Events

  • Free Skate Courtesy of Coast Capital Savings - Sep 20, 2019

    Sep 20, 2019, 3:45 PM

    Join us for FREE skating and swimming sessions courtesy of Coast Capital Savings! All sessions are Everyone Welcome.
  • StoryWalk 2019

    Sep 22, 2019, 10:00 AM

    Drop-in to Beban Park Altrusa Playground for a free self-guided, interactive park activity and "Share, Big Bear, Share" Story Walk. Children are invited to bring their teddy bear or favourite stuffie and then take home a scarf for their stuffie and a book. Sponsored by the City of Nanaimo, Rotary Club and Altrusa Club of Nanaimo.
  • Nanaimo Rivers Day 2019 & Fishing for Fun Fishing Derby

    Sep 22, 2019, 11:00 AM

    COME AND CELEBRATE OUR RIVERS... and their many benefits, such as clean water, spawning salmon, historic trade, exploration routes, connection with the Snuneymuxw First Nation Community and are a place to play.
  • Lions FREE Skate Fall 2019

    Sep 22, 2019, 11:30 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. Please check the schedule.
  • Hockey! The Exhibit

    Sep 24, 2019, 6:30 PM

    Join us in celebration of Nanaimo Museum's lastest exhibit - HOCKEY! Meet players from our major local teams, enjoy a skating session, get some autographs and find out what's hot on the hockey scene. Session is only $1 for everyone with free skates and helmet rentals.
  • Free Swim Courtesy of Coast Capital Savings - Sep 27, 2019

    Sep 27, 2019, 7:00 PM

    Join us for FREE skating and swimming sessions courtesy of Coast Capital Savings! All sessions are Everyone Welcome.
  • Lions FREE Skate Fall 2019

    Sep 29, 2019, 11:30 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. Please check the schedule.
  • Glow in the Dark Skate - Oct 1, 2019

    Oct 1, 2019, 6:30 PM

  • Thursday Musical Entertainment - Silver & Gold

    Oct 3, 2019, 1:30 PM

    The City of Nanaimo & Nanaimo Harbour City Seniors present Thursday Musical Entertainment October to December. Non Members are always welcome. No need to reserve in advance. Please pay at the door.
  • Lions FREE Skate Fall 2019

    Oct 6, 2019, 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 - Marty Steele

    Oct 10, 2019, 1:30 PM

    The City of Nanaimo & Nanaimo Harbour City Seniors present Thursday Musical Entertainment October to December. Non Members are always welcome. No need to reserve in advance. Please pay at the door.
  • Starlight Skate - Oct 12, 2019

    Oct 12, 2019, 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 Fall 2019

    Oct 13, 2019, 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 - Blossom Tree

    Oct 17, 2019, 1:30 PM

    The City of Nanaimo & Nanaimo Harbour City Seniors present Thursday Musical Entertainment October to December. Non Members are always welcome. No need to reserve in advance. Please pay at the door.
  • Free Swim Courtesy of Coast Capital Savings - Oct 18, 2019

    Oct 18, 2019, 7:00 PM

    Join us for FREE skating and swimming sessions courtesy of Coast Capital Savings! All sessions are Everyone Welcome.
  • Lions FREE Skate Fall 2019

    Oct 20, 2019, 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 - Songsters

    Oct 24, 2019, 1:30 PM

    The City of Nanaimo & Nanaimo Harbour City Seniors present Thursday Musical Entertainment October to December. Non Members are always welcome. No need to reserve in advance. Please pay at the door.
  • Free Skate Courtesy of Coast Capital Savings - Oct 25, 2019

    Oct 25, 2019, 3:45 PM

    Join us for FREE skating and swimming sessions courtesy of Coast Capital Savings! All sessions are Everyone Welcome.
  • Lions FREE Skate Fall 2019

    Oct 27, 2019, 11:30 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. Please check the schedule.
  • Thursday Musical Entertainment - Coombs Old Time Fiddlers

    Oct 31, 2019, 1:30 PM

    The City of Nanaimo & Nanaimo Harbour City Seniors present Thursday Musical Entertainment October to December. 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!

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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: May 8, 2019

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