Winter Activities in Nanaimo

Beat the cold: stay warm and entertained with these winter activities in Nanaimo While we’re certainly not heralded as snow destination, the Harbour City gets its fair share of cold …

The Thanksgiving Weekend Studio Tour – Gabriola Island, Nanaimo, BC

Link: The 2018 Gabriola Island Thanksgiving Weekend Studio Tour Date: October 6-8, 2018 Location: Gabriola Island Come autumn, the forest…

Longwood Stock – 5 Facts About Beer

5 Interesting Facts About Beer The oldest surviving recipe for beer can be found in a ancient sumerian poem called…

The Nanaimo International Jazz Festival

It’s only natural that Nanaimo, with it’s rich and vibrant music scene, play host to such an incredible event as…

M-Con – Nanaimo’s Comic-Con

There’s nothing better than a weekend of nerding out, and this year’s M-Con (Nanaimo’s very own comic con) did not…

Locals Know Nanaimo

Aaramë from the Nanaimo Art Gallery What is there to do on a rainy day in Nanaimo? Brave the rain…

The Nanaimo Summertime Blues Festival

The Nanaimo Summertime Blues Festival returns to the harbour city each year highlighting a long list of top musicians from…

Bathtub Weekend 2018

July 20th-22nd It all started in 1967 when former mayor of Nanaimo, Frank Ney, famously donned a pirate costume, raised…

Commercial Street Summer Night Markets 2019

June 20 – August 29   Taking place over eleven consecutive weeks, from June 21st to August 30th, The Commercial…

From the Ocean to the Trees: Road-Tripping from Nanaimo to Cowichan

The road-trip from Nanaimo to Cowichan is full of adventure and endless possibilities. Make it a day trip or stay…

Art 360°: Nicholas May’s Top Spots in Nanaimo

We’ve been thrilled with just how many folks have been sharing their #Nanaimo360 with us, whether it’s through photography or…