Boating BC

Events Calendar

Belgian Waffle Ride

Monuments of Cycling has partnered with Panache Cycling Sports to deliver the first Belgian Waffle Ride outside of the United States, to beheld May 26 - 28, 2023 on Vancouver Island, B.C. Canada. The first ever international Belgian Waffle Ride (BWR BC) will kick off the summer on the west coast of Canada in the… Read more »

Chemainus Wednesday Market – May 31-Sept 13

Every Wednesday through the summer in the heart of downtown Chemainus! Clothing, bags, accessories, crochet work, quilting, handcrafted hats, baskets, jewelry, local artwork, cards, jams, baked goods, fresh produce, flowers and more!

Cowichan Valley Bluegrass Festival

Live performances, music workshops, acoustic jam sessions and a night of square dancing – theCowichan Valley Bluegrass Festival is an all-ages, family-friendly festival showcasing the best bluegrassand old-time music. Located in Lake Cowichan, this is an excellent weekend of music, dancing, and on-site camping.Video:

BC Seafood Festival

The BC Seafood Festival has proudly been held in Comox and the Comox Valley since 2006.

Laketown Shakedown

Have plans for the Canada Day long weekend? What’s better than celebrating in Youbou with some incredible musicians in a serene setting. The event is a three day, all-ages music festival set on the expansive Laketown Ranch in Lake Cowichan. Festival-goers can camp on-site and bring their own food and alcohol, with showers, beverage gardens,… Read more »

BC Bike Race

BC Bike Race is a multi-day mountain bike stage race that explores many regions in beautiful British Columbia. Riders will either be grunting up the climbs or hootin’ and hollering down thrilling descents over multiple stages as they enjoy the only way to truly taste what BC riding is all about. Filled with climbs, descents… Read more »

Chemainus Giant Street Market

Willow Street, Chemainus, B.C.

Join us for this well loved summer event in Chemainus with over 150 Vendors and local merchants showcasing their wares as Willow Street becomes a pedestrian marketplace from Victoria Road to Oak Street for our Giant Street Market.

Vancouver Island Music Festival

The Vancouver Island Music Festival Community respectfully acknowledges the Indigenous people on whose traditional territory our festival celebrates music, friendship and builds community and, we acknowledge the descendants of the Puntledge, E’iksan and K’omoks peoples whose historical relationships with this land continues today. Early Bird Weekend Pass - $220.

Cobble Hill Hall Show & Shine

Visit the 3rd Annual Cobble Hill Hall Show & Shine to see classic and vintage cars, hot rods, vintage and fancy motorbikes, and antique farm equipment.

Chemainus Bluegrass Extravaganza & Festival

Our 2023 event, scheduled for July 15, features a lot of wonderful bluegrass bands! We'll be featuring: Story House, Scout Mountain, Bluegrass Fever, Backporch Banjo and The Replacements. Starting at 2:00pm, we'll be filling the air with beautiful bluegrass music until after 7:00pm in the evening. Don't miss this great celebration of wonderful music!

Island Folk Festival

Hosted at the historic Providence Farm in Duncan, the folk fest is all about nurturing the next generation of music lovers, making it the perfect venue for kids (and parents) to play and dance freely and safely. Stay tuned for the 2023 lineup.

Sunfest Country Music Festival

LaketownRanch, Lake Cowichan Lake Cowichan, BC, Canada

Sunfest is a country music lovers’ paradise! Hosted at Laketown Ranch in Cowichan Lake, this all-star lineup is the perfect way to celebrate the BC Day Long Weekend.

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