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Saturday, September 23rd

5TH Annual Latin American Festival

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 5:00pm | Arts, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Festivals, Food & Drink, Music, Seniors, Teens

5TH Annual Latin American Festival, Saturday, Sep.23, from 5-11PM at Beban Park Auditorium. We will have a live band called "Rumba Calzada", they will play salsa, cumbia, merengue and bachata. There will be food for sale from other countries such as Mexican, Cuban and Bolivian. Come to our festival...

Friday, September 29th

Nanaimo Downtown Farmers' Market

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 10:00am | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Festivals, Food & Drink, Free, Markets, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion

Nanaimo's original farmers' market, celebrating its 20th year. Local produce, meats, eggs, baked goods, food products, local artisan crafts including jewelry, personal care products, clothing, cards, gift items, kids activities, different live musical entertainment each week plus more!...

Saturday, September 30th

Selby Street Stravaganza - Culture Days

Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 11:00am | 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.  

Sunday, October 1st

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.  

Friday, October 6th

Nanaimo Downtown Farmers' Market

Friday, October 6, 2017 - 10:00am | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Festivals, Food & Drink, Free, Markets, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion

Nanaimo's original farmers' market, celebrating its 20th year. Local produce, meats, eggs, baked goods, food products, local artisan crafts including jewelry, personal care products, clothing, cards, gift items, kids activities, different live musical entertainment each week plus more!...

Friday, October 20th

Theatre One's 25th Annual Bite of Nanaimo

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 4:00pm | Arts, Charity Fundraiser, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Festivals, Food & Drink, Seniors

Theatre One’s 25th Annual Bite of Nanaimo…from Sea to Shining Sea, 4-9pm. Guests at this popular event will commemorate local culinary talent and Canadian food and drink with our patriotic theme, “...from Sea to Shining Sea.” This signature fundraiser held at Beban Park Auditorium boasts an...

Saturday, October 21st

Nanaimo Oktoberfest

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 7:30pm | Charity Fundraiser, Community, Entertainment, Festivals, Food & Drink, Music

Live band Pretzels from Columbia Bakery Bratwurst from Nesvogs Beer from Longwood, Wolf and White Sails breweries Labatt's Lounge with PONG tournament