Must See Events

Family Friendly Events

Saturday, September 30th

SEP 30 - Saratoga Speedway FIREWORKS & Season Championship Show

Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 5:00pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Seniors, Sports, Teens

Saratoga Speedway FIREWORKS & Season Championship Show:   Gates open 5:00pm. Show starts 7pm.  Bring your friends and family out for a night of entertainment for the whole family featuring; FIREWORKS, 2017 Season CHAMPIONSHIPS, Crash to Pass Cars, Hornet Cars, Road Runners, and Mad Max Extreme...

Nanaimo Clippers vs. Vernon Vipers (Junior A Hockey Game)

Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 6:00pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Hockey, Seniors, Sports, Teens

Nanaimo Clippers vs. Vernon Vipers (Junior A Hockey Game):  Sat, Sept 30. At Frank Crane Arena inside Beban Park Recreation Centre, 6pm. 

Sunday, October 1st

Lawren Harris: Canadian Visionary

Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 12:00am | Arts, Community, Education, Environment, Family Friendly, Seniors

This show runs from Sep.30-Nov.30. Canadian artist Lawren Harris (1885-1970) is internationally renowned for his iconic paintings of the Northern wilderness. We are excited to share his work with Nanaimo audiences through the exhibition Lawren Harris: Canadian Visionary, which opens at the Nanaimo...

Tour de Rock

Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 8:00am | Charity Fundraiser, Community, Family Friendly, Free, Health & Fitness, Sports

The Canadian Cancer Society Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock is a fundraising event that raises money for pediatric cancer research and support programs for children with a history of cancer. The Tour de Rock team cycles from one end of the Vancouver Island to the other, covering 1,000 kilometres and...

Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 9:00am | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Seniors

Come and join us for a pancake breakfast from 9-11am. We will also be having music trivia later that day from 3-5pm.

Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch

Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 10:00am | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Seniors, Teens

Come and visit our corn maze and pick the perfect pumpkin for your family carving. We also have our Night Maze open any day for groups of 10pp or more, and then open for all Oct 20th till Halloween. Bring your flashlight as finding your way through our 7-acre maze in the dark can be tricky. There's...

Cedar Farmers' Market

Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 10:00am | Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Markets, Music

Cedar Farmers Market is a Community Market located on the Crow and Gate Field in Cedar, BC, just South of Nanaimo. We have approximately +60 Vendors featuring farm fresh produce, meats, plants, baked Goods and Local Arts & Crafts. A bandstand provides a place for local artists to entertain the...

Selby Street Stravaganza - Culture Days

Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 12:00pm | Arts, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Festivals, Food & Drink, Music, Seniors, Teens

Nanaimo Culture Days - Selby Street Stravaganza!!  Arts fair, street party and family dance all day Saturday. Buskers Festival and Multi-Cultural pot luck on Sunday.  Go to the Old City Quarter, bring costumes and art, be prepared to sing and dance, have a blast.  

Telethon-Nanaimo Child Development Centre

Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 12:45pm | Charity Fundraiser, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Free, Music, Seniors

12pm-8pm, We invite families, individuals, businesses, and service groups to participate in our Telethon broadcast by making a donation live at the Port Theatre and doing a brief interview on air if desired, or call in your donation during the show from the comfort of your own home. 250-591-KIDS (...

Sing for Pure Joy!

Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 1:30pm | Arts, Children, Community, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Family Friendly, Health & Fitness, Music, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

Raise your voice in glorious song with heart-felt melodies, soulful gospel songs and rousing spirituals, mesmerizing chants, luscious layered songs and rousing rounds. Every voice is welcome. No experience is needed - only the desire to make joyful sounds together! All songs are taught in the...

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