Events

  • Lions FREE Skate

    Sep 23, 2018, 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.
  • Nanaimo Rivers Day 2018

    Sep 23, 2018, 11:00 AM

    Join us for a celebration of World Rivers Day with events that honour our city's rich heritage of waterways. There will be interactive booths, a salmon BBQ, life music, guided stream walks and river tours. See you there!
  • Coast Capital Savings Everyone Welcome FREE SWIM

    Sep 28, 2018, 7:00 PM

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

    Sep 30, 2018, 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

    Oct 2, 2018, 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.
  • Lions FREE Skate

    Oct 7, 2018, 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.
  • Election 2018 - Advance Voting Opportunity

    Oct 10, 2018, 8:00 AM

    October 10, 2018 is your first Advance Voting Opportunity for the 2018 Municipal Election.
  • Walk with the Doc

    Oct 13, 2018, 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

    Oct 14, 2018, 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.
  • Election 2018 - Advance Voting Opportunity

    Oct 17, 2018, 8:00 AM

    October 17, 2018 is your second Advance Voting Opportunity for the 2018 Municipal Election.
  • Coast Capital Savings Everyone Welcome FREE SKATE

    Oct 19, 2018, 3:45 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

    Oct 19, 2018, 7:00 PM

    Coastal Capital Savings is generously sponsoring various swim and skates throughout the year. Thank you, Coast Capital Savings!
  • Election 2018 - General Voting Day

    Oct 20, 2018, 8:00 AM

    October 20, 2018 is General Voting Day for the 2018 Municipal Election.
  • Dive-In Movie Hotel Transylvania 3

    Oct 20, 2018, 3:00 PM

    Dive-In Movie Hotel Transylvania is coming to a pool near you.
  • Starlight Skate

    Oct 20, 2018, 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

    Oct 21, 2018, 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.
  • Halloween Howl Event at Beban Pool

    Oct 26, 2018, 3:00 PM

    Join us for "spooky" Halloween Party in the Beban Park Pool! Regular admission rates apply.
  • Lions FREE Skate

    Oct 28, 2018, 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.
  • Lions FREE Skate

    Nov 4, 2018, 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

    Nov 6, 2018, 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.

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.

Last updated: July 3, 2018

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