Qualicum events

Qualicum Events – Seaside Cruizers Show & Shine 2017

Rev up those engines and bring your dad over to Qualicum, because the Seaside Cruizers’s annual Show and Shine is back! 2017 marks the event’s 24th anniversary and it’s such a major event that it even got mention on the Oprah Winfrey show as one of the top 10 best things to do on Father’s Day. Spectators can come and go to Qualicum Beach free of charge! The whole town of Qualicum Beach will be wir...

Qualicum Events – 41st Annual Qualicum Beach Family Day

Whether you live in Qualicum Beach or are visiting for the day, this is a great family event – it’s in the name, after all! The event originally began in 1976, when local residents in Qualicum Beach got together on the last Sunday in May to celebrate their community. Sponsored by the Town of Qualicum Beach since then and organized by dedicated volunteers, this free community event offers all kinds...

Qualicum Events – Fire & Ice Street Festival 2017

Get ready to heat up and cool down your tastebuds at this year’s annual Fire & Ice Street Festival! This is a fun family-friendly and FREE event taking place in Qualicum Beach. Start off your day at this event by dropping in at the free pancake and continental breakfast held by the Qualicum Beach Legion at 180 Veterans Way. Grab some pancakes or other breakfast goodies from 8:30am until 11:30am. S...

Qualicum Events – Rhododendron Bloom at Milner Gardens

Milner Gardens’s rhododendrons are the most significant of their flowers. If you’re new to gardening or just don’t know when the best time to see them is, we’re here to tell you that time is now! Enjoy your time spent near this beautiful floral gathering through Milner’s Woodland Garden as the rhododendrons come out in their prime. The rhodos will still be in bloom come Mother’s Day, which is Miln...

Qualicum Events – Milner Gardens Bunny Trail 2017

Looking to celebrate Easter with your children and grandchildren? Then you will all enjoy this special event held at Milner Gardens in Qualicum. This Easter weekend the annual Bunny Trail returns to these beautiful gardens. Children can pick up specially made maps containing clues to spotting the bunnies at the Welcome & Interpretive Centre. Once they’ve gone through the trail, they can return the...

Qualicum Events – VIU’s Milner Gardens Christmas Magic – Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays of December 2016

The VIU’s Milner Gardens Christmas Magic is a magical event of shimmering trails, wonderful Christmas music, and other holiday activities and events for the whole family. The highlights of this event include the Roots Children’s Program, Teddy Bear Cottage and Storytelling activities. There are also gift shops where you can do your shopping, a tea and refreshments area, and a raffle draw. There’s ...

Qualicum Events – Artisan’s Advent Market – Friday, December 9th, 2016 – Saturday, December 10th, 2016

If there’s anything you’ve learned in the past Christmas seasons, it’s that you don’t want to go to crowded malls and markets to do your Christmas shopping. It would be much better to visit artisan markets and bazaars like the Artisan’s Advent Market in Qualicum, where you can find special and one-of-a-kind gift items that your family and friends will surely love. Not only that, this also gives yo...

Qualicum Events – 5th Annual First Nations Artisans Faire – Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 – Sunday, December 4th, 2016

Everyone’s invited to join the First Nations Artisans Faire, where many local indigenous artists and crafters will showcase their finest creations. Now on its 5th year, this community project and event not only aims to raise funds for the Tribal Journey, but also to promote the local arts especially that of the indigenous members of the community. You’ll find many interesting items that you would ...

Qualicum Events – Art & Photography at VIU’s Milner Gardens & Woodland – Saturday, August 6th, 2016 – Sunday, August 7th, 2016

If you’re a photographer or artist, whether novice or seasoned, or you just love taking photos or looking at beautiful art, then you should visit the Art & Photography at VIU’s Milner Gardens & Woodland. Here, you’ll get to meet and connect with local artists and see them in action. There’s live music to keep everyone entertained, and a silent art auction to raise funds. The proceeds will be used ...

Qualicum Events – Qualicum Beach Legion Weekly Pancake Breakfasts – All Saturdays of July to September 2016

Pancakes are always a great way to start the day. Even if you woke up on the wrong side of the bed, there’s nothing like a soft and delicious pancake to cheer you up! At this event, you’ll get to enjoy a scrumptious breakfast of pancakes, sausages, coffee and orange juice in a beautiful garden setting. This is a fundraising program that has raised over $30,000 since its inception in 2009. It uses ...

Qualicum Events – Summer Art Workshop: Oriental Art & Art Adventures – Monday, August 22nd, 2016 – Friday, August 26th, 2016

Make your kids’ summer productive by joining the Summer Art Workshop: Oriental Art & Art Adventures happening this August. The workshops are spearheaded by Leigh Buchanan and Shino Yoneda. Morning sessions with Yoneda focus on origami, Chinese calligraphy, Chinese brush and ink, torn paper art, and more. Afternoon sessions with Buchanan, meanwhile, will feature more of art adventures such as flyin...

Qualicum Events – Qualicum Beach Legion Weekly Pancake Breakfasts – All Saturdays of July to September 2016

Pancakes are always a great way to start the day. Even if you woke up on the wrong side of the bed, there’s nothing like a soft and delicious pancake to cheer you up! At this event, you’ll get to enjoy a scrumptious breakfast of pancakes, sausages, coffee and orange juice in a beautiful garden setting. This is a fundraising program that has raised over $30,000 since its inception in 2009. It uses ...