6th Annual Lund Shellfish Festival - May 24-26, 2013
Fresh seafood, live music, marine & wilderness tours and fun for the kids in this scenic seaside community. Celebrate the approach of summer and eat, oh so well. Full weekend schedule
Spot Prawn Festival - June 1, 2013
The short spot prawn season is an annual delight here on the Pacific Ocean. Powell River invites you to celebrate along with celebrity chefs, cooking demonstrations, beer garden & games for the kids. Come hungry! Event details
10th Annual Pender Harbour Blues Festival - June 7-9, 2013
There is nothing more relaxing than groovin' to great music by the ocean. A lineup of excellent mucisians will calm your soul. Tickets on sale now.
Gibsons Landing Jazz Festival - June 10-16, 2013
Start the week with live jazz in restaurants around Gibsons every evening. Top off the weekend with a street festival in Gibsons Landing overlooking spectacular harbour views. Find more at www.coastjazz.com
PRISMA - Pacific Region International Summer Music Academy - June 17-29, 2013
Preparing students and young professionals for a career in music performance. Enjoy fabulous concerts by musicians from around the world in Powell River. Details
BMO Sunshine Coast April Fool's Run - April 6, 2014
Join a long-standing tradition and Run, Walk or Relay 13.1 miles / 21.1 km from Gibsons to Sechelt. The BMO April Fool’s Run offers a point-to-point, net downhill course with friendly West Coast hospitality, low entry fee, scenic route, finisher's medals and unique awards—all just a quick ferry ride or flight from Vancouver. Try your first half, go for a personal best or prepare for the BMO Vancouver Marathon or any other spring marathon. Discover BC's best-kept coastal secret at the 37th BMO Sunshine Coast April Fool's Run.
“It's the little half that rules — You just gotta run the Fool's!” Find us on Facebook.
Earth Day - April 2014
Join us in Roberts Creek to celebrate the Earth. Live music, kids activities, food, garden tours, enviromental education, and fun for the family. Event Details
April Tools Wooden Boat Challenge - April 26, 2014
Will you accept the challenge? Build a boat in 4 hours and race it with others in Pender Harbour? Great fun and test of skill. Entry forms available now. See details
The Coaster - 2014
Challenge your skills and join more than 200 riders in both XC and downhill mountain bike races. Saturday 45km XC. Sunday - Can you conquer Mach Chicken DH? Race details
Marathon Shuffle - April 27, 2014
Love trail running or just want a great hike with friends? Challenge yourself with a full 29km or a half 12km shuffle on the Sunshine Coast Trail. Enjoy old growth temperate rainforest and amazing ocean vistas. Register here
Bioblitz - May, 2014
Part contest, part festival, part education, part scientific enterprise...a 24 hour survey of life throughout the Sunshine Coast. Coordinated by the Iris Griffith Interpretive Centre & Nature Preserve.
Attack of Danger Bay - May 17-20, 2014
Coast Longboarders welcome the best downhill racers in the world for a weekend of racing on our famous curvy downhill roads. This year is the 13th annual celebration of the first official downhill longboard race in Canada.