Tofino BC Events

From surf events and annual celebrations, to food festivals and live music, Tofino’s event schedule is ever-changing and fun. Simply use the filter box below to choose your interests and plan your visit!

Creatures of the Coast

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 11:00 to 12:30

Coastal fauna have informed many cultural teachings of the Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations. What signs of them can we find while walking, and what can we learn by listening?
Meet at the Kwisitis Visitor Centre
Please no dogs, or unaccompanied children.
Free!

Full Details »

Touch Tank with Ucluelet Aquarium

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 14:00 to 15:30

Join visiting Ucluelet Aquarium staff and the creatures they will bring with them. Learn about anemones, urchins, sea stars, and more as you experience them close-up and personal in touch tanks.
Meet at Kwisitis Visitor Centre.
Free!

Full Details »

Hippies, Pioneers and Outcasts - Theatre Show

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 20:00

The West Coast has long been known for its free spirits and eclectic culture. Hear stories from characters, past and present, who call the end of road home.
Location: Green Point Theatre
Please Note: Events may be subject to change without notice. 

Full Details »

Beach Yoga at Mackenzie Beach

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 08:30 to 09:30

Beach Yoga Thursdays & Saturdays
Presented by Tofino Yoga
Location: Mackenzie Beach
Time: 8:30-9:30am
Please park on Hellesen Drive by Ocean Village Resort.
Cost: $12

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SUP Yoga

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 09:30 to 10:45

Presented by Tofino Yoga 
Meet at Tofino Paddle Surf, located at the Beast Western Tin Wis Resort on Mackenzie Beach.
Days & Time: Thursdays & Saturdays, from 9:30-10:45am
$40 (with all rental equipement)
$25 (if you have your own paddle board and or wetsuit)

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Shoreline Explore Walk

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 11:00 to 12:30

A guided tour of the fascinating world that exists where land and sea meet.
Meet at the Kwisitis Visitor Centre
Please no dogs, or unaccompanied children.
Free!
Please Note: Events may be subject to change without notice.

Full Details »

Rainforest Walk

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 14:00 to 16:00

Experience the sights, sounds and scents of an old-growth rainforest during a 2-hour walk along Schooner Cove Trail.
Please no dogs, or unaccompanied children.
Free!
Please Note: Events may be subject to change without notice.

Full Details »

Beeswax Crafting Workshop

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 18:00 to 20:00

Explore the versatility of beeswax with local artists and shop owner, Erin McGillivray. In this all ages workshop we will be making beeswax bowls, candles, and reusable wax cling wrap.

Location: Ultramarine Art Supply

Time: 6-8pm

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Pirates of the Intertidal - Theatre Show

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 20:00

Meet Captain Claw, a hermit crab not much bigger than your thumb. But beware - his intertidal world is full of thievery, deception and piracy!
Location: Green Point Theatre
Please Note: Events may be subject to change without notice. 

Full Details »

TIDEPOOLS with Ucluelet Aquarium

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 10:00 to 11:00

The Ucluelet Aquarium will repeat their fantastic tidepool exploration at Big Beach on biweekly Fridays led by two Ucluelet Aquarium Guides. Gumboots or sturdy shoes will protect your feet from sharp rocks, please avoid sandals!

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Shoreline Explore Walk

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 14:00 to 15:30

A guided tour of the fascinating world that exists where land and sea meet.
Meet at the Kwisitis Visitor Centre
Please no dogs, or unaccompanied children.
Free!
Please Note: Events may be subject to change without notice.

Full Details »

Bears, Wolves & Cougars - Theatre Show

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 20:00

Discover what happens when bears, wolves, and cougars try to share this place with the people who live and visit here.
Location: Green Point Theatre
Please Note: Events may be subject to change without notice. 

Full Details »

Beach Yoga at Mackenzie Beach

Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 08:30 to 09:30

Beach Yoga Thursdays & Saturdays
Presented by Tofino Yoga
Location: Mackenzie Beach
Time: 8:30-9:30am
Please park on Hellesen Drive by Ocean Village Resort.
Cost: $12

Full Details »

SUP Yoga

Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 09:30 to 10:45

Presented by Tofino Yoga 
Meet at Tofino Paddle Surf, located at the Beast Western Tin Wis Resort on Mackenzie Beach.
Days & Time: Thursdays & Saturdays, from 9:30-10:45am
$40 (with all rental equipement)
$25 (if you have your own paddle board and or wetsuit)

Full Details »

Shipwreck of the Pass of Melfort

Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 10:00 to 11:00

Join us as Silva Johansson will lead her famous shipwreck walk. History comes to life in the story of the sinking of the Pass of Melfort -- the tragic event that inspired the building of the lighthouse.

Full Details »

Tofino Public Market

Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 10:00 to 14:00

10 am - 2 pm
Tofino Village Green

Artisan wares and upcycled creations, fresh local food and beverages, plus live entertainment for the whole family!

Check out Emily Chambers at the Market this Saturday from Noon-2pm! 

Full Details »

Rainforest Walk

Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 11:00 to 13:00

Experience the sights, sounds and scents of an old-growth rainforest during a 2-hour walk along Schooner Cove Trail.
Please no dogs, or unaccompanied children.
Free!
Please Note: Events may be subject to change without notice.

Full Details »

Sand Dunes Walk

Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 14:00 to 15:30

Walk the slopes and crests of windblown sand. Discover a world that is not beach or forest, but a strange and disappearing blend of both.
Meet at Kwisitis Visitor Centre.
Please no dogs, or unaccompanied children.
Free!

Full Details »

Whale Tales - Theatre Show

Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 20:00

Grey, humpback and orca whales are some of the most captivating creatures that visit the Park Reserve. Learn about their mysterious and fascinating lives, and how our relationship with them has changed over time.
Location: Green Point Theatre

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Shoreline Explore Walk

Sunday, August 27, 2017 - 11:00 to 12:30

A guided tour of the fascinating world that exists where land and sea meet.
Meet at the Kwisitis Visitor Centre
Please no dogs, or unaccompanied children.
Free!
Please Note: Events may be subject to change without notice.

Full Details »

Creatures of the Coast

Sunday, August 27, 2017 - 14:00 to 15:30

Coastal fauna have informed many cultural teachings of the Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations. What signs of them can we find while walking, and what can we learn by listening?
Meet at the Kwisitis Visitor Centre
Please no dogs, or unaccompanied children.
Free!

Full Details »

Creatures of the Coast

Monday, August 28, 2017 - 11:00 to 12:30

Coastal fauna have informed many cultural teachings of the Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations. What signs of them can we find while walking, and what can we learn by listening?
Meet at the Kwisitis Visitor Centre
Please no dogs, or unaccompanied children.
Free!

Full Details »

Shoreline Explore Walk

Monday, August 28, 2017 - 14:00 to 15:30

A guided tour of the fascinating world that exists where land and sea meet.
Meet at the Kwisitis Visitor Centre
Please no dogs, or unaccompanied children.
Free!
Please Note: Events may be subject to change without notice. 

Full Details »

Monday Night Movies

Monday, August 28, 2017 - 20:00 to 22:00

The Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Directors:  Espen Sandberg & Joachim Ronning
Act/Adv, 2017, US, 129 min, PG

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Tracking the Wild

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 11:00 to 12:30

Come search for the tracks of Bears, Wolves and Cougars on the beach and in the dunes.
Meet at Kwisitis Visitor Centre.
Please no dogs, or unaccompanied children.
Free!

Full Details »

Rainforest Walk

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 14:00 to 16:00

Experience the sights, sounds and scents of an old-growth rainforest during a 2-hour walk along Schooner Cove Trail.
Please no dogs, or unaccompanied children.
Free!
Please note: Events may be subject to change without notice.

Full Details »

Crave the Wave - Theatre Show

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 20:00

Discover what makes surfing so addictive, all while getting some surf tips and learning about Coast-Smart! Featuring Adam Chilton's local surf flick "Uncharted".
Location: Green Point Theatre
Please Note: Events may be subject to change without notice. 

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Clayoquot 2.0

Clayoquot 2.0

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 20:00 to 21:00

“My husband, 13-year old daughter & I attended Clayoquot Action’s free presentation in Tofino.

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Creatures of the Coast

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 11:00 to 12:30

Coastal fauna have informed many cultural teachings of the Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations. What signs of them can we find while walking, and what can we learn by listening?
Meet at the Kwisitis Visitor Centre
Please no dogs, or unaccompanied children.
Free!

Full Details »

Touch Tank with Ucluelet Aquarium

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 14:00 to 15:30

Join visiting Ucluelet Aquarium staff and the creatures they will bring with them. Learn about anemones, urchins, sea stars, and more as you experience them close-up and personal in touch tanks.
Meet at Kwisitis Visitor Centre.
Free!

Full Details »

Hippies, Pioneers and Outcasts - Theatre Show

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 20:00

The West Coast has long been known for its free spirits and eclectic culture. Hear stories from characters, past and present, who call the end of road home.
Location: Green Point Theatre
Please Note: Events may be subject to change without notice. 

Full Details »

Beach Yoga at Mackenzie Beach

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 08:30 to 09:30

Beach Yoga Thursdays & Saturdays
Presented by Tofino Yoga
Location: Mackenzie Beach
Time: 8:30-9:30am
Please park on Hellesen Drive by Ocean Village Resort.
Cost: $12

Full Details »

SUP Yoga

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 09:30 to 10:45

Presented by Tofino Yoga 
Meet at Tofino Paddle Surf, located at the Beast Western Tin Wis Resort on Mackenzie Beach.
Days & Time: Thursdays & Saturdays, from 9:30-10:45am
$40 (with all rental equipement)
$25 (if you have your own paddle board and or wetsuit)

Full Details »

Shoreline Explore Walk

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 11:00 to 12:30

A guided tour of the fascinating world that exists where land and sea meet.
Meet at the Kwisitis Visitor Centre
Please no dogs, or unaccompanied children.
Free!
Please Note: Events may be subject to change without notice.

Full Details »

Rainforest Walk

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 14:00 to 16:00

Experience the sights, sounds and scents of an old-growth rainforest during a 2-hour walk along Schooner Cove Trail.
Please no dogs, or unaccompanied children.
Free!
Please Note: Events may be subject to change without notice.

Full Details »

Pirates of the Intertidal - Theatre Show

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 20:00

Meet Captain Claw, a hermit crab not much bigger than your thumb. But beware - his intertidal world is full of thievery, deception and piracy!
Location: Green Point Theatre
Please Note: Events may be subject to change without notice. 

Full Details »

Beach Yoga at Mackenzie Beach

Saturday, September 2, 2017 - 08:30 to 09:30

Beach Yoga Thursdays & Saturdays
Presented by Tofino Yoga
Location: Mackenzie Beach
Time: 8:30-9:30am
Please park on Hellesen Drive by Ocean Village Resort.
Cost: $12

Full Details »

Shipwreck of the Pass of Melfort

Saturday, September 2, 2017 - 10:00 to 11:00

Join us as Silva Johansson will lead her famous shipwreck walk. History comes to life in the story of the sinking of the Pass of Melfort -- the tragic event that inspired the building of the lighthouse.

Full Details »

Tofino Public Market

Saturday, September 2, 2017 - 10:00 to 14:00

10 am - 2 pm
Tofino Village Green

Artisan wares and upcycled creations, fresh local food and beverages, plus live entertainment for the whole family!

Full Details »

Meet Mark Hobson In His Gallery

Saturday 2nd to Monday 4th September, 2017

Mark will be in the gallery painting at his easel! Come in to see him in action and get insight into how he creates his vivid and detailed artworks. 

Time: 11am-3pm
Location: 366 Campbell Street, Tofino

Full Details »

Carving On The Edge Festival

Thursday 7th to Sunday 10th September, 2017

The Carving on the Edge Festival celebrates traditional and contemporary carving arts with something for everyone from lovers of arts and culture to carvers of all skill levels.

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Beach Yoga at Mackenzie Beach

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 08:30 to 09:30

Beach Yoga Thursdays & Saturdays
Presented by Tofino Yoga
Location: Mackenzie Beach
Time: 8:30-9:30am
Please park on Hellesen Drive by Ocean Village Resort.
Cost: $12

Full Details »

Surf's Up for Autism

Saturday 9th to Sunday 10th September, 2017

The 6th annual Surf's Up for Autism is a free two-day surf camp for pre-registered families and children, between the ages of 5 and 17, living with autism.  

This is a non-profit event providing opportunities for families living with autism to surf in an inclusive environment.

Full Details »

Beach Yoga at Mackenzie Beach

Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 08:30 to 09:30

Beach Yoga Thursdays & Saturdays
Presented by Tofino Yoga
Location: Mackenzie Beach
Time: 8:30-9:30am
Please park on Hellesen Drive by Ocean Village Resort.
Cost: $12

Full Details »

Tofino Public Market

Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 10:00 to 14:00

10 am - 2 pm
Tofino Village Green

Artisan wares and upcycled creations, fresh local food and beverages, plus live entertainment for the whole family!

Full Details »

Beach Yoga at Mackenzie Beach

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 08:30 to 09:30

Beach Yoga Thursdays & Saturdays
Presented by Tofino Yoga
Location: Mackenzie Beach
Time: 8:30-9:30am
Please park on Hellesen Drive by Ocean Village Resort.
Cost: $12

Full Details »

Beach Yoga at Mackenzie Beach

Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 08:30 to 09:30

Beach Yoga Thursdays & Saturdays
Presented by Tofino Yoga
Location: Mackenzie Beach
Time: 8:30-9:30am
Please park on Hellesen Drive by Ocean Village Resort.
Cost: $12

Full Details »

Tofino Public Market

Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 10:00 to 14:00

10 am - 2 pm
Tofino Village Green

Artisan wares and upcycled creations, fresh local food and beverages, plus live entertainment for the whole family!

Full Details »

West Coast Multiplex Scramble Fundraiser

Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 13:00
  • 9 hole texas Scramble + 18 hole mini-putt
  • Dinner, prizes, silent & live auction
  • $75 per person register with Long Beach Golf Course 250-725-3332 
  • OR, join us for dinner only for $45 per person
  • Everyone welcome!
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hišinqʷiił – Regional Gathering

Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 11:00 to 16:00

On behalf of the Clayoquot Biosphere Trust, Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ Government, and Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, you are respectfully invited to hišinqʷiił – a regional gathering.

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Surfrider Beach Clean Up

Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 13:00 to 16:00

To celebrate Salmon Festival, Surfrider is hosting a beach clean up on Sunday, September 17th, 1pm - 4pm, at Long Beach in Pacific Rim National Park Reserve!

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Beach Yoga at Mackenzie Beach

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 08:30 to 09:30

Beach Yoga Thursdays & Saturdays
Presented by Tofino Yoga
Location: Mackenzie Beach
Time: 8:30-9:30am
Please park on Hellesen Drive by Ocean Village Resort.
Cost: $12

Full Details »

Cultural Heritage Festival

Saturday 23rd to Saturday 30th September, 2017

The Cultural Heritage Festival returns to Tofino, Ucluelet and the West Coast Region! It's about art and West Coast life as one. Join the Pacific Rim Arts Society in exploring art forms that represent the diversity in the cultural heritage of the west coast.

Full Details »

Beach Yoga at Mackenzie Beach

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 08:30 to 09:30

Beach Yoga Thursdays & Saturdays
Presented by Tofino Yoga
Location: Mackenzie Beach
Time: 8:30-9:30am
Please park on Hellesen Drive by Ocean Village Resort.
Cost: $12

Full Details »

Tofino Public Market

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 10:00 to 14:00

10 am - 2 pm
Tofino Village Green

Artisan wares and upcycled creations, fresh local food and beverages, plus live entertainment for the whole family!

Full Details »

Beach Yoga at Mackenzie Beach

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 08:30 to 09:30

Beach Yoga Thursdays & Saturdays
Presented by Tofino Yoga
Location: Mackenzie Beach
Time: 8:30-9:30am
Please park on Hellesen Drive by Ocean Village Resort.
Cost: $12

Full Details »
Queen of the Peak

Queen of the Peak

Friday September 29th to Sunday October 1st, 2017

Queen of the Peak is an annual all women's surf championship, created by Surf Sister and Shelter Restaurant in 2010.

Full Details »

Beach Yoga at Mackenzie Beach

Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 08:30 to 09:30

Beach Yoga Thursdays & Saturdays
Presented by Tofino Yoga
Location: Mackenzie Beach
Time: 8:30-9:30am
Please park on Hellesen Drive by Ocean Village Resort.
Cost: $12

Full Details »

Tofino Public Market

Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 10:00 to 14:00

10 am - 2 pm
Tofino Village Green

Artisan wares and upcycled creations, fresh local food and beverages, plus live entertainment for the whole family!

Full Details »

ParticipACTION 150 Play List

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 14:00 to 18:00

The ParticipACTION 150 Play List is an initiative to get Canadians to sit less and move more! The tour will be travelling across Canada visiting various communities, inviting them to try various physical activities.

Full Details »

Mushrooms of the West Coast

Friday 6th to Sunday 8th October, 2017

This three-day field-course (Friday evening until Sunday noon), will introduce participants to the wonderful world of West Coast Mushrooms. Topics to be covered include:

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Tofino Public Market

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 10:00 to 14:00

10 am - 2 pm
Tofino Village Green

Artisan wares and upcycled creations, fresh local food and beverages, plus live entertainment for the whole family!

Full Details »

Surfrider Beach Clean Up

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 10:00 to 14:00

Put it on your radar! Surfrider is hosting a beach clean up on Saturday, October 7th, 10am - 2pm, at Radar Point!

Full Details »

Meet Mark Hobson In His Gallery

Saturday 7th to Monday 9th October, 2017

Mark will be in the gallery painting at his easel! Come in to see him in action and get insight into how he creates his vivid and detailed artworks. 

Time: 11am-3pm
Location: 366 Campbell Street, Tofino

Full Details »

Tofino Surf Weekend

Friday 13th to Sunday 15th October, 2017

Tofino Paddle Surf and Catherine Bruhwiler continue to work with Paddle Canada Instructors Norm Hann and Mike Darbyshire offering these awesome Tofino Coastal Surf Weekends on Tofino's spectacular beaches.

Full Details »

Meet Mark Hobson In His Gallery

Saturday 11th to Monday 13th November, 2017

Mark will be in the gallery painting at his easel! Come in to see him in action and get insight into how he creates his vivid and detailed artworks. 

Time: 11am-3pm
Location: 366 Campbell Street, Tofino

Full Details »

21st annual Clayoquot Oyster Festival

Thursday 16th to Sunday 19th November, 2017

Keeping Tofino’s population growing since 1997, the Clayoquot Oyster Festival celebrates Tofino’s favourite bivalve.  It is held annually on the 3rd week of November, coinciding with the beginning of the area’s oyster harvest as this is when oysters are at their plumpest.

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Surfrider Beach Clean Up

Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 10:00 to 13:00

It's Clayoquot Oyster Festival time! Join us in a Surfrider Beach Clean Up at Schooner Cove in Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, November 18th, 10am - 1pm.

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Surfrider Beach Clean Up

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 14:00 to 16:00

Before you Jingle into Xmas, in true Tofino-style, join us in a Surfrider Beach Clean Up at the Crab Dock, Friday, December 1st from 2pm - 4pm!

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Pacific Rim Whale Festival

Saturday 10th to Sunday 18th March, 2018

Join the coastal celebration! The festival, now in its 32nd year, honours the annual migration of over 20,000 Gray Whales past our shores. Over the years, the festival has grown to feature events including educational discussions/panels, concerts, Maritime Kids Days, culinary events and more.

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Tofino Saltwater Classic

Friday 6th to Sunday 8th July, 2018

In its 9th year, the Tofino Saltwater Classic fishing derby was created by the National Hockey League's Brendan Morrison as a fundraiser for Tofino community initiatives. Over $250,000 CAD has been raised thus far!  

Full Details »
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