Events

  • Glow in the Dark Skate - February 1, 2022

    Feb 1, 2022, 6:30 PM

    Special "Glow in the Dark" Skate held once a month on Tuesday evenings from 6:30-8 pm at Frank Crane Arena.
  • Starlight Skate - February 20, 2022

    Feb 20, 2022, 4:00 PM

    The Starlight Skate is a great way to escape the hustle and bustle while enjoying lap skating with our soft light stars and passive LED lighting. Held on various Sunday evenings from 4-6 pm at Nanaimo Ice Centre.
  • Glow in the Dark Skate - March 1, 2022

    Mar 1, 2022, 6:30 PM

    Special "Glow in the Dark" Skate held once a month on Tuesday evenings from 6:30-8 pm at Frank Crane Arena.
  • Starlight Skate - March 20, 2022

    Mar 20, 2022, 4:00 PM

    The Starlight Skate is a great way to escape the hustle and bustle while enjoying lap skating with our soft light stars and passive LED lighting. Held on various Sunday evenings from 4-6 pm at Nanaimo Ice Centre.
  • Bastion Lighting Colours Gold & Burgundy: 150th Anniversary of the Nanaimo Concert Band

    Apr 10, 2022, 5:00 PM

    Established in 1872, the Nanaimo Concert Band is celebrating its 150th anniversary and is recognized in the musical community as one of the finest such groups in the country. The band has won numerous awards over the years, has been admired by other community bands with which it has shared musical appearances, and has attracted some of the most experienced music directors in the country. The Bastion will be coloured gold & burgundy April 10 - 17.

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.

Bastion Lighting Events

Do you have a cause or organization and would like to have a Bastion lighting event? Visit our Bastion Lighting Requests page to get details on how to qualify and request the Bastion be lit for you!

Last updated: December 30, 2021

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