Exploring Nanaimo

Located on the southeastern edge of scenic Vancouver Island, the dynamic community of Nanaimo in British Columbia offers many interesting events and activities. If you intend to relocate to this lovely part of Canada, you'll want to plan in advance to attend some of these upcoming activities:

Family Fun Night

Between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. on August 31, 2017 (a Thursday) your household will enjoy attending the third (and final) summer monthly Family Fun Night celebration in 2017 at Harewood Centennial Park located at 740 Howard Avenue. This public festival provides a great opportunity to meet your neighbors and become better acquainted. Bring along your entire family to enjoy arts and crafts, music and entertaining games! Musician Ian Johnstone will perform at this free event. With plenty of snack foot and a salad bar, you don't want to miss this excellent opportunity to meet other people in the community before the academic school year commences! The Nanaimo Parks and Recreation Department joined with the Harewood Neighbourhood Association Partnership Project to sponsor this fun-filled recreational evening.

Nanaimo BC Farmers Market

The Nanaimo Downtown Farmers Market

Every Friday through October 6, 2017 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. foodies enjoy the opportunity to explore the Nanaimo Downtown Farmers Market. Now in its 19th year of operation, this event usually attracts well over 50 vegetable and fruit growers. If you crave fresh, nutritious veggies and delicious homemade snacks, you won't want to miss this regular summer and autumn event! Residents of Nanaimo can obtain ripe produce readily, one of the many perks of living in this friendly coastal community.

Celebrate Nanaimo Culture Days

Visit the Nanaimo Museum on September 30, 2017 between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. for a fun-filled day of free family Nanaimo Culture Days events. Toddlers and elementary school age children will learn about life in Nanaimo schools at the turn of the 1900s. Activities include arts and crafts. On September 30 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., the 100 block of Selby Street in the Old City section of Nanaimo conducts a dance and art fair.

Do you expect to move to Nanaimo soon? This vibrant community offers fun events for your entire household. Mark your calendar now!