Must See Events

Food & Drink Events

Saturday, October 7th

Rococode with Labs & Iskwe

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 8:00pm | Entertainment, Food & Drink, Music

Doors open at 7PM show starts at 8PM. Tickets on sale now at Lucid, Desire Tattoo, The Queen's or online at

Live Entertainment at "The Nanaimo Bar"

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 9:30pm | Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Music

Live Entertainment series at "The Nanaimo Bar", starts at 9:30pm, $5 cover to get in. Oct.4 - The Castagne's, Oct.5 - David Bitonti, Oct.6 - Kurt Gentle, Oct.7 - Under The Mountain & La Chinga Oct.12 - Knacker's Yard, Oct.13 - Awkward AC (punk), Oct.14 - On The Fringe, Oct.19 - DJ Mic Control...

Sunday, October 8th

Run/Walk Out Hunger in Nanaimo

Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 9:00am | Charity Fundraiser, Community, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Free, Health & Fitness, Seniors, Teens

Nanaimo 7-10 Club has been serving a free breakfast and bag lunch to Nanaimo residents, most in need, for over 30 years. To support this cause the 7-10 Club will be holding the 4th Annual Fundraiser Event "Run/Walk Out Hunger In Nanaimo". The event will be held at Westwood Lake Park...

Monday, October 9th

Thanksgiving Day-No School

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 12:00am | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Seniors, Teens

Thanksgiving Day is a holiday to give thanks for the blessings in one's life, particularly the harvest. It is a day off work and school for most Canadians.

Open Mic/Jam

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 9:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Free, Music

Monday Nights at the Nanaimo Bar are Open Mic/Jam Nights. Starting at 9pm, no cover charge, each night is hosted by someone different. Oct.2 - hosted by Brennan Oct.9 - hosted by Joanne Oct.16 - host TBA Oct.23 - hosted by Brandon

Tuesday, October 10th

Vancouver Canucks vs Ottawa Senators

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 7:00pm | Business, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Hockey, Seniors, Sports

Vancouver Canucks at home vs Ottawa Senators at 7PM.

Mixed Dart League

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 7:30pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Sports

Mixed Dart Leauge every Tuesday at 7:30pm. Get some friends together and come on down to test those skills. Any questions you can call Karen at the Legion 250-753-4442.

Tuesday Night/Retro Night

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 9:30pm | Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Music

Tuesday Nights are "Retro Night" at The Nanaimo Bar. Starting at 9:30pm, there is a $5 cover charge.

Wednesday, October 11th

Island Roots Market

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 4:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Environment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Markets, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion

The Island Roots Market Co-operative provides a means to gather local food and other locally made items and the accompanying farmers/producers to create a year-round farmers' & artisans market. They support producers in getting their products to folks who would not normally access them through...

Whiskey Tasting

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 7:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

Join us October 11TH as we are launching our first Whiskey tasting event. We will be discussing and tasting 3-4 different drams each month run by our Master Distiller and another Whiskey expert.