Parks & Recreation Events

  • Super Summer Sundays

    Aug 18, 2019, 1:00 PM

    Superior summertime Sunday swimming at the Nanaimo Aquatic Centre! Join us, we will have a blast playing games. Regular admission rates apply.
  • Concerts in the Park "Laura Kelsey" Aug 20

    Aug 20, 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 "Don't Tell Julie" Aug 21

    Aug 21, 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!
  • Thursday Musical Entertainment - Nick the Entertainer

    Aug 22, 2019, 1:30 PM

    The City of Nanaimo & Nanaimo Harbour City Seniors Present Thursday Musical Entertainment July to September. Non Members are always welcome, no need to reserve in advance, please pay at the door.
  • Silly Summer Saturdays

    Aug 24, 2019, 3:00 PM

    Join us at the Nanaimo Aquatic Centre for Silly Summer Saturdays for summer-themed games and events. Regular admission rates apply.
  • Super Summer Sundays

    Aug 25, 2019, 1:00 PM

    Superior summertime Sunday swimming at the Nanaimo Aquatic Centre! Join us, we will have a blast playing games. Regular admission rates apply.
  • Concerts in the Park "Silver & Gold Band" Aug 27

    Aug 27, 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 Clanns" Aug 28

    Aug 28, 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!
  • Thursday Musical Entertainment - Coombs Old Time Fiddlers

    Aug 29, 2019, 1:30 PM

    The City of Nanaimo & Nanaimo Harbour City Seniors Present Thursday Musical Entertainment July to September. Non Members are always welcome, no need to reserve in advance, please pay at the door.
  • Family Fun Night Aug 2019

    Aug 29, 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!
  • Thursday Musical Entertainment - Silver & Gold

    Sep 5, 2019, 1:30 PM

    The City of Nanaimo & Nanaimo Harbour City Seniors Present Thursday Musical Entertainment July to September. Non Members are always welcome, no need to reserve in advance, please pay at the door.
  • Thursday Musical Entertainment - Rich Haug

    Sep 12, 2019, 1:30 PM

    The City of Nanaimo & Nanaimo Harbour City Seniors Present Thursday Musical Entertainment July to September. Non Members are always welcome, no need to reserve in advance, please pay at the door.
  • Lions FREE Skate Fall 2019

    Sep 15, 2019, 11:30 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. Please check the schedule.
  • Thursday Musical Entertainment - Bryden Street Jazz Band

    Sep 19, 2019, 1:30 PM

    The City of Nanaimo & Nanaimo Harbour City Seniors Present Thursday Musical Entertainment July to September. Non Members are always welcome, no need to reserve in advance, please pay at the door.
  • Lions FREE Skate Fall 2019

    Sep 22, 2019, 11:30 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. Please check the schedule.
  • Thursday Musical Entertainment - Flashback Freddy

    Sep 26, 2019, 1:30 PM

    The City of Nanaimo & Nanaimo Harbour City Seniors Present Thursday Musical Entertainment July to September. Non Members are always welcome, no need to reserve in advance, please pay at the door.
  • Lions FREE Skate Fall 2019

    Sep 29, 2019, 11:30 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. Please check the schedule.
  • Lions FREE Skate Fall 2019

    Oct 6, 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. Please check the schedule.
  • Lions FREE Skate Fall 2019

    Oct 13, 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. Please check the schedule.
  • Lions FREE Skate Fall 2019

    Oct 20, 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. Please check the schedule.

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!

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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.

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