There are 3 big events in Parksville Qualicum Beach that define much of what's special about this central Vancouver Island region:
1. Qualicum Beach Farmers Market
. A year-round market (indoors in the Winter) in downtown Qualicum Beach on Veteran's Way. All products are made, baked or grown locally! Visit Saturday mornings, 8:30 am - noon.
2. Summer by the Sea Street Market
. Also known as the Craig Street Market, this is Parksville Qualicum Beach's most popular street market! Check it out on Tuesday nights from mid-June till the end of August.
3. Parksville Beach Festival
. This month long festival runs from mid-July to mid-August. The main event is the Quality Foods Sand Sculpting Competition & Exhibition. There are also free free summer concerts most Fridays and Saturdays and a special 2-day Art in the Park event!
For specific dates and details, check our Events Calendar