Must See Events

Neighbourhood Garage Sale

Multiple Estate ans Garage Sales July 14-15

105th Annual Coombs Fair

Enjoy family fun and education.

Community Events

Monday, July 9th

4Cats Arts Studio Summer Camps!

Monday, July 9, 2018 - 9:00am | Arts, Children, Community

CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE CAMP Our camps are designed to put kids in charge of creating their own art adventure. Throughout the camp, kids are given the opportunity to choose their own projects from a variety of mediums, which encourages a love of learning, independence, creativity and artistic...

Film Screening | MAKER OF MONSTERS: The Extraordinary Life of Beau Dick

Monday, July 9, 2018 - 7:00pm | Arts, Charity Fundraiser, Community, Entertainment, Environment

Film Screening | MAKER OF MONSTERS: The Extraordinary Life of Beau Dick Monday, July 9, 7 pm Avalon Cinema, Nanaimo Tickets $20 Available at Maker of Monsters is an inspiring portrait of Beau Dick, a celebrated Kwakwaka’wakw artist and activist who worked with ancient...

Wednesday, July 11th

EngAGE Caregivers Support Group

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 1:00pm | Community, Free, Seniors

The EngAGE Caregiver Support Group is a volunteer moderated drop-in meeting for adults who are providing primary care for another adult with a chronic illness. EngAGE is a safe place for Caregivers to share information and relevant resources and to find people who understand your situation. Share...

Men's Night

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 5:30pm | Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Health & Fitness, Sports

Come out and join us for a great evening of golf, buffet dinner and prizes. This inclusive evening is set up so anyone can play – beginner to low handicapper. Format is Texas Scramble! Come with a friend, or come with a group! If you don’t know anyone, call our pro shop and we’ll set you up with...

Nanaimo Horticultural Society Meeting

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 7:00pm | Community

Have fun learning about gardening through presentations and displays & meet other keen gardeners. In July, Leslie Cox will give a talk titled 'Perennials with Personality'. There will also be a raffle and a Parlour Show where flowers, fruit and vegetables will be judged. Members...

Friday, July 13th

Nanaimo Downtown Farmers’ Market

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 10:00am | Arts, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Free, Markets, Music, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion, Teens

Nanaimo’s original farmers’ market celebrates its 21st year on the Pioneer Waterfront Plaza! Find locally grown veggies, fruits, specialty meats, eggs and a delicious variety of baked goods, including gluten free options. Small processor vendors offer preserves, sauces, teas, creton (Quebec pork...

Sunset Cinema: Ferdinand

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 8:00pm | Arts, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Free, Seniors, Teens

Coastal Community Credit Union invites you to enjoy a free movie by the light of the stars. Activities begin at 8 pm, and Ferdinand starts as soon as it is dark. If this is your first time catching a Sunset Cinema flick, remember you’ll want to arrive early to find a spot for your blankets or lawn...

Saturday, July 14th


Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 10:00am | Community, Entertainment, Festivals, Music, Talks & Workshops

Come join us in the Harbour City of Nanaimo, BC, for our “Great Little Festival”. A two day event featuring performances and workshops by The Naked Waiters, a young, dynamic ukulele trio from Provo, Utah; Cynthia Kinnunen, a Level 3 JHUI Instructor all the way from Guelph, ON, will perform and...

Sunday, July 15th

6th Annual Redliner's Car Show

Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 9:00am | Charity Fundraiser, Children, Community, Entertainment, Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Free, Music, Seniors, Teens

COME ONE AND ALL! 6th Annual Redliner's Charity Car Show. All makes & models. 50/50 Draw, raffles & more with all proceeds raised going to the work of Hospice in our community.

Silly Boat Regatta

Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 11:00am | Charity Fundraiser, Children, Community, Entertainment, Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Festivals, Food & Drink, Free, Major Events, Music, Seniors, Sports

Every year this event brings more fun for people of all ages with entertainment, food vendors, free activities for children and lots of silly racing. The Silly Boat Regatta is strongly supported by amazing local business sponsors. Come out and participate in the FREE activities or enter a team to...