Nanaimo Events – 18th Annual BC’s Family Fishing Weekend

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Nanaimo Events-BC Family Fishing Weekend

Love fishing? Want to share that love of fishing with your children? Then this is the weekend event for you! From June 16 to 18 kids and adults alike can join in the fun with BC’s Family Fishing Weekend, now in its 18th year of running. Families will have the chance to win some fun prizes this Father’s Day weekend!

Start the fun on June 17 with the “Fishing for Fun” fishing derby at Nanaimo Lakes (the first lake) at the Old Mill Campground. The event starts bright and early at 6am and will conclude at  4:30pm with a weigh-in.

Look forward to these other fun events taking place this weekend, such as:

  • Making art and crafts
  • Learning to fish
  • Trout Release
  • Playing games
  • Fly tying demos with Island Water Fly Fishers
  • And just taking a moment with your loved ones

These activities will all take place on June 18 at the Colliery Dam Park on 645 Wakesiah Avenue in Nanaimo.

Bring your fishing rods, and your inner child as well.



Event Name: 18th Annual BC’s Family Fishing Weekend

Date: Saturday, June 17 to Sunday, June 18, 2017

Location: Various venues, Nanaimo

Contact: City of Nanaimo

Telephone: 250-756-5200

Official website:

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