Parks & Recreation Events

  • Glow in the Dark Skate

    Jul 22, 2018, 3:00 PM

    Skate in our atmosphere of dimmed lighting and special effects! Held once a month on Sunday afternoons at various locations from 3-4:30 pm. Regular admission rates apply, glow necklaces can be purchased for $2.
  • Concerts in the Park - Terra Zetto (Latin/World Continental)

    Jul 24, 2018, 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 (50s & 60s Pop)

    Jul 25, 2018, 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!
  • Coast Capital Savings Everyone Welcome FREE SWIM (July 28)

    Jul 28, 2018, 1:00 PM

    Coastal Capital Savings is generously sponsoring various swim and skates throughout the year. Thank you, Coast Capital Savings!
  • Concerts in the Park -John Pippus (Folk/Blues)

    Jul 31, 2018, 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 - Nanaimo Fiddle Society (Barn Dance on the Grass)

    Aug 1, 2018, 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

    Aug 1, 2018, 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 - Flint & Feather (Folk inspired by Canadian History)

    Aug 7, 2018, 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 (Beach Party Band)

    Aug 14, 2018, 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 South Island Rhythm (Blues)

    Aug 15, 2018, 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!
  • Glow in the Dark Skate

    Aug 19, 2018, 3:00 PM

    Skate in our atmosphere of dimmed lighting and special effects! Held once a month on Sunday afternoons at various locations from 3-4:30 pm. Regular admission rates apply, glow necklaces can be purchased for $2.
  • Concerts in the Park - Laura Kelsey (Soulful Folk/Rock)

    Aug 21, 2018, 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 (Dance Party Rock)

    Aug 22, 2018, 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!
  • Coast Capital Savings Everyone Welcome FREE SKATE (August 24)

    Aug 24, 2018, 4:15 PM

    Coastal Capital Savings is generously sponsoring various swim and skates throughout the year. Thank you, Coast Capital Savings!
  • Coast Capital Savings Everyone Welcome FREE SWIM (August 25)

    Aug 25, 2018, 1:00 PM

    Coastal Capital Savings is generously sponsoring various swim and skates throughout the year. Thank you, Coast Capital Savings!
  • Concerts in the Park - Steph Lundy (Indie Folk)

    Aug 28, 2018, 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 - Western Jaguar (Alternative Indie Rock)

    Aug 29, 2018, 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?

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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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