Must See Events

20 Minute Wonders Epic Storytelling Studio

20 Minute Wonders Epic Storytelling Studio

105th Annual Coombs Fair

Enjoy family fun and education.

Neighbourhood Garage Sale

Multiple Estate ans Garage Sales July 14-15

Festivals Events

Thursday, June 21st

nutsumaat (togetherness) on Indigenous Peoples Day

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 4:00pm | Community, Festivals

nutsumaat (togetherness) on Indigenous Peoples Day June 21 | 4-8 pm Maffeo Sutton Park Free Join us at Maffeo Sutton Park for this community event hosted by the Nanaimo Aboriginal Centre, Mid Island Metis Nation and the Boys and Girls Club. Participate in a fun button making activity and contribute...

Saturday, June 23rd

Danish Club Nanaimo Sankt Hans Mid-Summer Celebration

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 6:00pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Festivals, Food & Drink, Seniors

This years Midsummer Celebration ​will be held on Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park ​S1 Group Picnic Shelter in Parksville, BC on Saturday, June 23rd at 6:00pm. Come and enjoy some hot dogs with all the fixings! There will also be Danish Wienerbrød pastry, coffee, tea, soft drinks and juices. Enjoy...

Sunday, July 8th

Dancing the Middle East

Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 12:30pm | Arts, Education, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Festivals, Free

Discover the joyful dance and music of the Middle East in free outdoor performances and workshops for all ages fun. Featuring high-energy dabke dances of Lebanon and Syria, graceful home-style Khaleegy, earthy Turkish dance, intricate Arab rhythms and expressive Egyptian movements. Starts 12:30 pm...

Saturday, July 14th

NANAIMO UKULELE FESTIVAL 2018 ~ A GREAT LITTLE FESTIVAL

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

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...

NANAIMO UKULELE FESTIVAL 2018 ~ A GREAT LITTLE FESTIVAL

Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 2:30pm | 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...