Events

  • Thursday Musical Entertainment - Pickin' Pals

    Jan 23, 2020, 1:30 PM

    The City of Nanaimo & Nanaimo Harbour City Seniors present Thursday Musical Entertainment January to March. Non Members are always welcome. No need to reserve in advance. Please pay at the door.
  • Free Swim Courtesy of Coast Capital Savings - Jan 24, 2020

    Jan 24, 2020, 7:00 PM

    Join us for FREE skating and swimming sessions courtesy of Coast Capital Savings! All sessions are Everyone Welcome.
  • Lions FREE Skate Winter 2020

    Jan 26, 2020, 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.
  • Thursday Musical Entertainment - Coombs Old Time Fiddlers

    Jan 30, 2020, 1:30 PM

    The City of Nanaimo & Nanaimo Harbour City Seniors present Thursday Musical Entertainment January to March. Non Members are always welcome. No need to reserve in advance. Please pay at the door.
  • Lions FREE Skate Winter 2020

    Feb 2, 2020, 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.
  • Glow in the Dark Skate - Feb 4, 2020

    Feb 4, 2020, 6:30 PM

  • Thursday Musical Entertainment - Silver & Gold

    Feb 6, 2020, 1:30 PM

    The City of Nanaimo & Nanaimo Harbour City Seniors present Thursday Musical Entertainment January to March. Non Members are always welcome. No need to reserve in advance. Please pay at the door.
  • Lions FREE Skate Winter 2020

    Feb 9, 2020, 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.
  • Thursday Musical Entertainment - Larry Alexander Gates

    Feb 13, 2020, 1:30 PM

    The City of Nanaimo & Nanaimo Harbour City Seniors present Thursday Musical Entertainment January to March. Non Members are always welcome. No need to reserve in advance. Please pay at the door.
  • Bastion Lighting - Valentine's Day

    Feb 13, 2020, 4:00 PM

    Colour - Red
  • Free Skate Courtesy of Coast Capital Savings - Feb 14, 2020

    Feb 14, 2020, 3:45 PM

    Join us for FREE skating and swimming sessions courtesy of Coast Capital Savings! All sessions are Everyone Welcome.
  • Lions FREE Skate Winter 2020

    Feb 16, 2020, 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.
  • Thursday Musical Entertainment - Bryden Street Jazz Band

    Feb 20, 2020, 1:30 PM

    The City of Nanaimo & Nanaimo Harbour City Seniors present Thursday Musical Entertainment January to March. Non Members are always welcome. No need to reserve in advance. Please pay at the door.
  • Free Swim Courtesy of Coast Capital Savings - Feb 21, 2020

    Feb 21, 2020, 7:00 PM

    Join us for FREE skating and swimming sessions courtesy of Coast Capital Savings! All sessions are Everyone Welcome.
  • Starlight Skate - Feb 22, 2020

    Feb 22, 2020, 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 Winter 2020

    Feb 23, 2020, 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.
  • Thursday Musical Entertainment - Rick Haug

    Feb 27, 2020, 1:30 PM

    The City of Nanaimo & Nanaimo Harbour City Seniors present Thursday Musical Entertainment January to March. Non Members are always welcome. No need to reserve in advance. Please pay at the door.
  • Lions FREE Skate Spring 2020

    Mar 1, 2020, 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.
  • Glow in the Dark Skate - Mar 3, 2020

    Mar 3, 2020, 6:30 PM

  • Thursday Musical Entertainment - Accordion Band

    Mar 5, 2020, 1:30 PM

    The City of Nanaimo & Nanaimo Harbour City Seniors present Thursday Musical Entertainment January to March. 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?

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: January 7, 2020

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