Events

Free for BC outdoor events. To list your event with

Wilderness Travels: editor@wildernesstravels.com

 

March

Pacific Rim Whale Festival

March 16-24
Bamfield, Ucuelet, Tofino, West Coast, Vancouver Island, BC
http://www.pacificrimwhalefestival.com/


Brant Wildlife Festival
Parksville & Qualicum Beach, Vancouver Island, BC
March 16 - April 6
www.brantfestival.bc.ca

 

April

Okanagan Fest-of-Ale
Penticton, BC April 5-6
http://www.fest-of-ale.bc.ca/

 

9th Annual Jazzman Fishing Derby 2013

April 7 Kamloop, Tk'emlups

http://www.tkemlups.ca/our-story/events

 

Earth Day
Sun April 21 11AM- 6 PM
Roberts Creek pier - Sunshine Coast, BC

http://www.robertscreekcommunity.ca/

 

May

Okanagan Wine Festivals - Spring
May 3-12

http://www.thewinefestivals.com/events/index/13

 

Creston Valley Blossom Festival
May 17-20 Creston, BC
http://www.blossomfestival.ca/

 

Swiftsure Sailing Race
Victoria's annual sailing race. May 25 -27
www.swiftsure.org

 

Cloverdale Rodeo
May 17-20 Cloverdale, BC
Top cowboys and cowgirls on the professional rodeo circuit
www.cloverdalerodeo.com


June

Elevate The Arts

Cultural "crawl" June 4-8, Courtenay, BC

http://www.elevatethearts.com/

 

Gibsons Landing Jazz Festival
June 14-16 Outdoors in the park
http://www.coastjazz.com/

 

BC Shellfish Festival, Comox, BC
Sat. June 15th Comox marina. Free parking
http://bcshellfishfestival.ca/festival-day/

 

Sam Steele Days
June 13 - 16 Cranbrook, BC
http://www.samsteeledays.org/

 

Dragon Boat Festival
June 21-23 False Creek Vancouver, BC
http://dragonboatbc.ca/

 

Victoria's Jazz Festival
June 21-June 30
Some of the world's best jazz, blues and world beat artists.
http://jazzvictoria.ca/jazz-fest

 

BC Bike Race
Vancouver to Whistler
June 29 - July 6 Sold Out
http://www.bcbikerace.com/

 

Williams Lake Stampede
June 28 - July 1 Williams Lake, BC
A world-famous event that has withstood the test of time.
http://www.williamslakestampede.com/

 

July

Vancouver Island Musicfest
July 12 - 14, Courtenay, BC
http://www.islandmusicfest.com/

 

Vancouver Folk Music Festival
July 19-21 Jericho Beach Park, Vancouver
www.thefestival.bc.ca

 

Nanaimo Marine Festival
And Bathtub Races, July 26-28
http://www.bathtubbing.com/

 

August

Comox Nautical Days
Aug 3- Aug 5 Comox
http://www.comoxnauticaldays.ca/


Kamloopa Powwow
Aug 2-4, Kamloops, BC
The 17 bands of the Shuswap invite thousands of native participants, and the public, to attend.
http://www.tourismkamloops.com/

 

Sunfest
Aug 1-4 Duncan
http://www.sunfestconcerts.com/

 

Hornby Island Festival
Aug 1 - Aug 10
http://hornbyfestival.bc.ca/index.php


Coombs Bluegrass Festival
Aug 1-4 Coombs Rodeo Grounds
http://www.coombsbluegrass.com/

 

Roberts Creek Daze

Aug 17,18 Roberts Creek, BC

http://www.robertscreekcommunity.ca

 

Roots & Blues Festival

Aug 16-18 Salmon Arm, BC

http://www.rootsandblues.ca/

 

Howe Sound Outriggers Canoe Races

Begins again in Aug 2014

http://www.clippercanoes.com/outrigger/

 

Non-Profit Links & NEWS

Free for non-profit organizations. To list with Wilderness Travels: editor@wildernesstravels.com

 

Raincoast Conservation Foundation
Vancouver Island organization founded 'to protect the lands, waters and wildlife of the Great Bear Rainforest'.
http://www.raincoast.org/

 

Georgia Strait Alliance
Citizen's group protecting the marine environment in and around the whole Strait of Georgia.
http://www.georgiastrait.org/


Spaces For Nature
Sunshine Coast non-profit dedicated to the protection of BC’s wilderness. See what is protected here.
http://www.spacesfornature.org/


Sunshine Coast Conservation Association
A volunteer association representing over thirty local conservation and community groups.
http://www.thescca.ca/

 

Friends of Bute Inlet

http://www.buteinlet.net/

 

Valhalla Wilderness Society

http://www.savespiritbear.org/index.html

 

Dogwood Initiative

http://www.dogwoodinitiative.org/

 

BC Wildlife Federation

http://www.bcwf.bc.ca/

 

Alberta Wilderness Association

http://albertawilderness.ca

 

 

 

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