June 13th - Aug 15th | Every Tuesday from 6pm to 9pm – Craig Street, Parksville
Over 150 exceptional artisans offer everything from wrought iron work, to rock candles, to wooden toys; we definitely have something for everyone. Add tasty food from food truck vendors and a fabulous line-up of entertainment for your enjoyment. Come out and support local merchants, as well as vendors travelling from all over Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands.
July 8th & 9th (Saturday and Sunday) 9am - 5pm – Maffeo Sutton Park, 10 Comox Rd, Nanaimo
Save on Foods presents the 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.
November 16th, 17th, 18th, & 19th (Thursday - Sunday) | Thurs 12am - 9pm; Fri 10am - 9pm; Sat 10am - 6pm; Sun 10am - 5pm – Beban Park Centre, 2300 Bowen Rd, Nanaimo
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 a chance to win; there's over $10,000 worth of door prizes to be won.