Free Events

Friday, December 15th

NOV 30-JAN 10 - Festival Of Lights 2017

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 5:00pm | Arts, Business, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Festivals, Free, Major Events, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion, Teens

From Nov 30 - Jan 10, Ladysmith will be ignited with the life of thousands of twinkling Christmas lights to get you into the Christmas spirit. This magical event kicks-off downtown Ladysmith Thurs. Nov 30th, 3pm! Santa will arrive 6:30pm with the Parade at 6:45pm followed by the Aggie Hall &...

Saturday, December 16th

Harbour City Football Saturdays

Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 9:00am | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Free, Health & Fitness, Sports, Teens

Come out on Saturdays from 9am-4pm where we will have games ongoing from U7 to U11 at Beban Park Fields and U12-U18 at Merle Logan Field.

Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign

Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 9:30am | Charity Fundraiser, Community, Family Friendly, Free, Seniors

From now until Dec. 23 you will see different volunteers set up at 26 different locations throughout Nanaimo. They are busy spreading Christmas cheer while taking in donations for those who are in need during this holiday season. We will wrap up on Dec 24th where everyone will be at Costco. From 9:...

Gingerbread Village

Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 12:00pm | Charity Fundraiser, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Free, Major Events

B. Gingerbread Homes is back again with holiday magic, festive cheer and fun family activities! Join us at Gingerbread Village, located in the Vancouver Island Conference Center, to vote on your favorite gingerbread house, decorate cookies, and visit with Santa and other holiday characters. B....

Monday, December 18th

Open Mic/Jam

Monday, December 18, 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. Nov. 13 - Hosted by Brandon Mason Nov. 20 - Hosted by Joanne Dec. 4 - Hosted by Brandon Mason Dec. 11 - Hosted by Brennan Dec. 18 - Hosted by Joanne

Wednesday, December 20th

Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 9:30am | Charity Fundraiser, Community, Family Friendly, Free, Seniors

From now until Dec. 23 you will see different volunteers set up at 26 different locations throughout Nanaimo. They are busy spreading Christmas cheer while taking in donations for those who are in need during this holiday season. We will wrap up on Dec 24th where everyone will be at Costco. From 9:...

Winter Farmers Market

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 3:00pm | Community, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Free, Health & Fitness, Markets

Local, fresh produce, meat, baking, preserves, spices, eggs, prepared meals, coffee, natural remedies, soap, lotions, and much more!! Nanaimo's only winter farmers market. Leading up to Christmas, we will also have artisans join us so you can buy everything including gifts in one place!...

Thursday, December 21st

2017 Winter Solstice

Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 12:00am | Community, Education, Free, Talks & Workshops

It is the winter solstice in the Northern Hemisphere, where it is the shortest day of the year.

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