City seeking entertainers for summer events


The City of Nanaimo is seeking entertainers for the upcoming Canada Day (July 1) event and the Summer Concerts in the Parks series.

Canada Day performances will be held in the Lions Pavilion in Maffeo Sutton Park from 11:30 am to 3:30 pm on July 1.

Performances for the Concerts in the Parks series will be held Wednesday evenings from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm at the Bowen Park amphitheatre in July and at the Lions Pavilion in Maffeo Sutton Park in August. There will also be a lunchtime concert held in Maffeo Sutton Park on Mondays from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm.

Deadline for submissions is April 3 at 4:00 pm.

Strategic Link: Cultural Vitality

Key Points

  • Entertainers interested in performing during the Canada Day celebrations and/or the Concerts in the Parks series can download the application package located on the City website or pick up an application package in Beban Park, Bowen Park, Nanaimo Aquatic Centre or Oliver Woods Community Centre.
  • For more information on performing during the Canada Day event please email or call 250-755-7524 and for Concerts in the Parks series please contact Deborah Beck at 250-756-5203 or


"We're looking forward to another summer filled with great weather and top-notch entertainment for everyone in Nanaimo's parks."

Recreation Coordinator
City of Nanaimo


Deborah Beck
Recreation Coordinator - Concerts in the Park
City of Nanaimo
Michele Duerksen
Recreation Coordinator - Canada Day
City of Nanaimo

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