Must See Events

MAY4,5,6-Vancouver Island Fibre Fest

So Many Things to Take in and Enjoy

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

Celebrating Nature on the Shores of Parksville and Qualicum Beach

MAY4,5,6-Vancouver Island Fibre Fest

So Many Things to Take in and Enjoy

Teens Events

Thursday, March 29th

Go-Karts and Monster Truck Rides are BACK for Spring Break!

Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 12:00pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Sports, Teens

Go-Karts & Monster Truck Rides are BACK!: Saratoga Speedway. Open every day of spring break (Mar 24-Apr 8) from 12-4pm. Go-Karts: $15/10 laps pp. Monster Truck Rides: $15/ride (weather permitting), and then open every weekend after spring break from 12 noon to 4pm. 

Splish Splash Everyone Welcome Swims

Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 1:30pm | Children, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Health & Fitness, Teens

Splish splash everyone welcome swims at Ravensong Aquatic Centre are a water adventure you don't want to miss. The lifeguards are going to bring out all the pool toys for you to enjoy. From the rope swing to the snake to the dino ribs there will be water play for everyone. 1:30 to 4:00 pm.

Teen Nite in Parksville

Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 3:30pm | Arts, Food & Drink, Music, Talks & Workshops, Teens

Every Thursday. For Youth Grades 10 - 12. Old & new friends get together for dinner, creative projects, games, outings, and more! Drop-in.

Youth Drop-In Basketball (Ages 16+)

Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 7:00pm | Free, Sports, Teens

Come ready to play basketball at 7:00pm at the Coombs Fairgrounds Gymnasium. This two-hour program is intended for participants 16+. All equipment is provided.

Friday, March 30th

Night Rail Jam

Friday, March 30, 2018 - 9:00am | Community, Entertainment, Health & Fitness, Sports, Teens

March 23 & March 30 from 5-7pm: Night Rail Jam,  Strut your stuff at our Evening Rail Jam. Show us your best moves in our Rail Park by the lodge. Competitors are judged on 2 runs, but its all about fun! Register on the Marmots floor 3-4 pm  

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

Friday, March 30, 2018 - 9:00am | 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,...

VIU’s Milner Gardens Bunny Trail

Friday, March 30, 2018 - 10:00am | Charity Fundraiser, Children, Community, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Seniors, Teens

Pick up a map at the Welcome Centre with clues for the children to spot the bunnies. Return completed map to the Gift Shop for an Easter treat! Gardens open 10am - 4:30pm (gates close 5pm). Tea Room open for tea, homemade soups with a scone & desserts 1pm - 4pm * Sorry ~ Full Afternoon High Tea...

Islands Short Fiction Contest

Friday, March 30, 2018 - 10:00am | Arts, Community, Education, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

We are inviting Vancouver Island and Gulf Island writers to submit their short stories of up to 2000 words. The entry fee is waived for Junior and Youth categories. You are allowed to enter as often as you like. Sponsored by the V.I.U. Department of Creative Writing and Journalism, the Vancouver ...

Easter at Tiger Lily Farm

Friday, March 30, 2018 - 10:00am | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Talks & Workshops, Teens

What a great way to spend Easter, on the farm with lots of activities taking place. I bet there's something going on that each member of the family will enjoy. We will have egg hunts and decorating, you can make/decorate your baskets, face-painting, concession on site, we even heard a rumor that...

Festival Nanaimo 2018

Friday, March 30, 2018 - 10:00am | Arts, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Festivals, Food & Drink, Music, Seniors, Teens

Festival Nanaimo is a new multi-dimensional community festival taking place in Nanaimo throughout the month of March 2018. It showcases all the things that we love about the city where we live, work and play. Come visit in March 2018! Festival Nanaimo 2018 includes great entertainment, concerts,...