New Year’s Day events

Qualicum Winter Events – New Year’s Day Levée

The Qualicum Beach Legion invites you to their annual New Year’s Day Levée! This event is held in collaboration with Quality Foods and the Town of Qualicum Beach. Come join in with welcoming members of the community with refreshments, finger food, music by Bruce Feltham and the Qualicum Beach Pipe Band, and dancing! What’s a Levée, you ask? It’s a uniquely Canadian New Year’s Day tradition of rece...

Comox Valley Winter Events – Saratoga Beach Polar Bear Swim

Do you live in the Comox Valley or are visiting it? Want to start off 2018 while also visiting a Vancouver Island beach you haven’t visited yet? Then come on over for the annual Polar Bear Swim at Saratoga Beach! This is not only a unique way to kick off the New Year, it’s also a family-friendly event! Register at the beach before noon and before plunging into the ocean! Dress up in costume before...

Tofino Winter Events – Polar Bear Swim

Want to celebrate the arrival of 2018 in Tofino? The community and Surfrider Pacific Rim invite you to join in their annual New Year’s Day Polar Bear Swim! At 10am, a New Year’s Day Yoga Class will be held at Coastal Bliss Yoga. Stretch your limbs and achieve that inner warmth before dipping into freezing water! At 11:30 North Chesterman Beach will be cleaned up and made ready for the main event. ...

Victoria Winter Events – A Viennese New Year’s

Are you stumped on what to do for New Year’s Day? Want to start off 2018 in a memorable fashion? Join the Victoria Symphony then for an afternoon of music and song! The Symphony will be performing at the Royal Theatre. “A Viennese New Year’s” will start your New Year off right with some lively, nostalgic music belonging to the family of Johann Strauss and Strauss’s contemporaries. Timothy Vernon i...

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