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Longwoodstock Music and Craft Beer Festival


Thursday, July 20th, 2017 — 7:13am PDT
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Contributed by Megan Kennedy via FestivalSeekers Get out of the big city and head to Nanaimo’s Longwoodstock Music and Craft Beer Festival! The 604 is a great area to explore, but there are times it’s well worth venturing further afield. For BC mainlanders, Vancouver Island holds many attractions, not the least of which is the […]

FestivalSeekers BC Summer Festival Roundup


Monday, July 17th, 2017 — 11:25am PDT
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My friends at FestivalSeekers have put together this roundup and they also have the chance for you to win a trip to Nanaimo! Explore BC this summer and make these festivals your destination for fun, whether you’re into riding through the Rockies, attending a play held in a harbour and a gathering where the entire […]

Nomadic Tempest in Gibsons


Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 — 8:08am PDT
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Every time I hop on the Horseshoe Bay-Langdale ferry I forget 1) how quick the trip is to the Sunshine Coast and 2) just how gorgeous the entire area is. Mountains dipping straight down into the sea, evergreen-covered islands, white sailboats, blue skies, and an abundance of arts, culture, and festivals. Now the Sunshine Coast […]

Free Outdoor Music Takes the Stage in Coquitlam


Thursday, July 6th, 2017 — 11:02am PDT
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Free outdoor music! Need I say more? Coquitlam is amping up its entertainment offerings this summer with a number of concerts and festivals centred at its amphitheatre-style stage at Town Centre Park. Think live music in the open air, the scent of coconut sunscreen, and picnic blankets spread out over the grass. This is summertime […]

Atmosphere Gathering in Cumberland


Friday, June 9th, 2017 — 10:13am PDT
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Did you know BC still has a 3-day outdoor festival with awesome live music, DJs, dancing, family fun, and on-site camping in a gorgeous valley setting with mountain views? It’s Atmosphere Gathering in Cumberland on Vancouver Island, and I recently researched a story for FestivalSeekers where I discovered great food, music, culture, and even better […]

Nanaimo Bathtub Race and Marine Festival


Thursday, June 8th, 2017 — 12:44pm PDT
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Last year, I got to witness competitor Jamie Garcia ripping around in a wicked fast bathtub. This year, I got to ride in a tub… a 12 person tub! It’s always fun out on the water in Nanaimo but when you’re in the world’s largest bathtub, celebrating the amazing World Championship Bathtub Race, it’s pretty […]