Gulf Island events

Salt Spring Island Fall Events – Apple Festival 2017

Want to experience a slice of apple heaven? Salt Spring Island is exactly the place to find it! October the 1st will be host to the 18th annual Salt Spring Island Apple Festival, where every apple lover, food lover, and cider fanatic will be satisfying their wishes and celebrating everything about their favourite food! This year’s theme is “Go right to the tree that grows your FAVOURITE apple”, an...

Salt Spring Island Events – Fall Fair 2017

Ready to “party with the animals”? Come to Salt Spring Island’s Fall Fair this year and do exactly that! Since 1895 the Fall Fair has been one of the oldest and biggest traditional events you can find on Salt Spring Island. Its celebrations and contests have changed over the years, but most of it remains as it did back when agriculture was the backbone of the island’s economy! Kids and adults alik...

Gulf Islands Events – Salt Spring Island Toy Run

The Salt Spring Island Toy Run is a three-day event with bike games, a beer garden, a party hall, food vendors, and plenty of camp sites for tents, bikes, and RVs for everyone visiting off-island. The first day features live dance music from 7 to 10pm. The toy run takes place on the second day, with registration for the ride starting at 9am. The festivities commence at noon, and bikes registered f...

Gulf Island Events – Galiano Literary Festival

Friday, February 20 to Sunday, February 22, 2015 – Galiano Literary Festival – 1 to 7pm Friday & 10am to 7pm Saturday at the Galiano Oceanfront Inn & Spa on Galiano Island, BC – a 2-hour ferry trip from Salt Spring Island, BC One of the biggest literary events in Canada is happening this February: it’s the sixth annual Galiano Literary Festival. This is a once-a-year chance for book lovers to get ...

Gulf Island Events – Salt Spring Island Apple Festival Sept. 28, 2014

Sunday, September 28, 2014 – Salt Spring Island Apple Festival – 9am to 5pm on Salt Spring Island, BC The Salt Spring Island Apple Festival is more than just an event, it’s a tradition! You’ll be astounded at the 350 varieties of organic apples that are grown in this part of the country. Joining in the event are nearly 18 farms hosting different kinds of fun and enjoyable activities such as apple ...

Gulf Island Events – Hornby Island Festival, July 31 to August 9, 2014

Thursday, July 31 to Saturday, August 9, 2014 – Hornby Island Festival on Hornby Island, Gulf Islands, BC  The Hornby Festival was started in 1982 and since then, it has been widely acclaimed for its excellent artistic programming. Back in the day, it focused more on classical music but later on, has also included world, modern dance, jazz, and even the spoken word. It has been graced by a lot of ...

Gulf Island Events – Canada Day at the Cape, Quadra Island July 1 2014

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 Canada Day at the Cape on Quadra Island – 9:30am to 8pm – a 1-hour trip from Campbell River, BC  There is only one Canada Day celebration in Quadra Island, and it’s this huge event with all sorts of fantastic events and activities. Hosted by Nuyumbalees Cultural Center, Canada Day at the Cape is to be held on July 1. Some of the exciting events to watch out for include: tours...