SUMMER BY THE SEA, CRAIG ST MARKET ~  Craig Street, Parksville-
June 13th - Aug 15th- Every Tuesday from 6 pm to 9 pm

Over 150 exceptional artisans offer everything from wrought iron work, rock candles to wooden toys; we definitely have something for everyone. Add tasty food and food trucks and a fabulous line-up of entertainment for your enjoyment. Come out and support our local merchants, as well as vendors travelling from all over Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands.


NANAIMO DRAGONBOAT FESTIVAL Maffeo Sutton Park, 10 Comox Rd, Nanaimo- July 8th & 9th (Saturday and Sunday) 9am - 5pm

Save on Foods presents the 14th Annual Nanaimo Dragon Boat Festival. Dragon boat racing is one of the most amazing sports you will ever get to witness so take the time to come down and cheer on the 70+ racing teams. Then stay for the Shriners pancake breakfast, food trucks, candle and carnation ceremonies, Longwood Brewery beer gardens, and more!



KRIS KRINGLE CRAFT MARKET ~ Beban Park Centre - 2300 Bowen Rd, Nanaimo- November 16th, 17th, 18th,  & 19th (Thursday - Sunday) Thursday 12am - 9pm; Fri 10am - 9pm; Sat 10am - 6pm; Sun 10am - 5pm

This is Nanaimo's premier Christmas Event with a brilliant craft show, amazing entertainment and fun activities for the whole family. See Kris Kringle himself and get your chance to win; over $10,000 worth of door prizes to be won!