Tag Archives: Vancouver Island family events

Port Alberni’s Great Sail Past

  We are greatly looking forward to attending this great community event again this coming Sunday, December 4.  This ‘encore presentation’ from last year’s sail past will give our readers a good idea of what fun it is, even in … Continue reading

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Milner’s Christmas Magic in Qualicum Beach

The magic of the Christmas season arrives at  Qualicum Beach’s  Milner Gardens beginning December 2, offering up a cornucopia of festive delights not to be found anywhere else on the Island. The historic Milner estate is a 70-acre blend of … Continue reading

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Qualicum Beach’s Father’s Day Show ‘n Shine attracts fans (and cars) of all ages for a great day of family fun

I am not, by any stretch of the imagination, a fan of things vehicular.  But every year in mid-June I am drawn to the streets of downtown Qualicum Beach for the annual Seaside Cruizers Father’s Day Show ‘n Shine – … Continue reading

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Family fun and feasting at Qualicum Beach’s Fire and Ice Street Festival

A little bit of madness will hit the streets of the village of Qualicum Beach on Saturday, April 30 when the 22nd annual Fire and Ice Street Festival gets under way. Upwards of 5,000 people flock to the village centre’s … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Fest a great autumn outing for all ages

We had the best time this past weekend at one of the ‘harvest festivals’ that are ubiquitous on the Island at this time of year.  But the Coastal Black Pumpkin Fest isn’t just any old event created as an adjunct … Continue reading

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Haig-Brown Festival honours two lives well-lived

It’s not the biggest or most impressive event on Vancouver Island, but the Haig-Brown Festival held each September in Campbell River resonates for the plain and simple fact that it is dedicated to paying tribute to a pair of local luminaries … Continue reading

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