Vancouver Island + Area Events

Vancouver Island + Area Events

Are you visiting one of Breakaway Vacation’s luxury vacation properties across Vancouver Island or the surrounding islands? Here are some Vancouver Island + area events that you can check out during the month of August. 

Parksville Qualicum Beach Events

Blue Moon Acres Camp

Mon., Aug. 16, 9:00 AM
Qualicum Beach Family History Society
180 Veterans Way, Qualicum Beach, BC

Campers will spend time amongst our cows, they will learn basic cheese-making skills, bread making, fresh jam and so much more! We will spend time each day with all of the animals and learn their role on our farm. A short yoga class is a part of each day. Arts and crafts are also incorporated into the programming.

Tofino Area Events

Eco Heroes Kids’ Camp

Sat., Aug. 9-13, 9:00 a.m.
Tofino Botanical Gardens
1084 Pacific Rim Hwy, Tofino, BC

Calling all superheroes! Grab your cape and join us for a week of non-stop adventure! With Raincoast’s new “Exploring the Edge” camps, you will fly down sand dunes, race through eco obstacle courses, hop on paddleboards to explore kelp forests and so much more! Get ready for a week of endless excitement, exploration and fun in the sun!

Gust Of Wind Concert Series

Sat., Aug. 14, 2:00 PM
380 Campbell St, Tofino, BC

Tofino Arts Council is incredibly excited to announce that the Gust Of Wind Concert Series is back in full force this year! Every Friday at 7:00 PM from now until September we will be filling the streets of Tofino with the sounds of live music. Join us at the Al Fresco Dining Tent (380 Campbell St., beside the Community Theatre) to take in the sounds of our local talent.

Pender Island Events 

Mosaic Arts & Culture Festival
Sun., Aug. 1, all day 

A week long community arts and culture festival produced by Ptarmigan Arts that celebrates the diversity of the land we live on and the people who inhabit it. Featuring performances by local and regional artists, workshops and demonstrations in various artistic disciplines, and nature-based programming.

Free Live Show: Bill Heintz

Fri., Aug. 20, 12:00
Pender Island Community Hall
4418 Bedwell Harbour Rd, Pender Island, BC

Join the community every Friday from 12-1 pm at the Pender Community Hall for free live music outside! Bring a blanket or chair and a picnic, or enjoy food from Tom’s food truck while you listen to amazing local artists. The concerts will also be live-streamed on Ptarmigan Arts’ Facebook page if you aren’t able to make it in person.