Parks & Recreation Events

  • Thursday Musical Entertainment

    Jan 24, 2019, 1:30 PM

    The City of Nanaimo & Nanaimo Harbour City Seniors Present Thursday Musical Entertainment January - March. Non Members are always welcome, no need to reserve in advance, please pay at the door
  • Coast Capital Savings Everyone Welcome FREE SWIM

    Jan 25, 2019, 7:00 PM

    Coastal Capital Savings is generously sponsoring various swim and skates throughout the year. Thank you, Coast Capital Savings!
  • Lions FREE Skate

    Jan 27, 2019, 10:45 AM

    The City of Nanaimo Parks & Recreation, Lions Club of Nanaimo, Save-On-Foods and many other community sponsors are proud to present the Lions Free Skates. Held Sunday's at Frank Crane Arena from 12-1:30 pm. Except Clipper Game Days (Sept 23, Oct 7, Oct 21, Nov 18, Jan 6 and Jan 27) Lions Free skate will change to 10:45 am - 12:30 pm.
  • Thursday Musical Entertainment

    Jan 31, 2019, 1:30 PM

    The City of Nanaimo & Nanaimo Harbour City Seniors Present Thursday Musical Entertainment January - March. Non Members are always welcome, no need to reserve in advance, please pay at the door
  • Lions FREE Skate

    Feb 3, 2019, 12:00 PM

    The City of Nanaimo Parks & Recreation, Lions Club of Nanaimo, Save-On-Foods and many other community sponsors are proud to present the Lions Free Skates. Held Sunday's at Frank Crane Arena from 12-1:30 pm. Except Clipper Game Days (Sept 23, Oct 7, Oct 21, Nov 18, Jan 6 and Jan 27) Lions Free skate will change to 10:45 am - 12:30 pm.
  • Glow in the Dark Skates

    Feb 5, 2019, 6:30 PM

    Skate in our atmosphere of dimmed lighting and special effects! Held once a month on Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8 pm, at Frank Crane Arena.
  • Thursday Musical Entertainment

    Feb 7, 2019, 1:30 PM

    The City of Nanaimo & Nanaimo Harbour City Seniors Present Thursday Musical Entertainment January - March. Non Members are always welcome, no need to reserve in advance, please pay at the door.
  • Walk with the Doc

    Feb 9, 2019, 10:00 AM

    Dr. Poteryko, Dr. Houghton and other healthcare professionals will help lead this FREE monthly health walk - rain or shine! Held the second Saturday of each month at 10 am.
  • Lions FREE Skate

    Feb 10, 2019, 12:00 PM

    The City of Nanaimo Parks & Recreation, Lions Club of Nanaimo, Save-On-Foods and many other community sponsors are proud to present the Lions Free Skates. Held Sunday's at Frank Crane Arena from 12-1:30 pm. Except Clipper Game Days (Sept 23, Oct 7, Oct 21, Nov 18, Jan 6 and Jan 27) Lions Free skate will change to 10:45 am - 12:30 pm.
  • Thursday Musical Entertainment

    Feb 14, 2019, 1:30 PM

    The City of Nanaimo & Nanaimo Harbour City Seniors Present Thursday Musical Entertainment January - March. Non Members are always welcome, no need to reserve in advance, please pay at the door.
  • Valentine's Skate

    Feb 14, 2019, 6:15 PM

    Take your loved one(s) to a Valentine's Day Skate at the Nanaimo Ice Centre! Regular admission rates apply.
  • Coast Capital Savings Everyone Welcome FREE SKATE

    Feb 15, 2019, 3:45 PM

    Coastal Capital Savings is generously sponsoring various swim and skates throughout the year. Thank you, Coast Capital Savings!
  • Lions FREE Skate

    Feb 17, 2019, 12:00 PM

    The City of Nanaimo Parks & Recreation, Lions Club of Nanaimo, Save-On-Foods and many other community sponsors are proud to present the Lions Free Skates. Held Sunday's at Frank Crane Arena from 12-1:30 pm. Except Clipper Game Days (Sept 23, Oct 7, Oct 21, Nov 18, Jan 6 and Jan 27) Lions Free skate will change to 10:45 am - 12:30 pm.
  • Thursday Musical Entertainment

    Feb 21, 2019, 1:30 PM

    The City of Nanaimo & Nanaimo Harbour City Seniors Present Thursday Musical Entertainment January - March. Non Members are always welcome, no need to reserve in advance, please pay at the door.
  • Coast Capital Savings Everyone Welcome FREE SWIM

    Feb 22, 2019, 7:00 PM

    Coastal Capital Savings is generously sponsoring various swim and skates throughout the year. Thank you, Coast Capital Savings!
  • Starlight Skate

    Feb 23, 2019, 7:00 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.
  • Lions FREE Skate

    Feb 24, 2019, 12:00 PM

    The City of Nanaimo Parks & Recreation, Lions Club of Nanaimo, Save-On-Foods and many other community sponsors are proud to present the Lions Free Skates. Held Sunday's at Frank Crane Arena from 12-1:30 pm. Except Clipper Game Days (Sept 23, Oct 7, Oct 21, Nov 18, Jan 6 and Jan 27) Lions Free skate will change to 10:45 am - 12:30 pm.
  • Thursday Musical Entertainment

    Feb 28, 2019, 1:30 PM

    The City of Nanaimo & Nanaimo Harbour City Seniors Present Thursday Musical Entertainment January - March. Non Members are always welcome, no need to reserve in advance, please pay at the door.
  • Lions FREE Skate

    Mar 3, 2019, 12:00 PM

    The City of Nanaimo Parks & Recreation, Lions Club of Nanaimo, Save-On-Foods and many other community sponsors are proud to present the Lions Free Skates. Held Sunday's at Frank Crane Arena from 12-1:30 pm. Except Clipper Game Days (Sept 23, Oct 7, Oct 21, Nov 18, Jan 6 and Jan 27) Lions Free skate will change to 10:45 am - 12:30 pm.
  • Nanaimo Harbour City Seniors Open House

    Mar 5, 2019, 10:00 AM

    Anyone over the age of 60 is welcome to check out the many services, classes and programs available. Watch demonstrations, speak to members, take a tour of Bowen Park and enjoy refreshments.

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: December 24, 2018

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