday, July 30th, 2016, Saturday, August 6th, 2016, Sunday, August 14th, 2016, Sunday, September 11th, 2016

Do you enjoy eating cheese? If you answer a loud yes, there’s a good chance that you’ll enjoy making it even more. There’s nothing like crafting your own cheese to make you feel like a true food artisan. You can learn to create cheese and at the same time, meet new friends at the Cheese Plate: Cheese Making Course happening this June until September. Some of the cheeses that you’ll learn to make a...

Gulf Islands Events – Salt Spring Film Festival 2015

Friday, March 6 to Sunday, March 8, 2015 – Salt Spring Film Festival 2015 – at various showtimes at various venues throughout Salt Spring Island, BC A non-profit charitable organization founded in 2010, the Salt Spring Film Festival Society seeks to educate and inspire the public towards positive change through documentary films not only by Canadian filmmakers but also international directors. The...

Gulf Island Events – Galiano Literary Festival

Friday, February 20 to Sunday, February 22, 2015 – Galiano Literary Festival – 1 to 7pm Friday & 10am to 7pm Saturday at the Galiano Oceanfront Inn & Spa on Galiano Island, BC – a 2-hour ferry trip from Salt Spring Island, BC One of the biggest literary events in Canada is happening this February: it’s the sixth annual Galiano Literary Festival. This is a once-a-year chance for book lovers to get ...

Gulf Islands Events – Denman Island Christmas Craft Fair

Friday, December 6 to Saturday, December 7, 2014 – Denman Island Christmas Craft Fair – 10am to 4pm at various venues throughout Denman Island, BC – a 1.5-hour trip from Courtenay, BC Now in its 33rd year, Denman Island once again proudly presents its annual Christmas Craft Fair – a unique holiday shopping experience that is definitely off the beaten path. Named by Westworld Magazine in 2010 as on...

Gulf Islands Events – Christmas on Salt Spring Island Nov. 28-Dec. 22

Friday, November 28 till Monday, December 22, 2014 – Christmas on Salt Spring Island – various times at various venues throughout Salt Spring Island, BC Want to get the full experience of a special holiday vibe on Vancouver Island? Why not spend some time on Salt Spring Island for their annual lineup of Christmas events? Held by the Salt Spring Christmas Committee year-round, Christmas on Salt Spr...

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