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Wild Water Film Festival

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Dive into water-themed films this September as the Victoria Film Festival presents the Wild Water Film Festival. Featuring extreme sports, adventuring, water issue films and speakers from around the globe, it’s a film festival for those who love all things water. Wild Water Film Festival Where: The Vic Theatre (808 Douglas St, Victoria) When: Thursday, […]

Nanaimo Summertime Blues Festival

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The Nanaimo Summertime Blues Festival is coming up August 26th to 28th at Maffeo Sutton Park on the waterfront, with special performances at The Queens downtown. I met Gerold Haukenfrers, president of the Nanaimo Blues Society, and musician Lazy Mike on my last trip to Vancouver Island’s blues capital. I made Lazy Mike work pretty […]

Nanaimo Marine Festival & World Championship Bathtub Race

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It’s a Nanaimo thing. World Championship Bathtub Racing is a high-thrills, adrenaline pumping sport that’s been a tradition on Vancouver Island since 1967. I had the chance to go out on the water with a bathtub racer earlier this spring to learn more about the sport, its history, and the community festival that has been […]

Feastival Nanaimo Feed Your Body and Spirit

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Nanaimo’s annual festival of food, Feastival returns for the second year, June 17-18, 2016. It features a tradeshow event, family cooking classes, celebrity chefs, and Sips at Feastival, featuring local craft breweries, small-batch island wineries, local artisanal spirit producers. I recently wrote a story for FestivalSeekers about another major component of the festival: the third […]

Summer at the Magnolia Hotel in Victoria

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Contributed by Steffani Cameron of FullNomad.com, follow her on Instagram @snarkysteff. I had the good fortune to live in Victoria for 3.5 years, so when I had the opportunity to enjoy some promotional time in Victoria on behalf of both Tourism Victoria and Miss604.com, I leapt at it. One of two places I stayed at, […]