Must See Events

Quality Foods Sand Sculpting Competition and Exhibition

See the 2017 sandcastles NOW until Aug 20th

Aug 19 & 20 - Bulls, Bronc's & Barrels Event

a REAL cowboy & cowgirl event at Coombs Rodeo Grounds

Rock Legends - only until Aug 26

Two decades of rock-n-roll that transformed the music scene forever.

By Month

Friday, August 18th

New Movie Releases

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 12:00am | Children, Community, Education, Entertainment, Family Friendly

The Hitman’s Bodyguard, Logan Lucky, Sundowners. Please check your local cinema  for times, ticket prices and not all titles may be available.

Aug 18-20 - Vancouver Island Exhibition Fair 2017

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 9:00am | Arts, Children, Community, Entertainment, Environment, Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Major Events, Music, Seniors, Teens

Aug 18-20 - 3 Fun-filled packed days, with over 20,000 fair-goers experiencing the biggest and best events that Nanaimo has to offer!! Featuring; The 1st Annual RIBFEST (judging contest on Main Stage Sat. Aug. 19th 12pm), "A Step Back In Time" (Celebrate Canada's 150th with a tour showcasing our...

Environmental Stewards with the Discovery Passage Aquarium

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 9:30am | Children, Education, Entertainment

Fridays Camp is all about the Ocean and "Environmental Stewards." We are never too young to start learning about the impact humans have had on our oceans and how to be environmentally conscious. Two classes to choose from ages 5-8 are 9:30-11:30am and ages 8+ are from 12:30-3:00pm. Be sure to pack...

Fun Friday at the Museum: Native Plants

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 11:00am | Community, Education, Exhibitions, Seniors

Native Plants and their traditional uses, tour of gardens.  Programs happen July 7, 28 and Aug 18 at 11am & 2pm. 

Native Plant Garden Tour

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 11:00am | Children, Community, Education, Environment, Family Friendly

Join us for a guided tour of our native plant garden, followed by a look into some traditional plant uses and a sample of traditionally prepared tea and cedar weaving.

Go-Karts & Monster Truck Rides

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 12:00pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Sports, Teens

Go-Karts & Monster Truck Rides: July & Aug, Open 7 days/week, 12-4pm, (weather permitting).  In September open hours go back to Weekends and Holidays 12-4pm. Kids 7 years and older can ride and kids under 7 ride FREE with an adult on the go-karts. Go-kart rides are $15 (10 laps). Monster...

Environmental Stewards with the Discovery Passage Aquarium

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 12:30pm | Children, Education, Entertainment

Fridays Camp is all about the Ocean and "Environmental Stewards." We are never too young to start learning about the impact humans have had on our oceans and how to be environmentally conscious. Two classes to choose from ages 5-8 are 9:30-11:30am and ages 8+ are from 12:30-3:00pm. Be sure to pack...

Native Plant Garden Tour

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 2:00pm | Children, Community, Education, Environment, Family Friendly

Join us for a guided tour of our native plant garden, followed by a look into some traditional plant uses and a sample of traditionally prepared tea and cedar weaving.

The Campbell River Story Musical Revue

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 3:00pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Music, Seniors

The Campbell River Story Musical Revue:   Spirit Square, 3pm & 7pm. Enjoy a tribute to our fair city. The Campbell River Story is a professional musical theatre production. 

Willow Point Summer Market

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 5:00pm | Business, Children, Community, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Markets, Music, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion

The NEWEST outdoor Summer Market! Featuring food, artistic ventures, fun activities, music and varied vendors each time you come! Located next to highway 19A in Willow Point, just across the road from the Transformations by the Shore (Chainsaw Wood Carvings), in between Tim Hortons and PJ's...

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