Vancouver Island Attractions

Victoria Events – The Great Canadian Beer Festival

Since 1993 the Great Canadian Beer Festival has been a top event in Victoria by craft beer and brewing fans alike! This event is held the weekend after Labour Day. When it was originally initiated the festival once hosted at least 70 different beers from 23 breweries found in Canada and its Pacific Northwest. Now, that number has quadrupled to over 60 breweries serving over 4500 people! There’s al...

“Steeped in Nature”: Westholme Tea Farm, A Vancouver Island Hidden Gem

Picture this: you’re driving along the Trans-Canada Highway going south, and you decide to make a left onto Mt Sicker Road. You then make a right onto Westholme Road. It’s possibly unknown to you that you’re now driving through the little community of Westholme, between Chemainus and Duncan. You’re enjoying the farms, the trees, the winding road, and the privacy of the drive. Then, you see on your...

Comox Valley Events – 35th Annual Filberg Festival

Set among the stately trees and gardens of the Filberg Heritage Lodge and Park in Comox on the east coast of Vancouver Island, the Filberg Festival is truly a unique event. Wander through the grounds surrounded by beautiful gardens, rustic out-buildings and magnificent views of Comox Harbour and the Beaufort Mountain Range. The principal objective of the Filberg Festival has been to encourage exce...

Victoria Events – 154th Annual Highland Games & Celtic Festival

Don your favourite kilt and prepare to nibble on some haggis – the annual Victoria Highland Games and Celtic Festival returns this year! This long-lasting event has officially reached its 154th year of running, making it the largest one of its own history, and the sheer amount of things to see and do during this festival is tremendous. Not only is it the biggest Scottish cultural festival but also...

Victoria Events – Mother’s Day Paint-in & Craft Fair 2017

Looking for a more artsy, creative way to spend time with your favourite mom on Mother’s Day? Do you both love castles and live in the Victoria area? Then mom is going to love coming to this event! Returning for its 22nd year is the Mother’s Day Paint-in and Craft Fair, hosted specially at Royal Roads University (a.k.a. Hatley Castle and Park). You and mom are sure to have a fabulous time! There w...

Tofino Events – 6th Annual Feast Tofino

Come join in with the feast taking place in Tofino. This year is the sixth annual event when local, sustainable fisheries are celebrated and honoured. It is a grand collaboration of acclaimed fishers, guest chefs, foragers, farmers, and restaurants engaged in and honouring the “boat-to-table” philosophy that can only be found here on the West Coast. Take this opportunity to meet some of the hardwo...

Victoria Events – “Much (Less) Ado About Nothing”

Launch Pad Theatre, based in Victoria BC, proudly presents their theatrical program called “Bard in the Ballroom”. Starting March 23 you are cordially invited to attend Launch Pad’s fresh take on a classic Shakespearean play with Victoria’s Craigdarroch Castle for its main stage. The play? “Much (Less) Ado About Nothing”, adapted from the classic comedy “Much Ado About Nothing”. You are encouraged...

Sooke’s Artistic Community is a Special Vancouver Island Attraction

I really like Sooke! As soon as you leave Victoria and come into this friendly region of the south-western side of Vancouver Island, it feels like you’ve stepped into a whole new province. What started out as a home land for the T’Sou-ke Nation, a Coast Salish Band, quickly gained the Europeans’ attention as a place to discover gold in the 1860s. I’m sure many who came for the gold back then decid...

Vancouver Island Attractions: Nanaimo’s HMCS Saskatchewan Diving Site

The city of Nanaimo has a lot to offer tourists and residents. There is the Old Quarter district downtown, a ton of walking trails and nature spots, great restaurants, interesting history, and accessibility to Vancouver, Gabriola Island, and Newcastle Island. There is yet another element to the city’s popularity not many know about, and it is located in the waters around Nanaimo, particularly Snak...

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