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 …

Gabriola: A Day Exploring The Isle Of Arts

The clouds lay low, the breeze is sharp, and the sea is rolling as if to welcome us to the…

Swimming with the Fishes

As we arrived and entered the facility, we were greeted by the smell of smoked and candied salmon, 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…

Paddles & Pods: A Day Out On The Water

On a bright August morning, six of us set out from the Nanaimo harbor in 3-double kayaks, guided by JD…

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…