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Fall Festivals & Events on the Sunshine Coast

On the Sunshine Coast, we believe in practicing the "Art of Living Well" and work balance with life-long learning and exploration. Be inspired by the natural beauty and coastal lifestyle that motivates so many of our resident artists. There is no better time to experience this than October when we take time to celebrate arts & culture. 

Sechelt Oktoberfest
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Visit the 3rd annual Oktoberfest in downtown Sechelt on September 24.  A family event with lots of food, music, family fun and of our a great selection of Craft Beer.  Drop down to Cowrie street and join the festive atmosphere.  For more information call 604-885-9611 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Or check out the website

Gibsons Fall Fair
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Don't miss the 16th annual fall fair and craft show....a Gibsons Thanksgiving tradition!  Fall harvest vegetables, pies, bake sale, and crafts of all disciplines. A day of fun for the whole family. All the proceeds are donated to local charity. The festivities will be held at Quality Farm & Garden Greenhouse, 325 Pratt Road in Gibsons.

14th Annual Sechelt Arts Festival
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Now in its fourteenth year, The Sechelt Arts Festival provides accessible arts programming to Coast residents and visitors via local and off-coast talent in a professionally produced ten-day event. The Festival supports and encourages the local artistic community by providing myriad workshops, performances, and presentation opportunities, embracing arts and culture through dance, music, theatre, spoken word, visual art, multi-media, and heritage events. 


Sunshine Coast Mushroom Festival
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Don't miss the 8th Annual Sunshine Coast Mushroom Festival 2016.  Our Mushroom show is Saturday, October 15, at the Community Hall in Madeira Park and our guest speaker is Daniel Winkler. You'll find special mushroom meals at various restaurants up and down the Sunshine Coast; and, of course, our Mushroom Show in Maderia Park with ID tables, cooking demonstrations,  photo contest winners, vendors and more.

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Travel along the entire Sunshine Coast Highway from Langdale to Earls Cove or Earls Cove to Langdale. It is a chance to meet the artists in their studios and experience the vibrant arts and culture community on the Sunshine Coast as you follow brochure maps, directional signs, smart phone maps and other Crawlers. Again this year – Powell River Artists will be exhibiting their work at the Roberts Creek Hall.

Presented by the Coast Cultural Alliance (CCA), a non-profit society presenting the Sunshine Coast Art Crawl, is a network of arts, cultural and heritage groups and individuals working to enhance the economic vitality of the Sunshine Coast through cultural sector development. For more information on the CCA, visit


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The the 3rd Annual Powell River Craft Beer Festival will be November 12, 2016  2 - 6 PM at The Arc Community Theatre located at 7055 Alberni Street, Powell River. Tastings from 15 different breweries including Townsite Brewing, Persephone Brewing Company, Parallel 49 Brewing, Driftwood Brewery, and many more. Tickets $25 for CAMRA members, $30 non members. All tickets purchased on-line to be picked up at the event begining one-hour before the festival begins. Ticket includes: entrance to the festival, souvenir 5 oz tasting glass and three drink/food tokens (additional tokens $2 each good for one tasting sample of beer/cider/spirits or food).

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