Port Alberni events

Port Alberni Events – Musicians in the Round – Unplugged – All Mondays of December

This is a music event like no other. So how different is this from the usual music performances that you watch? What makes this one of a kind? Well, this one in particular won’t make use of any microphones, amplifiers, stage lights and so on. It’s an all natural acoustic event at Char’s Landing, featuring the music of various local talents. Get ready for a relaxing, casual and laid back show that’...

Port Alberni Events – Christmas Presence Craft Fair – Friday, November 4th, 2016 – Sunday, November 6th, 2016

It’s that time of the year again! Christmas is just around the corner, and for sure, you’ve learned your lesson in the past never again to do your Christmas shopping late. If you’d like to find unique gift items for your loved ones, drop by the Christmas Presence Craft Fair on November in Port Alberni. Here, you’ll find crafts, baked goodies, homemade items and local products that your family and ...

Port Alberni Events – Salmon Festival 2015

Back by popular demand, Port Alberni’s annual Salmon Festival is now in its forty-fourth year of running and promises lots of entertainment as well as the obvious draw: salmon fishing! Offering over $55,000 in cash and prizes, enthusiasts can participate by attending the fishing derby or just buy a derby ticket – even if you don’t want to fish, you can still support the derby by getting a ticket –...

Port Alberni Events – Thunder in the Valley Drag Races

Expect things to heat up once more in Port Alberni as it welcomes race fans to the Thunder in the Valley Drag Races. Happening this August, it’s going to be a weekend full of action, thrilling races, smoking hot cars, and exhilarating races that are not for the faint of heart. This event, which started in 2001, draws in thousands of spectators each year. Here’s the schedule so you don’t miss anyth...

Port Alberni Events – Port Alberni Farmers’ Market 2015

What started out as a simple farmers market in 1994 has eventually evolved into a vibrant community tradition happening every year. Port Alberni’s Farmers Market is one of the longest-running outdoor annual events on Vancouver Island. Here, you’ll get to meet summer and winter local farmers, as well as talented local artisans who will show you some of the best products. Everything you want can be ...

Port Alberni Events – North Island Zone Drama Festival

Presented by the Portal Players Dramatic Society, the North Island Zone Drama Festival is a much-anticipated event in Port Alberni that features seven drama productions from the most talented theatre actors in BC. Here’s a schedule of the shows: Saturday, May 16 – Portal Players (Port Alberni), “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf” Sunday, May 17 – Thin Ice Theatre Society (Parksville), “Keats” Monday,...

Port Alberni Events – 7th Annual Black ‘Ty’ Gala

Saturday, May 23, 2015 – 7th Annual Black ‘Ty’ Gala – 6 to 10pm at the Echo Community Centre in Port Alberni, BC – a 48-minute trip from Parksville, BC For seven years now, the Annual Black Ty Gala has been successfully raising funds for the Alberni Valley Hospice Society and Ty Watson House. This year, it is back once again with a pre-dinner reception and party, gourmet dinner, music entertainmen...

Port Alberni Events – Annual GIANT Book Sale

Friday, May 8 to Saturday, May 9, 2015 – Annual GIANT Book Sale – 6 to 8pm Fri. & 9am to 3pm Sat. at the Echo Community Centre in Port Alberni, BC – a 48-minute trip from Parksville, BC For those who are near or visiting Port Alberni and are looking to support the arts, find a new book to read or uncover a new, unknown gem of literature, look no further than the Annual GIANT Book Sale happening th...

Port Alberni Events – 2015 Days with the Arts

Saturday, April 25 to Sunday, April 26, 2015 – 2015 Days with the Arts – 11am to 4pm at Rollin Art Centre in Port Alberni, BC – a 48-minute trip from Parksville, BC If you’re a lover of art and plan on visiting the Alberni Valley, then you must definitely come to Port Alberni this April to witness and experience the 2015 Days with the Arts.

Port Alberni Events – Art Rave Alberni Social Dec. 31

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 – Art Rave Alberni Social on New Year’s Eve – 7pm till midnight at Char’s Landing in Port Alberni, BC – a 48-minute trip from Parksville, BC Though the Art Rave Alberni Social is a monthly event, this time it will hold its final evening of the year on a very special night – New Year’s Eve! The social is planning to hold a low-key “house party” with a collection of hous...

Port Alberni Events – McLean’s Mill Christmas Market Dec. 3-5, 2014

Wednesday, December 3 to Friday, December 5, 2014 – McLean’s Mill Christmas Market – 3 to 9pm Wed., 10am to 6pm Thurs., and 11am to 4pm Fri. at the McLean Mill National Historic Site in Port Alberni, BC There are countless Christmas craft fairs all over Vancouver Island but one that you ought not to miss is the McLean’s Mill Christmas Market in Port Alberni. This year, it will be held from Decembe...

Port Alberni Events – Last Stop Christmas Market Nov. 28-30, 2014

Friday, November 28, 2014 to Sunday, November 30, 2014 – Last Stop Christmas Market – 1pm to 6pm Fri., 10am to 5pm Sat., & 11am to 4pm Sun. at the Port Alberni Rescue Hall in Port Alberni, BC What do you if you’ve forgotten to buy a gift for someone and most of the craft fairs are already over? Don’t worry, the Last Stop Christmas Market in Port Alberni is a great chance to buy the gifts you’ve mi...