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Maffeo Sutton Park Market - Nanaimo

48 Arena St
Nanaimo, British Columbia
V9S 4J1
Website
Toll-free
Phone250-618-3684

Weekly on Thursday July 31, 2014 to Thursday October 30, 2014

Open air market with lots of variety for all the family. Entertainment most nights. From 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

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Bowen Road Farmers' Market - Nanaimo

2300 Bowen Rd
Nanaimo, British Columbia
V9T 3L2
Websitehttp://www.bowenfarmersmarket.com
Toll-free
Phone250-390-5199

Weekly on Wednesday May 14, 2014 to Wednesday October 15, 2014

The Bowen Road Farmers' Market is in its 8th year! It was started by a group of people concerned about our ever quickly changing world, the loss of rurality, food production, food sustainability & the connection to the earth. Ours is a fun & vibrant market. We feature musicians & of course a wide variety of friendly vendors & excellent products produced by organic growers who transport their food within a 80 km (50 mi) radius. Come to the Bowen Road Farmers' Market & meet the person who grows & produces the food you eat. See you soon!

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Cedar Farmers' Market - Nanaimo

2313 Yellowpoint Rd
Nanaimo, British Columbia
V0R 1J0
Websitehttp://www.cedarfarmersmarket.com
Toll-free
Phone

Weekly on Sunday May 11, 2014 to Sunday October 26, 2014

Take a Sunday drive out into the country, park in the fields of the Crow & Gate Neighbourhood Pub, feel the grassy field below your feet and talk with the farmer that grows your food.

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Nanaimo Downtown Farmers Market - Nanaimo

Pioneer Waterfront Plaza
Nanaimo, British Columbia
V9R 5N1
Websitehttp://www.nanaimofarmersmarket.com
Toll-free
Phone

Weekly on Friday May 2, 2014 to Friday October 10, 2014

The Nanaimo Downtown Farmers' Market is one of the youngest markets on the island, being only in its 17th year. From a beginning of only a few vendors, we have grown to become a market of over 50 full-time vendors & many drop-ins, giving us an ever changing facade. Freshness & quality is what our market is all about. You will find just-picked goodness every Friday from May to October. Look for a wide variety of flavourful, fresh fruits & vegetables each week.

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Polka Dot Tour - Chemainus

9796 Willow St
Chemainus, British Columbia
V0R 1K0
Websitehttp://www.polkadottour.com
Toll-free
Phone

Daily from October 3, 2014 to October 5, 2014

The Polka Dot Trail A Self Guided Studio Tour through the Chemainus Valley Drive gently winding, scenic back roads to meet over 15 artists in 10 eclectic studios. This is a unique opportunity to meet painters, potters, sculptors, jewellers, fibre & glass artists and more. Be inspired by creative works! Experience the creative process through demonstrations at each studio. Get a sneak preview at Savour Chemainus event. Oct 2, 5:30 to 8pm at Chemainus Theatre. $5 admisison at the door. Presented by Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society Sponsored by Discovery Honda, artsVest Canada, Shine Resource Development, Connedmara Studio, Chemainus Valley Courier

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Downtown Halloween Howl - Nanaimo

Diana Krall Plaza and throughout downtown
Nanaimo, British Columbia
V9R 5B8
Websitehttp://www.dnbia.ca
Toll-free
Phone250-754-8141

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Get out the makeup and costumes, it's that time again! The fun filled day begins in the Old City Quarter with the Halloween Pet Parade. Critter fun doesn't stop there though! Drop by the booth in the Heritage Mews for a paw reading and while you're at it check out the Mystic Faire and Halloween Celebration. Diana Krall Plaza will be buzzing with activity while costumed critters of the human variety will be getting ready for the spooktacular trick or treating at the downtown businesses starting at 12pm until 2pm. Calling all Zombies!!! Groove to the iconic Halloween tune "Thriller" by Michael Jackson in the Plaza. Zombies, get dressed in your deadliest costume, don the bloody makeup and moonwalk to your heart's content

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Cedar Yellow Point Artisans Country Christmas Tour - Nanaimo

Various Artisan Studios
Nanaimo, British Columbia
V9G 1A5
Websitehttp://cyartisans.com
Toll-free
Phone250-245-5283

Daily from November 20, 2014 to November 23, 2014

Cedar Yellow Point Artisan Country Christmas Tour Celebrates 26 years! The 26th annual self-guided Cedar Yellow Point Artisan Country Christmas Tour will fill four days with fun, exploration in the country and unexpected treasures around every corner on the tour. Take this scenic route, experience enchanting scenery, spectacular country roads dotted with farms, studios, restaurants, shops and wildlife. Discover many celebrated artists and the wonders of Cedar and Yellow Point. You will find locally-produced edibles, native art, jewelry, original paintings, woodwork, pottery, fiber arts and more. More than 22 studios will astound visitors on the tour this year. Visitors and locals will have the perfect opportunity to get ahead of the Christmas shopping rush with creative one of a kind purchase from artisans.

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Santa Fly-In - Nanaimo

Harbour Air Seaplane Terminal
Nanaimo, British Columbia
V9R 5B8
Websitehttp://www.dnbia.ca
Toll-free
Phone250-754-8141

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Santa Claus has made his list, checked it twice and has decided that the children of Nanaimo have been oh, so nice! Now, Santa has decided to make a special visit, all the way from the North Pole to Nanaimo. On Saturday, November 30th at the harbourfront in downtown, children from all over will come to welcome Santa and his entourage of singing dancing Elves, who will be arriving in Nanaimo aboard a Harbour Air sea plane. Santa's arrival in Nanaimo is to officially open his namesake workshop in downtown Nanaimo and to star in the Lion's Club Santa Parade at 5pm. The DNBIA invites children and families to kick off the holiday this season and celebrate Santa's official arrival in Downtown Nanaimo!

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13th Annual Save-On-Foods Nanaimo Dragon Boat Festival - Nanaimo

Maffeo-Sutton Park
Nanaimo, British Columbia
V8T 5K6
Websitehttp://www.nanaimodragonboat.com
Toll-free
Phone

Daily from July 10, 2015 to July 12, 2015

It's WET. It's WILD. It's a weekend of fun for the entire family!

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, Nanaimo Farmer's Market, candle ceremony, Vancouver Island Brewery beer gardens, and more.

2015 festival updates will be posted as they are finalized. Keep checking the website.

Come down to the waters of Nanaimo Harbour and celebrate with us!

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