Nanaimo DragonBoat Festival

This incredible festival runs annually at Maffeo Sutton Park on Nanaimo's beautiful waterfront.  Teams from all over North America compete in a charitable event to raise funds to beat cancer.  Three days of family events on the water!

Nanaimo Marine Festival and Bathtub Races

The Nanaimo Marine Festival is a three day celebration of events and entertainment on Nanaimo's waterfront, that takes place annually each summer. The event culminates in the world famous bathtub race. Fun for the whole family!

Vancouver Island's Events Website - you'll run out of time before you run out of things to do!

Nanaimo Theatre Group
The Nanaimo Theatre Group puts on several excellent shows each year at the Bailey Theatre, from comedy to drama.