Nanaimo events

Nanaimo Events – 2014 Marina Festival and World Bathtub Races

Friday, July 25 to Sunday, July 27, 2014 – 2014 Marina Festival and World Bathtub Races – Downtown and Departure Bay, Nanaimo, BC Come to Nanaimo and experience the clean sport of bathtub racing during this annual world event. This year will not only be the 48th annual bathtub race, but also it salutes the Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce’s 125th anniversary. On Saturday July 26 at 10:30am, you...

Nanaimo Events – Silly Boat Regatta July 13, 2014

Sunday, July 13, 2014 – Silly Boat Regatta – 8 to 3 pm at Maffeo Sutton Park, Nanaimo, BC  Join Coast Capital Savings and the Nanaimo Child Development Centre for this year’s Silly Boat Regatta! What started out with 5 teams in 1984 has turned into a huge community event with over 50 teams and 10,000 spectators & participants joining together for a spectacular day full of fun, camaraderie and of c...

Nanaimo Events – North End Library Branch Opening Ceremony July 12

Saturday, July 12, 2014 – North End Library Branch Opening Ceremony – 1pm in Nanaimo, BC  The new Nanaimo North branch of Vancouver Island Regional Library has opened its doors to the public! At 17,600 square feet, this new Nanaimo North branch of Vancouver Island Regional Library represents one of the largest public libraries on Vancouver Island and is an anticipated destination and gathering spa...

Nanaimo Events – 12th Annual Dragon Boat Festival July 4 to 6, 2014

 Friday, July 4 to Sunday, July 6, 2014 – 12th Annual Dragon Boat Festival – 7 to 10 pm at Maffeo Sutton Park, 10 Comox Road, Nanaimo, BC  It’s wet, it’s wild, and it’s a weekend full of fun for the whole family! At Maffeo Sutton Park from Friday July 4 to Sunday July 6 is Save on Foods’ 12th Annual Nanaimo Dragon Boat Festival. This year promises once again to be the biggest and best ever, with m...

Nanaimo Events – Multicultural Festival on Wesley Street June 14, 2014

Saturday, June 14, 2014 – Multicultural Festival – 10:30 am to 3:30 pm at the Old City Quarter on Wesley Street, Nanaimo, BC  The annual Multicultural Festival returns to the Old City Quarter on Saturday, June 14, bringing with it a variety of family-friendly activities, entertainment and, of course, fabulous food. Two entertainment stages will offer a variety of cultural and traditional music, so...

Nanaimo Events – Wine, Women and Song on May 30, 2014

Friday, May 30, 2014 – Wine, Women and Song – “The Spirited Women’s Event” – 6 to 10 pm at the Beban Park Social Centre, Nanaimo, BC – $20 per ticket  Music, food, art, wine, spirits and local craft brew tastings, roller derby, hair, nails, tea leaf readings, oysters, massage, cooking demos, power-lifting, make-up and so much more to experience at Wine, Women and Song: “The Spirited Women’s Event”...

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