Events

  • Concerts in the Park "Whitey Somers" July 24

    Jul 24, 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 - Oldies but Goodies

    Jul 25, 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 July 2019

    Jul 25, 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!
  • Nanaimo Car Trunk Sale 2019

    Jul 27, 2019, 9:00 AM

    Join us for the third annual Nanaimo Recycles Trunk Sale!
  • Silly Summer Saturdays

    Jul 27, 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

    Jul 28, 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 "Dave Hart" July 30

    Jul 30, 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 Big Mess" July 31

    Jul 31, 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 - Silver & Gold

    Aug 1, 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 3, 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 4, 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 "Sweet SantaFe" Aug 6

    Aug 6, 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 "Tropic Mayhem" Aug 7

    Aug 7, 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!
  • Starlight Skate 2019

    Aug 7, 2019, 6:30 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.
  • Thursday Musical Entertainment - Beattles Tribute Band

    Aug 8, 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.
  • 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!

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.

Last updated: May 8, 2019

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