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.
- Coombs Fair – August
Celebrating agriculture since 1913, the fair features animals, horticulture, art, music and food.
- 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!
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.