Parks & Recreation Events

  • Lions Free Swim 2019

    Jun 16, 2019, 2:00 PM

    The Lions Club is pleased to be offering FREE swimming to Nanaimo residents. Thanks again to the many program sponsors. We look forward to seeing you at the pool on Sundays!
  • Father's Day Skate 2019

    Jun 16, 2019, 3:00 PM

    Celebrate dad with a special skate - includes cupcakes and coca cola!
  • Lions Free Swim 2019

    Jun 23, 2019, 2:00 PM

    The Lions Club is pleased to be offering FREE swimming to Nanaimo residents. Thanks again to the many program sponsors. We look forward to seeing you at the pool on Sundays!
  • Family Fun Night June 2019

    Jun 27, 2019, 4:00 PM

    The summer Family Fun Nights take place Thursday evenings from 4-7 pm in June, July and August provide families a place to enjoy games, crafts, bouncy castle fun, musical entertainment, science experiments and much more!
  • Lions Free Swim 2019

    Jun 30, 2019, 2:00 PM

    The Lions Club is pleased to be offering FREE swimming to Nanaimo residents. Thanks again to the many program sponsors. We look forward to seeing you at the pool on Sundays!
  • Canada Day Celebrations 2019

    Jul 1, 2019, 11:00 AM

    Between 11 am and 3:30 pm you'll find live music & entertainment, a celebration of flags, cake cutting, face painting, bouncy castle, cultural dances, food, interactive booths and much more!
  • Concerts in the Park "GG & The Ice Machine" July 2

    Jul 2, 2019, 12:30 PM

    This summer, bring a lawn chair and a picnic while enjoying some great musical entertainment in two of Nanaimo's most beautiful and popular parks. These concerts are FREE and are great for the whole family!
  • Concerts in the Park "Beatlemania Unplugged" July 3

    Jul 3, 2019, 6:00 PM

    This summer, bring a lawn chair and a picnic while enjoying some great musical entertainment in two of Nanaimo's most beautiful and popular parks. These concerts are FREE and are great for the whole family!
  • Starlight Skate 2019

    Jul 3, 2019, 6:30 PM

    Our Starlight Skate is an opportunity to come out and enjoy our soft light "stars" and passive LED glow lights. This is a great night out for couples and families before dinner or before that "night out" with friends. Regular admission rates apply.
  • Concerts in the Park "Glen Foster Group" July 9

    Jul 9, 2019, 12:30 PM

    This summer, bring a lawn chair and a picnic while enjoying some great musical entertainment in two of Nanaimo's most beautiful and popular parks. These concerts are FREE and are great for the whole family!
  • Concerts in the Park "Randle Parker Band" July 10

    Jul 10, 2019, 6:00 PM

    This summer, bring a lawn chair and a picnic while enjoying some great musical entertainment in two of Nanaimo's most beautiful and popular parks. These concerts are FREE and are great for the whole family!
  • Concerts in the Park "The Fates" July 16

    Jul 16, 2019, 12:30 PM

    This summer, bring a lawn chair and a picnic while enjoying some great musical entertainment in two of Nanaimo's most beautiful and popular parks. These concerts are FREE and are great for the whole family!
  • Concerts in the Park "Kenny Shaw & Brian Temple" July 17

    Jul 17, 2019, 6:00 PM

    This summer, bring a lawn chair and a picnic while enjoying some great musical entertainment in two of Nanaimo's most beautiful and popular parks. These concerts are FREE and are great for the whole family!
  • Concerts in the Park "Sugar & Spice" July 23

    Jul 23, 2019, 12:30 PM

    This summer, bring a lawn chair and a picnic while enjoying some great musical entertainment in two of Nanaimo's most beautiful and popular parks. These concerts are FREE and are great for the whole family!
  • Concerts in the Park "Whitey Somers" July 24

    Jul 24, 2019, 6:00 PM

    This summer, bring a lawn chair and a picnic while enjoying some great musical entertainment in two of Nanaimo's most beautiful and popular parks. These concerts are FREE and are great for the whole family!
  • Family Fun Night July 2019

    Jul 25, 2019, 4:00 PM

    The summer Family Fun Nights take place Thursday evenings from 4-7 pm in June, July and August provide families a place to enjoy games, crafts, bouncy castle fun, musical entertainment, science experiments and much more!
  • Concerts in the Park "Dave Hart" July 30

    Jul 30, 2019, 12:30 PM

    This summer, bring a lawn chair and a picnic while enjoying some great musical entertainment in two of Nanaimo's most beautiful and popular parks. These concerts are FREE and are great for the whole family!
  • Concerts in the Park "The Big Mess" July 31

    Jul 31, 2019, 6:00 PM

    This summer, bring a lawn chair and a picnic while enjoying some great musical entertainment in two of Nanaimo's most beautiful and popular parks. These concerts are FREE and are great for the whole family!
  • Concerts in the Park "Sweet SantaFe" Aug 6

    Aug 6, 2019, 12:30 PM

    This summer, bring a lawn chair and a picnic while enjoying some great musical entertainment in two of Nanaimo's most beautiful and popular parks. These concerts are FREE and are great for the whole family!
  • Concerts in the Park "Tropic Mayhem" Aug 7

    Aug 7, 2019, 6:00 PM

    This summer, bring a lawn chair and a picnic while enjoying some great musical entertainment in two of Nanaimo's most beautiful and popular parks. These concerts are FREE and are great for the whole family!

Special Events

The City of Nanaimo hosts special events year round, so check back here often or join us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter as we are always adding more!

Hosting a Special Event in a City of Nanaimo Park?

Do you have plans to host an event in one of Nanaimo's Parks?

If you are looking for community events happening in and around Nanaimo, visit www.tourismnanaimo.com and view the events page.

Clubs and Organizations in Nanaimo

The City of Nanaimo is home to several clubs and organizations. From arts, social, sports or community, check out this Clubs and Organization Listing and see how you can get involved! Email askpre@nanaimo.ca to add your non profit group to this list or to update your organization information.

Last updated: February 6, 2019

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