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 …

Nanaimo harbour fireworks
Nanaimo Festivals & Events 2020

The Nanaimo events calendar is full of fun and unique activities throughout the year. Experience art, heritage, culture, and the…

Nanaimo Grape Escape – Vancouver Island’s Wine Festival

Can you tell us about the wine festival? Nanaimo Grape Escape is taking place at The Grand Hotel Nanaimo on…

Locals Know Nanaimo

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

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…

The InFrinGinG Dance Festival 2018

JULY 5-8, 2018 Celebrate diversity through dance Also, check out The Nanaimo Dragon Boat Festival happening the same weekend. Showcasing…

A Cold Front Has Hit Nanaimo

Discover your 360° Cold Front Gelato 306-60 Commercial St., Nanaimo, BC The Word on The Street A cold front arrived…

Meet the Nanaimoites who emulate nature

Guest blog post by Mei Dunlop When I moved from the mainland to Nanaimo 4 years ago, I had no…

Get into a Merry Christmas mood at the Kris Kringle Craft Fair

It’s easy to get into the merry spirit of the Christmas season when the Kris Kringle Craft Market gets underway…