Must See Events

May 1-7-Youth Week with parks & rec

Free/Low Cost Activities all Week

MAY4,5,6-Vancouver Island Fibre Fest

So Many Things to Take in and Enjoy

MAY11,12,13-Parksville Spring Home Expo

3 days - over 100 exhibits!

Family Friendly Events

Friday, April 27th

Whitecaps vs Real Salt Lake

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 7:30pm | Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Sports

Whitecaps at home against Real Sale Lake, broadcast on TSN. 7:30-9:30pm

Saturday, April 28th

Qualicum Beach Farmers Market

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 8:30am | Arts, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Free, Major Events, Markets, Music, Shopping & Fashion

Open Year Round. Whether you're visiting for the first time, or are a lifelong Oceanside resident, a visit to Veteran’s Way and Memorial is where you’ll find the best in fresh fruits, vegetables and berries, plants and cut flowers, fresh baked goods, jams and jellies, fish, chicken and pork,...

Denman Island Farmers' Market

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 9:30am | Arts, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Free, Health & Fitness, Markets, Music, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion, Teens

Denman Island Farmer’s Market Starts back up!: Saturday's, 9:30am-1pm. You’ll find a wide range of fresh island produce, baked goods, gift items and more. It’s held on the grass field beside the Marcus Isbister Old School Centre at 5901 Denman Road, with the Island’s Recycling Depot right next door...

APR.28&29-17th Annual Spring Plant Sale

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 10:00am | Charity Fundraiser, Community, Education, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Major Events, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion

Great discounts on heritage trees, shrubs and perennials propagated on site by Milner volunteers. Master gardeners will help answer your plant questions or choose the right plant. Come early for best selection! Enjoy the Rhododendron collection as it begins the spring bloom. Open shuttle cart for...

MAR.19-APR.28-Brant Wildlife Festival 2018

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 10:00am | Children, Community, Education, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Festivals, Major Events, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

A Spring Celebration of Nature, March 19 to April 28. It celebrates nature, particularly Brant geese, on mid-Vancouver Island through many fun activities for all ages.  Events range from Spring Break Nature Camps for kids to wildlife viewing opportunities and guest speakers across Parksville,...

Hamilton Marsh Tour - Brant Wildlife Festival

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 11:00am | Children, Community, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Family Friendly

Bring your friends and family to explore this amazing marsh outside Qualicum Beach and learn about the interesting plants and wildlife with the Friends of French Creek and Arrowsmith Naturalists. By donation.

Go-Karts & Monster Truck Rides

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 12:00pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Sports, Teens

Go-Kart Rentals are ideal for all ages. Take a ride around the 3/8 mile oval track where the Champions race! All carts are equipped with a remote shut-off switch for your safety. Children 7 years and older ride on their own. Under 7 ride for FREE, when accompanied by an adult.  Monster Truck Rides...

Family Paint 5yrs+

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 2:00pm | Arts, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Talks & Workshops

Let's create art and memories together. Family members will take part in painting their own canvas with the guidance of our experienced art instructor. No experience necessary. All supplies are included. View painting project online. 2-4pm. Phone RDN, Recreation, and Parks to pre-register.

Open Practice all Race Classes

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 6:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Sports, Teens

Get ready for our 2018 Race Season with open practices available for all race classes every Saturday in April. Gates open at 5pm, practice runs from 6-8pm.

Dr's of Rock 'N Roll

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 7:00pm | Community, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Free, Music

The Doctors Of Rock ‘n Roll, based in Nanaimo, BC- play classic rock ‘ n roll tunes and oldies from the 40’s, 50’s, 60’s, & 70’s . Their repertoire includes all time favourite hits from Buddy Holly, Glenn Miller, Herman’s Hermits, Elvis Presley, Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Beatles, and...