Parks & Recreation Events

  • Hawaiian Holidaze

    Aug 9, 2019, 1:00 PM

    Who needs a tropical getaway when we have our very own Westwood Lake Park!? Enjoy tropical-themed games and activities for the whole family. FREE EVENT.
  • Silly Summer Saturdays

    Aug 10, 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 11, 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 "Trevor Price" Aug 13

    Aug 13, 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 "South Island Rhythm Kings" Aug 14

    Aug 14, 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 - Flashback Freddy

    Aug 15, 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 17, 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 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.
  • 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.

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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