North Island

Campbell River Events – Walk Away From Racism

Racism is a form of discrimination stemming from the belief that a specific racial group is either superior or inferior to others, or that an individual’s moral and social traits are predetermined by race. For many years, people have struggled against racism. It’s not only in the black community but in many parts of the world. Campbell River shares in this fight, as it celebrates the Walk Away fro...

Campbell River Events – Words on the Water – Friday, March 11th, 2016 – Saturday, March 12th, 2016

Words on Water is an annual event that gives writers and readers an opportunity to meet and connect in the beautiful setting of West Coast. You’ll have the chance to participate in individual annotated readings with various guest authors. You can also mingle and socialize with the writers and other readers who just like you are fascinated by literature to no end. The books presented during the eve...

Campbell River Events – Spring Fling Salmon Derby

Friday, May 1 till Sunday, June 7, 2015 – Spring Fling Salmon Derby – daily at the Painter’s Lodge in Campbell River, BC – a 35-minute trip from Courtenay, BC If you’re a fishing enthusiast, then you should not miss the Spring Fling Salmon Derby in Campbell River. This major Salmon event is smack right between the April Point Resort and Spa, and the Painter’s Lodge.

Campbell River Events – Words on the Water March 13-14

Friday, March 13 to Saturday, March 14, 2015 – Words on the Water – 7:30 to 9:30pm Fri. & 9am to 7:30pm Sat. at the Campbell River Maritime Heritage Centre in Campbell River, BC – a 35-minute trip from Courtenay, BC Words on the Water is a festival that brings together prolific contemporary writers as well as literary enthusiasts to participate in annotated readings with guest authors. When you at...

Campbell River Events – Delhi 2 Dublin at the Tidemark

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 – Delhi 2 Dublin at the Tidemark – 7:30pm at the Tidemark Theatre in Campbell River, BC – a 35-minute trip from Courtenay, BC Delhi 2 Dublin is a band that composes and performs songs that center on the theme of cultural diversity, a phenomenon that exists in many parts of the world. The band’s music style is a fusion of urban, Celtic, dub reggae, electronia and bhangra. Th...

Campbell River Events – 10th Annual Bald Eagle Festival

Saturday, February 21, 2015 – 10th Annual Bald Eagle Festival – 10am to 4pm at the Maritime Heritage Centre in Campbell River, BC Come to Campbell River this month and join the Mountainaire Avian Rescue Society (MARS) for this year’s 10th annual Bald Eagle Festival. The theme for the festival this year is “the rearing period”, covering nesting to fledging which is crucial for the proliferation of ...

Port Hardy Events – Santa Parade Dec. 7, 2014

Sunday, December 7, 2014 – Santa Parade – 4pm on Market Street in downtown Port Hardy, BC – a 41-minute trip from Port McNeill, BC Get ready for the Santa Parade in Port Hardy, BC, now in its fifth annual year of being held. Line up along Market Street in downtown Port Hardy to see colourful floats and displays go by. This is a great event to celebrate whether you’re visiting for the weekend or li...

Port McNeill Events – Port McNeill Lioness Christmas Showcase Nov. 29

Saturday, November 29, 2014 – Port McNeill Lioness Christmas Showcase – 11am to 4pm at the Community Hall and Old School in Port McNeill, BC – a 2.5-hour trip from Campbell River, BC One of the most enjoyable parts of the holiday season is buying gifts for your family and friends. There’s so much Christmas spirit in gift giving, and it makes you feel great to show your loved ones how much you thin...

Port Hardy Events – Great Pumpkin Patch Walk Nov. 1, 2014

Saturday, November 1, 2014 – Great Pumpkin Patch Walk – 6:30 to 8pm at the in Port Hardy, BC Who says October 31st has to be the only time of year to celebrate Halloween? This November, take a meander through the “graveyard” in Carrot Park just outside of Port Hardy and you will be greeted by the Grim Reaper. Spooky sights and sounds galore await on the sea walk in this pumpkin patch filled to the...

Port Hardy Events – Mount Waddington Regional Fall Fair Sept. 6-7

Saturday, September 6 to Sunday, September 7, 2014 – Mount Waddington Regional Fall Fair – 10 am to 6 pm Sat. & 10 am to 3 pm Sun. in Port Hardy, BC  North Island encompasses almost one-third of Vancouver Island. And three of its largest communities—Port Hardy, Port Alice and Port McNeill take turns in hosting the Mount Waddington Regional Fall fair. Running for over 50 years, this fair has become...

Port McNeill Events – 2014 OrcaFest August 16, 2014

Saturday, August 16, 2014 – 2014 OrcaFest – Downtown Port McNeill, BC If you’re a whale lover, you should not miss this extraordinary event in Port McNeill. It’s actually the biggest and most spectacular festivals in this part of North Island. The Orca Festival is an annual event that opens with a fun-filled parade, followed by a full day of celebratory activities to be held at the waterfront. It’...

Port Hardy Events – Tri-Port Music Festival, August 8-9, 2014

Friday, August 8 to Saturday, August 9, 2014 – Tri-Port Music Festival – 6-9pm Friday and 12-9pm in Port Hardy, BC  Come one, come all to this annual summer event in Northern Vancouver Island! This year, the Tri-Port Music Festival will feature blues, jazz, and rock bands for live entertainment. Camping is available to all attending. Get your tickets at the Port Hardy Chamber of Commerce and Cafe ...