Must See Events

NOV 30-JAN 10 - Festival Of Lights 2017

A MUST SEE magical lit-up town, sure to get you and your family into the Christmas spirit!

Entertainment Events

Saturday, December 23rd

Christmas at the Farm

Saturday, December 23, 2017 - 4:30pm | Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Music

Are you looking for the magic of an old-fashioned Christmas this year? Come home to the Merridale farm this holiday season; we are offering a unique Christmas experience. The events include a walk through our courtyard with hundreds of twinkling lights, decorations, and displays, followed by an...

Cowichan Lake Winter Wonderland

Saturday, December 23, 2017 - 6:00pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Teens

Come out and enjoy the festivities at our annual Winter Wonderland where our arena transforms into a festive wonderland showcasing a toboggan run, skating, hockey, hot chocolate and a visit from Santa himself. 6-8pm.

Tidings: Allison Crowe w. Céline Sawchuk & Super Special Guests

Saturday, December 23, 2017 - 7:30pm | Arts, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Major Events, Music, Seniors, Teens

Amazing Allison Crowe, (vocals, piano, guitar, fiddle & bodhran) & exquisite cellist/vocalist Celine Sawchuk join with a cavalcade of Nanaimo's finest young talent to bring “Tidings” – stirring together traditional Christmas and holiday favourites from English, French and German...

Live Entertainment at Moby's

Saturday, December 23, 2017 - 7:30pm | Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Music

Great Live Entertainment at Moby's Pub: Dec.9-The County Line (Country) Dec.16-The Coalition (Rock/Dance) Dec.23-Costners (Rock/Dance) Dec.26-Cities (Rock/Dance) Dec.30-T.B.A. Dec.31-Run For Cover (Rock/Dance) Jan.6-Now or Never (Rock) Jan.13-Arcadian Sun (Folk) Jan.20-Happy Daze (60's Rock) Jan.27...

Live Entertainment at The Cobblestone

Saturday, December 23, 2017 - 8:30pm | Entertainment, Food & Drink, Music

Live entertainment at the Cobblestone: Nov 17-Femme Fatales Nov 18-Trayne Wreck Nov 24-Thor and the Thundercats Dec.1-Dylan Stone Band Dec.8-Monts and the Providers Dec.15-Atomic Allstars Dec.22-Band of Rascals (Tix $20 in advance) Dec.23-House DJ Homecoming Party ($5 at the door) Dec.26-Monkey...

Live Music at The River Rock

Saturday, December 23, 2017 - 9:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Music

Live music Fridays, 7-10pm and Saturdays, 9pm-1am Nov.17-Don Wilke Nov.18-Montgomery County Nov.24-TL Douglas Nov.25-Korkscrew Dec.1-Mary Egan Dec.2-Ear Candy Dec.8-Teri Wood Dec.9-Political Statement Dec.15-Lennon and Philo Dec.16-From The Sea Dec.22-Melaura Dec.23-Quatsun Mafia Dec.29-Mary Egan...

Sunday, December 24th

Mt. Washington Winter Wonderland

Sunday, December 24, 2017 - 9:00am | Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Sports, Teens

Join us from Dec. 17 through Jan. 2, 9am-9:30pm at the fabulous Mount Washinton ski resort when we transform into a Winter Wonderland Extravaganza. Christmas is a time for family, friends, and SNOW! At Mount Washington, enjoy a perfect postcard Christmas, during our Winter Wonderland celebration....

Monday, December 25th

New Movie Releases

Monday, December 25, 2017 - 12:00am | Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly

Movie Release: The Greatest Showman Molly's Game Please check your local cinema for times, ticket prices and not all titles may be available.

Elves Ski Free

Monday, December 25, 2017 - 9:00am | Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Free, Sports, Teens

Elves deserve a ski day. Come to Mount Washington Dressed like an Elf or like 70's Elvis and you ski FREE on Christmas Day! 9am-3:30pm.

Tuesday, December 26th

Torchlight Parade and Fireworks

Tuesday, December 26, 2017 - 3:30pm | Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Sports

An annual favourite! Come up and enjoy this free family fireworks display and Torchlight Parade, viewable from the Alpine Lodge. Fireworks and Parade start at 6:45pm, and festivities continue until 9pm.