Festivals and Events

Don’t Miss Out on These Festivities in Parksville BC!

Brant Wildlife Festival – March/April

The festival celebrates nature, particularly the return of the Black Brant geese as they rest on beaches midway between their wintering areas in Mexico and their nesting grounds in Alaska.

Fire and Ice Street Festival – May

Chili cook-offs and ice carving are featured in this street festival in Qualicum Beach. Also musical street entertainment and Kids Zone.

Parksville Beach Festival – August

Held over a three week period each August, the festival includes the Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition, beach volleyball & croquet tournaments, a bike-a-thon, a classic car show and more.

P-ART-Y on the Drive – September

This event brings together music, art, and food on Parksville’s Resort Drive, with lots of activities for the kids, too!

Parksville Vacation Mini Golf Family Fun

Paradise Seaside Resort offers two world class miniature golf courses. The exquisite 1/4 scale golf course features a fully rigged pirate galleon and treasure cave, water mill, lighthouse, Victorian mansion, and village church. Paradise Seaside Resort is open from early March to mid October.

For up to date calendar information about these and other festivals and events happening on Vancouver Island near our resort, please visit the Parksville & Qualicum Beach Tourism website.

Start making Parksville memories

Treat yourself to a getaway to Ocean Trails Resort, just steps from world class Rathtrevor Beach.